The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 11 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.02% 0.40% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 0.48% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.43 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.32% +10.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 210 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.69% 85.02% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 123 123
Median daily rate £419 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £255 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.57% +460.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Slough region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 6 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Laravel
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (55.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
4 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
4 4 (44.44%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) Laravel
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) OOD
1 6 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) X++
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Marketo