The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 29 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.49% 12.37% 7.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 14.85% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 43 23
Median daily rate £411 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £465 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
Unit Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 330 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 74.27% 83.33% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 212 194
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £25.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Somerset region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -4 4 £420 +12.00% 1
Street +5 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £403 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 14 (73.68%) C#
3 14 (73.68%) Scrum
4 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 11 (57.89%) Pair Programming
6 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
7 10 (52.63%) Kanban
7 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (47.37%) QA
9 8 (42.11%) Line Management
9 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (36.84%) TDD
11 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
11 6 (31.58%) WPF
11 6 (31.58%) SQL
11 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (31.58%) NServiceBus
12 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
12 5 (26.32%) MVC
13 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
13 4 (21.05%) WF
13 4 (21.05%) Workflow
13 4 (21.05%) Windows
13 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) NServiceBus
2 4 (21.05%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) OLTP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
4 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (5.26%) tSQLt
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) WPF Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Development DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (31.58%) WPF
4 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (21.05%) WF
6 1 (5.26%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Scrum
3 13 (68.42%) Automated Testing
4 11 (57.89%) Pair Programming
5 10 (52.63%) Kanban
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (42.11%) Line Management
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
9 5 (26.32%) MVC
10 4 (21.05%) Workflow
11 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
12 1 (5.26%) BDD
12 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
12 1 (5.26%) ETL
12 1 (5.26%) Inmon Methodology
12 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
12 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Scala
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Informatica
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Talend
2 1 (5.26%) Teradata