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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 19 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.94% 8.52% 10.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 10.15% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 29
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £303 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
150 266 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 68.49% 83.91% 86.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 144 229
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 September 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 +5 11 £350 -6.66% 2
Bath - 1 £290 - 3
Bridgwater - 1 £410 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (62.50%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
5 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
5 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (50.00%) Kanban
6 8 (50.00%) Pair Programming
7 7 (43.75%) QA
7 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
8 6 (37.50%) NServiceBus
8 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (37.50%) TDD
8 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (37.50%) Line Management
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 4 (25.00%) MVC
10 4 (25.00%) Workflow
10 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (25.00%) WF
10 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

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 (37.50%) NServiceBus
2 4 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) OLTP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) tSQLt
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.25%) DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Development DBA
6 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
3 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) WF
5 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) Django
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Kanban
4 8 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Line Management
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) CRM
8 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
8 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 1 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) SAP