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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South West / Somerset
Rank 21 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.07% 7.43% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 8.99% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 23
Median daily rate £310 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +13.61%

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
191 267 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 77.33% 82.66% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 168 147
Median daily rate £355 £375 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% +14.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 22
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.50 £18.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -2 9 £280 -27.74% 2
Street +4 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £403 -
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Scrum
3 22 (78.57%) .NET
4 21 (75.00%) C#
5 20 (71.43%) Automated Testing
6 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
7 17 (60.71%) Kanban
7 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
7 17 (60.71%) Pair Programming
8 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
8 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
8 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (50.00%) QA
9 14 (50.00%) TDD
10 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
10 13 (46.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (42.86%) MVC
12 11 (39.29%) Line Management
12 11 (39.29%) WPF
13 10 (35.71%) NServiceBus
13 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
14 9 (32.14%) SQL
14 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
16 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
18 5 (17.86%) Workflow
18 5 (17.86%) Java
18 5 (17.86%) Windows

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 10 (35.71%) NServiceBus
2 5 (17.86%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) OLAP
5 1 (3.57%) OLTP
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Ant
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Buildr
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) jMock
3 2 (7.14%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Maven
3 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Gradle
4 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (3.57%) tSQLt
4 1 (3.57%) WATIR
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Development DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) .NET Framework
3 11 (39.29%) WPF
4 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (17.86%) WF
8 2 (7.14%) Ajax
8 2 (7.14%) CSS
8 2 (7.14%) EJB
8 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.14%) HTML
8 2 (7.14%) JSF
8 2 (7.14%) JSP
8 2 (7.14%) RESTful
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) Spring
8 2 (7.14%) Struts
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) RIA
1 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) Scrum
3 20 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 17 (60.71%) Kanban
4 17 (60.71%) Pair Programming
5 14 (50.00%) TDD
6 13 (46.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (46.43%) Software Engineering
7 12 (42.86%) MVC
8 11 (39.29%) Line Management
9 5 (17.86%) Workflow
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
11 2 (7.14%) BDD
11 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
11 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.14%) System Testing
11 2 (7.14%) XML Parsing
12 1 (3.57%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSA
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) ATG
3 1 (3.57%) BEA
3 1 (3.57%) Informatica
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) Teradata