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 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South West / Somerset
Rank 27 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.06% 3.42% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 4.17% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Median daily rate £280 £433 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% +6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £369 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £465 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.33%

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
190 240 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 80.17% 82.19% 80.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 127 141
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £686
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 13
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.75 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 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 0 7 £280 -39.78% 2
Unit Testing
South West

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Scrum
3 16 (72.73%) .NET
4 15 (68.18%) Pair Programming
4 15 (68.18%) Automated Testing
5 14 (63.64%) MVC
5 14 (63.64%) C#
6 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
6 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
6 12 (54.55%) WPF
6 12 (54.55%) Kanban
7 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (50.00%) TDD
7 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (40.91%) QA
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (36.36%) Line Management
10 6 (27.27%) NServiceBus
10 6 (27.27%) Java
11 5 (22.73%) SQL
11 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
12 4 (18.18%) Oracle
13 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
13 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 3 (13.64%) HTML
13 3 (13.64%) Ant

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 (27.27%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.55%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Ant
3 3 (13.64%) Apache Buildr
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.64%) jMock
3 3 (13.64%) JUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 3 (13.64%) Mercurial
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Gradle
4 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (4.55%) WATIR
5 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) .NET Developer
2 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) WPF Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
2 12 (54.55%) WPF
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) EJB
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
5 3 (13.64%) JSF
5 3 (13.64%) JSP
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) Struts
5 3 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) RIA
1 2 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) Scrum
3 15 (68.18%) Automated Testing
3 15 (68.18%) Pair Programming
4 14 (63.64%) MVC
5 12 (54.55%) Kanban
5 12 (54.55%) Software Engineering
6 11 (50.00%) TDD
7 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (36.36%) Line Management
9 3 (13.64%) BDD
9 3 (13.64%) Refactoring
9 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.64%) XML Parsing
10 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 2 (9.09%) System Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) ATG
3 1 (4.55%) BEA
3 1 (4.55%) Informatica
3 1 (4.55%) Talend
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata