The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 145 148 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 126 128 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.34% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.67% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 68 86
Median daily rate £350 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £62.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Unit Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7215 7650 6941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.31% 79.98% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4362 4548 3824
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Hampshire +12 56 £310 -10.14% 12
Berkshire +3 23 £450 +28.57% 9
Oxfordshire +18 14 £475 +58.33% 6
East Sussex +7 8 £350 - 6
Buckinghamshire -4 8 £350 +8.10% 2
West Sussex -6 7 £318 -5.92% 4
Middlesex -2 6 £450 +25.87%
Surrey -6 3 £366 -11.74% 16
Kent +3 1 £388 +19.23%
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England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 89 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.85%) Java
3 77 (29.96%) JavaScript
4 75 (29.18%) Security Cleared
5 65 (25.29%) Subversion
6 63 (24.51%) SC Cleared
7 62 (24.12%) Linux
8 60 (23.35%) Integration Testing
9 57 (22.18%) jQuery
9 57 (22.18%) C#
10 55 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
11 54 (21.01%) SQL
11 54 (21.01%) Spring
12 52 (20.23%) JUnit
13 49 (19.07%) Web Services
14 48 (18.68%) System Integration Testing
15 47 (18.29%) CSS
15 47 (18.29%) Software Engineering
16 46 (17.90%) Unix
16 46 (17.90%) OO
17 44 (17.12%) C
17 44 (17.12%) Maven
17 44 (17.12%) Team Foundation Server
18 42 (16.34%) REST
18 42 (16.34%) MVC
18 42 (16.34%) Finance
18 42 (16.34%) HTML
19 40 (15.56%) .NET
19 40 (15.56%) Ant
20 39 (15.18%) SQL Server

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (10.51%) Apache
2 24 (9.34%) Tomcat
3 20 (7.78%) JBoss
4 18 (7.00%) IIS
5 16 (6.23%) Confluence
6 14 (5.45%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.89%) GlassFish
8 9 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.95%) WordPress
12 3 (1.17%) Apache Solr
12 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.17%) Documentum
13 2 (0.78%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 15 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.11%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (1.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.95%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.78%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.17%) GitHub
4 2 (0.78%) Force.com
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
4 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.28%) HTTP
2 8 (3.11%) CTI
3 4 (1.56%) RTP
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.89%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.17%) MySQL
4 18 (7.00%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.28%) KDB
7 9 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.72%) Big Data
9 6 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.95%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.56%) DB2
11 4 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.56%) VoltDB
12 3 (1.17%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 65 (25.29%) Subversion
2 52 (20.23%) JUnit
3 44 (17.12%) Maven
3 44 (17.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (15.56%) Ant
5 39 (15.18%) Jenkins
6 35 (13.62%) Selenium
7 30 (11.67%) JIRA
8 28 (10.89%) Cucumber
8 28 (10.89%) GoogleTest
8 28 (10.89%) Gradle
9 27 (10.51%) NUnit
10 23 (8.95%) ClearCase
10 23 (8.95%) CppUnit
10 23 (8.95%) jMock
11 19 (7.39%) Git (software)
12 18 (7.00%) Hudson
13 16 (6.23%) PHPUnit
14 15 (5.84%) JMeter
14 15 (5.84%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (16.34%) Finance
2 11 (4.28%) Front Office
3 8 (3.11%) Billing
4 7 (2.72%) Military
5 6 (2.33%) Banking
6 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.17%) Publishing
8 2 (0.78%) Retail
9 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (73.15%) Developer
2 34 (13.23%) Java Developer
3 27 (10.51%) Senior Developer
4 24 (9.34%) Consultant
5 23 (8.95%) C Developer
6 20 (7.78%) .NET Developer
7 19 (7.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (7.39%) PHP Developer
8 13 (5.06%) C++ Developer
8 13 (5.06%) UI Developer
9 11 (4.28%) Analyst
9 11 (4.28%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.28%) C/C++ Developer
9 11 (4.28%) QA Engineer
9 11 (4.28%) Quantitative Developer
10 10 (3.89%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.50%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.50%) SAP Consultant
11 9 (3.50%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.18%) jQuery
2 54 (21.01%) Spring
3 49 (19.07%) Web Services
4 47 (18.29%) CSS
5 42 (16.34%) HTML
5 42 (16.34%) REST
6 40 (15.56%) .NET
7 37 (14.40%) XML
8 35 (13.62%) Hibernate
9 30 (11.67%) JSON
10 26 (10.12%) AngularJS
11 25 (9.73%) Ajax
12 22 (8.56%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (7.78%) ASP.NET
14 19 (7.39%) Entity Framework
15 18 (7.00%) SOAP
16 17 (6.61%) JSP
17 16 (6.23%) Java EE
17 16 (6.23%) LAMP
18 15 (5.84%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.73%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.78%) Derivative
3 15 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.28%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (4.28%) Hedge funds
5 11 (4.28%) Statistics
5 11 (4.28%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.11%) iPad
7 5 (1.95%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.17%) Blog
8 3 (1.17%) Clustering
8 3 (1.17%) User Experience
9 2 (0.78%) CMDB
9 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.78%) Social Media
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 62 (24.12%) Linux
2 46 (17.90%) Unix
3 39 (15.18%) Windows
4 14 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.28%) CentOS
7 4 (1.56%) Android
8 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (23.35%) Integration Testing
3 55 (21.40%) Continuous Integration
4 48 (18.68%) System Integration Testing
5 47 (18.29%) Software Engineering
6 46 (17.90%) OO
7 42 (16.34%) MVC
8 39 (15.18%) TDD
9 38 (14.79%) Scrum
10 35 (13.62%) SDLC
11 31 (12.06%) Functional Testing
11 31 (12.06%) UML
12 29 (11.28%) Configuration Management
13 27 (10.51%) BDD
13 27 (10.51%) OOD
14 23 (8.95%) Performance Testing
14 23 (8.95%) Requirements Analysis
15 22 (8.56%) Multithreading
16 20 (7.78%) CRM
16 20 (7.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 87 (33.85%) Java
2 77 (29.96%) JavaScript
3 57 (22.18%) C#
4 54 (21.01%) SQL
5 44 (17.12%) C
6 39 (15.18%) C++
7 37 (14.40%) Python
8 22 (8.56%) PHP
9 17 (6.61%) Groovy
10 11 (4.28%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.28%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.89%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.11%) ABAP
12 8 (3.11%) XAML
13 6 (2.33%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.95%) VBScript
15 4 (1.56%) Scala
15 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (29.18%) Security Cleared
2 63 (24.51%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.28%) Degree
4 13 (5.06%) ISEB
4 13 (5.06%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.28%) CCNP
5 11 (4.28%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.50%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.56%) Sun Certification
8 3 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.39%) HND
10 1 (0.39%) MCSE
10 1 (0.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.84%) QA
2 3 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) Docker
2 3 (1.17%) HDFS
2 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.78%) Varnish
4 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.17%) Ansible
2 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) Oozie
3 2 (0.78%) SELinux
4 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.39%) Packer
4 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (14.40%) Oracle
2 22 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.84%) Atlassian
4 12 (4.67%) Rally
4 12 (4.67%) SAP
5 10 (3.89%) ESRI
6 5 (1.95%) Symantec
6 5 (1.95%) VMware
7 4 (1.56%) CA
7 4 (1.56%) Sun
7 4 (1.56%) Telerik
8 3 (1.17%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco
8 3 (1.17%) HP
9 2 (0.78%) BMC
9 2 (0.78%) hybris
9 2 (0.78%) Omniture
9 2 (0.78%) Progress
9 2 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.78%) Temenos
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