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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 130 110 136
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 121 166 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.56% 1.77% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 2.22% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 97 86
Median daily rate £456 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.73% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £450 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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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
6208 7486 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.14% 79.61% 76.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3698 4411 4285
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 308 286
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.49 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 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
Oxfordshire +32 43 £538 +82.20% 4
Hampshire -38 21 £400 +23.07% 16
Surrey +14 12 £475 +11.43% 9
Berkshire -6 11 £431 -4.16% 3
West Sussex +10 10 £500 -4.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 8 £325 -10.34% 4
East Sussex +4 6 £363 +3.20% 2
Middlesex - 4 £375 - 1
Home Counties - 3 - -
Kent +1 1 £700 +118.92% 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 South East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 138 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (49.80%) Java
3 90 (36.73%) SQL
4 73 (29.80%) JavaScript
5 63 (25.71%) Scrum
6 61 (24.90%) C#
7 60 (24.49%) Spring
8 57 (23.27%) JUnit
8 57 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (22.45%) Software Engineering
10 54 (22.04%) TDD
11 51 (20.82%) Linux
12 50 (20.41%) .NET
12 50 (20.41%) Integration Testing
13 49 (20.00%) Web Services
14 47 (19.18%) Subversion
14 47 (19.18%) Cucumber
15 46 (18.78%) QA
16 45 (18.37%) REST
16 45 (18.37%) XML
17 43 (17.55%) Maven
18 42 (17.14%) HTML
18 42 (17.14%) Jenkins
19 41 (16.73%) Security Cleared
19 41 (16.73%) Oracle
19 41 (16.73%) MVC
20 40 (16.33%) Selenium
20 40 (16.33%) BDD
21 39 (15.92%) AngularJS
22 38 (15.51%) Unix

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 26 (10.61%) JBoss
2 21 (8.57%) Apache
3 19 (7.76%) WebSphere
4 16 (6.53%) Confluence
5 14 (5.71%) WebSphere Process Server
6 13 (5.31%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (3.67%) IIS
9 9 (3.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.27%) Alfresco
10 8 (3.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (2.86%) CMS
12 6 (2.45%) nginx
13 5 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (1.63%) Apache Spark
14 4 (1.63%) Cloud Foundry
14 4 (1.63%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.82%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.41%) Primavera
4 1 (0.41%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.76%) GitHub
2 11 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.04%) PaaS
6 4 (1.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.22%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) IaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Office 365
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.71%) HTTP
2 4 (1.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) AMQP
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.94%) MySQL
5 14 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.45%) Big Data
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.04%) KDB
8 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.63%) HBase
10 3 (1.22%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.82%) Kalido
11 2 (0.82%) OLTP
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (23.27%) JUnit
2 47 (19.18%) Cucumber
2 47 (19.18%) Subversion
3 43 (17.55%) Maven
4 42 (17.14%) Jenkins
5 40 (16.33%) Selenium
6 34 (13.88%) JIRA
7 33 (13.47%) Ant
8 32 (13.06%) Mockito
9 23 (9.39%) Git (software)
10 22 (8.98%) SoapUI
11 18 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (6.94%) CppUnit
12 17 (6.94%) Gradle
12 17 (6.94%) NUnit
13 16 (6.53%) ClearCase
13 16 (6.53%) GoogleTest
14 13 (5.31%) PHPUnit
14 13 (5.31%) WebDriver
15 12 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 32 (13.06%) Finance
2 13 (5.31%) Publishing
3 7 (2.86%) Retail
4 6 (2.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.04%) Front Office
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Military
6 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 170 (69.39%) Developer
2 43 (17.55%) Java Developer
3 28 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 26 (10.61%) Software Engineer
5 24 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 24 (9.80%) Software Developer
6 18 (7.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (6.12%) Angular Developer
8 14 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 14 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 14 (5.71%) Tester
9 13 (5.31%) C# Developer
10 12 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (4.49%) Analyst
11 11 (4.49%) C Developer
11 11 (4.49%) Consultant
11 11 (4.49%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.08%) HTML Developer
13 9 (3.67%) Test Analyst
14 8 (3.27%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (24.49%) Spring
2 50 (20.41%) .NET
3 49 (20.00%) Web Services
4 45 (18.37%) REST
4 45 (18.37%) XML
5 42 (17.14%) HTML
6 39 (15.92%) AngularJS
7 37 (15.10%) jQuery
8 35 (14.29%) JSON
9 31 (12.65%) CSS
9 31 (12.65%) Java EE
10 25 (10.20%) ASP.NET
11 23 (9.39%) SOAP
12 21 (8.57%) Hibernate
13 20 (8.16%) Gherkin
14 19 (7.76%) RESTful
15 18 (7.35%) React
16 17 (6.94%) JMS
17 16 (6.53%) J2EE
18 15 (6.12%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 16 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.12%) Derivative
4 11 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.04%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.04%) CMDB
7 5 (2.04%) Hedge funds
7 5 (2.04%) Statistics
7 5 (2.04%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.63%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.63%) User Experience
9 3 (1.22%) PMI
9 3 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.82%) IVR
10 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.82%) Replication
11 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.82%) Linux
2 38 (15.51%) Unix
3 21 (8.57%) Windows
4 11 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.67%) CentOS
6 7 (2.86%) Android
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.41%) Solaris
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (56.33%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (25.71%) Scrum
3 57 (23.27%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (22.45%) Software Engineering
5 54 (22.04%) TDD
6 50 (20.41%) Integration Testing
7 41 (16.73%) MVC
8 40 (16.33%) BDD
9 37 (15.10%) OO
10 30 (12.24%) Configuration Management
11 29 (11.84%) SDLC
12 27 (11.02%) Automated Testing
12 27 (11.02%) Performance Testing
12 27 (11.02%) Project Management
12 27 (11.02%) UML
13 25 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
14 23 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (9.39%) User Stories
15 22 (8.98%) Pair Programming
16 21 (8.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 122 (49.80%) Java
2 90 (36.73%) SQL
3 73 (29.80%) JavaScript
4 61 (24.90%) C#
5 28 (11.43%) Python
6 25 (10.20%) C
6 25 (10.20%) C++
7 18 (7.35%) Groovy
8 16 (6.53%) PHP
9 14 (5.71%) Scala
10 11 (4.49%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.08%) XPath
12 8 (3.27%) Apex Code
13 7 (2.86%) Perl
13 7 (2.86%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.86%) T-SQL
14 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.63%) Ruby
15 4 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 3 (1.22%) CFML
Qualifications
1 41 (16.73%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.43%) Degree
2 28 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.67%) CCNP
3 9 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (2.45%) ISEB
5 6 (2.45%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (18.78%) QA
2 9 (3.67%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.22%) SDET
4 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.04%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.82%) HDFS
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.67%) Ansible
3 8 (3.27%) Puppet
4 7 (2.86%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 2 (0.82%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.41%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (16.73%) Oracle
2 24 (9.80%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.94%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.86%) Sophos
6 6 (2.45%) CA Agile Central
6 6 (2.45%) SAP
6 6 (2.45%) ServiceNow
7 5 (2.04%) BMC
7 5 (2.04%) CA
7 5 (2.04%) HP
7 5 (2.04%) IBM
8 4 (1.63%) Tableau
8 4 (1.63%) VMware
9 3 (1.22%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.22%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.82%) Avaya
10 2 (0.82%) hybris
10 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.82%) Sitecore
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