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 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / South East
Rank 104 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 140 151 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.84% 1.76% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 2.17% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 97 73
Median daily rate £403 £390 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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
6136 6947 7534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 80.95% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3621 4287 4122
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 272 248
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
Berkshire +18 45 £425 -9.09% 8
Hampshire -12 27 £390 +30.00% 16
Buckinghamshire +3 21 £350 +7.69% 6
Oxfordshire +3 16 £523 +49.28% 3
West Sussex -3 11 £403 +26.27% 5
East Sussex +9 8 £410 -8.88%
Kent -2 5 £400 +14.28% 5
Surrey +11 3 £425 -5.55% 4
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 149 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (51.49%) Java
3 90 (33.58%) SQL
4 79 (29.48%) Spring
5 72 (26.87%) JavaScript
6 69 (25.75%) TDD
7 67 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (24.63%) Scrum
9 65 (24.25%) JUnit
10 62 (23.13%) C#
11 59 (22.01%) Web Services
12 56 (20.90%) Maven
13 55 (20.52%) HTML
14 52 (19.40%) .NET
14 52 (19.40%) Cucumber
15 51 (19.03%) Jenkins
16 49 (18.28%) Oracle
17 48 (17.91%) Software Engineering
17 48 (17.91%) MVC
17 48 (17.91%) Mockito
18 42 (15.67%) Integration Testing
19 41 (15.30%) Java EE
20 38 (14.18%) AngularJS
21 37 (13.81%) BDD
21 37 (13.81%) RESTful
22 36 (13.43%) Linux
22 36 (13.43%) JBoss
23 35 (13.06%) CSS
23 35 (13.06%) JIRA
23 35 (13.06%) Selenium

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 36 (13.43%) JBoss
2 28 (10.45%) WebSphere
3 22 (8.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (6.72%) WebSphere Process Server
5 15 (5.60%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.48%) Confluence
7 11 (4.10%) Alfresco
7 11 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (3.73%) SharePoint
9 9 (3.36%) Apache
10 8 (2.99%) Documentum
10 8 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (2.24%) CMS
11 6 (2.24%) nginx
12 4 (1.49%) IIS
13 3 (1.12%) ColdFusion
13 3 (1.12%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.36%) Temenos T24
2 8 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.87%) SAP EHS
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
5 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.37%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.45%) GitHub
2 23 (8.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.12%) PaaS
6 3 (1.12%) SaaS
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle CX
8 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.37%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.10%) HTTP
2 7 (2.61%) Internet
3 6 (2.24%) LDAP
4 4 (1.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.12%) AMQP
6 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (5.60%) MySQL
4 12 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.73%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.36%) DB2
7 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.24%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.12%) Big Data
10 3 (1.12%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.12%) GIS
10 3 (1.12%) Hazelcast
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.75%) HBase
11 2 (0.75%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 65 (24.25%) JUnit
2 56 (20.90%) Maven
3 52 (19.40%) Cucumber
4 51 (19.03%) Jenkins
5 48 (17.91%) Mockito
6 35 (13.06%) JIRA
6 35 (13.06%) Selenium
7 34 (12.69%) Git (software)
8 25 (9.33%) Subversion
9 18 (6.72%) Ant
10 14 (5.22%) Gradle
10 14 (5.22%) SoapUI
11 12 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (4.48%) NUnit
12 11 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (3.73%) Checkstyle
13 10 (3.73%) WebDriver
14 9 (3.36%) Bitbucket
14 9 (3.36%) FindBugs
15 8 (2.99%) Moq
General
1 23 (8.58%) Finance
2 15 (5.60%) Publishing
3 8 (2.99%) Banking
4 7 (2.61%) Retail
5 4 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.12%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
8 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 185 (69.03%) Developer
2 68 (25.37%) Java Developer
3 31 (11.57%) Senior Developer
4 29 (10.82%) .NET Developer
5 28 (10.45%) Software Engineer
6 25 (9.33%) Software Developer
7 22 (8.21%) C# Developer
8 21 (7.84%) SQL Developer
9 20 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (5.97%) Analyst
10 16 (5.97%) Angular Developer
11 14 (5.22%) Java Engineer
11 14 (5.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.85%) Consultant
12 13 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (4.85%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (4.48%) HTML Developer
13 12 (4.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (29.48%) Spring
2 59 (22.01%) Web Services
3 55 (20.52%) HTML
4 52 (19.40%) .NET
5 41 (15.30%) Java EE
6 38 (14.18%) AngularJS
7 37 (13.81%) RESTful
8 35 (13.06%) CSS
9 33 (12.31%) Hibernate
9 33 (12.31%) XML
10 32 (11.94%) REST
11 27 (10.07%) ASP.NET
12 26 (9.70%) jQuery
13 25 (9.33%) JMS
14 19 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (6.72%) Apache Camel
16 17 (6.34%) Entity Framework
16 17 (6.34%) Gherkin
16 17 (6.34%) J2EE
16 17 (6.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.36%) User Experience
4 8 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (2.24%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.24%) Derivative
7 5 (1.87%) Life Science
8 4 (1.49%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.12%) PMI
10 2 (0.75%) IVR
11 1 (0.37%) Biotechnology
11 1 (0.37%) CMDB
11 1 (0.37%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.37%) iSeries
11 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.43%) Linux
2 12 (4.48%) Unix
2 12 (4.48%) Windows
3 7 (2.61%) Android
4 2 (0.75%) Solaris
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) CentOS
5 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (55.60%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.75%) TDD
3 67 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (24.63%) Scrum
5 48 (17.91%) MVC
5 48 (17.91%) Software Engineering
6 42 (15.67%) Integration Testing
7 37 (13.81%) BDD
8 32 (11.94%) Pair Programming
9 30 (11.19%) Migration
10 29 (10.82%) DevOps
11 25 (9.33%) OO
12 24 (8.96%) Performance Testing
12 24 (8.96%) Project Management
12 24 (8.96%) SOA
13 23 (8.58%) BPEL
13 23 (8.58%) BPMN
13 23 (8.58%) SDLC
14 22 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (7.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (51.49%) Java
2 90 (33.58%) SQL
3 72 (26.87%) JavaScript
4 62 (23.13%) C#
5 22 (8.21%) Python
6 16 (5.97%) Groovy
7 14 (5.22%) C++
7 14 (5.22%) PHP
7 14 (5.22%) Scala
8 12 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 11 (4.10%) PL/SQL
9 11 (4.10%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.36%) XPath
11 7 (2.61%) Apex Code
11 7 (2.61%) Perl
12 6 (2.24%) C
12 6 (2.24%) Ruby
13 5 (1.87%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.12%) ABAP
14 3 (1.12%) CFML
Qualifications
1 34 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.84%) Degree
4 5 (1.87%) ISEB
4 5 (1.87%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.37%) CCNP
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.69%) QA
2 7 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (2.99%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.37%) Varnish
3 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.36%) Ansible
2 9 (3.36%) Puppet
3 7 (2.61%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (0.75%) Terraform
5 1 (0.37%) Consul
5 1 (0.37%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (18.28%) Oracle
2 19 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.10%) Atlassian
4 9 (3.36%) SAP
5 7 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.61%) Sophos
5 7 (2.61%) Tableau
6 6 (2.24%) IBM
6 6 (2.24%) VMware
7 5 (1.87%) Jaspersoft
7 5 (1.87%) Temenos
8 4 (1.49%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.12%) BMC
9 3 (1.12%) CA
9 3 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
9 3 (1.12%) HP
9 3 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.75%) Avaya
10 2 (0.75%) Citrix
10 2 (0.75%) Compaq
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