The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Wales / South Wales
Rank 42 26 43
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 50 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 8.65% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 9.75% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 2
Median daily rate £200 £388 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £465 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £41.85 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +8.00%

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
454 513 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.55% 88.75% 74.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 369 239
Median daily rate £385 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +200.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff -8 12 £196 -49.35% 3
Unit Testing
Wales

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (56.00%) .NET
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) MVC
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) NUnit
6 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (32.00%) MSTest
7 7 (28.00%) IEC 61508
7 7 (28.00%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (28.00%) DO-178B
7 7 (28.00%) Hazard Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
7 7 (28.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (28.00%) MSBuild
7 7 (28.00%) Unity DI Container
7 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (28.00%) Coaching
7 7 (28.00%) ISO26262
7 7 (28.00%) Def Stans
7 7 (28.00%) MISRA C
7 7 (28.00%) MISRA
7 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (28.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MSTest
1 8 (32.00%) NUnit
2 7 (28.00%) MSBuild
2 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (28.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (16.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.00%) Grunt
5 2 (8.00%) gulp
5 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.00%) MbUnit
6 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (24.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Test Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) jQuery
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Entity Framework
5 7 (28.00%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
9 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (12.00%) REST
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (8.00%) CSS3
10 2 (8.00%) Sass
10 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (8.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) MVC
3 7 (28.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Coaching
3 7 (28.00%) Hazard Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (28.00%) OOP
3 7 (28.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.00%) Use Case
5 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C++
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) Def Stans
1 7 (28.00%) DO-178B
1 7 (28.00%) IEC 61508
1 7 (28.00%) ISO26262
1 7 (28.00%) MISRA
1 7 (28.00%) MISRA C
2 3 (12.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) CA
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle