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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Wales / South Wales
Rank 37 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.67% 1.96% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.34% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Median daily rate £196 £370 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.95% +40.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £245 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £402 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +13.61%

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
392 427 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.66% 83.89% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 320 266
Median daily rate £403 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 15
Median hourly rate £36.25 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +24 11 £189 -41.84%
Newport -11 2 £513 +38.51%
Unit Testing
Wales

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) .NET
3 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET
4 13 (41.94%) CSS
4 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
4 13 (41.94%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) HTML5
5 12 (38.71%) jQuery
5 12 (38.71%) MVC
6 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
7 10 (32.26%) C#
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 9 (29.03%) TDD
8 9 (29.03%) NUnit
8 9 (29.03%) CSS3
8 9 (29.03%) MSTest
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
10 7 (22.58%) OOP
10 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
10 7 (22.58%) Web Development
10 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
10 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
10 7 (22.58%) Scrum
10 7 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
10 7 (22.58%) MSBuild
10 7 (22.58%) Unity DI Container

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 (9.68%) Confluence
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.13%) Couchbase
2 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MSTest
1 9 (29.03%) NUnit
2 8 (25.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (22.58%) MSBuild
4 6 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (19.35%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (16.13%) Selenium
5 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
6 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.45%) Grunt
7 2 (6.45%) gulp
7 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.45%) MbUnit
7 2 (6.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.45%) Subversion
7 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (16.13%) Military
2 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Angular Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) HTML
3 13 (41.94%) HTML5
4 12 (38.71%) jQuery
5 11 (35.48%) AngularJS
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (29.03%) CSS3
7 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
7 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
7 7 (22.58%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (19.35%) JSON
9 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (16.13%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (16.13%) WCF
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services
11 3 (9.68%) REST
12 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
12 2 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (12.90%) Telematics
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) MVC
3 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 7 (22.58%) Business Analysis
4 7 (22.58%) Coaching
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 7 (22.58%) OOP
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Web Development
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Hazard Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) C#
2 10 (32.26%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) TypeScript
4 6 (19.35%) C++
5 3 (9.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) MCAD
3 1 (3.23%) MCSD
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Def Stans
1 6 (19.35%) DO-178B
1 6 (19.35%) IEC 61508
1 6 (19.35%) ISO26262
1 6 (19.35%) MISRA
1 6 (19.35%) MISRA C
2 3 (9.68%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) CA
3 3 (9.68%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle