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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 30 24 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.49% 8.00% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.18% 9.59% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 7
Median daily rate £388 £428 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £302 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
348 459 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.48% 83.45% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 354 335
Median daily rate £388 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.74% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 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
Cardiff +2 15 £388 +27.04% 1
Newport -3 4 £370 -13.95% 1
Gwent - 1 £300 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 72 (93.51%) C#
1 72 (93.51%) .NET
2 45 (58.44%) MVC
3 36 (46.75%) .NET Framework
4 34 (44.16%) Visual Studio
5 33 (42.86%) TDD
6 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
6 32 (41.56%) HTML
6 32 (41.56%) Scrum
7 31 (40.26%) OO
7 31 (40.26%) Entity Framework
8 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (38.96%) WCF
9 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
9 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (36.36%) OOP
10 28 (36.36%) CSS
11 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
12 26 (33.77%) BDD
13 25 (32.47%) jQuery
14 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
15 23 (29.87%) Finance
16 22 (28.57%) Windows
17 21 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (25.97%) Web Development
19 19 (24.68%) HTML5
20 18 (23.38%) MSTest
20 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (23.38%) Test-First Development
20 18 (23.38%) NUnit

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 6 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) FileNet
2 2 (2.60%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (37.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (12.99%) RDBMS
4 9 (11.69%) Oracle9i Database
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) Couchbase
5 2 (2.60%) DB2
5 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (44.16%) Visual Studio
2 18 (23.38%) MbUnit
2 18 (23.38%) MSTest
2 18 (23.38%) NUnit
3 16 (20.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 10 (12.99%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (10.39%) Selenium
6 8 (10.39%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.90%) JIRA
7 3 (3.90%) Subversion
8 2 (2.60%) Ant
8 2 (2.60%) Hudson
8 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.60%) Maven
8 2 (2.60%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (83.12%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) .NET Developer
2 29 (37.66%) Senior Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Agile Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Senior Agile Developer
4 15 (19.48%) Software Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Software Engineer
6 11 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.39%) SQL Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.19%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.90%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (93.51%) .NET
2 36 (46.75%) .NET Framework
3 32 (41.56%) HTML
4 31 (40.26%) Entity Framework
5 30 (38.96%) WCF
6 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (36.36%) CSS
8 27 (35.06%) ASP.NET
9 25 (32.47%) jQuery
10 21 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (24.68%) HTML5
12 18 (23.38%) AngularJS
12 18 (23.38%) CSS3
13 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (12.99%) LINQ
14 10 (12.99%) Web Services
14 10 (12.99%) WinForms
15 7 (9.09%) Ajax
15 7 (9.09%) REST
16 6 (7.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Physics
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Windows
2 12 (15.58%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) MVC
2 33 (42.86%) TDD
3 32 (41.56%) Scrum
4 31 (40.26%) OO
5 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (36.36%) OOP
7 26 (33.77%) BDD
8 20 (25.97%) Web Development
9 18 (23.38%) ATDD
9 18 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (23.38%) Test-First Development
10 17 (22.08%) DevOps
11 16 (20.78%) Mentoring
12 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
13 12 (15.58%) Cross-Platform Development
13 12 (15.58%) Requirements Engineering
14 6 (7.79%) SDLC
14 6 (7.79%) SOA
14 6 (7.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 72 (93.51%) C#
2 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 18 (23.38%) SQL
3 18 (23.38%) TypeScript
4 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.19%) C++
5 4 (5.19%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) VBA
6 2 (2.60%) VBScript
6 2 (2.60%) VC++
7 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle
3 2 (2.60%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) ILOG
3 2 (2.60%) Splunk
3 2 (2.60%) Sybase