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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 37 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.64% 1.99% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.48% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 12
Median daily rate £475 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Unit Testing
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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
391 484 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.31% 80.40% 81.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 368 336
Median daily rate £400 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.97% -39.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.40 £25.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +22 7 £475 +18.75% 1
Newport -4 2 £498 +17.05%
Gwent - 1 £300 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 74 (94.87%) C#
1 74 (94.87%) .NET
2 53 (67.95%) MVC
3 41 (52.56%) Visual Studio
4 40 (51.28%) TDD
5 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
5 37 (47.44%) SQL Server
5 37 (47.44%) HTML
5 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 36 (46.15%) WCF
7 33 (42.31%) .NET Framework
7 33 (42.31%) jQuery
7 33 (42.31%) CSS
8 32 (41.03%) ASP.NET
8 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (38.46%) BDD
10 29 (37.18%) Scrum
10 29 (37.18%) Entity Framework
10 29 (37.18%) KnockoutJS
11 27 (34.62%) HTML5
12 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (33.33%) OO
12 26 (33.33%) CSS3
12 26 (33.33%) AngularJS
12 26 (33.33%) TypeScript
13 25 (32.05%) OOP
13 25 (32.05%) Web Development
14 23 (29.49%) Test-First Development
14 23 (29.49%) NUnit
14 23 (29.49%) MSTest

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 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) FileNet
2 2 (2.56%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (47.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (21.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (12.82%) Couchbase
3 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.82%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (10.26%) RDBMS
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.56%) DB2
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (52.56%) Visual Studio
2 23 (29.49%) MbUnit
2 23 (29.49%) MSTest
2 23 (29.49%) NUnit
3 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 15 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (16.67%) Selenium
4 13 (16.67%) SpecFlow
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (8.97%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
7 6 (7.69%) Mercurial
8 3 (3.85%) JIRA
9 2 (2.56%) Ant
9 2 (2.56%) Hudson
9 2 (2.56%) Maven
9 2 (2.56%) Subversion
10 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (88.46%) Developer
2 36 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 27 (34.62%) Senior Developer
4 17 (21.79%) Agile Developer
4 17 (21.79%) Senior Agile Developer
5 13 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.26%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (94.87%) .NET
2 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 37 (47.44%) HTML
3 36 (46.15%) WCF
4 33 (42.31%) .NET Framework
4 33 (42.31%) CSS
4 33 (42.31%) jQuery
5 32 (41.03%) ASP.NET
6 29 (37.18%) Entity Framework
6 29 (37.18%) KnockoutJS
7 27 (34.62%) HTML5
8 26 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 26 (33.33%) CSS3
9 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (10.26%) LINQ
10 8 (10.26%) WinForms
11 7 (8.97%) Ajax
11 7 (8.97%) REST
12 6 (7.69%) Gherkin
12 6 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) NHS
2 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (67.95%) MVC
2 40 (51.28%) TDD
3 32 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.46%) BDD
5 29 (37.18%) Scrum
6 26 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (33.33%) OO
7 25 (32.05%) OOP
7 25 (32.05%) Web Development
8 23 (29.49%) ATDD
8 23 (29.49%) Test-First Development
9 22 (28.21%) DevOps
10 16 (20.51%) Mentoring
11 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
12 8 (10.26%) Cross-Platform Development
12 8 (10.26%) Requirements Engineering
13 6 (7.69%) SOA
14 5 (6.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) C#
2 37 (47.44%) JavaScript
3 26 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 16 (20.51%) SQL
5 8 (10.26%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.85%) C++
6 3 (3.85%) Java
7 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.56%) VBA
7 2 (2.56%) VBScript
7 2 (2.56%) VC++
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.28%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.28%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.28%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.28%) MISRA
3 1 (1.28%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe
3 2 (2.56%) ILOG
3 2 (2.56%) Splunk
3 2 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (1.28%) CA
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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