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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 56 29 60
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +31
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 45 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.41% 7.65% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 9.62% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 40 4
Median daily rate £413 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £503 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
Unit Testing
Wales

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
535 468 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.59% 79.59% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 374 304
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.02 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Newport -17 4 £508 +10.32%
Cardiff -5 3 £400 +18.51%
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 19 (67.86%) HTML
1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
1 19 (67.86%) CSS
1 19 (67.86%) HTML5
2 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
3 16 (57.14%) .NET
3 16 (57.14%) C#
4 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) TDD
4 15 (53.57%) CSS3
5 13 (46.43%) TypeScript
5 13 (46.43%) jQuery
6 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (39.29%) Web Development
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
7 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
7 11 (39.29%) MVC
7 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (39.29%) Couchbase
7 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
7 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
7 11 (39.29%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (39.29%) WCF
7 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
8 9 (32.14%) BDD
8 9 (32.14%) Selenium
9 7 (25.00%) DevOps

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 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Couchbase
1 11 (39.29%) MongoDB
1 11 (39.29%) NoSQL
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (32.14%) Selenium
3 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (21.43%) MbUnit
3 6 (21.43%) Mercurial
3 6 (21.43%) MSTest
3 6 (21.43%) NUnit
3 6 (21.43%) SpecFlow
3 6 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 4 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
6 2 (7.14%) Grunt
6 2 (7.14%) gulp
6 2 (7.14%) Subversion
7 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.71%) Marketing
1 3 (10.71%) Military
2 2 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Test Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) CSS
1 19 (67.86%) HTML
1 19 (67.86%) HTML5
2 17 (60.71%) AngularJS
3 16 (57.14%) .NET
4 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) CSS3
5 13 (46.43%) jQuery
6 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (39.29%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (39.29%) WCF
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
7 6 (21.43%) JSON
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) REST
10 2 (7.14%) Ajax
10 2 (7.14%) LESS
10 2 (7.14%) Sass
10 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Telematics
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (53.57%) TDD
2 12 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (39.29%) MVC
3 11 (39.29%) Test Automation
3 11 (39.29%) Web Development
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) DevOps
6 6 (21.43%) ATDD
6 6 (21.43%) Test-First Development
7 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
8 4 (14.29%) Hazard Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.71%) Test Management
9 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (57.14%) C#
3 13 (46.43%) TypeScript
4 4 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) MCAD
2 1 (3.57%) MCSD
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Def Stans
1 4 (14.29%) DO-178B
1 4 (14.29%) IEC 61508
1 4 (14.29%) ISO26262
1 4 (14.29%) MISRA
1 4 (14.29%) MISRA C
2 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) CA
2 3 (10.71%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft