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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 25 27 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +30
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 43 38 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.69% 7.68% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.80% 9.43% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 2
Median daily rate £384 £428 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.23% -14.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
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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
398 403 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.40% 81.41% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 298 280
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 14 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 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 4 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 +4 33 £388 +27.04% 1
Newport -2 4 £370 -13.95%
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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 70 (93.33%) .NET
2 69 (92.00%) C#
3 45 (60.00%) MVC
4 37 (49.33%) .NET Framework
5 34 (45.33%) Scrum
6 33 (44.00%) Visual Studio
7 32 (42.67%) TDD
7 32 (42.67%) Entity Framework
8 31 (41.33%) OO
9 30 (40.00%) OOP
9 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (38.67%) WCF
10 29 (38.67%) HTML
10 29 (38.67%) JavaScript
11 28 (37.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
13 26 (34.67%) CSS
13 26 (34.67%) BDD
14 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
15 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
15 24 (32.00%) jQuery
16 23 (30.67%) Finance
17 21 (28.00%) Windows
18 20 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
19 19 (25.33%) SQL
19 19 (25.33%) Web Development
20 18 (24.00%) HTML5
21 17 (22.67%) MbUnit
21 17 (22.67%) MSTest
21 17 (22.67%) CSS3

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 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) FileNet
2 2 (2.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) DB2
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (44.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (22.67%) MbUnit
2 17 (22.67%) MSTest
2 17 (22.67%) NUnit
3 16 (21.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (14.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.33%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (9.33%) Selenium
6 7 (9.33%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.33%) Subversion
8 2 (2.67%) Ant
8 2 (2.67%) Hudson
8 2 (2.67%) JIRA
8 2 (2.67%) Maven
8 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 63 (84.00%) Developer
2 29 (38.67%) Senior Developer
3 28 (37.33%) .NET Developer
4 17 (22.67%) Agile Developer
4 17 (22.67%) Senior Agile Developer
5 15 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) Senior Software Developer
8 8 (10.67%) SQL Developer
9 7 (9.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (5.33%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
13 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
14 2 (2.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (93.33%) .NET
2 37 (49.33%) .NET Framework
3 32 (42.67%) Entity Framework
4 29 (38.67%) HTML
4 29 (38.67%) WCF
5 28 (37.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 26 (34.67%) CSS
7 25 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 24 (32.00%) jQuery
9 20 (26.67%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (24.00%) HTML5
11 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
11 17 (22.67%) CSS3
12 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (13.33%) LINQ
13 10 (13.33%) WinForms
14 9 (12.00%) Web Services
15 7 (9.33%) Ajax
15 7 (9.33%) REST
16 6 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) NHS
2 3 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.00%) Windows
2 11 (14.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) Android
3 2 (2.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.00%) MVC
2 34 (45.33%) Scrum
3 32 (42.67%) TDD
4 31 (41.33%) OO
5 30 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (40.00%) OOP
6 26 (34.67%) BDD
7 19 (25.33%) Web Development
8 17 (22.67%) ATDD
8 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (22.67%) Test-First Development
9 16 (21.33%) DevOps
9 16 (21.33%) Mentoring
10 13 (17.33%) Software Engineering
11 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
11 11 (14.67%) Cross-Platform Development
11 11 (14.67%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (9.33%) SDLC
13 6 (8.00%) SOA
13 6 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) C#
2 29 (38.67%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.33%) SQL
4 17 (22.67%) TypeScript
5 10 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.33%) C++
6 4 (5.33%) Java
7 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.67%) VBA
7 2 (2.67%) VBScript
7 2 (2.67%) VC++
8 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) ILOG
3 2 (2.67%) Splunk
3 2 (2.67%) Sybase
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