The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 29 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.46% 2.69% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 3.35% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 9
Median daily rate £300 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 269 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.19% 80.54% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 191 202
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.70 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.21% +76.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.20 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £48.23 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Southampton region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Southampton region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 3 (50.00%) MySQL
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) Blog
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Lucene
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) WordPress
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MySQL
1 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Robotium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) LAMP
2 3 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 3 (50.00%) Symfony
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Lucene
3 1 (16.67%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) BDD
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec