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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 27 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.64% 2.38% 7.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 3.02% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 12
Median daily rate £419 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.31% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £360 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.87%

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
169 199 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 69.26% 78.97% 80.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 133 152
Median daily rate £450 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.75 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.19% +143.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Kalido
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (20.00%) Appium
3 1 (20.00%) RoboGuice
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Robotium
3 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Kalido
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Appium
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Robotium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) RoboGuice
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Security
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP