The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 20 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.09% - 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Unit Testing
Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 71.74% 86.84% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 22
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £294 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Unit Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 9 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC