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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £349
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +9.06%

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
45 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 62.50% 85.71% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 15
Median daily rate £338 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 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 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