The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 39 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.28% 0.54% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.65% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 309 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 81.01% 84.20% 83.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 251 270
Median daily rate £415 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.72%
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 Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Unit Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Expert
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java