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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 34 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.91% 0.29% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.35% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £301 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.95% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
Unit Testing
Wiltshire

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
237 284 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.48% 81.61% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 207 282
Median daily rate £420 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) CICS
2 6 (60.00%) zOS
2 6 (60.00%) COBOL
2 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Spring
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) BASE24
5 1 (10.00%) Tandem
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) VisualAge
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) ATM

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) VisualAge
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (50.00%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Build Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) COBOL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
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