The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 14 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.67% 31.19% 16.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.81% 34.69% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 34 17
Median daily rate £420 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £430 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37 98 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 61.67% 89.91% 69.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 90 67
Median daily rate £350 £375 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.80 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton 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 Taunton

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (92.86%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) .NET
3 12 (85.71%) Scrum
4 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
5 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
5 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
5 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (64.29%) Kanban
6 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
7 8 (57.14%) QA
7 8 (57.14%) Line Management
7 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (50.00%) TDD
9 6 (42.86%) NServiceBus
10 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (35.71%) WPF
11 4 (28.57%) MVC
11 4 (28.57%) Workflow
11 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 4 (28.57%) Windows
11 4 (28.57%) WF
11 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 (42.86%) NServiceBus
2 4 (28.57%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (35.71%) WPF
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) WF
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) Scrum
3 11 (78.57%) Automated Testing
4 10 (71.43%) Pair Programming
5 9 (64.29%) Kanban
6 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (57.14%) Line Management
7 7 (50.00%) TDD
8 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (28.57%) MVC
9 4 (28.57%) Workflow
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
11 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 1 (7.14%) System Testing
11 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA