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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 9 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.00% 9.80% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.00% 11.63% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £280 £465 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £428 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £465 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.69% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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
35 43 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 70.00% 84.31% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 59
Median daily rate £280 £433 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.26% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Scrum
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
4 12 (80.00%) C#
5 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
5 10 (66.67%) Kanban
5 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (60.00%) WPF
7 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (53.33%) QA
7 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (53.33%) MVC
7 8 (53.33%) Line Management
8 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (46.67%) TDD
9 6 (40.00%) NServiceBus
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Java
10 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
10 2 (13.33%) System Testing
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) Hadoop

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 (40.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) WPF Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) WPF
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Scrum
3 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
4 10 (66.67%) Kanban
4 10 (66.67%) Pair Programming
4 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 9 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (53.33%) Line Management
6 8 (53.33%) MVC
7 7 (46.67%) TDD
8 2 (13.33%) System Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.67%) BDD
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
9 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA