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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 8 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.28% 18.06% 18.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.59% 21.67% 21.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 25
Median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £327 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
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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
34 60 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 79.07% 83.33% 84.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 45 111
Median daily rate £390 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (71.43%) NServiceBus
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Line Management
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (57.14%) Workflow
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) WF
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Quality Management

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 5 (71.43%) NServiceBus
2 4 (57.14%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (42.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Programmer
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (57.14%) WF
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Kanban
3 5 (71.43%) Pair Programming
3 5 (71.43%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Line Management
4 4 (57.14%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA