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 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 11 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.29% 25.00% 17.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 20.45% 27.59% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 16
Median daily rate £280 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £331 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £465 £413
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 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +13.61%

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
44 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 69.84% 90.63% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 51 53
Median daily rate £313 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 16 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) Scrum
3 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
4 15 (75.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (70.00%) Kanban
5 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (65.00%) Pair Programming
6 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
7 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
7 12 (60.00%) QA
8 11 (55.00%) TDD
8 11 (55.00%) Line Management
9 10 (50.00%) NServiceBus
9 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (40.00%) WPF
11 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
11 7 (35.00%) MVC
11 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (25.00%) Windows
13 5 (25.00%) Workflow
13 5 (25.00%) WF
13 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

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 10 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 5 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 4 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (40.00%) WPF
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (25.00%) WF
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (90.00%) Scrum
3 17 (85.00%) Automated Testing
4 14 (70.00%) Kanban
5 13 (65.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (65.00%) Pair Programming
6 11 (55.00%) Line Management
6 11 (55.00%) TDD
7 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (35.00%) MVC
9 5 (25.00%) Workflow
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (10.00%) System Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 1 (5.00%) Quality Management
11 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA