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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank - 8 23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 21.55% 8.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 23.58% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 16
Median daily rate - £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
Somerset

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
33 106 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 80.49% 91.38% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 95 162
Median daily rate £500 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £675 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £21.83 - £12.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
1 4 (100.00%) Telerik
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVVM
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Telerik
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