The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 79 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.27% 2.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 0
Median daily rate £350 £486 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +7.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
700 592 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 89.06% 85.55% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 383 225
Median daily rate £375 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £10.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 10 £350 -27.94% 2
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (63.46%) Software Engineering
3 32 (61.54%) TDD
4 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
4 31 (59.62%) Microservices
5 29 (55.77%) Java
6 28 (53.85%) BDD
7 25 (48.08%) Data Management
8 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (46.15%) Node.js
9 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (44.23%) CSS
10 22 (42.31%) MVC
11 21 (40.38%) AngularJS
12 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
13 18 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
15 16 (30.77%) Automated Testing
15 16 (30.77%) Web Services
16 15 (28.85%) Scala
17 14 (26.92%) Spring
17 14 (26.92%) Linux
18 13 (25.00%) JIRA
18 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
18 13 (25.00%) webpack
18 13 (25.00%) GitLab
18 13 (25.00%) Protractor
18 13 (25.00%) EJS
18 13 (25.00%) Functional Programming
18 13 (25.00%) Express

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (21.15%) Confluence
2 9 (17.31%) nginx
2 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
4 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (7.69%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) Jetty
5 1 (1.92%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.92%) OpenROAD
5 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.92%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Internet
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.54%) iSCSI
3 6 (11.54%) LDAP
3 6 (11.54%) SAN
3 6 (11.54%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) FTP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.92%) IPsec
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) GitLab
2 13 (25.00%) JIRA
2 13 (25.00%) Protractor
2 13 (25.00%) webpack
3 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
3 8 (15.38%) IntelliJ
3 8 (15.38%) NetBeans
3 8 (15.38%) Selenium
3 8 (15.38%) SoapUI
4 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.54%) ClearCase
5 6 (11.54%) StarTeam
6 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.77%) MSI
7 3 (5.77%) NMock
7 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.77%) WiX
8 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.62%) HPUX Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Scala Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Development Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (46.15%) Node.js
2 23 (44.23%) CSS
3 21 (40.38%) AngularJS
4 16 (30.77%) Web Services
5 14 (26.92%) Spring
6 13 (25.00%) EJS
6 13 (25.00%) Express
7 12 (23.08%) .NET
7 12 (23.08%) XML
8 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 10 (19.23%) HTML
9 8 (15.38%) D3.js
9 8 (15.38%) Gherkin
9 8 (15.38%) jQuery
9 8 (15.38%) RESTful
10 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (13.46%) Play Framework
10 7 (13.46%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (13.46%) Spring MVC
11 6 (11.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Solaris
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 5 (9.62%) HPUX
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (63.46%) Software Engineering
3 32 (61.54%) TDD
4 31 (59.62%) Microservices
5 28 (53.85%) BDD
6 25 (48.08%) Data Management
7 24 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (42.31%) MVC
9 18 (34.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (32.69%) Test Automation
11 16 (30.77%) Automated Testing
12 13 (25.00%) Asynchronous Programming
12 13 (25.00%) Functional Programming
12 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
13 11 (21.15%) SFIA
14 9 (17.31%) Extreme Programming
14 9 (17.31%) Pair Programming
14 9 (17.31%) Quality Management
14 9 (17.31%) Scrum
14 9 (17.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) JavaScript
2 29 (55.77%) Java
3 15 (28.85%) Scala
4 10 (19.23%) C#
5 8 (15.38%) Groovy
6 7 (13.46%) Ruby
7 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 6 (11.54%) C-shell
7 6 (11.54%) Korn
7 6 (11.54%) Perl
8 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.77%) SQL
8 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Python
9 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.54%) Samba
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) VMware
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.62%) Atlassian
5 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.77%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.85%) Lumension
7 2 (3.85%) Symantec
8 1 (1.92%) Google
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