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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 73 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 21 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.15% 0.68% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 0.89% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 8
Median daily rate £320 £288 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% -24.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £258 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £300 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -6.28%
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
North East

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
866 447 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 88.55% 75.76% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 283 292
Median daily rate £323 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 29 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -17 19 £320 +11.30% 5
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Apache
2 23 (63.89%) TCP/IP
3 21 (58.33%) DNS
3 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (41.67%) Java
5 14 (38.89%) .NET
5 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
6 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
6 13 (36.11%) Jetty
6 13 (36.11%) nginx
6 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
6 13 (36.11%) J2EE
6 13 (36.11%) IIS
6 13 (36.11%) Tomcat
6 13 (36.11%) SSL
6 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
6 13 (36.11%) HTTP
6 13 (36.11%) Travis CI
7 12 (33.33%) VMware
7 12 (33.33%) Servlets
7 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (33.33%) Xen
7 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (30.56%) Korn
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle Application Server
8 11 (30.56%) Axway
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle 10gAS
8 11 (30.56%) C-shell

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 23 (63.89%) Apache
2 13 (36.11%) IIS
2 13 (36.11%) Jetty
2 13 (36.11%) nginx
2 13 (36.11%) Tomcat
2 13 (36.11%) WebSphere
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle 10gAS
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (27.78%) Node.js
4 10 (27.78%) PowerExchange
5 6 (16.67%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) TCP/IP
2 21 (58.33%) DNS
3 13 (36.11%) HTTP
3 13 (36.11%) SSL
4 11 (30.56%) DHCP
4 11 (30.56%) FTP
4 11 (30.56%) IPsec
5 10 (27.78%) WAN
6 9 (25.00%) iSCSI
6 9 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (13.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (30.56%) PowerCenter
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
1 13 (36.11%) Travis CI
2 11 (30.56%) Log4j
3 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Ant
4 1 (2.78%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Node.js Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Unix Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Scala Software Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Architect
9 1 (2.78%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) .NET
2 13 (36.11%) J2EE
3 12 (33.33%) Servlets
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.78%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) REST
5 1 (2.78%) SOAP
5 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (66.67%) Linux
2 11 (30.56%) AIX
2 11 (30.56%) Solaris
2 11 (30.56%) Unix
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 13 (36.11%) Configuration Management
4 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.78%) ITIL
5 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 9 (25.00%) BDD
6 9 (25.00%) Data Management
6 9 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (22.22%) Microservices
7 8 (22.22%) Quality Management
7 8 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.67%) CRM
8 6 (16.67%) Web Operations
9 5 (13.89%) DevOps
10 4 (11.11%) Coaching
10 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.33%) Validation
11 3 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Bash Shell
2 11 (30.56%) C-shell
2 11 (30.56%) Korn
2 11 (30.56%) Perl
3 10 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (33.33%) Xen
2 10 (27.78%) Samba
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Axway
3 11 (30.56%) Genesys
3 11 (30.56%) Informatica
3 11 (30.56%) Oracle
4 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
4 7 (19.44%) SAP
5 6 (16.67%) Siebel
5 6 (16.67%) Sun
6 1 (2.78%) Kofax
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