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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 66 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 42 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.60% - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 0
Median daily rate £460 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
1000 728 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.69% 84.45% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 515 287
Median daily rate £400 £430 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 26
Median hourly rate £28.25 £19.75 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £11.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 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 - 42 £460 - 1
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 49 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.96%) TDD
3 47 (47.96%) BDD
4 46 (46.94%) Data Management
5 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
6 43 (43.88%) Node.js
6 43 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (36.73%) CSS
9 34 (34.69%) AngularJS
10 33 (33.67%) Microservices
10 33 (33.67%) DNS
11 32 (32.65%) Security Cleared
12 31 (31.63%) TCP/IP
13 29 (29.59%) Linux
14 28 (28.57%) Apache
14 28 (28.57%) ITIL
14 28 (28.57%) Unix
14 28 (28.57%) Perl
14 28 (28.57%) Korn
14 28 (28.57%) C-shell
14 28 (28.57%) Bash Shell
15 27 (27.55%) Samba
15 27 (27.55%) WAN
16 25 (25.51%) SAN
16 25 (25.51%) iSCSI
17 24 (24.49%) Git (software)
18 23 (23.47%) Quality Management
18 23 (23.47%) VMware

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 28 (28.57%) Apache
2 12 (12.24%) OpenStack
3 10 (10.20%) nginx
3 10 (10.20%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.16%) Confluence
5 4 (4.08%) IIS
6 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.02%) CMS
7 1 (1.02%) Jetty
7 1 (1.02%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.02%) OpenROAD
7 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.06%) MS Office
1 3 (3.06%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (33.67%) DNS
2 31 (31.63%) TCP/IP
3 27 (27.55%) WAN
4 25 (25.51%) iSCSI
4 25 (25.51%) SAN
5 20 (20.41%) Internet
6 14 (14.29%) LDAP
7 5 (5.10%) DHCP
7 5 (5.10%) SSL
8 3 (3.06%) SNMP
9 1 (1.02%) FTP
9 1 (1.02%) HTTP
9 1 (1.02%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) MySQL
2 9 (9.18%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (24.49%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.37%) GitLab
3 17 (17.35%) Protractor
4 14 (14.29%) StarTeam
5 13 (13.27%) ClearCase
5 13 (13.27%) webpack
6 10 (10.20%) JIRA
7 9 (9.18%) Eclipse
7 9 (9.18%) IntelliJ
7 9 (9.18%) NetBeans
8 4 (4.08%) gulp
9 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.04%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.04%) MSI
10 2 (2.04%) NMock
10 2 (2.04%) Selenium
10 2 (2.04%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.04%) WiX
11 1 (1.02%) Grunt
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (43.88%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) JavaScript Developer
2 24 (24.49%) Software Engineer
3 16 (16.33%) Unix Engineer
4 12 (12.24%) Node.js Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (9.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 8 (8.16%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.14%) HPUX Engineer
10 6 (6.12%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Build Engineer
11 5 (5.10%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (5.10%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Digital Developer
12 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
13 3 (3.06%) Applications Developer
13 3 (3.06%) Consultant
14 2 (2.04%) Senior Developer
14 2 (2.04%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) Node.js
2 36 (36.73%) CSS
3 34 (34.69%) AngularJS
4 22 (22.45%) HTML
5 18 (18.37%) EJS
5 18 (18.37%) Express
6 14 (14.29%) XML
7 13 (13.27%) LAMP
8 12 (12.24%) jQuery
9 10 (10.20%) Web Services
10 9 (9.18%) D3.js
11 8 (8.16%) .NET
12 7 (7.14%) Spring
13 6 (6.12%) Ajax
14 5 (5.10%) HTML5
15 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
15 3 (3.06%) Backbone.js
15 3 (3.06%) Ember.js
15 3 (3.06%) React
15 3 (3.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (4.08%) Replication
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) CESG
4 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.59%) Linux
2 28 (28.57%) Unix
3 14 (14.29%) Solaris
4 10 (10.20%) Windows
5 8 (8.16%) HPUX
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 48 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.96%) BDD
3 47 (47.96%) TDD
4 46 (46.94%) Data Management
5 43 (43.88%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (33.67%) Microservices
7 28 (28.57%) ITIL
8 23 (23.47%) Quality Management
9 20 (20.41%) Test Automation
10 18 (18.37%) Asynchronous Programming
10 18 (18.37%) Regression Testing
10 18 (18.37%) Test Scripting
11 15 (15.31%) MVC
12 14 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 13 (13.27%) Coaching
13 13 (13.27%) Functional Programming
13 13 (13.27%) SFIA
14 12 (12.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (9.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 28 (28.57%) C-shell
2 28 (28.57%) Korn
2 28 (28.57%) Perl
3 22 (22.45%) Java
4 13 (13.27%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.10%) C#
5 5 (5.10%) SQL
6 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.08%) Scala
7 2 (2.04%) Groovy
7 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.02%) C
8 1 (1.02%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 22 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.08%) Degree
5 3 (3.06%) MCSA
5 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.06%) QA
System Software
1 27 (27.55%) Samba
2 20 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.02%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (7.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 7 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.06%) SCCM
3 2 (2.04%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) VMware
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 13 (13.27%) HP
4 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.14%) Altiris
6 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.04%) Lumension
6 2 (2.04%) Symantec
7 1 (1.02%) Google
7 1 (1.02%) Spiceworks