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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 73 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.98% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
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
1029 608 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 85.25% 83.63% 83.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 405 368
Median daily rate £413 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 15
Median hourly rate £25.29 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.43 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -2 36 £475 +22.58% 3
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) Software Engineering
3 27 (47.37%) BDD
4 26 (45.61%) TDD
4 26 (45.61%) Data Management
4 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
5 25 (43.86%) CSS
5 25 (43.86%) Node.js
5 25 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (42.11%) Microservices
7 23 (40.35%) AngularJS
8 22 (38.60%) Java
9 20 (35.09%) VMware
10 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (31.58%) DNS
12 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
13 16 (28.07%) Web Services
13 16 (28.07%) ITIL
13 16 (28.07%) Linux
13 16 (28.07%) Apache
13 16 (28.07%) MVC
13 16 (28.07%) Continuous Delivery
14 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
14 15 (26.32%) C-shell
14 15 (26.32%) Bash Shell
14 15 (26.32%) Samba
14 15 (26.32%) Korn
14 15 (26.32%) Unix
14 15 (26.32%) Perl

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 16 (28.07%) Apache
2 11 (19.30%) Confluence
3 10 (17.54%) nginx
3 10 (17.54%) Tomcat
4 9 (15.79%) OpenStack
5 6 (10.53%) IIS
6 1 (1.75%) CMS
6 1 (1.75%) Jetty
6 1 (1.75%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.75%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) DNS
2 17 (29.82%) TCP/IP
3 15 (26.32%) WAN
4 14 (24.56%) iSCSI
4 14 (24.56%) LDAP
4 14 (24.56%) SAN
5 9 (15.79%) Internet
6 3 (5.26%) SSL
7 2 (3.51%) DHCP
8 1 (1.75%) FTP
8 1 (1.75%) HTTP
8 1 (1.75%) IPsec
8 1 (1.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) MySQL
2 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) StarTeam
2 13 (22.81%) ClearCase
2 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 13 (22.81%) GitLab
2 13 (22.81%) JIRA
2 13 (22.81%) Protractor
2 13 (22.81%) webpack
3 9 (15.79%) Eclipse
3 9 (15.79%) IntelliJ
3 9 (15.79%) NetBeans
4 6 (10.53%) Selenium
4 6 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
6 4 (7.02%) MSI
6 4 (7.02%) NMock
6 4 (7.02%) WiX
7 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.75%) MSTest
8 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) HPUX Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Development Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Development Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Digital Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) CSS
1 25 (43.86%) Node.js
2 23 (40.35%) AngularJS
3 16 (28.07%) Web Services
4 13 (22.81%) EJS
4 13 (22.81%) Express
4 13 (22.81%) LAMP
4 13 (22.81%) XML
5 11 (19.30%) HTML
6 10 (17.54%) jQuery
7 9 (15.79%) D3.js
8 7 (12.28%) .NET
8 7 (12.28%) RESTful
8 7 (12.28%) Spring
9 6 (10.53%) Gherkin
10 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.51%) HTML5
12 1 (1.75%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.75%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) CESG
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 15 (26.32%) Unix
3 14 (24.56%) Solaris
4 8 (14.04%) HPUX
4 8 (14.04%) Windows
5 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.02%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.75%) AIX
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) Software Engineering
3 27 (47.37%) BDD
4 26 (45.61%) Data Management
4 26 (45.61%) TDD
5 25 (43.86%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (42.11%) Microservices
7 16 (28.07%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (28.07%) ITIL
7 16 (28.07%) MVC
8 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
9 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
10 13 (22.81%) Asynchronous Programming
10 13 (22.81%) Functional Programming
10 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
11 12 (21.05%) SFIA
12 9 (15.79%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (15.79%) Pair Programming
12 9 (15.79%) Quality Management
12 9 (15.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 15 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 15 (26.32%) C-shell
3 15 (26.32%) Korn
3 15 (26.32%) Perl
4 6 (10.53%) Groovy
4 6 (10.53%) Scala
5 5 (8.77%) C#
6 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.02%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) Python
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.51%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (26.32%) Samba
3 5 (8.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.75%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) PowerCLI
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) VMware
2 14 (24.56%) Oracle
2 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
3 10 (17.54%) HP
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.51%) Altiris
6 2 (3.51%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.51%) Lumension
6 2 (3.51%) Symantec
7 1 (1.75%) Google
7 1 (1.75%) Spiceworks
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