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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 60 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.52% 2.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 2.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 0
Median daily rate £350 £486 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.43 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.32% +10.46%

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
643 607 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 90.56% 86.96% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 404 188
Median daily rate £390 £410 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.14 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 February 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 +2 25 £350 -27.94% 1
Unit Testing
North East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (70.49%) Java
3 39 (63.93%) JavaScript
3 39 (63.93%) TDD
3 39 (63.93%) Software Engineering
4 38 (62.30%) Microservices
5 30 (49.18%) BDD
6 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
7 28 (45.90%) MVC
8 27 (44.26%) Scala
8 27 (44.26%) Automated Testing
8 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (40.98%) Data Management
10 24 (39.34%) Node.js
10 24 (39.34%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (37.70%) Spring
11 23 (37.70%) Test Automation
11 23 (37.70%) CSS
12 22 (36.07%) Web Services
12 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
13 18 (29.51%) .NET
14 17 (27.87%) C#
14 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
14 17 (27.87%) JIRA
15 15 (24.59%) QA
15 15 (24.59%) Groovy
15 15 (24.59%) Confluence
15 15 (24.59%) Scrum
16 14 (22.95%) RESTful

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 15 (24.59%) Confluence
2 11 (18.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (13.11%) nginx
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) JBoss
4 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) OpenROAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.64%) G Suite
1 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (47.54%) Git (software)
2 17 (27.87%) JIRA
3 14 (22.95%) Selenium
3 14 (22.95%) SoapUI
4 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
4 13 (21.31%) GitLab
4 13 (21.31%) Protractor
4 13 (21.31%) webpack
5 8 (13.11%) Eclipse
5 8 (13.11%) IntelliJ
5 8 (13.11%) Jenkins
5 8 (13.11%) NetBeans
6 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.92%) Ant
7 3 (4.92%) Maven
7 3 (4.92%) MSI
7 3 (4.92%) NMock
7 3 (4.92%) Subversion
7 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.92%) WiX
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Scala Developer
5 10 (16.39%) Java Scala Developer
6 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Software Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Tester
7 7 (11.48%) Automation Tester
7 7 (11.48%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (11.48%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 6 (9.84%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
10 4 (6.56%) QA Tester
11 3 (4.92%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Development Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) Node.js
2 23 (37.70%) CSS
2 23 (37.70%) Spring
3 22 (36.07%) AngularJS
3 22 (36.07%) Web Services
4 18 (29.51%) .NET
5 17 (27.87%) ASP.NET
6 14 (22.95%) Gherkin
6 14 (22.95%) RESTful
7 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (21.31%) EJS
7 13 (21.31%) Express
7 13 (21.31%) Play Framework
7 13 (21.31%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (21.31%) Spring MVC
8 12 (19.67%) XML
9 10 (16.39%) HTML
10 8 (13.11%) D3.js
10 8 (13.11%) jQuery
11 3 (4.92%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) CESG
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (63.93%) Software Engineering
2 39 (63.93%) TDD
3 38 (62.30%) Microservices
4 30 (49.18%) BDD
5 28 (45.90%) MVC
6 27 (44.26%) Automated Testing
6 27 (44.26%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (40.98%) Data Management
8 24 (39.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 23 (37.70%) Test Automation
10 15 (24.59%) Scrum
11 14 (22.95%) API Testing
11 14 (22.95%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (22.95%) Defect Management
11 14 (22.95%) Kanban
11 14 (22.95%) Performance Testing
11 14 (22.95%) Security Testing
11 14 (22.95%) Usability Testing
11 14 (22.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (70.49%) Java
2 39 (63.93%) JavaScript
3 27 (44.26%) Scala
4 17 (27.87%) C#
5 15 (24.59%) Groovy
6 13 (21.31%) Ruby
7 6 (9.84%) SQL
8 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.64%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (24.59%) QA
2 5 (8.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (3.28%) Docker
4 1 (1.64%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.28%) Intel Security
3 2 (3.28%) Lumension
3 2 (3.28%) Symantec
4 1 (1.64%) Apigee
4 1 (1.64%) CA
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
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