The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 42 35 60
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.54% 4.87% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 6.03% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 14
Median daily rate £388 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.85%
Unit Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 696 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.41% 80.65% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 486 426
Median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -40.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.16 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales 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 Wales

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South Wales -8 12 £388 -9.88%
West Wales +14 1 £450 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 78 (92.86%) .NET
2 77 (91.67%) C#
3 50 (59.52%) MVC
4 39 (46.43%) .NET Framework
5 37 (44.05%) TDD
5 37 (44.05%) Visual Studio
6 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 36 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 35 (41.67%) HTML
7 35 (41.67%) Scrum
8 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (40.48%) WCF
8 34 (40.48%) Entity Framework
9 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 32 (38.10%) OO
10 30 (35.71%) OOP
10 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
10 30 (35.71%) CSS
11 29 (34.52%) BDD
12 28 (33.33%) jQuery
13 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
14 23 (27.38%) Finance
14 23 (27.38%) Windows
14 23 (27.38%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (26.19%) Web Development
16 21 (25.00%) SQL
16 21 (25.00%) HTML5
17 20 (23.81%) MSTest
17 20 (23.81%) ATDD
17 20 (23.81%) MbUnit

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.57%) Confluence
2 3 (3.57%) FileNet
2 3 (3.57%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (13.10%) RDBMS
5 9 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (4.76%) Couchbase
6 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.38%) DB2
8 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (44.05%) Visual Studio
2 20 (23.81%) MbUnit
2 20 (23.81%) MSTest
2 20 (23.81%) NUnit
3 19 (22.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 11 (13.10%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (13.10%) Selenium
5 11 (13.10%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.76%) JIRA
6 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.57%) Ant
7 3 (3.57%) Hudson
7 3 (3.57%) Maven
7 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.57%) Subversion
8 2 (2.38%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 19 (22.62%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 72 (85.71%) Developer
2 34 (40.48%) .NET Developer
3 30 (35.71%) Senior Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Agile Developer
4 17 (20.24%) Senior Agile Developer
5 16 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 12 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 11 (13.10%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.71%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.71%) SQL Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (92.86%) .NET
2 39 (46.43%) .NET Framework
3 35 (41.67%) HTML
4 34 (40.48%) Entity Framework
4 34 (40.48%) WCF
5 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 30 (35.71%) CSS
7 28 (33.33%) jQuery
8 23 (27.38%) KnockoutJS
9 21 (25.00%) HTML5
10 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
10 20 (23.81%) CSS3
11 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (13.10%) LINQ
12 11 (13.10%) WinForms
13 10 (11.90%) Web Services
14 8 (9.52%) Ajax
14 8 (9.52%) REST
15 7 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (59.52%) MVC
2 37 (44.05%) TDD
3 35 (41.67%) Scrum
4 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (38.10%) OO
6 30 (35.71%) OOP
7 29 (34.52%) BDD
8 22 (26.19%) Web Development
9 20 (23.81%) ATDD
9 20 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (23.81%) Test-First Development
10 19 (22.62%) DevOps
11 16 (19.05%) Mentoring
12 13 (15.48%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.10%) Configuration Management
13 11 (13.10%) Cross-Platform Development
13 11 (13.10%) Requirements Engineering
14 7 (8.33%) SDLC
14 7 (8.33%) SOA
15 6 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 77 (91.67%) C#
2 36 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.00%) SQL
4 20 (23.81%) TypeScript
5 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.95%) Java
7 4 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.38%) VBA
9 2 (2.38%) VBScript
9 2 (2.38%) VC++
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.38%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) Degree
5 1 (1.19%) MCAD
5 1 (1.19%) MCSD
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.48%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe
3 3 (3.57%) ILOG
3 3 (3.57%) Splunk
4 2 (2.38%) Sybase