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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 25 35 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 58 40 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.27% 5.17% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.58% 6.57% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 2
Median daily rate £388 £428 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% -14.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
Unit Testing
UK

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
501 609 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.03% 78.68% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 377 368
Median daily rate £375 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £18.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 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
South Wales +3 53 £388 -9.35%
West Wales - 1 £450 - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 Wales region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 76 (87.36%) .NET
2 74 (85.06%) C#
3 53 (60.92%) MVC
4 41 (47.13%) .NET Framework
5 39 (44.83%) Scrum
6 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
8 36 (41.38%) HTML
8 36 (41.38%) TDD
8 36 (41.38%) Entity Framework
9 34 (39.08%) Visual Studio
9 34 (39.08%) OOP
9 34 (39.08%) OO
10 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
10 32 (36.78%) CSS
11 31 (35.63%) WCF
12 30 (34.48%) jQuery
13 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (32.18%) BDD
14 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
14 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET
15 23 (26.44%) SQL
15 23 (26.44%) Windows
15 23 (26.44%) Web Development
15 23 (26.44%) Finance
16 22 (25.29%) HTML5
17 21 (24.14%) CSS3
17 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
18 20 (22.99%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server

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 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.60%) CMS
3 3 (3.45%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) FileNet
3 3 (3.45%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.30%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (36.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (12.64%) RDBMS
4 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (10.34%) Oracle9i Database
5 9 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.60%) MySQL
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.30%) DB2
8 1 (1.15%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (39.08%) Visual Studio
2 20 (22.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (19.54%) Git (software)
3 17 (19.54%) MbUnit
3 17 (19.54%) MSTest
3 17 (19.54%) NUnit
4 11 (12.64%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (10.34%) Subversion
6 8 (9.20%) Selenium
6 8 (9.20%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.45%) Ant
7 3 (3.45%) Hudson
7 3 (3.45%) JIRA
7 3 (3.45%) Maven
8 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (86.21%) Developer
2 32 (36.78%) .NET Developer
3 30 (34.48%) Senior Developer
4 17 (19.54%) Agile Developer
4 17 (19.54%) Senior Agile Developer
5 16 (18.39%) Software Developer
6 12 (13.79%) Software Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (11.49%) SQL Developer
9 8 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 4 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Website Developer
13 3 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (87.36%) .NET
2 41 (47.13%) .NET Framework
3 36 (41.38%) Entity Framework
3 36 (41.38%) HTML
4 32 (36.78%) CSS
5 31 (35.63%) WCF
6 30 (34.48%) jQuery
7 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET
9 22 (25.29%) HTML5
10 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
10 21 (24.14%) CSS3
11 20 (22.99%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (12.64%) LINQ
13 11 (12.64%) Web Services
13 11 (12.64%) WinForms
14 9 (10.34%) Ajax
15 8 (9.20%) REST
16 7 (8.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) NHS
2 6 (6.90%) User Experience
3 4 (4.60%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.30%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.44%) Windows
2 15 (17.24%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.92%) MVC
2 39 (44.83%) Scrum
3 38 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (41.38%) TDD
5 34 (39.08%) OO
5 34 (39.08%) OOP
6 28 (32.18%) BDD
7 23 (26.44%) Web Development
8 18 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (19.54%) ATDD
9 17 (19.54%) Test-First Development
10 16 (18.39%) DevOps
10 16 (18.39%) Mentoring
11 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
12 11 (12.64%) Cross-Platform Development
12 11 (12.64%) Requirements Engineering
13 9 (10.34%) SDLC
14 7 (8.05%) SOA
14 7 (8.05%) UML
Programming Languages
1 74 (85.06%) C#
2 37 (42.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (26.44%) SQL
4 17 (19.54%) TypeScript
5 11 (12.64%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.90%) Java
7 4 (4.60%) C++
7 4 (4.60%) PHP
8 3 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.30%) VBA
9 2 (2.30%) VBScript
9 2 (2.30%) VC++
10 1 (1.15%) C
10 1 (1.15%) Scala
10 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) MCAD
5 1 (1.15%) MCSD
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (6.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (32.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe
3 3 (3.45%) ILOG
3 3 (3.45%) Splunk
4 2 (2.30%) Sybase