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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 36 31 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +36
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 31 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.72% 5.43% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.49% 6.57% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 7
Median daily rate £388 £428 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% -0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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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
414 639 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.38% 82.56% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 428 410
Median daily rate £388 £361 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.91% -12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.16 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 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 25 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 -10 29 £388 -9.35% 3
West Wales +13 1 £450 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 75 (86.21%) C#
3 51 (58.62%) MVC
4 39 (44.83%) .NET Framework
5 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
6 37 (42.53%) HTML
7 36 (41.38%) Scrum
7 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (40.23%) TDD
9 34 (39.08%) Visual Studio
9 34 (39.08%) Entity Framework
10 33 (37.93%) SQL Server
10 33 (37.93%) OO
11 32 (36.78%) CSS
12 31 (35.63%) OOP
12 31 (35.63%) WCF
13 29 (33.33%) jQuery
13 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (32.18%) ASP.NET
15 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
15 27 (31.03%) BDD
16 24 (27.59%) Windows
17 23 (26.44%) Web Development
17 23 (26.44%) Finance
18 22 (25.29%) HTML5
19 21 (24.14%) CSS3
19 21 (24.14%) AngularJS
19 21 (24.14%) SQL
20 20 (22.99%) KnockoutJS
21 19 (21.84%) 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%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
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 33 (37.93%) 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 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (19.54%) MbUnit
3 17 (19.54%) MSTest
3 17 (19.54%) NUnit
4 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.64%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (9.20%) Selenium
6 8 (9.20%) SpecFlow
6 8 (9.20%) Subversion
7 4 (4.60%) JIRA
8 3 (3.45%) Ant
8 3 (3.45%) Hudson
8 3 (3.45%) Maven
9 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 19 (21.84%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (85.06%) Developer
2 31 (35.63%) .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 13 (14.94%) Software Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Senior Software Developer
8 9 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (10.34%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.34%) SQL Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.60%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (87.36%) .NET
2 39 (44.83%) .NET Framework
3 37 (42.53%) HTML
4 34 (39.08%) Entity Framework
5 32 (36.78%) CSS
6 31 (35.63%) WCF
7 29 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (33.33%) jQuery
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 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (12.64%) LINQ
13 11 (12.64%) Web Services
13 11 (12.64%) WinForms
14 8 (9.20%) Ajax
14 8 (9.20%) REST
15 7 (8.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) NHS
2 5 (5.75%) 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%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.15%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (58.62%) MVC
2 36 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) Scrum
3 35 (40.23%) TDD
4 33 (37.93%) OO
5 31 (35.63%) OOP
6 27 (31.03%) BDD
7 23 (26.44%) Web Development
8 17 (19.54%) ATDD
8 17 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (19.54%) Test-First Development
9 16 (18.39%) DevOps
9 16 (18.39%) Mentoring
10 14 (16.09%) Software Engineering
11 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
11 12 (13.79%) Cross-Platform Development
11 12 (13.79%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (8.05%) SDLC
12 7 (8.05%) SOA
13 6 (6.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 75 (86.21%) C#
2 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
3 21 (24.14%) 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
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 8 (9.20%) 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 27 (31.03%) 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