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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 43 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.41% 1.60% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.02% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Median daily rate £475 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
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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
457 694 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.66% 79.41% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 481 409
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.96% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.25 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +14 14 £475 +18.75% 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 79 (92.94%) .NET
2 78 (91.76%) C#
3 57 (67.06%) MVC
4 44 (51.76%) TDD
5 43 (50.59%) Visual Studio
6 42 (49.41%) SQL Server
7 40 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 40 (47.06%) HTML
8 39 (45.88%) WCF
8 39 (45.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 36 (42.35%) .NET Framework
9 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (41.18%) jQuery
10 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET
10 35 (41.18%) CSS
11 33 (38.82%) Scrum
11 33 (38.82%) BDD
12 32 (37.65%) Entity Framework
13 30 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
14 28 (32.94%) HTML5
14 28 (32.94%) OOP
14 28 (32.94%) OO
15 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (31.76%) CSS3
15 27 (31.76%) TypeScript
15 27 (31.76%) AngularJS
16 26 (30.59%) Web Development
17 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
18 24 (28.24%) Test-First Development
18 24 (28.24%) NUnit

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 (8.24%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.53%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) FileNet
2 3 (3.53%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (49.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (12.94%) Couchbase
3 11 (12.94%) MongoDB
3 11 (12.94%) NoSQL
4 10 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database
5 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (10.59%) RDBMS
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.35%) DB2
9 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (50.59%) Visual Studio
2 24 (28.24%) MbUnit
2 24 (28.24%) MSTest
2 24 (28.24%) NUnit
3 18 (21.18%) Git (software)
4 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (17.65%) Selenium
5 15 (17.65%) SpecFlow
6 9 (10.59%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
7 8 (9.41%) TeamCity
8 7 (8.24%) Mercurial
9 4 (4.71%) JIRA
10 3 (3.53%) Ant
10 3 (3.53%) Hudson
10 3 (3.53%) Maven
10 3 (3.53%) Subversion
11 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 19 (22.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (89.41%) Developer
2 40 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 28 (32.94%) Senior Developer
4 17 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 17 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
5 14 (16.47%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (9.41%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (3.53%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (92.94%) .NET
2 40 (47.06%) HTML
3 39 (45.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 39 (45.88%) WCF
4 36 (42.35%) .NET Framework
5 35 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 35 (41.18%) CSS
5 35 (41.18%) jQuery
6 32 (37.65%) Entity Framework
7 30 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
8 28 (32.94%) HTML5
9 27 (31.76%) AngularJS
9 27 (31.76%) CSS3
10 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (10.59%) LINQ
11 9 (10.59%) WinForms
12 8 (9.41%) Ajax
12 8 (9.41%) REST
13 7 (8.24%) Gherkin
14 6 (7.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) NHS
2 2 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.06%) MVC
2 44 (51.76%) TDD
3 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (38.82%) BDD
4 33 (38.82%) Scrum
5 28 (32.94%) OO
5 28 (32.94%) OOP
6 27 (31.76%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (30.59%) Web Development
8 24 (28.24%) ATDD
8 24 (28.24%) Test-First Development
9 23 (27.06%) DevOps
10 16 (18.82%) Mentoring
11 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
13 8 (9.41%) Cross-Platform Development
13 8 (9.41%) Requirements Engineering
14 7 (8.24%) SOA
15 6 (7.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 78 (91.76%) C#
2 40 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 27 (31.76%) TypeScript
4 18 (21.18%) SQL
5 9 (10.59%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Java
7 3 (3.53%) C++
7 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.35%) VBA
8 2 (2.35%) VBScript
8 2 (2.35%) VC++
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (7.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (7.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.18%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.18%) ISO26262
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA
3 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (16.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe
3 3 (3.53%) ILOG
3 3 (3.53%) Splunk
4 2 (2.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.18%) CA
South Wales
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