The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unit Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.42% 0.91% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.27% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year - +14.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +12.00%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 227 236 160
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 80.78% 71.95% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 115 85
Median daily rate £370 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £700 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.45 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.59% -58.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Basingstoke

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Basingstoke

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) SAP EHS
2 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (25.00%) Life Science

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP EHS
2 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Biotechnology
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP