Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 50 42
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.15% 0.87% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.22% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 10
Basingstoke median daily rate £342 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.36% +10.00% -28.57%
Hampshire median daily rate £342 £323 £333
% change year-on-year +5.92% -2.89% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - £42.00
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £42.00

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 598 410 377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 85.67% 71.55% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 208 205
Basingstoke median daily rate £375 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -0.64% +8.33%
10th Percentile £212 £200 £185
90th Percentile £500 £544 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 14
Basingstoke median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £15.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.27% +13.50% -12.14%
10th Percentile £10.29 £12.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.75 £32.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.00 £38.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -10.53% +66.45% -29.75%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 25 July 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 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Lucene
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) WSO2
2 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP EHS
2 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (50.00%) Lucene
2 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Biotechnology
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Microservices
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 4 (50.00%) WSO2
2 3 (37.50%) SAP