Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 20 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 93 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 -21 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 37 22 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.75% 1.10% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.30% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 36
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -1.52%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £250
90th Percentile £402 £392 £425
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.25 £52.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year -0.95% +33.54% +12.86%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1739 1686 2034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.14% 84.17% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 917 1057
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £255 £255 £250
90th Percentile £544 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 48
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -29.72% +40.64%
10th Percentile £11.06 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £55.00 £45.45
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.65%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Buckinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 29 £350 +7.69% 7
High Wycombe - 4 - - 1
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) Spring
4 17 (45.95%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 15 (40.54%) Web Services
6 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
7 13 (35.14%) Maven
8 11 (29.73%) CSS
8 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
9 10 (27.03%) JUnit
9 10 (27.03%) OO
9 10 (27.03%) Java EE
9 10 (27.03%) REST
10 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
10 9 (24.32%) HTML
11 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (21.62%) JBoss
11 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
11 8 (21.62%) Selenium
12 7 (18.92%) JSP
12 7 (18.92%) SOAP
12 7 (18.92%) Scrum
12 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
13 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (16.22%) TDD
13 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
13 6 (16.22%) JIRA
13 6 (16.22%) QA
13 6 (16.22%) Dojo

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 8 (21.62%) JBoss
1 8 (21.62%) WebSphere
1 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (8.11%) Confluence
3 2 (5.41%) Alfresco
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
3 2 (5.41%) Drupal
3 2 (5.41%) Liferay
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (10.81%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Impala
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (35.14%) Maven
3 10 (27.03%) JUnit
4 9 (24.32%) Eclipse
5 8 (21.62%) Selenium
6 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
7 6 (16.22%) JIRA
8 4 (10.81%) Gradle
8 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
8 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
9 3 (8.11%) git-flow
9 3 (8.11%) GitLab
9 3 (8.11%) Grunt
9 3 (8.11%) gulp
9 3 (8.11%) Jasmine
9 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (8.11%) Mocha
9 3 (8.11%) Mockito
9 3 (8.11%) Protractor
General
1 5 (13.51%) Banking
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) QA Tester
3 4 (10.81%) Tester
3 4 (10.81%) Web Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Angular Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (8.11%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 3 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) Hibernate
4 10 (27.03%) Java EE
4 10 (27.03%) REST
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
6 7 (18.92%) JSP
6 7 (18.92%) SOAP
7 6 (16.22%) Dojo
8 5 (13.51%) .NET
8 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.51%) RESTful
9 4 (10.81%) JSON
9 4 (10.81%) React
9 4 (10.81%) Spring Cloud
10 3 (8.11%) Angular 2
10 3 (8.11%) CSS3
10 3 (8.11%) Grails
10 3 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Android
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) OO
3 7 (18.92%) Scrum
4 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (16.22%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) API Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (10.81%) Time Management
6 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) API Development
7 3 (8.11%) ATDD
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.41%) CRM
8 2 (5.41%) Document Management
8 2 (5.41%) Open Source
8 2 (5.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) C#
5 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) Scala
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) ISEB
1 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Compaq
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) OpenText
4 1 (2.70%) Avaya
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Perforce
4 1 (2.70%) Temenos
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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