Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 21 November 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 71 67
Rank change year-on-year +22 -4 -23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.14% 1.04% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Coventry median daily rate £375 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00% +58.37%
10th Percentile £333 £323 £336
90th Percentile £403 £426 £529
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 -

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 627 936 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.05% 88.64% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 656 397
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £256
90th Percentile £544 £541 £560
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -31.85%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Coventry

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) RESTful
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) SOA
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Spring
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) JMS
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) MySQL
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) JUnit
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) JBoss
5 5 (31.25%) DSDM
5 5 (31.25%) Scala
5 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
5 5 (31.25%) JBehave
5 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (31.25%) Apache Spark
1 5 (31.25%) GlassFish
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (31.25%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (31.25%) Big Data
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
1 5 (31.25%) MongoDB
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) NoSQL
1 5 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Hudson
1 5 (31.25%) JBehave
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (31.25%) JUnit
2 4 (25.00%) PostCSS
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Digital Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) .NET
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) HornetQ
3 5 (31.25%) Java EE
3 5 (31.25%) JAX-RS
3 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 5 (31.25%) RESTEasy
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Spring Boot
3 5 (31.25%) WireMock
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) Dojo
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) W3C
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) User Experience
3 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Android
1 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) SOA
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (31.25%) DSDM
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Kanban
3 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Personalization
3 5 (31.25%) Predictive Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) Software Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 4 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Demandware