Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 14 December 2018 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 West > Devon
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 3.46% 2.60% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 2.97% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 3
Devon median daily rate £370 £340 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +10.75% -15.89%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £291
90th Percentile £399 £400 £312
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £36.75 -
% change year-on-year +17.01% - -

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 404 471 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 87.45% 87.55% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 267 249
Devon median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £184
90th Percentile £539 £571 £503
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 39
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +50.38% -36.23%
10th Percentile £9.42 £27.75 £10.90
90th Percentile £37.43 £47.50 £48.72
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.65%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Devon

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Devon

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Devon over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Devon

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Devon

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Exeter -2 10 £370 -7.50% 4
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (62.50%) HTML
4 10 (62.50%) CSS
5 9 (56.25%) TDD
6 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (43.75%) RESTful
8 5 (31.25%) C#
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 5 (31.25%) JSON
9 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (25.00%) Scrum
9 4 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
9 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (18.75%) ES6
10 3 (18.75%) SOLID
10 3 (18.75%) Angular 2
10 3 (18.75%) npm
10 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
10 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
10 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (18.75%) Node.js
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) npm
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) GitHub
3 1 (6.25%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) React Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) RESTful
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) Angular 2
6 3 (18.75%) Node.js
6 3 (18.75%) XML
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Core
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 2 (12.50%) Ajax
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) JSON Schema
7 2 (12.50%) Swagger
7 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
8 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) SOLID
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
7 2 (12.50%) Web Design
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) ES6
4 3 (18.75%) TypeScript
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft