The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 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 March 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 23
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.69% - 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £344
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.89% +16.00%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 57 46 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.61% 80.70% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 61
Median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Front Office
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Confluence
3 3 (60.00%) Basel III
3 3 (60.00%) CRD IV
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 (80.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (60.00%) C# Pricing Developer
4 2 (40.00%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (20.00%) WCF Developer
5 1 (20.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Basel III
1 3 (60.00%) CRD IV
1 3 (60.00%) QA