Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 12 December 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 102 72
Rank change year-on-year +38 -30 +30
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 89 47 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.79% 1.44% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.76% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 59
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £296 £268 £275
90th Percentile £450 £450 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -0.66%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2642 2668 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.80% 81.89% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1691 1564
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £10.36
90th Percentile £48.20 £42.00 £38.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in the East Midlands

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Nottinghamshire +24 34 £363 -12.12% 5
Northamptonshire +21 26 £400 -
Leicestershire +3 16 £333 +16.67% 3
Derbyshire 0 9 £323 -21.82%
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 62 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
3 45 (50.56%) HTML
4 40 (44.94%) CSS
5 35 (39.33%) HTML5
6 34 (38.20%) TDD
7 33 (37.08%) .NET
7 33 (37.08%) Test Automation
8 32 (35.96%) CSS3
9 31 (34.83%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
10 29 (32.58%) RESTful
11 28 (31.46%) Java
12 27 (30.34%) C#
12 27 (30.34%) Web Services
13 26 (29.21%) MVC
13 26 (29.21%) Scrum
13 26 (29.21%) jQuery
13 26 (29.21%) React
14 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET
14 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
15 22 (24.72%) JSON
16 20 (22.47%) Front End Development
17 19 (21.35%) Node.js
17 19 (21.35%) Responsive Web Design
18 18 (20.22%) Oracle
19 17 (19.10%) SQL
20 15 (16.85%) Perforce
20 15 (16.85%) JIRA
20 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 11 (12.36%) CMS
2 7 (7.87%) Apache
3 5 (5.62%) iPlanet
3 5 (5.62%) JBoss
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (5.62%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.62%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.87%) npm
3 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) DNS
1 4 (4.49%) FCoE
1 4 (4.49%) Firewall
1 4 (4.49%) iSCSI
1 4 (4.49%) SAN
1 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
1 4 (4.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 9 (10.11%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) MySQL
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) Redis
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (32.58%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.85%) JIRA
3 13 (14.61%) gulp
4 12 (13.48%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.48%) JUnit
5 11 (12.36%) SonarQube
6 9 (10.11%) Grunt
7 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.74%) Gradle
8 6 (6.74%) JProfiler
9 5 (5.62%) Calabash
9 5 (5.62%) Jasmine
9 5 (5.62%) Maven
9 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
10 4 (4.49%) Bower
10 4 (4.49%) IntelliJ
10 4 (4.49%) JSUnit
10 4 (4.49%) webpack
10 4 (4.49%) Yeoman
11 3 (3.37%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 12 (13.48%) Retail
3 8 (8.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (82.02%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) .NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
3 15 (16.85%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.73%) UI Developer
5 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 13 (14.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Android Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
7 9 (10.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (6.74%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.74%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Analyst
10 4 (4.49%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (50.56%) HTML
2 40 (44.94%) CSS
3 35 (39.33%) HTML5
4 33 (37.08%) .NET
5 32 (35.96%) CSS3
6 29 (32.58%) RESTful
7 27 (30.34%) Web Services
8 26 (29.21%) jQuery
8 26 (29.21%) React
9 25 (28.09%) ASP.NET
10 22 (24.72%) JSON
11 19 (21.35%) Node.js
12 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (14.61%) AngularJS
15 11 (12.36%) .NET Core
15 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (12.36%) Sass
16 10 (11.24%) Hibernate
16 10 (11.24%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) User Experience
4 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Android
2 8 (8.99%) Unix
3 7 (7.87%) Linux
4 5 (5.62%) AIX
4 5 (5.62%) HPUX
4 5 (5.62%) Solaris
4 5 (5.62%) SUSE
5 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) TDD
3 33 (37.08%) Test Automation
4 31 (34.83%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (29.21%) MVC
5 26 (29.21%) Scrum
6 20 (22.47%) Front End Development
7 19 (21.35%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (14.61%) Microservices
9 12 (13.48%) OO
10 11 (12.36%) BDD
11 10 (11.24%) B2C
12 9 (10.11%) Android Development
12 9 (10.11%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.99%) Matrix Organization
13 8 (8.99%) OOP
14 7 (7.87%) ITIL
14 7 (7.87%) Mathematics
14 7 (7.87%) Mobile Development
14 7 (7.87%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
2 28 (31.46%) Java
3 27 (30.34%) C#
4 17 (19.10%) SQL
5 6 (6.74%) ES6
5 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.62%) Bash Shell
6 5 (5.62%) C-shell
6 5 (5.62%) Korn
6 5 (5.62%) Perl
7 4 (4.49%) PHP
8 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.25%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
10 1 (1.12%) Go
10 1 (1.12%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.37%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Docker
2 4 (4.49%) Samba
3 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) KVM
3 2 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Oracle
2 15 (16.85%) Perforce
3 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.62%) Sun
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco
5 4 (4.49%) F5
6 3 (3.37%) Google
7 2 (2.25%) Apple
7 2 (2.25%) Capita
7 2 (2.25%) PlateSpin
7 2 (2.25%) SAP
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas
7 2 (2.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) Borland
8 1 (1.12%) Cognos
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) Opsware
8 1 (1.12%) Twitter