Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6 +40
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 49 58 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.95% 2.35% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 2.80% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 50
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £238 £346 £300
90th Percentile £588 £538 £450
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -2.13% +7.43% +8.02%

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 1,333 2,074 2,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 80.35% 84.04% 84.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 1,342 1,630
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £238 £275 £238
90th Percentile £575 £552 £560
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 91 99
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.72% -9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.09 £9.52 £10.28
90th Percentile £46.45 £35.00 £48.60
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.79 £24.00
% change year-on-year -5.43% -0.86% -

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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
Lincolnshire +16 14 £275 - 8
Nottinghamshire +5 14 £475 +11.76% 24
Derbyshire +4 10 £616 +59.87% 8
Northamptonshire +10 8 £425 +5.20% 7
Leicestershire +2 2 £400 +3.23% 8
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.69%) RESTful
5 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
6 12 (24.49%) PHP
6 12 (24.49%) SAP
6 12 (24.49%) LAMP
7 11 (22.45%) MySQL
7 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.45%) Laravel
8 10 (20.41%) Docker
8 10 (20.41%) Scrum
8 10 (20.41%) Symfony
9 9 (18.37%) Zend
9 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 9 (18.37%) OOP
9 9 (18.37%) C#
9 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 9 (18.37%) Microservices
9 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
10 8 (16.33%) Vagrant
10 8 (16.33%) ABAP
10 8 (16.33%) .NET
10 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 7 (14.29%) HTML
11 7 (14.29%) Oracle
11 7 (14.29%) CSS
11 7 (14.29%) MVC

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 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) AWS
2 4 (8.16%) npm
3 3 (6.12%) iPaaS
4 2 (4.08%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.04%) Azure
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) MySQL
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) MariaDB
4 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
4 3 (6.12%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) HBase
5 1 (2.04%) Impala
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 8 (16.33%) Vagrant
4 7 (14.29%) Travis CI
5 6 (12.24%) Moq
6 5 (10.20%) Jasmine
6 5 (10.20%) webpack
7 4 (8.16%) Bitbucket
8 3 (6.12%) Grunt
8 3 (6.12%) JUnit
8 3 (6.12%) PHPUnit
8 3 (6.12%) PuPHPet
9 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.08%) Maven
9 2 (4.08%) Mocha
9 2 (4.08%) Selenium
10 1 (2.04%) Cypress.io
10 1 (2.04%) GitLab
10 1 (2.04%) Gradle
10 1 (2.04%) gulp
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (77.55%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) PHP Developer
3 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.12%) ABAP Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.12%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.12%) React Developer
5 3 (6.12%) SAP BW Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Xamarin Developer
6 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) MuleSoft Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) RESTful
2 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
3 12 (24.49%) LAMP
4 11 (22.45%) Laravel
5 10 (20.41%) Symfony
6 9 (18.37%) Web Services
7 8 (16.33%) .NET
8 7 (14.29%) CSS
8 7 (14.29%) HTML
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Core
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.24%) CSS3
9 6 (12.24%) HTML5
10 5 (10.20%) Jest
10 5 (10.20%) Node.js
11 4 (8.16%) React
11 4 (8.16%) Silex
12 3 (6.12%) .NET Core
12 3 (6.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Cloud Native
2 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
2 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) CentOS
2 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Scrum
3 9 (18.37%) Microservices
3 9 (18.37%) OOP
4 8 (16.33%) TDD
5 7 (14.29%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 6 (12.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
7 5 (10.20%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
8 4 (8.16%) Front End Development
8 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.16%) SOLID
8 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) PHP
3 9 (18.37%) C#
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) ABAP
5 5 (10.20%) ES6
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) PHP 7
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) VBA
8 1 (2.04%) Groovy
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
1 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.04%) Oozie
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) SAP
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) Zend
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft
6 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (6.12%) Sun
6 3 (6.12%) Xamarin
7 2 (4.08%) Teradata