Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 23 January 2019 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 24 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.47% 4.61% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 5.19% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Exeter median daily rate £375 £400 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +30.29% -24.20%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £291
90th Percentile £450 £463 £312
Devon median daily rate £375 £340 £307
% change year-on-year +10.29% +10.75% -5.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate - - -
Devon median hourly rate - - -

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 Exeter with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 260 270 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 90.28% 88.82% 86.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 169 163
Exeter median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -6.17%
10th Percentile £250 £185 £185
90th Percentile £550 £550 £494
Devon median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Exeter median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -16.67% +47.54%
10th Percentile £9.46 £22.48 £19.20
90th Percentile £40.35 £64.00 £147.20
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £23.28
% change year-on-year -8.00% +61.12% -37.09%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Exeter

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Exeter

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Exeter over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (30.00%) ES6
5 3 (30.00%) Angular 2
5 3 (30.00%) npm
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) JSON
5 3 (30.00%) JIRA
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Node.js
5 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
5 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) C

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) npm
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (30.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) JSON Schema
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Swagger
3 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (10.00%) LESS
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) SOLID
5 2 (20.00%) Storage Management
6 1 (10.00%) API Design
6 1 (10.00%) API Development
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C#
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) ES6
2 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft