Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 36
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.98% 1.09% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.41% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Exeter median daily rate £327 £307 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -24.20% -10.00%
10th Percentile £314 £291 £328
90th Percentile £341 £312 £408
Devon median daily rate £340 £307 £365
% change year-on-year +10.75% -15.89% -18.89%
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 266 213 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 86.93% 77.74% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 139 156
Exeter median daily rate £400 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +0.29% -0.29%
10th Percentile £183 £185 £225
90th Percentile £525 £482 £509
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Exeter median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.68% +82.05%
10th Percentile £33.63 £23.95 £23.85
90th Percentile £43.45 £96.60 £39.55
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.78 £35.75
% change year-on-year +47.21% -33.50% +66.28%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) FxCop
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Sass

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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) FxCop
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) gulp
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 1 (33.33%) webpack
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft