Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 35 40
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.35% 0.96% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 1.09% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Exeter median daily rate £370 £327 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +6.51% -24.20%
10th Percentile £310 £314 £291
90th Percentile £400 £341 £312
Devon median daily rate £370 £340 £307
% change year-on-year +8.82% +10.75% -15.89%
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 233 274 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 86.62% 88.10% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 160 147
Exeter median daily rate £400 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.94% -1.15%
10th Percentile £304 £180 £177
90th Percentile £519 £525 £488
Devon median daily rate £377 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -5.74% +14.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Exeter median hourly rate £11.79 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.57% -6.25% +37.93%
10th Percentile £8.39 £29.50 £23.95
90th Percentile £35.25 £43.35 £96.60
Devon median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £28.14
% change year-on-year -55.71% +24.39% +46.34%

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 17 November 2018, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
5 3 (33.33%) ES6
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) SOLID
5 3 (33.33%) Angular 2
5 3 (33.33%) npm
5 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
6 2 (22.22%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (33.33%) npm
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
3 1 (11.11%) GitHub
3 1 (11.11%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
3 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) Angular 2
3 3 (33.33%) JSON
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) RESTful
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Core
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) JSON Schema
4 2 (22.22%) Swagger
4 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
5 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (11.11%) LESS
5 1 (11.11%) NgRx
5 1 (11.11%) Redux
5 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) SOLID
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
6 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Storage Management
6 2 (22.22%) Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) API Design
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) ES6
2 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft