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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 16 20
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.94% 1.33% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.59% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £344
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.89% +16.00%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 126 63 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 81.29% 84.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 25
Median daily rate £375 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £23.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -34.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 29 March 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 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) FreeMarker
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) HTML

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%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) FreeMarker
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared