Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 22 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
Hampshire > Farnborough
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 23 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 6.78% 2.63% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 3.42% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Farnborough median daily rate £445 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.84% +13.97% -
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +23.08% -4.41% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Farnborough median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.96 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -13.77% - -

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 Farnborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 92 117 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 77.97% 76.97% 59.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 56 84
Farnborough median daily rate £425 £430 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +11.33% -5.21%
10th Percentile £253 £300 £280
90th Percentile £488 £538 £475
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 8
Farnborough median hourly rate £12.50 £54.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.17% +28.82% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.74 £40.88
90th Percentile £22.85 £59.31 £73.96
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Farnborough

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 22 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Gradle
3 6 (75.00%) System Testing
3 6 (75.00%) REST
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) HBase
4 5 (62.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (62.50%) Big Data
4 5 (62.50%) Kafka
4 5 (62.50%) GitHub
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) Middleware
4 5 (62.50%) Benchmarking
4 5 (62.50%) Apache
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) HDFS
4 5 (62.50%) Virtual Team
4 5 (62.50%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (50.00%) Parquet
5 4 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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 (62.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (12.50%) GemFire
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Big Data
1 5 (62.50%) Hadoop
1 5 (62.50%) HBase
2 4 (50.00%) Parquet
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (12.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Gradle
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 5 (62.50%) JSON
3 5 (62.50%) Kafka
3 5 (62.50%) Middleware
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Apache Avro
4 4 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (25.00%) JAXB
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 1 (12.50%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) System Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Benchmarking
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (12.50%) ETL
7 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (12.50%) UML
7 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (62.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat