Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 30 May 2020 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 43 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 68 53
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.48% 4.64% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 5.23% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 40 38
Median daily rate £450 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +15.38%
10th Percentile £392 £356 £329
90th Percentile £475 £525 £462
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 687 1,300 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.92% 88.68% 87.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 797 828
Median daily rate £425 £420 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.04% +5.07%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £527
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 42 25
Median hourly rate £20.18 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.87% +27.50% -5.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.38 £10.32
90th Percentile £35.00 £39.93 £35.00
Median hourly rate £26.50 £23.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.59% +7.56% -17.31%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Programme Management
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Public Sector
3 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 5 (41.67%) Azure
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Redux
4 5 (41.67%) React
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) DB2
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Kanban
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Clojure
6 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) AWS
2 2 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) GitLab
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) NUnit
5 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (58.33%) Public Sector
2 3 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) React Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) React
1 5 (41.67%) Redux
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (16.67%) Enzyme
3 2 (16.67%) Jest
3 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (16.67%) OAuth
3 2 (16.67%) OpenID
4 1 (8.33%) Apollo GraphQL
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (8.33%) GraphQL
4 1 (8.33%) Vue.js
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Programme Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) Microservices
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (16.67%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Clojure
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Java 8
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (8.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Curam