Period
to 17 November 2018

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 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 74 58
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.60% 1.83% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.09% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 17
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% +2.14% -14.11%
10th Percentile £373 £306 £263
90th Percentile £538 £423 £409
Scotland median daily rate £419 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +16.32% -4.00% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £44.50
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 - £42.50

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 1,513 1,147 952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.58% 87.69% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 616 506
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £256 £221
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +57.38% -44.42%
10th Percentile £12.95 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.41 £33.53 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Glasgow

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) JSON
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
4 10 (37.04%) Spring
4 10 (37.04%) RESTful
5 9 (33.33%) Analytics
5 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (29.63%) Java 8
6 8 (29.63%) SDLC
6 8 (29.63%) Games
6 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
6 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (29.63%) Scala
6 8 (29.63%) JPA
6 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.93%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
8 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Apple Pay
3 1 (3.70%) Firebase
3 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Google Pay
3 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.70%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
1 2 (7.41%) NFC
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Xcode
3 2 (7.41%) Android Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) JSUnit
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Mockito
3 2 (7.41%) NUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) CocoaPods
4 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Games
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (11.11%) iOS Developer
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (3.70%) React Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) JSON
2 10 (37.04%) RESTful
2 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
3 8 (29.63%) JPA
4 7 (25.93%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) REST
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 3 (11.11%) iOS SDK
6 3 (11.11%) Redux
6 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 2 (7.41%) .NET
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.41%) Cocoa
7 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.41%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (7.41%) Node.js
7 2 (7.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (14.81%) Smartphone
4 2 (7.41%) Digital Wallet
5 1 (3.70%) Blog
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (33.33%) Analytics
3 9 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (29.63%) SDLC
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Change Control
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Innovative Thinking
7 4 (14.81%) MVVM
7 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Android Development
8 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
9 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Java 8
3 8 (29.63%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 3 (11.11%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) ES6
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Apple
2 2 (7.41%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.70%) Samsung
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) VMware