Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 January 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 68 56
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.45% 1.10% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.36% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £335
90th Percentile £430 £543 £494
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - £44.85
South West median hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.67% - -3.85%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 501 662 765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 80.81% 80.83% 78.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 424 429
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.24%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £240
90th Percentile £563 £563 £507
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 54
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -29.41% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.20 £20.13
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £49.40
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £37.25 £39.26
% change year-on-year -16.78% -5.12% +37.75%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Gloucestershire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 6 £350 - 3
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (44.44%) React
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) ETL
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) React
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Play Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle