Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 63 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.03% 1.66% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.17% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 15
Gloucestershire median daily rate £350 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +11.76% -17.07%
10th Percentile £330 £320 £305
90th Percentile £390 £750 £481
South West median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - £46.20 -
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £46.20 £28.50
% change year-on-year -18.83% +62.11% -32.94%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 570 738 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 82.73% 76.40% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 400 464
Gloucestershire median daily rate £375 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £214 £252 £225
90th Percentile £513 £575 £512
South West median daily rate £397 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.87% - +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 44 37
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +4.94% +15.71%
10th Percentile £14.10 £12.30 £25.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.99 £46.65
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%

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 27 July 2017. 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 -11 7 £350 -36.36%
Cheltenham +6 2 £320 -1.54%
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 8 (57.14%) React
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Google
4 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (35.71%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) HTML
6 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) User Experience
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++

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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
2 1 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 2 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
1 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 8 (57.14%) React
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 2 (14.29%) DHTML
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Kendo UI
6 1 (7.14%) LAMP
6 1 (7.14%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Kofax
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 24 days ago