Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 96 97
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 63 73 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.79% 1.90% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.36% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 69
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £325 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -5.80% -6.76%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £225
90th Percentile £468 £443 £425
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.96 £47.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.77% - -
10th Percentile £39.85 £46.25 £46.25
90th Percentile £41.54 £48.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.75%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2820 3095 3681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.00% 80.45% 82.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1997 2268
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 163 194
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.96%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.93 £56.75 £48.59
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Hampshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Farnborough +10 8 £445 +14.84%
Basingstoke - 8 £450 - 2
Eastleigh +4 7 £375 -
Portsmouth -13 5 £325 +13.04% 1
Southampton +9 3 £400 +33.33% 7
Fareham - 3 - -
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 47 (74.60%) Java
2 37 (58.73%) SQL
2 37 (58.73%) Linux
3 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (44.44%) TDD
5 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
5 26 (41.27%) RESTful
6 25 (39.68%) System Testing
7 24 (38.10%) Middleware
7 24 (38.10%) Apache
7 24 (38.10%) J2EE
8 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
9 22 (34.92%) Unix
9 22 (34.92%) Spring
10 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 20 (31.75%) Gradle
11 20 (31.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 20 (31.75%) Kafka
11 20 (31.75%) JSON
11 20 (31.75%) Hadoop
11 20 (31.75%) Oracle
11 20 (31.75%) Web Services
12 19 (30.16%) Scrum
12 19 (30.16%) Degree
13 18 (28.57%) Benchmarking
13 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
13 18 (28.57%) .NET
13 18 (28.57%) GitHub
13 18 (28.57%) HBase
13 18 (28.57%) HDFS

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 24 (38.10%) Apache
2 15 (23.81%) Apache Spark
3 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 13 (20.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 13 (20.63%) GemFire
4 13 (20.63%) GlassFish
4 13 (20.63%) Liferay
4 13 (20.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.35%) JBoss
6 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) GitHub
2 13 (20.63%) PaaS
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) Hadoop
2 18 (28.57%) HBase
3 16 (25.40%) Big Data
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 13 (20.63%) Apache Hive
5 13 (20.63%) OLTP
5 13 (20.63%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.94%) Parquet
7 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (41.27%) Git (software)
2 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 20 (31.75%) Gradle
4 16 (25.40%) JUnit
5 13 (20.63%) IntelliJ
6 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (14.29%) NuGet
8 5 (7.94%) Ant
8 5 (7.94%) Maven
9 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.35%) Selenium
10 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.17%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (1.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.59%) Mocha
11 1 (1.59%) Mockito
11 1 (1.59%) Moq
11 1 (1.59%) QUnit
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (88.89%) Developer
2 35 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Big Data Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.17%) ASP Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Agile Developer
9 1 (1.59%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.59%) CRM Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (41.27%) RESTful
2 24 (38.10%) J2EE
2 24 (38.10%) Middleware
3 22 (34.92%) Spring
4 20 (31.75%) JSON
4 20 (31.75%) Kafka
4 20 (31.75%) Web Services
5 18 (28.57%) .NET
6 15 (23.81%) JAXB
7 13 (20.63%) Apache Camel
7 13 (20.63%) Ehcache
7 13 (20.63%) EJB
7 13 (20.63%) EJB 3.0
7 13 (20.63%) JAX-RS
7 13 (20.63%) JPA
7 13 (20.63%) Spark Streaming
7 13 (20.63%) Spring Boot
7 13 (20.63%) Spring Integration
8 12 (19.05%) AngularJS
8 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
1 18 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 13 (20.63%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (20.63%) Replication
3 2 (3.17%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) RIA
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (58.73%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Unix
3 13 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) TDD
3 25 (39.68%) System Testing
4 19 (30.16%) Scrum
5 18 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 17 (26.98%) Acceptance Criteria
6 17 (26.98%) User Stories
7 14 (22.22%) MVC
7 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 13 (20.63%) ETL
8 13 (20.63%) MapReduce
8 13 (20.63%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (20.63%) Validation
9 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.29%) SDLC
11 8 (12.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 8 (12.70%) SOLID
12 6 (9.52%) DevOps
12 6 (9.52%) Software Delivery
13 5 (7.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) Java
2 37 (58.73%) SQL
3 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 17 (26.98%) PL/SQL
6 15 (23.81%) C#
7 9 (14.29%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.17%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 7 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (28.57%) HDFS
3 4 (6.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
2 13 (20.63%) HP
2 13 (20.63%) Red Hat
3 10 (15.87%) IBM
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.35%) MuleSoft
5 4 (6.35%) Telerik
5 4 (6.35%) WSO2
6 2 (3.17%) Talend
7 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.59%) Xamarin