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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 54 88
Rank change year-on-year -28 +34  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 23 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.31% 3.11% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 3.89% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 40 18
Median daily rate £325 £323 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +3.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year +0.88% +13.63%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1432 1568 1810
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.50% 79.88% 84.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1005 1166
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 78 90
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £34.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +15.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +2 10 £285 -0.86% 7
Farnborough - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 3 £342 - 2
Winchester +4 1 £475 +5.55% 2
Aldershot - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Java
3 18 (33.33%) .NET
4 15 (27.78%) C#
4 15 (27.78%) HTML
5 14 (25.93%) Scrum
5 14 (25.93%) Spring
5 14 (25.93%) CSS
5 14 (25.93%) Linux
5 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
6 13 (24.07%) MVC
6 13 (24.07%) TDD
7 12 (22.22%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) Middleware
7 12 (22.22%) jQuery
8 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
8 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (20.37%) Unix
9 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (16.67%) System Testing
10 9 (16.67%) J2EE
10 9 (16.67%) Oracle
11 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
11 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
11 8 (14.81%) Apache
11 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
11 8 (14.81%) IBM
11 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering

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 8 (14.81%) Apache
1 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.96%) JBoss
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.85%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.85%) GemFire
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) SAP EHS
2 2 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) GitHub
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) DB2
2 5 (9.26%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.26%) HBase
3 4 (7.41%) Parquet
3 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (3.70%) GIS
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.85%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) Gradle
2 5 (9.26%) JUnit
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
2 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.41%) Artifactory
3 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (7.41%) Checkstyle
3 4 (7.41%) FindBugs
3 4 (7.41%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.41%) Mockito
4 3 (5.56%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) NuGet
5 2 (3.70%) QUnit
6 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.85%) Mocha
6 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
1 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (7.41%) COBOL Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Middleware Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ASP Developer
8 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 15 (27.78%) HTML
3 14 (25.93%) CSS
3 14 (25.93%) Spring
4 12 (22.22%) jQuery
4 12 (22.22%) Middleware
5 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (16.67%) J2EE
7 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (14.81%) REST
8 7 (12.96%) Web Services
9 6 (11.11%) ADO.NET
9 6 (11.11%) WPF
10 5 (9.26%) Apache Camel
10 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
10 5 (9.26%) Kafka
10 5 (9.26%) RESTful
11 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
11 4 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (7.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (9.26%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (9.26%) Mainframe
1 5 (9.26%) User Experience
1 5 (9.26%) Virtual Team
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.56%) Life Science
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Unix
3 2 (3.70%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Scrum
3 13 (24.07%) MVC
3 13 (24.07%) TDD
4 10 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.67%) System Testing
6 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) DevOps
7 7 (12.96%) SDLC
8 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.11%) UML
9 5 (9.26%) BDD
9 5 (9.26%) Benchmarking
9 5 (9.26%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.41%) Open Source
11 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.56%) OWASP
11 3 (5.56%) Software Delivery
11 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 5 (9.26%) COBOL
7 5 (9.26%) JCL
8 3 (5.56%) C++
8 3 (5.56%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) ABAP
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.85%) Groovy
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) HDFS
2 4 (7.41%) Docker
3 3 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) IBM
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) SAP
4 4 (7.41%) Telerik
5 3 (5.56%) MuleSoft
5 3 (5.56%) WSO2
5 3 (5.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.85%) ATG
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 19 days ago