The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 27 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.09% 1.53% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 2.19% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Median daily rate £310 £215 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.18% -38.57%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 214 183 212
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.55% 70.11% 67.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 120 126
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.76 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.10 £28.00
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Leicestershire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leicester -3 1 - - 1
Unit Testing
East Midlands

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

1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) Retail
2 14 (53.85%) jQuery
2 14 (53.85%) HTML5
2 14 (53.85%) CSS3
3 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 8 (30.77%) CMS
5 8 (30.77%) RESTful
5 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
5 8 (30.77%) MVC
5 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (26.92%) PHPUnit
6 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
6 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
6 7 (26.92%) Ajax

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (30.77%) CMS
2 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 7 (26.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.85%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) JProfiler
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 14 (53.85%) Retail
2 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 8 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Drupal Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (26.92%) PHP Developer
3 7 (26.92%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) .NET
2 14 (53.85%) CSS
2 14 (53.85%) CSS3
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 14 (53.85%) HTML5
2 14 (53.85%) jQuery
2 14 (53.85%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) RESTful
4 7 (26.92%) Ajax
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (26.92%) LAMP
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle ADF
4 7 (26.92%) Symfony
5 5 (19.23%) React
6 4 (15.38%) .NET Core
7 2 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (3.85%) Laravel
8 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
2 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 8 (30.77%) MVC
4 7 (26.92%) Change Management
4 7 (26.92%) ITSM
4 7 (26.92%) OOP
5 4 (15.38%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.69%) SDET
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Java
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) PHP
4 7 (26.92%) PL/SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Google
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
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