Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 51 61
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 19 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.39% 1.33% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 1.77% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
Leicestershire median daily rate £325 £285 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.04% -31.33% +18.57%
10th Percentile £293 £212 £402
90th Percentile £376 £303 £423
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 462 395 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 82.35% 75.10% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 249 208
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £240 £127 £154
90th Percentile £525 £500 £513
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 24
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -4.13% -24.38%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.70 £10.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £41.88
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +4.52%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Leicester -1 4 £375 - 4
Unit Testing
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 19 (100.00%) HTML
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
2 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) HTML5
2 16 (84.21%) CSS3
3 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 15 (78.95%) React
3 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (78.95%) Retail
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 14 (73.68%) .NET
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
5 13 (68.42%) Web Services
5 13 (68.42%) C#
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 13 (68.42%) CMS
5 13 (68.42%) Front End Development
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (68.42%) .NET Core
6 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 5 (26.32%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter
8 3 (15.79%) Symfony
8 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
8 3 (15.79%) Drupal

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 13 (68.42%) CMS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) PHPUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 15 (78.95%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) .NET Developer
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (68.42%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (68.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (68.42%) C# Developer
4 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (26.32%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (26.32%) HTML Developer
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (15.79%) PHP Developer
6 3 (15.79%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (5.26%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 1 (5.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) CSS
1 19 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (84.21%) CSS3
2 16 (84.21%) HTML5
3 15 (78.95%) jQuery
3 15 (78.95%) React
4 14 (73.68%) .NET
5 13 (68.42%) .NET Core
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 13 (68.42%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 3 (15.79%) LAMP
7 3 (15.79%) Symfony
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (10.53%) Ext JS
8 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (78.95%) Test Automation
3 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 13 (68.42%) Front End Development
5 5 (26.32%) OOP
6 2 (10.53%) Coaching
6 2 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) Apple Swift
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Google
1 3 (15.79%) Twitter
2 2 (10.53%) SAP