Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 January 2021 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 43 60 87
Rank change year-on-year +17 +27 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 10 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.27% 1.31% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.56% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £300 £519 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.17% +22.06% -8.11%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £519 £425
% change year-on-year -15.66% +22.06% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £16.00 -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 332 642 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 89.49% 83.81% 88.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 434 633
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £279 £275 £232
90th Percentile £600 £569 £624
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 60
Median hourly rate £12.85 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.32% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £9.52 £11.35 £10.76
90th Percentile £13.67 £20.85 £47.50
Median hourly rate £12.98 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -13.47% -6.25% +8.47%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) ES6
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) ES7
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Next.js

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Next.js
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ES6
1 1 (100.00%) ES7
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) TypeScript