Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 78 90
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 33 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.88% 0.86% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.01% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £351 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.14% +10.24% +13.39%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £250
90th Percentile £438 £350 £430
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £313 £340
% change year-on-year +12.08% -8.09% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 1459 1086 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.28% 84.98% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 636 840
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £418 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +8.44% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £250
90th Percentile £530 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £409 £375
% change year-on-year -2.14% +9.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +25.49%
10th Percentile £8.79 £9.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £25.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year +11.07% -7.69% +30.00%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 13 (39.39%) Spring
4 13 (39.39%) Maven
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) Web Services
6 11 (33.33%) Scrum
7 10 (30.30%) JIRA
7 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
8 9 (27.27%) Android
8 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
8 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) JUnit
9 7 (21.21%) Selenium
9 7 (21.21%) Confluence
9 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.21%) React
9 7 (21.21%) API Development
10 6 (18.18%) Android SDK
10 6 (18.18%) Android Development
10 6 (18.18%) Docker
10 6 (18.18%) RESTful
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Banking
10 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
10 6 (18.18%) HTML
10 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
10 6 (18.18%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) Confluence
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.12%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.06%) Alfresco
4 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 2 (6.06%) CMS
4 2 (6.06%) Drupal
4 2 (6.06%) Liferay
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Hazelcast
1 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (9.09%) Redis
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 13 (39.39%) Maven
3 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (30.30%) JIRA
4 7 (21.21%) JUnit
4 7 (21.21%) Selenium
5 6 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 4 (12.12%) GitLab
6 4 (12.12%) Gradle
6 4 (12.12%) Grunt
6 4 (12.12%) gulp
6 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
6 4 (12.12%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (12.12%) Mocha
6 4 (12.12%) Mockito
6 4 (12.12%) Protractor
7 3 (9.09%) Subversion
7 3 (9.09%) webpack
General
1 6 (18.18%) Banking
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Android Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Angular Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Android Developer
8 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
8 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Automation Developer
9 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Cloud Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) Spring
2 12 (36.36%) Web Services
3 9 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 7 (21.21%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.21%) React
5 6 (18.18%) Android SDK
5 6 (18.18%) HTML
5 6 (18.18%) RESTful
6 5 (15.15%) Java EE
7 4 (12.12%) Angular 2
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
7 4 (12.12%) J2EE
7 4 (12.12%) JSP
7 4 (12.12%) REST
7 4 (12.12%) Sass
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) Grails
8 3 (9.09%) Play Framework
8 3 (9.09%) SOAP
9 2 (6.06%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Android
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) TDD
3 11 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) API Development
5 6 (18.18%) Android Development
5 6 (18.18%) OO
6 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.15%) SOA
7 4 (12.12%) ATDD
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) CRM
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Task Automation
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.09%) Microservices
8 3 (9.09%) Planning Poker
9 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.06%) Robotic Process Automation
9 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (78.79%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) ES6
4 3 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Avaya
3 2 (6.06%) Blue Prism
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) OpenText
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Atlassian