Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 94 69
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 22 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.51% 1.31% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 1.55% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +32.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £375 £326 £318
90th Percentile £515 £469 £480
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £463 £350
% change year-on-year -8.11% +32.14% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 1,036 1,418 1,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.85% 84.15% 86.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 758 618
Milton Keynes median daily rate £424 £415 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% - +7.10%
10th Percentile £234 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £413 £401
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.00% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 31
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.59%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.18 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.50 £24.40 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -5.42%

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 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) JSTL
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) npm
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
3 1 (16.67%) Centrify
3 1 (16.67%) Server Management
3 1 (16.67%) Korn
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Service Design
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) PMO
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy

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 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) JSTL
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
2 1 (16.67%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) CQRS
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OWASP
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Design
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C-shell
2 1 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Centrify
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau