Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 82 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.76% 1.76% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.08% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 33
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £300
90th Percentile £538 £406 £424
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +50.00% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 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 1,331 1,204 1,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.71% 84.79% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 638 674
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £535
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 22 23
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +4.59% -7.69%
10th Percentile £9.16 £8.81 £10.55
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.77% +8.33% -8.09%

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 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
3 10 (35.71%) TDD
4 9 (32.14%) MVC
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 9 (32.14%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) CRM
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (32.14%) MSTest
4 9 (32.14%) Moq
4 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (32.14%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (28.57%) Web Services
6 7 (25.00%) Java
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
7 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Confluence
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (10.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Moq
1 9 (32.14%) MSTest
2 4 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Maven
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) webpack
4 1 (3.57%) Grunt
4 1 (3.57%) gulp
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.86%) CRM Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (3.57%) GUI Developer
5 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
1 13 (46.43%) AngularJS
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Core
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 4 (14.29%) Apache CXF
5 4 (14.29%) CSS
5 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 4 (14.29%) J2EE
5 4 (14.29%) JDBC
5 4 (14.29%) RESTful
5 4 (14.29%) Sass
5 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) TDD
3 9 (32.14%) CRM
3 9 (32.14%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.29%) ETL
5 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Validation
5 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 4 (14.29%) Ab Initio
3 4 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) MicroStrategy