Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 67 87
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 +9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 24 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.50% 1.90% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.24% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £463 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £424 £324 £300
90th Percentile £538 £404 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £481 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +37.50% +7.69% -
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 1,338 1,071 1,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.63% 84.87% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 639 711
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £275
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 27 43
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £9.39 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.60 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.07
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.66% +23.62%

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) AngularJS
3 12 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) CRM
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (33.33%) JIRA
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) IBM
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (33.33%) Confluence
7 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
7 7 (29.17%) J2EE
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
7 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
7 7 (29.17%) HTTP
7 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
7 7 (29.17%) JDBC
7 7 (29.17%) Apache
7 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
7 7 (29.17%) Validation
7 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
7 7 (29.17%) Spring
7 7 (29.17%) Maven
7 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
7 7 (29.17%) Apache CXF

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 8 (33.33%) Confluence
2 7 (29.17%) Apache
2 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (4.17%) GitHub
3 1 (4.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) JIRA
2 7 (29.17%) Eclipse
2 7 (29.17%) Maven
3 6 (25.00%) Moq
3 6 (25.00%) MSTest
4 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (4.17%) Grunt
6 1 (4.17%) gulp
6 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 1 (4.17%) JUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.17%) webpack
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) CRM Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Android Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) AngularJS
2 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (29.17%) Apache CXF
3 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
3 7 (29.17%) J2EE
3 7 (29.17%) JDBC
3 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 7 (29.17%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.50%) Angular 2
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 2 (8.33%) Android SDK
6 2 (8.33%) CSS
6 2 (8.33%) JSP
6 2 (8.33%) Sass
7 1 (4.17%) LESS
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) CRM
3 9 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) Quality Management
5 7 (29.17%) Validation
5 7 (29.17%) Waterfall
6 6 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
8 4 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (16.67%) Data Mapping
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
8 4 (16.67%) ETL Development
8 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) hybris
4 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy