Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 87 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 35 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.13% 2.13% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 2.51% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +7.69% +3.59%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £288
90th Percentile £538 £402 £380
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 1,266 1,393 1,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.06% 84.94% 84.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 684 683
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% +8.00%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 31 30
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.20 £18.70 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.87% +8.93% -20.00%

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 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (41.18%) MSTest
3 7 (41.18%) Moq
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (41.18%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (17.65%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Moq
1 7 (41.18%) MSTest
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) webpack
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) CRM Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (5.88%) GUI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Core
4 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
5 3 (17.65%) JSTL
5 3 (17.65%) Sass
5 3 (17.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.76%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle