Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 80 74
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.50% 2.13% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 2.54% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 3
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -1.57%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £261
90th Percentile £463 £408 £349
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -3.47%
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 1,216 1,416 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.61% 83.69% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 722 636
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £238 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £530 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £13.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +16.04% -14.88%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.59 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.45% -17.14%

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 17 October 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 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
3 2 (28.57%) webpack
3 2 (28.57%) npm
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 1 (14.29%) Centrify
4 1 (14.29%) Server Management
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) C-shell
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) webpack
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) JSTL
3 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 1 (14.29%) OAuth
4 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
4 1 (14.29%) OpenID
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OWASP
2 1 (14.29%) Server Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) C-shell
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Samba
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Centrify
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle