Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 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
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 81 81
Rank change year-on-year +64 0 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 38 9 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.21% 0.80% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.87% 0.90% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 15
Median daily rate £451 £560 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.41% +12.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £413 £330 £338
90th Percentile £638 £615 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £444 £525
% change year-on-year +2.00% -15.48% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 385 1,000 1,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.15% 89.21% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 570 739
Median daily rate £450 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +10.69% -
10th Percentile £289 £263 £240
90th Percentile £638 £600 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £438 £413
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.10 £10.84 £9.26
90th Percentile £42.00 £49.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £24.25 £14.05
% change year-on-year -34.02% +72.60% -14.85%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 36 (94.74%) SQL
2 35 (92.11%) PL/SQL
2 35 (92.11%) Migration
2 35 (92.11%) Data Migration
3 34 (89.47%) Security Cleared
3 34 (89.47%) Oracle
3 34 (89.47%) Shell Script
4 33 (86.84%) Oracle Payables
5 32 (84.21%) General Ledger
6 28 (73.68%) E-business
7 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
8 22 (57.89%) Cash Management
8 22 (57.89%) Oracle Cash Management
9 20 (52.63%) ERP
10 19 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (31.58%) Public Sector
12 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
13 6 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
14 5 (13.16%) Oracle ERP
14 5 (13.16%) SaaS
15 3 (7.89%) Azure
15 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
15 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (7.89%) Scrum
15 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
15 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
15 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
15 3 (7.89%) MVC
15 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
15 3 (7.89%) SQL Server

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 (2.63%) IIS
Business Applications
1 33 (86.84%) Oracle Payables
2 22 (57.89%) Oracle Cash Management
3 19 (50.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (13.16%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) SaaS
2 3 (7.89%) Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.26%) AWS
3 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.26%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Grunt
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) Mocha
1 2 (5.26%) webpack
General
1 32 (84.21%) General Ledger
2 12 (31.58%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) Technical Developer
3 13 (34.21%) ERP Developer
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Developer
6 2 (5.26%) E-Business Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (5.26%) Backbone.js
1 2 (5.26%) Chai
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) Enzyme
1 2 (5.26%) Express
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) Jest
1 2 (5.26%) JSON
1 2 (5.26%) Mongoose
1 2 (5.26%) Node.js
1 2 (5.26%) PhoneGap
1 2 (5.26%) React
1 2 (5.26%) React Native
1 2 (5.26%) Redux
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) Sass
1 2 (5.26%) SOAP
1 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Android
1 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Data Migration
1 35 (92.11%) Migration
2 28 (73.68%) E-business
3 22 (57.89%) Cash Management
4 20 (52.63%) ERP
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
5 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.26%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (5.26%) Open Source
6 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) SQL
2 35 (92.11%) PL/SQL
3 34 (89.47%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.89%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.26%) ES6
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.26%) Kotlin
5 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (89.47%) Security Cleared
2 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
3 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) OutSystems
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.63%) Capita
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore