Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 23 November 2017 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
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 18 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.79% 2.86% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.49% 3.28% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 3
Northampton median daily rate £400 £384 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -14.72% +60.71%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £425
90th Percentile £458 £428 £560
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +60.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire 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 Northampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 401 518 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 84.42% 87.21% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 392 289
Northampton median daily rate £375 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -4.41% -
10th Percentile £200 £283 £250
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 7
Northampton median hourly rate £11.79 £11.50 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.54% -37.90% +23.47%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.50 £13.15
90th Percentile £14.35 £29.53 £20.61
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
% change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northampton.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Northampton

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unit Testing in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Northampton

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Northampton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 13 (72.22%) Perforce
1 13 (72.22%) TDD
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) Node.js
3 11 (61.11%) CSS3
3 11 (61.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (55.56%) React
5 8 (44.44%) SonarQube
5 8 (44.44%) JSON
5 8 (44.44%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 7 (38.89%) JUnit
6 7 (38.89%) OO
6 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
6 7 (38.89%) Ajax
6 7 (38.89%) Spring
6 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
6 7 (38.89%) JPA
6 7 (38.89%) RESTful
6 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
7 6 (33.33%) Grunt

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (5.56%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) RDBMS
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (44.44%) SonarQube
3 7 (38.89%) JUnit
4 6 (33.33%) Grunt
4 6 (33.33%) gulp
5 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) JSUnit
7 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 3 (16.67%) Gradle
7 3 (16.67%) JProfiler
8 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
8 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
8 2 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) UI Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
2 11 (61.11%) CSS3
2 11 (61.11%) HTML5
2 11 (61.11%) Node.js
3 10 (55.56%) React
4 8 (44.44%) JSON
5 7 (38.89%) Ajax
5 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (38.89%) JPA
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
5 7 (38.89%) Spring
6 6 (33.33%) Java EE
6 6 (33.33%) REST
6 6 (33.33%) SOAP
6 6 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 5 (27.78%) Redux
7 5 (27.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) TDD
1 13 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
4 7 (38.89%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (16.67%) RAD
8 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (11.11%) Microservices
8 2 (11.11%) OOP
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.56%) SDLC
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) ES6
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Perforce
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Capita
4 1 (5.56%) Apple