The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 36 43 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.28% 1.83% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.19% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Median daily rate £368 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% +13.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £347
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 307 411 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 87.46% 83.37% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 203 150
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Nottingham

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Nottingham

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (84.62%) Shell Script
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (84.62%) Technical Analysis
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
2 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 9 (69.23%) PL/SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Ajax
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) DOM
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Bower
1 2 (15.38%) CasperJS
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) gulp
1 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) webpack
1 2 (15.38%) Yeoman
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.69%) Product Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Ajax
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) Browserify
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) CSS3
1 2 (15.38%) DOM
1 2 (15.38%) Handlebars
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) HTML5
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Sass
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (84.62%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Microservices
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Shell Script
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) PL/SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Oracle