Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 10 December 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
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 46 71
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 -35
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 4.08% 3.47% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 4.05% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 8
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £363 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -12.12% +10.00%
10th Percentile £340 £319 £329
90th Percentile £444 £438 £468
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 616 840 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 83.70% 85.63% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 555 443
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £292 £281 £288
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £401 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.46% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 31 19
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.68% +12.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £9.05 £9.00 £9.64
90th Percentile £22.28 £28.50 £25.70
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.11% +8.57% -12.50%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Nottinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Nottinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Nottinghamshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham 0 30 £400 +10.34% 12
Unit Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) Scrum
3 24 (80.00%) TDD
4 23 (76.67%) Web Services
5 20 (66.67%) HTML
5 20 (66.67%) Docker
6 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
7 16 (53.33%) Microservices
7 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 15 (50.00%) CSS
9 14 (46.67%) HTML5
9 14 (46.67%) CSS3
10 13 (43.33%) Node.js
10 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
11 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (40.00%) MVC
11 12 (40.00%) .NET
11 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
12 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (33.33%) BDD
13 10 (33.33%) Degree
13 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (33.33%) Java
13 10 (33.33%) Finance
14 8 (26.67%) Workflow
14 8 (26.67%) Web Design
14 8 (26.67%) Progressive Enhancement
14 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) DB2
2 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.67%) Redis
2 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) Jenkins
2 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (26.67%) Bower
3 8 (26.67%) gulp
3 8 (26.67%) Jasmine
3 8 (26.67%) Yeoman
4 6 (20.00%) webpack
5 5 (16.67%) JUnit
5 5 (16.67%) NetBeans
6 3 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.67%) JMeter
7 2 (6.67%) Maven
7 2 (6.67%) Mocha
7 2 (6.67%) PhantomJS
7 2 (6.67%) QF-Test
7 2 (6.67%) Selenium
7 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.67%) Travis CI
8 1 (3.33%) Gradle
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (76.67%) Web Services
2 20 (66.67%) HTML
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
4 14 (46.67%) CSS3
4 14 (46.67%) HTML5
5 13 (43.33%) Node.js
6 12 (40.00%) .NET
6 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
8 8 (26.67%) Handlebars
8 8 (26.67%) RESTful
8 8 (26.67%) Sass
9 7 (23.33%) jQuery
9 7 (23.33%) React
9 7 (23.33%) REST
10 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (20.00%) Spring
11 5 (16.67%) Java RMI
11 5 (16.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.33%) GPGPU
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (90.00%) Scrum
3 24 (80.00%) TDD
4 16 (53.33%) Microservices
5 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
6 12 (40.00%) MVC
7 10 (33.33%) BDD
7 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
8 8 (26.67%) Progressive Enhancement
8 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (26.67%) Web Design
8 8 (26.67%) Workflow
9 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
10 6 (20.00%) API Design
10 6 (20.00%) SOLID
11 5 (16.67%) Decision-Making
11 5 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 5 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (23.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) Groovy
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Jython
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin