Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 48 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 33 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 4.09% 2.83% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 3.33% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 12
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -16.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £334 £321 £337
90th Percentile £485 £428 £530
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands 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 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 706 721 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 87.59% 85.02% 87.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 447 472
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £622
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 14
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% -11.83% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.46 £9.18 £11.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £26.25 £18.53
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.01% -1.03% -19.44%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +6 33 £375 +7.14% 17
Unit Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 25 (75.76%) TDD
2 23 (69.70%) HTML
3 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (66.67%) Scrum
4 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
5 19 (57.58%) Web Services
6 17 (51.52%) Node.js
7 16 (48.48%) Docker
7 16 (48.48%) Microservices
8 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
8 14 (42.42%) .NET
9 13 (39.39%) C#
9 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
10 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 12 (36.36%) Oracle
10 12 (36.36%) Finance
11 11 (33.33%) MVC
11 11 (33.33%) CSS
11 11 (33.33%) CSS3
11 11 (33.33%) HTML5
12 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (30.30%) Degree
12 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
12 10 (30.30%) Java
12 10 (30.30%) SQL
12 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
12 10 (30.30%) gulp
13 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
13 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration

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 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 3 (9.09%) WildFly
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Redis
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Big Data
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 10 (30.30%) gulp
4 7 (21.21%) Bower
4 7 (21.21%) Jasmine
4 7 (21.21%) webpack
4 7 (21.21%) Yeoman
5 5 (15.15%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) JUnit
6 3 (9.09%) NetBeans
7 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.06%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) CasperJS
8 1 (3.03%) Gradle
8 1 (3.03%) JMeter
8 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.03%) Maven
8 1 (3.03%) QF-Test
8 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) WCF Developer
6 4 (12.12%) WPF Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) Web Services
3 17 (51.52%) Node.js
4 14 (42.42%) .NET
5 11 (33.33%) CSS
5 11 (33.33%) CSS3
5 11 (33.33%) HTML5
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
8 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (21.21%) Handlebars
8 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 7 (21.21%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (21.21%) Sass
8 7 (21.21%) XML
9 6 (18.18%) React
10 4 (12.12%) Spring
10 4 (12.12%) XSD
10 4 (12.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) TDD
2 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) Microservices
4 11 (33.33%) MVC
5 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.21%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 7 (21.21%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) Front End Development
6 7 (21.21%) OWASP
6 7 (21.21%) Progressive Enhancement
6 7 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (21.21%) SOA
6 7 (21.21%) SOLID
6 7 (21.21%) Web Design
6 7 (21.21%) Workflow
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
8 4 (12.12%) MVVM
8 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 4 (12.12%) Groovy
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Jython
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (21.21%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian