Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 53 62
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 -25
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 4.12% 3.44% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 3.96% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 10
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £394 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.62% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £340 £311 £327
90th Percentile £494 £438 £448
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% -1.30%
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 617 808 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.75% 86.88% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 513 488
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £560 £601
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 16
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +6.76% -11.20%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.00 £8.82
90th Percentile £39.38 £28.50 £25.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +5.08% +5.36% -13.58%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +5 30 £394 +8.62% 21
Unit Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) Scrum
3 23 (76.67%) TDD
4 20 (66.67%) HTML
5 19 (63.33%) Web Services
6 17 (56.67%) Docker
7 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (50.00%) Microservices
8 14 (46.67%) Node.js
9 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
9 13 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (43.33%) CSS
9 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
10 12 (40.00%) Degree
10 12 (40.00%) Finance
10 12 (40.00%) MVC
10 12 (40.00%) .NET
10 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (40.00%) HTML5
10 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (40.00%) CSS3
11 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (36.67%) Java
12 10 (33.33%) BDD
13 9 (30.00%) C#
14 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
14 8 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (26.67%) AngularJS

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
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) 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 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Redis
2 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.67%) DB2
3 5 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (3.33%) GIS
5 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
2 12 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (23.33%) gulp
4 6 (20.00%) Bower
4 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 6 (20.00%) webpack
4 6 (20.00%) Yeoman
5 5 (16.67%) JUnit
5 5 (16.67%) NetBeans
6 3 (10.00%) JIRA
6 3 (10.00%) Selenium
7 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.67%) JMeter
7 2 (6.67%) Maven
7 2 (6.67%) QF-Test
7 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.33%) Gradle
8 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Senior QA Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) HTML
2 19 (63.33%) Web Services
3 14 (46.67%) Node.js
4 13 (43.33%) CSS
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
5 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (40.00%) CSS3
5 12 (40.00%) HTML5
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 8 (26.67%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (23.33%) jQuery
8 7 (23.33%) React
8 7 (23.33%) REST
9 6 (20.00%) Handlebars
9 6 (20.00%) RESTful
9 6 (20.00%) Sass
9 6 (20.00%) Spring
10 5 (16.67%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) GPGPU
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (83.33%) Scrum
3 23 (76.67%) TDD
4 15 (50.00%) Microservices
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (33.33%) BDD
8 8 (26.67%) SOLID
9 7 (23.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
9 7 (23.33%) OWASP
9 7 (23.33%) SOA
10 6 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (20.00%) Front End Development
10 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
10 6 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (20.00%) Web Design
10 6 (20.00%) Workflow
11 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (36.67%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) Groovy
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Jython
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) GLSL
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.33%) Xamarin