Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 55 59
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 57 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.74% 3.78% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 4.33% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 18 15
Oxford median daily rate £525 £538 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +79.17% -38.78%
10th Percentile £383 £314 £249
90th Percentile £650 £615 £371
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £488 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +62.50% -38.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 641 624 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 87.09% 87.39% 82.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 474 451
Oxford median daily rate £450 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -1.84%
10th Percentile £320 £188 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Oxford median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -55.56% +221.43%
10th Percentile £14.30 £13.88 £12.15
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £70.10
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Oxford

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Oxford

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 42 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 39 (68.42%) TDD
2 39 (68.42%) AngularJS
3 38 (66.67%) Node.js
4 37 (64.91%) Java
5 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (61.40%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (49.12%) Ansible
8 27 (47.37%) Mockito
8 27 (47.37%) JUnit
9 26 (45.61%) jQuery
10 25 (43.86%) React
11 24 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (42.11%) Puppet
12 21 (36.84%) Scrum
12 21 (36.84%) Configuration Management
12 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (36.84%) Maven
13 20 (35.09%) CSS
13 20 (35.09%) Linux
13 20 (35.09%) HTML
14 19 (33.33%) Ant
14 19 (33.33%) BDD
15 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
16 17 (29.82%) Kanban
17 15 (26.32%) Pair Programming
18 14 (24.56%) Sass
18 14 (24.56%) LESS
18 14 (24.56%) SQL
18 14 (24.56%) Web Services

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 7 (12.28%) JBoss
2 6 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Magento
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (61.40%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) GitHub
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.51%) OLAP
3 2 (3.51%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) JUnit
1 27 (47.37%) Mockito
2 21 (36.84%) Maven
3 19 (33.33%) Ant
4 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (7.02%) JIRA
6 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.51%) JMeter
General
1 8 (14.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 23 (40.35%) Java Developer
3 20 (35.09%) AWS Developer
4 16 (28.07%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (26.32%) Agile Developer
5 15 (26.32%) Java Team Leader
5 15 (26.32%) Team Leader
6 12 (21.05%) Node.js Developer
7 10 (17.54%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (14.04%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (14.04%) Lead Developer
9 7 (12.28%) Angular Developer
10 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
10 6 (10.53%) SQL Developer
11 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
11 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce Developer
12 4 (7.02%) HTML CSS Developer
12 4 (7.02%) HTML Developer
12 4 (7.02%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (68.42%) AngularJS
2 38 (66.67%) Node.js
3 26 (45.61%) jQuery
4 25 (43.86%) React
5 20 (35.09%) CSS
5 20 (35.09%) HTML
6 14 (24.56%) LESS
6 14 (24.56%) Sass
6 14 (24.56%) Web Services
7 13 (22.81%) JSON
7 13 (22.81%) Spring
8 12 (21.05%) CSS3
9 10 (17.54%) REST
10 7 (12.28%) Java EE
11 6 (10.53%) .NET
11 6 (10.53%) Hibernate
12 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
12 5 (8.77%) JMS
12 5 (8.77%) JSF
12 5 (8.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (68.42%) TDD
2 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 21 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (36.84%) Scrum
4 19 (33.33%) BDD
5 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
6 17 (29.82%) Kanban
7 15 (26.32%) Pair Programming
8 13 (22.81%) API Development
8 13 (22.81%) Open Source
9 12 (21.05%) Web Development
10 11 (19.30%) MVC
10 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
11 9 (15.79%) Coaching
12 8 (14.04%) DevOps
12 8 (14.04%) Process Improvement
13 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
14 6 (10.53%) Product Management
15 5 (8.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (73.68%) JavaScript
2 37 (64.91%) Java
3 14 (24.56%) SQL
4 13 (22.81%) PHP
5 6 (10.53%) C#
6 5 (8.77%) XPath
7 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) Data Quality
1 5 (8.77%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (49.12%) Ansible
2 24 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (42.11%) Puppet
3 13 (22.81%) Terraform
4 1 (1.75%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) Infor
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Twitter
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Dynatrace