Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 45 91
Rank change year-on-year -22 +46 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 31 51 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.47% 4.51% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 5.29% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 3
Oxfordshire median daily rate £414 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.19% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £364 £438 £348
90th Percentile £511 £580 £533
South East median daily rate £430 £438 £360
% change year-on-year -1.71% +21.53% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £48.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year +4.62% +2.63% +32.87%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,103 964 1,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 87.89% 85.31% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 728 743
Oxfordshire median daily rate £440 £440 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.32% +0.63%
10th Percentile £269 £259 £257
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 29
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £22.93 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.08 £11.80
90th Percentile £56.00 £43.75 £42.35
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Oxfordshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Oxford -18 17 £433 -17.62% 9
Kidlington -5 6 £401 -19.75% 1
Thame - 1 £350 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (61.29%) Spring
4 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (45.16%) Spring Boot
6 13 (41.94%) Kubernetes
6 13 (41.94%) Kafka
6 13 (41.94%) Web Services
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
8 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
8 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
8 11 (35.48%) DevOps
9 10 (32.26%) Ansible
10 9 (29.03%) TDD
10 9 (29.03%) jQuery
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
11 8 (25.81%) JUnit
11 8 (25.81%) Linux
11 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
11 8 (25.81%) Open Source
11 8 (25.81%) Mockito
11 8 (25.81%) Quote-to-Cash
12 7 (22.58%) Node.js
12 7 (22.58%) SQL
13 6 (19.35%) HTML
13 6 (19.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
13 6 (19.35%) React

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JUnit
1 8 (25.81%) Mockito
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.90%) Ant
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) Grunt
4 3 (9.68%) gulp
4 3 (9.68%) webpack
5 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (6.45%) JHipster
5 2 (6.45%) Moq
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Billing
2 3 (9.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 20 (64.52%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (12.90%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) NoSQL Developer
6 4 (12.90%) NoSQL Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) Spring
2 14 (45.16%) Spring Boot
3 13 (41.94%) Kafka
3 13 (41.94%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) jQuery
5 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
6 7 (22.58%) Node.js
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) React
8 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
9 4 (12.90%) J2EE
10 3 (9.68%) OpenGL
10 3 (9.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (9.68%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (9.68%) WebGL
11 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (6.45%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (48.39%) Scrum
3 11 (35.48%) DevOps
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 9 (29.03%) Service Delivery
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) Open Source
5 8 (25.81%) Quote-to-Cash
6 6 (19.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (16.13%) Microservices
8 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
9 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
9 3 (9.68%) Kanban
9 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
9 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 3 (9.68%) SOLID
9 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java 8
5 4 (12.90%) Groovy
6 3 (9.68%) GLSL
6 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.45%) C#
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.45%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) Python
8 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Kubernetes
2 10 (32.26%) Ansible
3 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (16.13%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com