Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 59 82
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 77 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.23% 4.15% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 4.77% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 27 20
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +58.33% -38.78%
10th Percentile £385 £351 £257
90th Percentile £649 £615 £334
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.75%

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 1026 1090 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 83.08% 86.99% 80.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 783 791
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £230
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 42
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +55.17%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.35 £12.57
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.15 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +26 55 £525 +3.70% 10
Kidlington +2 10 £500 +6.67%
Witney -2 2 - -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
2 54 (70.13%) AngularJS
3 53 (68.83%) Java
4 49 (63.64%) Node.js
5 47 (61.04%) TDD
6 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (54.55%) Ansible
7 41 (53.25%) Mockito
7 41 (53.25%) JUnit
8 40 (51.95%) jQuery
9 39 (50.65%) Amazon AWS
10 37 (48.05%) React
11 36 (46.75%) Puppet
11 36 (46.75%) Opscode Chef
12 34 (44.16%) Configuration Management
13 33 (42.86%) Linux
14 32 (41.56%) Maven
15 30 (38.96%) Ant
16 25 (32.47%) BDD
17 23 (29.87%) HTML
17 23 (29.87%) SQL
17 23 (29.87%) CSS
18 22 (28.57%) Oracle
18 22 (28.57%) Scrum
19 20 (25.97%) MVC
19 20 (25.97%) Spring
19 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
21 18 (23.38%) Kanban
22 16 (20.78%) REST

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 13 (16.88%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (11.69%) JBoss
4 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Magento
2 10 (12.99%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (50.65%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.99%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.19%) GitHub
4 2 (2.60%) IaaS
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.60%) npm
4 2 (2.60%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) NoSQL
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.60%) OLAP
3 2 (2.60%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 41 (53.25%) JUnit
1 41 (53.25%) Mockito
2 32 (41.56%) Maven
3 30 (38.96%) Ant
4 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.49%) JIRA
7 3 (3.90%) JMeter
8 2 (2.60%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.60%) webpack
9 1 (1.30%) Gradle
9 1 (1.30%) Hudson
9 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 12 (15.58%) Publishing
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
2 1 (1.30%) Automotive
2 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (72.73%) Developer
2 33 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 19 (24.68%) Java Team Leader
3 19 (24.68%) Team Leader
4 18 (23.38%) AWS Developer
5 17 (22.08%) Agile Developer
5 17 (22.08%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
7 10 (12.99%) Lead Developer
8 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
8 8 (10.39%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
9 7 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Angular Developer
10 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
11 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
12 4 (5.19%) DevOps Developer
12 4 (5.19%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (70.13%) AngularJS
2 49 (63.64%) Node.js
3 40 (51.95%) jQuery
4 37 (48.05%) React
5 23 (29.87%) CSS
5 23 (29.87%) HTML
6 20 (25.97%) Spring
7 16 (20.78%) REST
8 15 (19.48%) Web Services
9 14 (18.18%) CSS3
10 13 (16.88%) LESS
10 13 (16.88%) Sass
11 12 (15.58%) Java EE
11 12 (15.58%) JSON
12 11 (14.29%) XML
13 10 (12.99%) Grails
13 10 (12.99%) JMS
13 10 (12.99%) JSF
13 10 (12.99%) Play Framework
13 10 (12.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Android
2 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (61.04%) TDD
2 42 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (44.16%) Configuration Management
4 25 (32.47%) BDD
5 22 (28.57%) Scrum
6 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (25.97%) MVC
7 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
8 18 (23.38%) Kanban
9 14 (18.18%) Pair Programming
9 14 (18.18%) Web Development
10 13 (16.88%) Coaching
10 13 (16.88%) Process Improvement
11 12 (15.58%) API Development
11 12 (15.58%) Open Source
11 12 (15.58%) Product Management
12 10 (12.99%) DevOps
12 10 (12.99%) SOA
12 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
13 7 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
2 53 (68.83%) Java
3 23 (29.87%) SQL
4 12 (15.58%) PHP
5 10 (12.99%) XPath
6 8 (10.39%) C#
7 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 7 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 42 (54.55%) Ansible
2 36 (46.75%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (46.75%) Puppet
3 12 (15.58%) Terraform
4 2 (2.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Infor
4 2 (2.60%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.60%) Twitter
4 2 (2.60%) VMware