Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.94% 1.02% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.28% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 18
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £380 £348 £393
90th Percentile £553 £456 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1051 1176 1485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.43% 79.89% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 613 921
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 82
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Reading

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Reading

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Reading

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Reading

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

1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) HTTP
2 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (25.00%) OAuth
4 3 (25.00%) API Development
4 3 (25.00%) Redis
4 3 (25.00%) Kafka
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) OpenID
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Docker
5 1 (8.33%) Confluence
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Grunt

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tableau Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) Node.js
3 3 (25.00%) Kafka
3 3 (25.00%) OAuth
3 3 (25.00%) OpenID
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) API Development
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau