The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 25 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire 1.33% 9.15% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 10.16% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
Median daily rate £340 £311 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.50% -26.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +4.33% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 62 128 84
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 82.67% 90.14% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 88 42
Median daily rate £400 £400 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Renfrewshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

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 Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine +2 1 £340 +9.50%
Unit Testing
Scotland

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) C-shell
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) C-shell
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat