The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.55% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 105 181 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 74.47% 83.03% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 98 120
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Slough

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) LDAP
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 6 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Laravel
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GoToWebinar
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (55.56%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (55.56%) Web Developer
4 4 (44.44%) PHP Developer
4 4 (44.44%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) Laravel
1 6 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) OOD
1 6 (66.67%) Software Architecture
1 6 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) X++
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Marketo