Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 15 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 47 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.93% 0.63% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.80% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +28.51% -17.00%
10th Percentile £425 £340 £293
90th Percentile £475 £400 £342
Hampshire median daily rate £365 £400 £323
% change year-on-year -8.75% +23.89% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £40.96 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -13.77% -

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 457 373 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.63% 77.87% 76.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 220 281
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +7.64%
10th Percentile £300 £241 £218
90th Percentile £556 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 36
Southampton median hourly rate £14.48 £44.12 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.19% +215.11% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.12 £12.88 £11.31
90th Percentile £48.16 £50.06 £29.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year -2.50% +13.48% +41.42%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Southampton

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Southampton

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (40.00%) Protractor
3 2 (40.00%) webpack
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (40.00%) ES6
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Automotive
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BODI
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Protractor
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (60.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (20.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) LESS
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) ES6
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP