Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 45 46
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.77% 0.66% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.88% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Southampton median daily rate £563 £475 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +52.61% -11.07%
10th Percentile £556 £350 £293
90th Percentile £569 £600 £342
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 449 342 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.85% 75.33% 77.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 210 260
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £591 £514
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.31% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 25
Southampton median hourly rate £19.76 £13.80 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.21% -1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.01 £22.50 £20.10
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +66.67%

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 20 August 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 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (50.00%) GCP
1 2 (50.00%) GMP
1 2 (50.00%) GLP
1 2 (50.00%) GxP
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) CAPA
2 1 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BODI
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) React Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CAD
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) QMS
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Traceability Matrix
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) CAPA
2 1 (25.00%) Clinical Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (50.00%) GCP
1 2 (50.00%) GLP
1 2 (50.00%) GMP
1 2 (50.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) SAP