Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 16 December 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
Hertfordshire > St Albans
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans - - 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
St Albans median daily rate - - £445
Hertfordshire median daily rate £456 £375 £391
% change year-on-year +21.67% -4.15% +10.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
St Albans median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 St Albans with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
St Albans
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 93.10% 92.59% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 14
St Albans median daily rate £300 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +0.69% -34.55%
10th Percentile £142 £300 £304
90th Percentile £555 £456 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
St Albans median hourly rate - - £12.05
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year +2.70% -42.64% +53.57%