Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 November 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.

Unit Testing
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 65 64
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.39% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 0.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Swindon median daily rate £350 £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.22% +23.38%
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £513 £331
% change year-on-year -31.71% +54.72% -25.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.50 - -

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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 596 548 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 83.94% 81.79% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 408 524
Swindon median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.15%
10th Percentile £307 £275 £275
90th Percentile £596 £575 £550
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 12
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.10% +23.55% -25.09%
10th Percentile £11.80 £18.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £44.60
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -12.99% +13.24% +23.64%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Swindon

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Swindon

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Swindon over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Swindon

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) OO
4 8 (47.06%) Web Development
5 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
6 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) React
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (23.53%) MVVM
8 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
8 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
8 4 (23.53%) Service Design
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) NUnit
8 4 (23.53%) OOP
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (17.65%) Ext JS

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
1 4 (23.53%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) ReSharper
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) FxCop
3 1 (5.88%) Grunt
3 1 (5.88%) gulp
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.88%) webpack
General
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) CSS
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) React
6 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
6 3 (17.65%) Ext JS
6 3 (17.65%) Node.js
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.76%) CSS3
7 2 (11.76%) HTML5
7 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
8 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
8 1 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (64.71%) MVC
2 8 (47.06%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) Web Development
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) MVVM
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
4 4 (23.53%) Service Design
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Microservices
6 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.88%) Telerik