Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 June 2019 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 65 73
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.56% 1.51% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.87% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 7
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £523 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +33.97% +29.78%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £291
90th Percentile £615 £585 £484
South West median daily rate £500 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -18.83%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,506 856 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 83.67% 80.75% 84.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,025 566 695
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +8.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £292 £244
90th Percentile £667 £602 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £410 £385
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 30
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £21.80 £11.37 £29.75
90th Percentile £49.08 £47.15 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +1.27%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Wiltshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -15 20 £500 -9.09% 1
Chippenham +4 8 £375 +10.29%
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) C#
3 15 (53.57%) Finance
3 15 (53.57%) TypeScript
4 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (50.00%) CSS
5 13 (46.43%) Node.js
6 11 (39.29%) Sass
6 11 (39.29%) LESS
6 11 (39.29%) React
6 11 (39.29%) ES6
6 11 (39.29%) Redux
6 11 (39.29%) Scrum
7 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (32.14%) Kanban
8 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
8 9 (32.14%) Babel
8 9 (32.14%) npm
8 9 (32.14%) Jest
8 9 (32.14%) Enzyme
8 9 (32.14%) ES7
8 9 (32.14%) webpack
8 9 (32.14%) GitHub
8 9 (32.14%) Bitbucket
9 8 (28.57%) .NET
9 8 (28.57%) JIRA
10 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 7 (25.00%) SDLC

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (32.14%) GitHub
2 9 (32.14%) npm
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (14.29%) Azure Functions
4 4 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (14.29%) Serverless
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) TETRA
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) MySQL Workbench
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Babel
2 9 (32.14%) Bitbucket
2 9 (32.14%) webpack
3 8 (28.57%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (10.71%) Robomongo
6 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 5 (17.86%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Developer
4 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Control Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) React Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) CSS
2 13 (46.43%) Node.js
3 11 (39.29%) LESS
3 11 (39.29%) React
3 11 (39.29%) Redux
3 11 (39.29%) Sass
4 9 (32.14%) Enzyme
4 9 (32.14%) Jest
5 8 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Core
7 3 (10.71%) Angular 2
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (7.14%) HTML
8 2 (7.14%) Semantic UI
8 2 (7.14%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (3.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) Kanban
4 7 (25.00%) Product Roadmap
4 7 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 6 (21.43%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) Web Design
7 4 (14.29%) CRM
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.29%) Task Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Web Development
8 3 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
9 2 (7.14%) Mobile First
9 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) TypeScript
3 14 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (39.29%) ES6
5 9 (32.14%) ES7
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (10.71%) Java
8 3 (10.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) ESRI
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle