Period
to 16 December 2018

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 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 72 82
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 29 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.60% 1.62% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.89% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -31.71% +46.95%
10th Percentile £305 £305 £351
90th Percentile £675 £470 £588
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.75% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% - -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £36.75 -
% change year-on-year +17.01% - -

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 1,560 1,059 1,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.24% 85.96% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,008 732 795
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £249
90th Percentile £638 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.00 £16.55
90th Percentile £49.20 £39.35 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.92%

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 December 2018.

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 December 2018. 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 -4 21 £425 +21.43% 5
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) REST
4 12 (41.38%) React
5 11 (37.93%) C#
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) .NET
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (31.03%) SDLC
8 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
8 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
8 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
9 6 (20.69%) JSON
9 6 (20.69%) Node.js
9 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
9 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
9 6 (20.69%) Kerberos
9 6 (20.69%) C++
9 6 (20.69%) C
9 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
9 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
9 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
10 5 (17.24%) Redux
10 5 (17.24%) TDD
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Unix

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 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
1 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (10.34%) PaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Azure Functions
3 2 (6.90%) Serverless
4 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) JasperReports
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Maven
2 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Embedded Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded C Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) React Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) REST
2 12 (41.38%) React
3 11 (37.93%) .NET
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.69%) JSON
5 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (20.69%) Node.js
6 5 (17.24%) Redux
7 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 4 (13.79%) Swagger
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) HTML5
8 3 (10.34%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
9 2 (6.90%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) SDLC
3 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Front End Development
4 6 (20.69%) Pair Programming
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Task Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) Microservices
7 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Content Management
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) Open Source
8 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) C
3 6 (20.69%) C++
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded C
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Java 8
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) IBM
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) ESRI
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle