Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 84 80
Rank change year-on-year +18 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 23 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.80% 0.47% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 0.57% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 10
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £513 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.71% +54.72% +1.92%
10th Percentile £296 £351 £303
90th Percentile £453 £588 £401
South West median daily rate £350 £365 £375
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £36.75 - £37.50

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 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 1081 1051 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.65% 82.24% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 762 826
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £288 £257 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 35
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +13.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.95 £13.90
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +11 18 £350 -22.22% 3
Malmesbury - 2 £348 -
Marlborough - 1 £288 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 10 (43.48%) .NET
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) OO
5 8 (34.78%) Web Development
6 7 (30.43%) jQuery
6 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 6 (26.09%) React
7 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 4 (17.39%) OOP
9 4 (17.39%) NUnit
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (17.39%) MVVM
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
9 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (17.39%) Service Design

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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
1 4 (17.39%) NUnit
2 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) FxCop
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Grunt
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) QUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (8.70%) iOS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
4 6 (26.09%) React
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) Angular 2
6 3 (13.04%) Ext JS
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) Spring
6 3 (13.04%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) Ember.js
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) Web Development
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) MVVM
6 4 (17.39%) OOP
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Service Design
6 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
7 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.70%) B2B
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) Change Control
8 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik