The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 20 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 20 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.69% 3.91% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.13% 4.79% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 146 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 84.23% 81.56% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 64 80
Average daily rate £350 £355 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +33.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.36 £14.50 £11.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.89% +21.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.22 £14.50 £14.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 20 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (59.38%) Finance
5 15 (46.88%) Visual Studio
5 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
6 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
7 13 (40.63%) RUP
7 13 (40.63%) Scrum
8 12 (37.50%) MVC
8 12 (37.50%) C#
8 12 (37.50%) CRM
8 12 (37.50%) .NET
8 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
10 9 (28.13%) System Testing
11 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (21.88%) Coaching
12 6 (18.75%) Waterfall

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 20 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) OLAP
5 5 (15.63%) OLAP Cube
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (46.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 8 (25.00%) CRM Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Business Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (46.88%) Test Scripting
4 13 (40.63%) RUP
4 13 (40.63%) Scrum
5 12 (37.50%) MVC
5 12 (37.50%) CRM
5 12 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (28.13%) System Testing
6 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Integration Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Coaching
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
9 5 (15.63%) ETL
10 1 (3.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 12 (37.50%) C#
Vendors
1 22 (68.75%) Microsoft