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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 22 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.24% 1.16% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 1.47% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £238 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.42% -18.82%
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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
166 136 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 79.05% 79.07% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 33
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.90 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -25.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) XML
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) SOA
4 5 (38.46%) ETL
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) XHTML
4 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) RUP
5 4 (30.77%) OLAP
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) CMS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) OLAP
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Web Developer
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Web Developer
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# Web Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 4 (30.77%) Database Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
1 7 (53.85%) XML
1 7 (53.85%) WCF
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Mentoring
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) ETL
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) RUP
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle