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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 28 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.64% 2.21% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 2.79% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
Unit Testing
West Yorkshire

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
151 179 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 82.51% 79.20% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 92 66
Average daily rate £400 £403 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +25.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -90.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Visual Studio
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
1 16 (94.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
3 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Integration Testing
3 9 (52.94%) System Testing
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) RUP
7 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (94.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Data Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
2 7 (41.18%) CRM Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (52.94%) Integration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Regression Testing
2 9 (52.94%) System Testing
2 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (41.18%) CRM
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Coaching
6 1 (5.88%) RUP
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) C#
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft