The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74 132 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.29% 83.54% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 117
Average daily rate £405 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Halifax