The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrogate 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 7 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 4.00% 4.08% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 5.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
North 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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 52.00% 71.43% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 22
Average daily rate £450 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £263 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Harrogate

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Harrogate

Unit Testing
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Harrogate 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C