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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 6 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 9.09% - 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.38% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrogate 59.09% 75.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 2
Average daily rate £325 £258 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.21% -50.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Harrogate

Unit Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) PHP5
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Zend