The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 81 70 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 24 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.42% 0.97% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.19% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1390 838 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.25% 81.20% 79.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 553 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Leeds region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (37.50%) .NET
4 14 (35.00%) Java
5 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Google
7 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (22.50%) C#
7 9 (22.50%) Linux
8 8 (20.00%) Apache
8 8 (20.00%) Servlets
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) J2EE
8 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 8 (20.00%) VMware
8 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (17.50%) Jetty
9 7 (17.50%) nginx
9 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (17.50%) Google App Engine
9 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (17.50%) TDD
9 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
9 7 (17.50%) Xen
9 7 (17.50%) DHCP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (20.00%) Apache
1 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.50%) Jetty
2 7 (17.50%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) Confluence
4 3 (7.50%) SAS
5 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (17.50%) Google App Engine
2 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
1 7 (17.50%) FTP
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
1 7 (17.50%) SSL
1 7 (17.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) Mocha
4 3 (7.50%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.50%) ERwin
6 1 (2.50%) Xcode
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (2.50%) PHP Developer
6 1 (2.50%) SAS Developer
6 1 (2.50%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) J2EE
2 8 (20.00%) Servlets
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 5 (12.50%) CSS
4 5 (12.50%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (10.00%) Apache Camel
5 4 (10.00%) jQuery
5 4 (10.00%) RESTful
6 3 (7.50%) WCF
6 3 (7.50%) Spring
6 3 (7.50%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.00%) WinForms
8 1 (2.50%) Java SE
8 1 (2.50%) Java EE
8 1 (2.50%) Velocity
8 1 (2.50%) ADO
8 1 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.50%) TDD
6 7 (17.50%) RUP
7 6 (15.00%) OO
7 6 (15.00%) Open Source
8 5 (12.50%) MVC
8 5 (12.50%) OOD
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) System Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Coaching
9 4 (10.00%) UML
9 4 (10.00%) CRM
9 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (10.00%) Android Development
10 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 3 (7.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (22.50%) C#
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.00%) VB
6 2 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) VB6
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.50%) Xen
3 4 (10.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.50%) QEMU
4 1 (2.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
1 6 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.00%) logstash
2 4 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Google
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
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