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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 57 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 34 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.92% 1.54% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 1.90% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 3 7
Average daily rate
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£318 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
988 790 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.88% 80.86% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 485 282
Average daily rate £375 £330 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.35 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.40 £39.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) MVC
3 19 (43.18%) .NET
4 17 (38.64%) C#
4 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 17 (38.64%) TDD
5 15 (34.09%) HTML
5 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
5 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 13 (29.55%) CSS
7 13 (29.55%) jQuery
8 12 (27.27%) OO
8 12 (27.27%) SQL
9 11 (25.00%) PHP
9 11 (25.00%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 10 (22.73%) Python
10 10 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
11 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
11 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
12 8 (18.18%) VMware
12 8 (18.18%) Web Development
12 8 (18.18%) Servlets
12 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (18.18%) Open Source

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (15.91%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
3 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Jetty
4 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) JBoss
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) CMS
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Route 53
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (2.27%) IPsec
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) OLAP
5 2 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) SimpleDB
6 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.27%) Redis
6 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.27%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
1 7 (15.91%) NUnit
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.27%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.64%) VB Developer
4 6 (13.64%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) VB Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET
3 13 (29.55%) CSS
3 13 (29.55%) jQuery
4 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
7 8 (18.18%) Servlets
8 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (15.91%) JSON
9 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
9 6 (13.64%) Doctrine
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (11.36%) Symfony
10 5 (11.36%) WinForms
11 4 (9.09%) WCF
11 4 (9.09%) Web Services
11 4 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) MVC
3 17 (38.64%) TDD
4 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (27.27%) OO
6 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (20.45%) Automated Testing
8 8 (18.18%) Web Development
9 6 (13.64%) Scrum
10 5 (11.36%) DevOps
11 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 4 (9.09%) System Testing
12 3 (6.82%) CRM
13 2 (4.55%) Refactoring
13 2 (4.55%) ETL
13 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (4.55%) RUP
13 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
13 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) C#
1 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) PHP
4 10 (22.73%) Python
5 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 6 (13.64%) VB6
6 6 (13.64%) VB
7 5 (11.36%) PHP5
8 4 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.55%) Perl
9 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) C++
10 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) QEMU
2 7 (15.91%) KVM
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Zend
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) ATG
5 1 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (2.27%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £330 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago