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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 69 67 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 11 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.97% 1.18% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.50% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £331 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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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
811 735 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.59% 79.12% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 404 499
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.13 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (32.61%) Oracle BI EE
3 13 (28.26%) .NET
3 13 (28.26%) Java
4 12 (26.09%) Oracle
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.74%) MVC
5 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (17.39%) WCF
7 8 (17.39%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 8 (17.39%) PHP
7 8 (17.39%) TDD
8 7 (15.22%) Scrum
8 7 (15.22%) C#
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.22%) Web Services
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (15.22%) QA
8 7 (15.22%) jQuery
9 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
9 6 (13.04%) RESTful
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.04%) Finance
10 5 (10.87%) Apache
10 5 (10.87%) Linux

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (10.87%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Hudson
2 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.87%) Selenium
2 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.17%) NUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) JUnit
3 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.17%) Grunt
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 8 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.22%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) OBIEE Developer
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Tester
9 1 (2.17%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) CSS
3 8 (17.39%) WCF
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.22%) Web Services
4 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 6 (13.04%) RESTful
6 5 (10.87%) Symfony
7 4 (8.70%) HTML5
8 3 (6.52%) XML
8 3 (6.52%) XHTML
8 3 (6.52%) JMS
8 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) WPF
9 2 (4.35%) Spring Batch
9 2 (4.35%) J2EE
9 2 (4.35%) SOAP
9 2 (4.35%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) MVC
4 9 (19.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) OOP
7 5 (10.87%) Release Management
8 4 (8.70%) Workflow
9 3 (6.52%) OO
9 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.35%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.35%) Web Development
10 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) PHP
5 7 (15.22%) C#
6 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) ABAP
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) SAP