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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 60 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 35 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 1.76% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.03% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 6
Average daily rate £420 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
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
1245 985 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.78% 86.48% 81.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 707 476
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.21 £29.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (47.17%) .NET
3 24 (45.28%) SQL
4 21 (39.62%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
6 17 (32.08%) Java
7 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
8 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
8 14 (26.42%) Scrum
8 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
8 14 (26.42%) Entity Framework
9 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.75%) TDD
10 11 (20.75%) MVC
10 11 (20.75%) HTML
10 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (18.87%) Windows
12 9 (16.98%) Finance
12 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
13 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (15.09%) Database Optimisation
13 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (15.09%) Replication
13 8 (15.09%) CSS
13 8 (15.09%) OOD
14 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
14 7 (13.21%) Linux
14 7 (13.21%) OO

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (7.55%) IIS
1 4 (7.55%) Node.js
2 2 (3.77%) Jetty
2 2 (3.77%) nginx
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.89%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) DHCP
1 2 (3.77%) DNS
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) IPsec
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 3 (5.66%) Android Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.66%) Xcode
4 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Firebug
5 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.89%) Log4j
5 1 (1.89%) MSTest
5 1 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Developer
3 11 (20.75%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) DBA
5 5 (9.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) SQL DBA
6 4 (7.55%) Android Developer
6 4 (7.55%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) .NET
2 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
2 14 (26.42%) Entity Framework
3 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET
4 11 (20.75%) HTML
5 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
6 8 (15.09%) CSS
7 7 (13.21%) jQuery
7 7 (13.21%) WCF
8 6 (11.32%) Android SDK
8 6 (11.32%) Servlets
9 5 (9.43%) HTML5
9 5 (9.43%) iOS SDK
9 5 (9.43%) J2EE
9 5 (9.43%) REST
9 5 (9.43%) RESTful
10 4 (7.55%) JSON
10 4 (7.55%) Mustache
10 4 (7.55%) Sass
11 3 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Replication
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) Android
4 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Scrum
3 11 (20.75%) MVC
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (15.09%) Database Optimisation
4 8 (15.09%) OOD
4 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (13.21%) Automated Testing
5 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
5 7 (13.21%) OO
6 6 (11.32%) Android Development
6 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.32%) Front End Development
7 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.43%) iOS Development
7 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.55%) BDD
8 4 (7.55%) RUP
9 3 (5.66%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) SQL
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 17 (32.08%) Java
4 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.55%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Ruby
6 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.66%) Objective-C
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) C
9 1 (1.89%) ES6
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) logstash
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) Informatica
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Axway
4 1 (1.89%) Cognos
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago