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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 74 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 9 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 1.04% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.30% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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
786 694 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.44% 79.95% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 383 476
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 18 September 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 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (34.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 14 (31.82%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) .NET
5 12 (27.27%) Oracle
6 11 (25.00%) Java
7 10 (22.73%) MVC
8 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (18.18%) WCF
9 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 8 (18.18%) HTML
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (15.91%) CSS
10 7 (15.91%) Web Services
10 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.91%) C#
10 7 (15.91%) Scrum
10 7 (15.91%) QA
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) TDD
11 6 (13.64%) PHP
11 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.36%) OOP
12 5 (11.36%) Release Management
12 5 (11.36%) jQuery
12 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
13 4 (9.09%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (6.82%) Apache
1 3 (6.82%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Hudson
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) Selenium
2 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Grunt
3 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.36%) PHP Developer
4 5 (11.36%) OBIEE Developer
5 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
2 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 8 (18.18%) HTML
2 8 (18.18%) WCF
3 7 (15.91%) CSS
3 7 (15.91%) Web Services
4 5 (11.36%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) HTML5
5 4 (9.09%) RESTful
6 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.82%) Symfony
6 3 (6.82%) XML
6 3 (6.82%) XHTML
6 3 (6.82%) JMS
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) J2EE
7 2 (4.55%) WPF
7 2 (4.55%) Spring
7 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.82%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) Wiki
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (34.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (22.73%) MVC
4 9 (20.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.91%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Release Management
7 5 (11.36%) OOP
7 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.09%) Workflow
9 3 (6.82%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) SOA
10 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.55%) Web Development
10 2 (4.55%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.55%) Low Latency
10 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (2.27%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.82%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.91%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) ABAP
8 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) SAP