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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 79 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.85% 1.53% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.81% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
1152 1383 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.33% 84.79% 79.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 973 522
Median daily rate £420 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.66 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (48.54%) TDD
3 42 (40.78%) BDD
3 42 (40.78%) Java
4 37 (35.92%) Software Engineering
5 32 (31.07%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (26.21%) Scrum
7 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
8 25 (24.27%) Data Management
9 23 (22.33%) Regression Testing
9 23 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (20.39%) SQL
10 21 (20.39%) Mentoring
11 20 (19.42%) RESTful
12 19 (18.45%) .NET
13 18 (17.48%) C#
14 17 (16.50%) REST
14 17 (16.50%) User Experience
15 16 (15.53%) Coaching
16 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
16 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
16 15 (14.56%) T-SQL
16 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
16 15 (14.56%) Unix
17 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (11.65%) Node.js
18 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
18 12 (11.65%) OO
18 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
18 12 (11.65%) Disclosure Scotland

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.83%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.83%) nginx
2 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) Jetty
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.97%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) Mongrel
4 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.97%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.97%) Heroku
3 1 (0.97%) IaaS
3 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) MongoDB
1 15 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.83%) MySQL
4 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.91%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.74%) Xcode
3 8 (7.77%) Android Studio
4 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.85%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.88%) JUnit
6 4 (3.88%) Mockito
6 4 (3.88%) Selenium
6 4 (3.88%) Subversion
7 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.91%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.91%) NetBeans
7 3 (2.91%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.94%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.97%) Maven
9 1 (0.97%) Moq
9 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.85%) Finance
1 5 (4.85%) Local Government
2 4 (3.88%) Games
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (71.84%) Developer
2 22 (21.36%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) iOS Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Android Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Android Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Java Engineer
5 8 (7.77%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (6.80%) Agile Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (6.80%) ETL Developer
6 7 (6.80%) SQL Developer
7 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Digital Developer
7 6 (5.83%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.83%) JavaScript Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Principal Software Engineer
7 6 (5.83%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.85%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) RESTful
2 19 (18.45%) .NET
3 17 (16.50%) REST
4 15 (14.56%) .NET Framework
5 12 (11.65%) Node.js
6 11 (10.68%) HTML
6 11 (10.68%) jQuery
7 10 (9.71%) Web Services
8 9 (8.74%) AngularJS
9 8 (7.77%) Android SDK
9 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET
9 8 (7.77%) Entity Framework
10 7 (6.80%) Cocoa
10 7 (6.80%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.80%) JSON
10 7 (6.80%) SOAP
10 7 (6.80%) Spring
10 7 (6.80%) XML
11 6 (5.83%) CSS
11 6 (5.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.50%) User Experience
3 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.77%) iPhone
5 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
5 7 (6.80%) iPad
5 7 (6.80%) Replication
6 6 (5.83%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.56%) Unix
2 10 (9.71%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.77%) Android
3 8 (7.77%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.94%) Windows
6 1 (0.97%) CentOS
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (48.54%) TDD
3 42 (40.78%) BDD
4 37 (35.92%) Software Engineering
5 32 (31.07%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (26.21%) Scrum
7 25 (24.27%) Data Management
8 23 (22.33%) Regression Testing
9 21 (20.39%) Mentoring
10 16 (15.53%) Coaching
11 12 (11.65%) OO
12 11 (10.68%) OOD
13 10 (9.71%) ETL
13 10 (9.71%) iOS Development
14 9 (8.74%) MVC
15 8 (7.77%) Android Development
15 8 (7.77%) Release Management
16 7 (6.80%) Build Automation
16 7 (6.80%) Database Optimisation
16 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) Java
2 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
3 21 (20.39%) SQL
4 18 (17.48%) C#
5 15 (14.56%) T-SQL
6 10 (9.71%) Objective-C
7 8 (7.77%) Python
8 7 (6.80%) C++
8 7 (6.80%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.83%) Ruby
10 4 (3.88%) ES6
10 4 (3.88%) PHP
11 3 (2.91%) Scala
12 2 (1.94%) Groovy
12 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.97%) Jython
13 1 (0.97%) Perl
13 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (6.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Docker
1 5 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.97%) Packer
3 1 (0.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Informatica
4 5 (4.85%) VMware
5 4 (3.88%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.94%) HP
6 2 (1.94%) Netezza
6 2 (1.94%) Sybase
7 1 (0.97%) Apple
7 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.97%) Symantec
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