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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Rank 54 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.55% 1.96% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.30% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 14
Median daily rate £403 £388 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +11.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £309 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £516 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £349
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +9.06%

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
926 1216 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 85.27% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 831 672
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.01 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.45 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 January 2017, 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 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (73.47%) Java
3 22 (44.90%) Scrum
4 19 (38.78%) Software Engineering
5 18 (36.73%) RESTful
6 16 (32.65%) SQL
7 13 (26.53%) BDD
7 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
9 10 (20.41%) J2EE
10 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
10 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Spring
11 8 (16.33%) TDD
11 8 (16.33%) Kanban
11 8 (16.33%) Usability Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
11 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
11 8 (16.33%) QA
11 8 (16.33%) Selenium
11 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
11 8 (16.33%) Gherkin
11 8 (16.33%) User Stories
11 8 (16.33%) User Experience
11 8 (16.33%) Defect Management
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management

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 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) Confluence
4 3 (6.12%) Mule
5 1 (2.04%) CloudStack
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
5 1 (2.04%) Jetty
5 1 (2.04%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.04%) nginx
5 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (2.04%) Heroku
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.24%) Redis
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Selenium
1 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (14.29%) PHPUnit
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.24%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Android Studio
5 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.12%) git-flow
6 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.12%) JIRA
6 3 (6.12%) JMeter
6 3 (6.12%) Maven
7 2 (4.08%) Xcode
8 1 (2.04%) GoCD
8 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.04%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
1 7 (14.29%) Law
2 4 (8.16%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Android Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Android Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
7 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.08%) iOS Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) RESTful
2 10 (20.41%) J2EE
3 8 (16.33%) Gherkin
3 8 (16.33%) Spring
4 7 (14.29%) JavaBeans
4 7 (14.29%) JSP
4 7 (14.29%) Symfony
5 6 (12.24%) Android SDK
5 6 (12.24%) Django
5 6 (12.24%) EclipseLink
5 6 (12.24%) Flask
5 6 (12.24%) JPA
5 6 (12.24%) Laravel
5 6 (12.24%) Struts
6 5 (10.20%) .NET
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.20%) REST
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 5 (10.20%) XML
7 4 (8.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) User Experience
2 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) iPad
7 1 (2.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Scrum
3 19 (38.78%) Software Engineering
4 13 (26.53%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Regression Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Defect Management
6 8 (16.33%) Kanban
6 8 (16.33%) Performance Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Security Testing
6 8 (16.33%) TDD
6 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.33%) Usability Testing
6 8 (16.33%) User Stories
7 7 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 7 (14.29%) MVC
7 7 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) OOD
8 6 (12.24%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) PHP
4 7 (14.29%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) C#
6 5 (10.20%) Groovy
6 5 (10.20%) Scala
7 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) Go
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.04%) Packer
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Zend
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) IBM
4 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.04%) VMware
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