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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 59 84 64
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 49 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.35% 1.13% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 1.32% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £301 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1280 1362 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.61% 85.13% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 1001 611
Median daily rate £425 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% +6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.59%) TDD
3 47 (40.17%) Java
4 37 (31.62%) BDD
5 33 (28.21%) Software Engineering
5 33 (28.21%) SQL
6 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
7 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
8 28 (23.93%) T-SQL
8 28 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (23.08%) Scrum
10 26 (22.22%) .NET
10 26 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (18.80%) Data Management
12 21 (17.95%) C#
12 21 (17.95%) Regression Testing
13 20 (17.09%) RESTful
14 19 (16.24%) User Experience
15 18 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
16 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
16 17 (14.53%) Oracle
16 17 (14.53%) Unix
17 16 (13.68%) Entity Framework
18 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (12.82%) OO
18 15 (12.82%) OOD
18 15 (12.82%) Replication
18 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning

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 9 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.27%) nginx
3 4 (3.42%) Jetty
4 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.71%) JBoss
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
1 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.56%) MS Project
1 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.97%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.27%) MySQL
4 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.56%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.71%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.40%) Android Studio
3 8 (6.84%) Xcode
4 7 (5.98%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.42%) JUnit
6 4 (3.42%) Mockito
6 4 (3.42%) Subversion
6 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.56%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.56%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.71%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Gradle
9 1 (0.85%) Maven
9 1 (0.85%) Moq
9 1 (0.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Games
2 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (77.78%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.97%) SQL Developer
4 12 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Android Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Android Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) ETL Developer
7 8 (6.84%) iOS Developer
7 8 (6.84%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.98%) DBA
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.98%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Digital Developer
9 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) .NET
2 20 (17.09%) RESTful
3 18 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
5 16 (13.68%) Entity Framework
6 14 (11.97%) Node.js
7 13 (11.11%) REST
8 12 (10.26%) jQuery
9 11 (9.40%) Android SDK
10 10 (8.55%) HTML
11 9 (7.69%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.69%) Spring
11 9 (7.69%) Velocity
12 8 (6.84%) Web Services
13 7 (5.98%) Hibernate
14 6 (5.13%) Cocoa
14 6 (5.13%) CSS
14 6 (5.13%) DOM
14 6 (5.13%) Ember.js
14 6 (5.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (16.24%) User Experience
3 15 (12.82%) Replication
4 13 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 10 (8.55%) Algorithms
6 7 (5.98%) iPhone
7 6 (5.13%) iPad
8 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.71%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.71%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.53%) Unix
2 11 (9.40%) Android
3 9 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.98%) Linux
5 5 (4.27%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (52.14%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (43.59%) TDD
3 37 (31.62%) BDD
4 33 (28.21%) Software Engineering
5 28 (23.93%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (23.08%) Scrum
7 26 (22.22%) Mentoring
8 22 (18.80%) Data Management
9 21 (17.95%) Regression Testing
10 15 (12.82%) Database Optimisation
10 15 (12.82%) OO
10 15 (12.82%) OOD
10 15 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
11 13 (11.11%) Coaching
11 13 (11.11%) ETL
12 12 (10.26%) MVC
13 11 (9.40%) Android Development
14 9 (7.69%) Data Security
14 9 (7.69%) iOS Development
15 8 (6.84%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (40.17%) Java
2 33 (28.21%) SQL
3 29 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 28 (23.93%) T-SQL
5 21 (17.95%) C#
6 11 (9.40%) C++
6 11 (9.40%) PL/SQL
7 9 (7.69%) Objective-C
8 7 (5.98%) Python
9 6 (5.13%) ES6
9 6 (5.13%) PHP
10 5 (4.27%) Ruby
11 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.85%) C
12 1 (0.85%) Jython
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) Scala
12 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.42%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Docker
1 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Oracle
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (8.55%) Informatica
4 4 (3.42%) SAP
4 4 (3.42%) VMware
5 2 (1.71%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.71%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) Netezza
5 2 (1.71%) Sybase
5 2 (1.71%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) Apple
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) Symantec