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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 75 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 2.56% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 3.24% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 24
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£343 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £366 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
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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
992 771 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 80.52% 79.00% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 474 398
Average daily rate £375 £325 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (46.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 6 (40.00%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) PHP
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) WPF
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (13.33%) Relational Database

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Route 53
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) OLAP
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) Couchbase
5 1 (6.67%) Redis
5 1 (6.67%) Big Data
5 1 (6.67%) SimpleDB
5 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) JSUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) XHTML
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) Symfony
7 1 (6.67%) Sass
7 1 (6.67%) LESS
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) ETL
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) PHP
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PHP5
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Zend
3 1 (6.67%) hybris
3 1 (6.67%) ATG
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
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