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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 54 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 36 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.02% 1.48% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.86% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 4
Average daily rate
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£308 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £325 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
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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
1007 862 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.55% 79.81% 73.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 547 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015, 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 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) MVC
3 17 (38.64%) .NET
4 16 (36.36%) C#
4 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 16 (36.36%) TDD
5 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (34.09%) HTML
6 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
6 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
6 13 (29.55%) CSS
6 13 (29.55%) Linux
6 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) jQuery
8 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (25.00%) PHP
8 11 (25.00%) OO
8 11 (25.00%) Python
8 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
10 9 (20.45%) VMware
10 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
10 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (20.45%) Servlets
10 9 (20.45%) Open Source
10 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
10 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
10 9 (20.45%) Relational Database

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 8 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) nginx
4 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) CMS
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Jetty
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Route 53
3 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.55%) DNS
1 2 (4.55%) SSL
1 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Redis
5 1 (2.27%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SimpleDB
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) NUnit
1 7 (15.91%) Selenium
1 7 (15.91%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) PHP Developer
4 6 (13.64%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (13.64%) VB Developer
4 6 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) VB Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) .NET
2 15 (34.09%) HTML
3 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
3 13 (29.55%) CSS
4 11 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (25.00%) jQuery
5 9 (20.45%) Entity Framework
5 9 (20.45%) Hibernate
5 9 (20.45%) Servlets
6 7 (15.91%) JSON
6 7 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (13.64%) Doctrine
7 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
8 5 (11.36%) Symfony
8 5 (11.36%) WinForms
8 5 (11.36%) XML
9 4 (9.09%) Web Services
9 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) MVC
3 16 (36.36%) TDD
4 15 (34.09%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (25.00%) OO
5 11 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 10 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Web Development
7 7 (15.91%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) DevOps
9 3 (6.82%) System Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Refactoring
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) CRM
10 2 (4.55%) RUP
10 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.27%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) C#
1 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) PHP
3 11 (25.00%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.64%) VB6
5 6 (13.64%) VB
6 5 (11.36%) Java
6 5 (11.36%) PHP5
7 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.18%) QEMU
2 8 (18.18%) KVM
3 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Puppet
2 6 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Zend
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) ATG
5 1 (2.27%) Perforce
5 1 (2.27%) hybris
5 1 (2.27%) Google