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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 82 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 20 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.23% 1.32% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.61% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
1361 869 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.75% 81.90% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1004 595 376
Average daily rate £375 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 24
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -65.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.76 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (40.82%) Automated Testing
4 18 (36.73%) Linux
5 16 (32.65%) Servlets
5 16 (32.65%) .NET
5 16 (32.65%) VMware
5 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
5 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (32.65%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (28.57%) Open Source
6 14 (28.57%) Java
7 11 (22.45%) Puppet
8 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
9 9 (18.37%) Python
9 9 (18.37%) Apache
9 9 (18.37%) C#
9 9 (18.37%) J2EE
9 9 (18.37%) Google
9 9 (18.37%) SDLC
10 8 (16.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (16.33%) KVM
10 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (16.33%) Google App Engine
10 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (16.33%) QEMU
10 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
10 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
10 8 (16.33%) WebSphere

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.37%) Apache
3 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
3 8 (16.33%) IIS
3 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.33%) Jetty
3 8 (16.33%) nginx
4 3 (6.12%) Confluence
4 3 (6.12%) SAS
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (16.33%) Google App Engine
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) DHCP
1 8 (16.33%) FTP
1 8 (16.33%) HTTP
1 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
1 8 (16.33%) DNS
1 8 (16.33%) SSL
1 8 (16.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.12%) Mocha
4 3 (6.12%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.04%) Ant
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) VB Developer
2 7 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
3 5 (10.20%) PHP Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Programmer
5 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.12%) VB Programmer
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
1 16 (32.65%) Servlets
2 9 (18.37%) J2EE
3 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 6 (12.24%) WinForms
4 5 (10.20%) CSS
5 4 (8.16%) jQuery
5 4 (8.16%) HTML5
6 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
6 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (6.12%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.12%) Doctrine
6 3 (6.12%) WCF
6 3 (6.12%) Spring
6 3 (6.12%) ADO
7 2 (4.08%) Symfony
8 1 (2.04%) RESTful
8 1 (2.04%) Java SE
8 1 (2.04%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (40.82%) Automated Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Configuration Management
5 14 (28.57%) Open Source
6 9 (18.37%) SDLC
7 6 (12.24%) System Testing
7 6 (12.24%) TDD
8 5 (10.20%) MVC
8 5 (10.20%) DevOps
9 4 (8.16%) Scrum
9 4 (8.16%) OO
9 4 (8.16%) RUP
10 3 (6.12%) CRM
10 3 (6.12%) UML
10 3 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (4.08%) Server Building
11 2 (4.08%) Coaching
11 2 (4.08%) ITIL
11 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) C#
2 9 (18.37%) Python
3 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.33%) VB
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) VB6
5 5 (10.20%) PHP
5 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.08%) PHP5
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) QEMU
2 8 (16.33%) KVM
2 8 (16.33%) Xen
3 3 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.12%) logstash
3 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (32.65%) VMware
2 9 (18.37%) Google
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Zend
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
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