The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 62 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 9 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.99% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.31% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 22
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£330 £331 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
824 687 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.31% 75.74% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 379 480
Average daily rate £348 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) .NET
3 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (27.78%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (24.07%) MVC
5 13 (24.07%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) Java
6 12 (22.22%) PHP
6 12 (22.22%) Oracle
7 10 (18.52%) C#
7 10 (18.52%) jQuery
8 9 (16.67%) QA
8 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (16.67%) CSS
8 9 (16.67%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.81%) TDD
9 8 (14.81%) WCF
10 7 (12.96%) Release Management
10 7 (12.96%) Web Services
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
11 6 (11.11%) Linux
11 6 (11.11%) OOP
11 6 (11.11%) Finance
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Hudson
2 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.26%) Selenium
2 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Grunt
4 1 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.85%) JUnit
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) PHP Developer
3 8 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.26%) OBIEE Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Tester
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Tester
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 13 (24.07%) HTML
3 10 (18.52%) jQuery
4 9 (16.67%) CSS
5 8 (14.81%) WCF
5 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 7 (12.96%) Web Services
7 6 (11.11%) HTML5
7 6 (11.11%) RESTful
8 5 (9.26%) Symfony
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.56%) XML
9 3 (5.56%) XHTML
9 3 (5.56%) JMS
9 3 (5.56%) JSF
10 2 (3.70%) WPF
10 2 (3.70%) SOAP
10 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.70%) WinForms
10 2 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Wiki
3 1 (1.85%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) MVC
4 9 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (14.81%) TDD
6 7 (12.96%) Release Management
7 6 (11.11%) OOP
8 5 (9.26%) OO
9 4 (7.41%) Workflow
10 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 3 (5.56%) SOA
10 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.56%) Volume Testing
11 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (24.07%) Java
4 12 (22.22%) PHP
5 10 (18.52%) C#
6 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) ABAP
8 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) SAP