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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 67 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 21 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.94% 1.79% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.21% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 12
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£350 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
903 768 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.30% 80.76% 74.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 467 317
Average daily rate £375 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £27.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
4 16 (57.14%) .NET
4 16 (57.14%) TDD
5 15 (53.57%) C#
5 15 (53.57%) HTML
5 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
6 13 (46.43%) CSS
6 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
6 13 (46.43%) jQuery
7 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
7 11 (39.29%) OO
8 10 (35.71%) SQL
8 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
9 9 (32.14%) PHP
9 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
10 8 (28.57%) Web Development
11 7 (25.00%) Selenium
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (25.00%) JSON
11 7 (25.00%) NUnit
11 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (21.43%) NHibernate
12 6 (21.43%) Scrum
13 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Route 53
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) OLAP
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Selenium
1 7 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 7 (25.00%) NUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) JSUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Junior
7 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) HTML
2 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 13 (46.43%) CSS
3 13 (46.43%) jQuery
4 11 (39.29%) .NET Framework
5 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
7 7 (25.00%) JSON
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (21.43%) NHibernate
9 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.29%) WCF
10 4 (14.29%) Symfony
10 4 (14.29%) Web Services
10 4 (14.29%) XML
10 4 (14.29%) Doctrine
11 2 (7.14%) Ajax
11 2 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
1 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 16 (57.14%) TDD
4 11 (39.29%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) Web Development
6 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) System Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.14%) ETL
9 2 (7.14%) RUP
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
10 1 (3.57%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (53.57%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) PHP5
6 3 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Java
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.57%) Salt
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Zend
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Perforce
4 1 (3.57%) hybris
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