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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 81 52 29
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 2.22% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 2.81% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 23
Average daily rate
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£334 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £324 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £367 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -18.88%
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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
926 747 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 78.96% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 449 412
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.60 £4.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £19.30 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) WCF
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (15.00%) WPF
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) OLAP
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.00%) SimpleDB
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) OLTP
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) JSUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
1 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (35.00%) HTML
2 7 (35.00%) WCF
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) XHTML
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.00%) HTML5
7 1 (5.00%) J2EE
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) ETL
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
1 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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