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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 71 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.25% 3.09% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.86% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 5
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£300 £356 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £501 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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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
1120 933 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.08% 80.02% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 634 326
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +60.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) .NET
3 21 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.78%) MVC
5 19 (38.78%) Linux
6 17 (34.69%) C#
6 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
6 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
7 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (32.65%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (32.65%) VMware
7 16 (32.65%) Servlets
8 14 (28.57%) HTML
8 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 14 (28.57%) TDD
8 14 (28.57%) Open Source
9 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
9 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
9 13 (26.53%) CSS
10 12 (24.49%) SQL
11 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
11 11 (22.45%) jQuery
11 11 (22.45%) Java
11 11 (22.45%) OO
11 11 (22.45%) Puppet
12 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (20.41%) IIS
12 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
12 10 (20.41%) Python

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) IIS
1 10 (20.41%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.37%) Apache
3 8 (16.33%) OpenStack
3 8 (16.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (16.33%) Jetty
3 8 (16.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (16.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (16.33%) Google App Engine
2 8 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) IPsec
1 8 (16.33%) SSL
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.29%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) NUnit
2 7 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) JSUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.04%) Subversion
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.37%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.24%) SQL Developer
4 6 (12.24%) VB Developer
4 6 (12.24%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) VB Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Programmer
8 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (48.98%) .NET
2 16 (32.65%) Servlets
3 14 (28.57%) HTML
4 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
4 13 (26.53%) CSS
5 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
5 11 (22.45%) jQuery
6 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
6 9 (18.37%) Entity Framework
7 8 (16.33%) J2EE
8 7 (14.29%) JSON
8 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.24%) Doctrine
9 6 (12.24%) NHibernate
10 5 (10.20%) WinForms
10 5 (10.20%) Symfony
11 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.16%) XML
12 3 (6.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (91.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (38.78%) MVC
4 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
4 17 (34.69%) Automated Testing
5 14 (28.57%) TDD
6 11 (22.45%) OO
7 7 (14.29%) Web Development
8 5 (10.20%) Scrum
8 5 (10.20%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) CRM
9 3 (6.12%) System Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.08%) Refactoring
10 2 (4.08%) RUP
11 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.04%) OOD
11 1 (2.04%) SOA
11 1 (2.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) C#
2 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 11 (22.45%) Java
5 10 (20.41%) Python
6 9 (18.37%) PHP
7 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (12.24%) VB6
8 6 (12.24%) VB
9 5 (10.20%) PHP5
10 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.08%) Perl
11 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.33%) QEMU
2 8 (16.33%) KVM
2 8 (16.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 10 (20.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) Google
4 6 (12.24%) Zend
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Perforce
Leeds
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Posted: 24 days ago