The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 49 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.17% 1.83% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 2.22% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £388 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £229 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Unit Testing
South 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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
422 360 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.58% 82.19% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 281 112
Median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -65.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Sheffield region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Sheffield region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 15 (75.00%) PHP
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Symfony
3 8 (40.00%) Laravel
3 8 (40.00%) MySQL
4 7 (35.00%) OOP
4 7 (35.00%) CMS
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) Confluence
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) JIRA
5 6 (30.00%) Content Management
5 6 (30.00%) Ajax
5 6 (30.00%) Zend
5 6 (30.00%) PHP 5
5 6 (30.00%) WordPress
5 6 (30.00%) XHTML
5 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
7 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) CMS
2 6 (30.00%) Confluence
2 6 (30.00%) WordPress
3 1 (5.00%) Kentico
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Sitefinity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) Web Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 8 (40.00%) Laravel
2 8 (40.00%) Symfony
3 6 (30.00%) Ajax
3 6 (30.00%) HTML5
3 6 (30.00%) XHTML
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 5 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
1 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) OOP
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Content Management
3 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.00%) Server Building
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) PHP
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) PHP 5
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) ABAP
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Zend
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec