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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 26 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.77% 1.62% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.50% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£389 - -
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 £38.00 £36.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+4.10% -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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 120 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 71.70% 64.86% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 68 101
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.85 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (47.37%) MicroStrategy
4 9 (47.37%) BPMN
4 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
5 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 7 (36.84%) XML
6 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) MVC
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
7 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (31.58%) Ajax
7 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (21.05%) WCF
8 4 (21.05%) IIS
9 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Report Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) MI Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) Ajax
3 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 4 (21.05%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (10.53%) WPF
5 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (47.37%) BPMN
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) Web Development
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) CRM
8 2 (10.53%) SOA
9 1 (5.26%) ETL
9 1 (5.26%) Project Management
9 1 (5.26%) Process Management
9 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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