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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 38 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.64% 3.07% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 3.76% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £400 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
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
323 186 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.64% 81.58% 68.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 118 85
Average daily rate £410 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% -12.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) Apache
2 12 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) MVC
4 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 9 (42.86%) HTTP
4 9 (42.86%) OO
4 9 (42.86%) Puppet
5 8 (38.10%) Open Source
5 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
5 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (38.10%) DevOps
5 8 (38.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
5 8 (38.10%) Xen
5 8 (38.10%) Google
5 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (38.10%) Jetty
5 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (38.10%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (38.10%) nginx
5 8 (38.10%) Amazon EC2

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Apache
1 12 (57.14%) Tomcat
2 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 8 (38.10%) Jetty
2 8 (38.10%) nginx
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
3 4 (19.05%) JBoss
4 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 3 (14.29%) CMS
4 3 (14.29%) Umbraco
5 1 (4.76%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (38.10%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (38.10%) Google App Engine
1 8 (38.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) HTTP
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) FTP
2 8 (38.10%) IPsec
2 8 (38.10%) SSL
2 8 (38.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Jackrabbit
1 4 (19.05%) MySQL
1 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Mockito
2 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (14.29%) Liquibase
3 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) NUnit
4 2 (9.52%) RSpec
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) Servlets
4 6 (28.57%) RESTful
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
5 4 (19.05%) CSS3
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
5 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (19.05%) SOAP
5 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (14.29%) CakePHP
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Smartphone
1 2 (9.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 9 (42.86%) OO
3 8 (38.10%) Automated Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) DevOps
3 8 (38.10%) Open Source
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
6 3 (14.29%) Secure Coding
6 3 (14.29%) SOLID
6 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) Perl
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
4 3 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (38.10%) Xen
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) Puppet
2 8 (38.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Google
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
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