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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 49 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.25% 2.57% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 3.29% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £349
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +9.06%

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
334 334 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.99% 78.04% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 232 102
Median daily rate £425 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £23.24 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.96% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.30 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) HTML
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) PHP
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) XHTML
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) CMS
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 6 (54.55%) Content Management
2 6 (54.55%) Ajax
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Zend
2 6 (54.55%) PHP 5
2 6 (54.55%) WordPress
2 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (54.55%) Confluence
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Laravel
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Symfony
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

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 6 (54.55%) CMS
1 6 (54.55%) Confluence
1 6 (54.55%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) PHP Developer
3 6 (54.55%) Consultant
4 5 (45.45%) Web Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Junior
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
1 10 (90.91%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Ajax
2 6 (54.55%) XHTML
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Laravel
3 4 (36.36%) Symfony
4 3 (27.27%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Content Management
1 6 (54.55%) OOP
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
1 10 (90.91%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) PHP 5
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Zend