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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 46 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.18% 3.58% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 4.55% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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
327 220 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.37% 78.85% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 152 88
Median daily rate £450 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
3 14 (77.78%) HTML
3 14 (77.78%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) OO
5 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 10 (55.56%) RESTful
6 9 (50.00%) PHP
7 8 (44.44%) MySQL
7 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) TDD
7 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
8 7 (38.89%) Symfony
8 7 (38.89%) Laravel
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) Java
9 6 (33.33%) SOAP
9 6 (33.33%) Web Services
9 6 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
10 5 (27.78%) .NET
11 4 (22.22%) OOP
11 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
11 4 (22.22%) OOD
11 4 (22.22%) Spring
11 4 (22.22%) JSON
11 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 4 (22.22%) Mercurial
11 4 (22.22%) Mockito
12 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture

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 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) Jetty
3 2 (11.11%) nginx
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (11.11%) Google App Engine
1 2 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) DHCP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (11.11%) FTP
2 2 (11.11%) IPsec
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 4 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 4 (22.22%) Mockito
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) NUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (11.11%) ClearCase
4 2 (11.11%) jMock
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.11%) Travis CI
5 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) JSUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Liquibase
5 1 (5.56%) RSpec
5 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) PHP Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 2 (11.11%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) CSS
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) RESTful
3 7 (38.89%) Laravel
3 7 (38.89%) Symfony
4 6 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
4 6 (33.33%) SOAP
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) REST
8 2 (11.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 1 (5.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) Secure Coding
5 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) SOLID
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) AOP
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Control-M
2 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Sybase
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