The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 41 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 19 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.09% 3.05% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 3.71% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Median daily rate £375 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £312 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 458 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 76.59% 82.08% 74.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 347 168
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.26% +6.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 13 £400 +6.66% 1
Barnsley - 1 £300 -
Doncaster - 1 £275 - 1
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 24 (66.67%) HTML
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 24 (66.67%) PHP
1 24 (66.67%) CSS
2 22 (61.11%) MVC
3 18 (50.00%) Symfony
3 18 (50.00%) Laravel
4 14 (38.89%) MySQL
5 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
6 12 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
7 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
7 11 (30.56%) TDD
8 9 (25.00%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (25.00%) RESTful
8 9 (25.00%) HTML5
9 8 (22.22%) OOP
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) XML
10 7 (19.44%) JIRA
11 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (16.67%) CMS
11 6 (16.67%) Linux
11 6 (16.67%) OO
11 6 (16.67%) OOD
11 6 (16.67%) .NET
11 6 (16.67%) Mercurial
12 5 (13.89%) Confluence
12 5 (13.89%) WordPress
12 5 (13.89%) Zend

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 5 (13.89%) Confluence
2 5 (13.89%) WordPress
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Kentico
3 1 (2.78%) nginx
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Sitefinity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) MySQL
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 4 (11.11%) MSTest
4 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.78%) JMeter
7 1 (2.78%) JSUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Selenium
7 1 (2.78%) Xdebug
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 23 (63.89%) PHP Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Web Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
5 3 (8.33%) PHP Symfony Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Symfony Developer
6 2 (5.56%) ABAP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) CSS
1 24 (66.67%) HTML
2 18 (50.00%) Laravel
2 18 (50.00%) Symfony
3 12 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
4 9 (25.00%) HTML5
4 9 (25.00%) RESTful
5 7 (19.44%) XML
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
7 5 (13.89%) Ajax
7 5 (13.89%) XHTML
8 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.11%) ADO.NET
8 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (11.11%) WCF
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
9 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) OOP
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) OOD
6 5 (13.89%) Content Management
6 5 (13.89%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
7 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.78%) Kanban
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 24 (66.67%) PHP
2 8 (22.22%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) PHP 5
4 2 (5.56%) ABAP
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Zend
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Capita
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec