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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 40 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.16% 3.55% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 4.49% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £312 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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
404 401 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.09% 79.09% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 279 157
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.40 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.23% -13.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.40 £30.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -5 16 £363 -3.33% 2
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (70.83%) PHP
2 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 17 (70.83%) CSS
3 16 (66.67%) MVC
4 15 (62.50%) Symfony
4 15 (62.50%) Laravel
5 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (41.67%) MySQL
6 9 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
6 9 (37.50%) RESTful
7 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (29.17%) TDD
8 7 (29.17%) OO
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
9 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (25.00%) OOD
9 6 (25.00%) HTML5
9 6 (25.00%) Mercurial
10 5 (20.83%) Scrum
10 5 (20.83%) Web Development
10 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) OOP
12 3 (12.50%) Degree
12 3 (12.50%) SAP
12 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
12 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (8.33%) XML
13 2 (8.33%) SQL
13 2 (8.33%) ABAP

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 2 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) Kentico
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Sitefinity
2 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JMeter
4 1 (4.17%) jMock
4 1 (4.17%) JSUnit
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) Xdebug
General
1 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 3 (12.50%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Symfony Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) Laravel
2 15 (62.50%) Symfony
3 9 (37.50%) CodeIgniter
3 9 (37.50%) RESTful
4 6 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) Ajax
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) JAXB
6 1 (4.17%) JDBC
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) JSON
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
6 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (25.00%) OOD
4 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
5 4 (16.67%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) Software Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.17%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Kanban
7 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.17%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (4.17%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (70.83%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) ABAP
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Control-M
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) Sybase
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec
2 1 (4.17%) Zend
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