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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 37 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 18 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.47% 2.58% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 3.66% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £210 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £325 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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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
407 246 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 78.57% 70.49% 64.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 155 150
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -11 14 £375 +66.66% 6
Doncaster - 1 - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) .NET
3 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
4 13 (38.24%) Java
4 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
5 12 (35.29%) C#
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
7 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
7 10 (29.41%) IPsec
7 10 (29.41%) VMware
7 10 (29.41%) J2EE
7 10 (29.41%) IIS
7 10 (29.41%) Servlets
7 10 (29.41%) Linux
7 10 (29.41%) Apache
7 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
7 10 (29.41%) DHCP
7 10 (29.41%) FTP
7 10 (29.41%) HTTP
7 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
7 10 (29.41%) DNS
7 10 (29.41%) SSL
7 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (29.41%) Puppet
7 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (29.41%) DevOps
7 10 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (29.41%) Jetty
7 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (29.41%) IIS
1 10 (29.41%) Apache
1 10 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 10 (29.41%) WebSphere
1 10 (29.41%) Jetty
1 10 (29.41%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (29.41%) Google App Engine
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (29.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) DHCP
1 10 (29.41%) FTP
1 10 (29.41%) HTTP
1 10 (29.41%) TCP/IP
1 10 (29.41%) DNS
1 10 (29.41%) SSL
1 10 (29.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) MS Access
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (8.82%) Maven
4 3 (8.82%) Build Forge
4 3 (8.82%) JUnit
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.94%) AS400 Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
7 1 (2.94%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) .NET
2 10 (29.41%) J2EE
2 10 (29.41%) Servlets
2 10 (29.41%) WCF
2 10 (29.41%) WPF
3 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) Spring
5 3 (8.82%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) Spring Integration
5 3 (8.82%) Dojo
5 3 (8.82%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) WinForms
7 1 (2.94%) Ajax
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
1 1 (2.94%) AS400
1 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (29.41%) Open Source
3 10 (29.41%) DevOps
3 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 10 (29.41%) Configuration Management
4 8 (23.53%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
6 3 (8.82%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (8.82%) Inmon Methodology
6 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) MVVM
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) SQL
4 7 (20.59%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) Xen
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Puppet
1 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Google
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) MKS