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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 34 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.85% 2.27% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.45% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -14.11%
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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
272 232 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 71.77% 65.91% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 143 139
Average daily rate £325 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.13 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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
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 23 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 6 £320 +16.36% 6
Doncaster - - - - 1
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
3 9 (60.00%) BPMN
3 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) QA
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.67%) MS Access
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) ETL

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Report Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) MI Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (60.00%) BPMN
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.67%) Process Management
7 1 (6.67%) MVC
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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