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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 30 36 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.41% 1.68% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 2.60% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
247 231 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 76.47% 64.53% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 109 104
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 January 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 January 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 +4 8 £431 - 7
Doncaster - 1 £325 -
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Web Services
2 12 (63.16%) XML
3 11 (57.89%) Scrum
4 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) Ajax
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (47.37%) jQuery
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
7 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
7 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) IIS
8 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
8 5 (26.32%) WPF
9 4 (21.05%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (36.84%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Jetty
2 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.53%) MS Access
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) MI Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Report Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Web Services
1 12 (63.16%) XML
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) .NET
3 9 (47.37%) Ajax
3 9 (47.37%) jQuery
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Framework
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) WPF
6 2 (10.53%) Apache CXF
6 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
6 2 (10.53%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
6 2 (10.53%) JDBC
6 2 (10.53%) J2EE
6 2 (10.53%) JAXB
6 2 (10.53%) JMS
6 2 (10.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) BPMN
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Logistics
8 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) PHP
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft