The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 68 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 48 39 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.42% 2.18% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 2.80% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +37.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £286 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £501 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1656 1392 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.38% 77.77% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 976 507
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 27
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -30.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Leeds -23 26 £300 -15.78% 8
Bradford -1 13 £350 -16.66% 4
Halifax -2 2 £435 +24.28%
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (48.78%) SQL
3 36 (43.90%) SQL Server
4 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
5 29 (35.37%) .NET
6 27 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (31.71%) Finance
8 22 (26.83%) C#
8 22 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (25.61%) Scrum
10 20 (24.39%) MVC
10 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (23.17%) Configuration Management
11 19 (23.17%) RUP
11 19 (23.17%) Linux
12 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (20.73%) Automated Testing
13 16 (19.51%) VMware
13 16 (19.51%) OO
13 16 (19.51%) Servlets
13 16 (19.51%) Java
13 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
14 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
14 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
14 15 (18.29%) HTML
15 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.07%) TDD
15 14 (17.07%) Open Source

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (12.20%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.98%) Apache
2 9 (10.98%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.76%) IIS
3 8 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 8 (9.76%) Jetty
3 8 (9.76%) nginx
4 4 (4.88%) CMS
4 4 (4.88%) SAS
4 4 (4.88%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.44%) JBoss
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.76%) Google App Engine
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.76%) IPsec
1 8 (9.76%) DHCP
1 8 (9.76%) FTP
1 8 (9.76%) HTTP
1 8 (9.76%) TCP/IP
1 8 (9.76%) DNS
1 8 (9.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (9.76%) OLAP
5 8 (9.76%) Relational Database
5 8 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (7.32%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (4.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.54%) Selenium
3 7 (8.54%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (8.54%) NUnit
4 5 (6.10%) JUnit
5 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.66%) Maven
6 3 (3.66%) Subversion
7 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.44%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 26 (31.71%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (56.10%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Analyst
3 13 (15.85%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Test Analyst
5 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) SQL Developer
6 9 (10.98%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.54%) VB Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (8.54%) VB6 Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Programmer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior PHP Developer
8 5 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (3.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.66%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.37%) .NET
2 16 (19.51%) Servlets
3 15 (18.29%) HTML
4 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET
5 13 (15.85%) CSS
5 13 (15.85%) J2EE
6 12 (14.63%) jQuery
7 10 (12.20%) Hibernate
8 9 (10.98%) Entity Framework
8 9 (10.98%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (8.54%) JSON
10 6 (7.32%) NHibernate
10 6 (7.32%) Doctrine
11 5 (6.10%) WCF
11 5 (6.10%) Symfony
11 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.10%) XML
11 5 (6.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Open Source
2 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (26.83%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (25.61%) Scrum
5 20 (24.39%) MVC
6 19 (23.17%) Configuration Management
6 19 (23.17%) RUP
7 17 (20.73%) Automated Testing
8 16 (19.51%) OO
9 14 (17.07%) TDD
10 12 (14.63%) Test Scripting
11 11 (13.41%) System Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Coaching
12 10 (12.20%) ETL
13 9 (10.98%) Waterfall
13 9 (10.98%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.54%) Web Development
15 6 (7.32%) CRM
15 6 (7.32%) Test Strategy
15 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) SQL
2 22 (26.83%) C#
3 16 (19.51%) Java
4 15 (18.29%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.20%) Python
6 9 (10.98%) PHP
7 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.54%) VB
8 7 (8.54%) VB6
9 5 (6.10%) PHP5
9 5 (6.10%) C++
10 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.44%) Perl
12 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.76%) Xen
2 8 (9.76%) QEMU
2 8 (9.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Puppet
2 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.51%) VMware
3 8 (9.76%) Google
4 6 (7.32%) Zend
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) Perforce
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
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Rate: £320 - £350 per day
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