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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 74 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 41 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.02% 1.76% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.10% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 10
Average daily rate £408 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +10.29%
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
1669 1475 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.10% 83.52% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1028 739
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 31 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £152.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds +4 35 £420 +20.00% 14
Bradford +5 3 - -
Huddersfield - 2 £350 - 1
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (43.90%) SQL
3 34 (41.46%) .NET
4 30 (36.59%) C#
5 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
6 28 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
8 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
9 21 (25.61%) MVC
9 21 (25.61%) Finance
10 19 (23.17%) Scrum
10 19 (23.17%) Java
11 18 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (20.73%) Visual Studio
12 17 (20.73%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (19.51%) HTML
13 16 (19.51%) Integration Testing
14 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
15 14 (17.07%) TDD
15 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
15 14 (17.07%) Entity Framework
16 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
16 13 (15.85%) Test Scripting
16 13 (15.85%) CSS
17 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (7.32%) Node.js
2 4 (4.88%) IIS
3 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.44%) Jetty
4 2 (2.44%) nginx
4 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.22%) PowerExchange
5 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.22%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Intranet
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) DNS
2 2 (2.44%) FTP
2 2 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) IPsec
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.37%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (20.73%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (20.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.44%) MySQL
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (34.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (20.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.88%) JIRA
4 3 (3.66%) Android Studio
4 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.66%) Xcode
5 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.22%) Firebug
6 1 (1.22%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.22%) Log4j
6 1 (1.22%) MSTest
6 1 (1.22%) NUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.22%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (70.73%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.51%) Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Test Analyst
5 13 (15.85%) Data Analyst
6 12 (14.63%) SQL Developer
7 10 (12.20%) C# Developer
8 9 (10.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (9.76%) Senior Developer
10 7 (8.54%) CRM Developer
10 7 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (8.54%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
11 6 (7.32%) SQL Data Analyst
11 6 (7.32%) UI Developer
12 5 (6.10%) DBA
12 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
12 5 (6.10%) SQL DBA
13 4 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.46%) .NET
2 16 (19.51%) HTML
3 15 (18.29%) ASP.NET
4 14 (17.07%) .NET Framework
4 14 (17.07%) Entity Framework
5 13 (15.85%) AngularJS
5 13 (15.85%) CSS
6 11 (13.41%) jQuery
7 10 (12.20%) HTML5
8 8 (9.76%) CSS3
9 7 (8.54%) WCF
10 6 (7.32%) Android SDK
10 6 (7.32%) Servlets
11 5 (6.10%) iOS SDK
11 5 (6.10%) J2EE
11 5 (6.10%) REST
11 5 (6.10%) RESTful
12 4 (4.88%) JSON
12 4 (4.88%) Mustache
12 4 (4.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Replication
2 6 (7.32%) User Experience
3 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) Android
4 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.22%) AIX
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.61%) MVC
3 19 (23.17%) Scrum
4 16 (19.51%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (19.51%) Integration Testing
5 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (17.07%) TDD
6 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (15.85%) Test Scripting
8 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
8 12 (14.63%) System Testing
9 11 (13.41%) Regression Testing
10 9 (10.98%) Front End Development
10 9 (10.98%) OOD
11 8 (9.76%) Database Optimisation
11 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.54%) BDD
12 7 (8.54%) CRM
12 7 (8.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.90%) SQL
2 30 (36.59%) C#
3 23 (28.05%) T-SQL
4 21 (25.61%) JavaScript
5 19 (23.17%) Java
6 6 (7.32%) C
7 5 (6.10%) Python
8 4 (4.88%) C++
8 4 (4.88%) PHP
8 4 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.44%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.44%) VB
11 1 (1.22%) ES6
11 1 (1.22%) Perl
11 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
1 1 (1.22%) ISEB
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) logstash
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 2 (2.44%) Adobe
3 2 (2.44%) Facebook
3 2 (2.44%) Google
3 2 (2.44%) Informatica
3 2 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (1.22%) Axway
4 1 (1.22%) Cognos
4 1 (1.22%) SAP
4 1 (1.22%) Twitter
4 1 (1.22%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago