The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 71 85 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -39
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 13 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.60% 0.84% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.14% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 30
Average daily rate
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£338 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1309 1145 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.64% 74.35% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 613 780
Average daily rate £350 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +132.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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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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 +13 18 £336 +1.50% 7
Bradford +7 3 £420 - 4
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
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Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) .NET
2 19 (27.94%) Java
2 19 (27.94%) Oracle
2 19 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 17 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (23.53%) HTML
5 16 (23.53%) MVC
6 13 (19.12%) C#
7 12 (17.65%) PHP
7 12 (17.65%) CSS
7 12 (17.65%) jQuery
8 11 (16.18%) Scrum
8 11 (16.18%) WCF
8 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
8 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
9 10 (14.71%) Finance
10 9 (13.24%) Web Services
10 9 (13.24%) OO
10 9 (13.24%) QA
10 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (13.24%) TDD
11 8 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (11.76%) J2EE
11 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 7 (10.29%) Release Management
13 6 (8.82%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (8.82%) Apache
2 3 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) MySQL
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.94%) OLAP
7 1 (1.47%) DataStage
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Selenium
1 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
2 5 (7.35%) Hudson
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Grunt
6 1 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.47%) JMeter
6 1 (1.47%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 51 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.18%) .NET Developer
3 11 (16.18%) PHP Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.82%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Tester
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Tester
7 4 (5.88%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) .NET
2 16 (23.53%) HTML
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
3 12 (17.65%) jQuery
4 11 (16.18%) WCF
4 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.24%) Web Services
6 8 (11.76%) J2EE
7 6 (8.82%) XML
7 6 (8.82%) RESTful
7 6 (8.82%) HTML5
8 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.35%) Symfony
9 4 (5.88%) JMS
10 3 (4.41%) JSF
10 3 (4.41%) XHTML
11 2 (2.94%) WPF
11 2 (2.94%) Spring Batch
11 2 (2.94%) SOAP
11 2 (2.94%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.41%) Open Source
3 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) Wiki
3 1 (1.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.47%) Replication
3 1 (1.47%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (23.53%) MVC
4 11 (16.18%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (13.24%) TDD
5 9 (13.24%) OO
6 7 (10.29%) Release Management
7 6 (8.82%) OOP
7 6 (8.82%) SOA
8 5 (7.35%) ETL
8 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
9 4 (5.88%) Web Development
9 4 (5.88%) Workflow
10 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.41%) Volume Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.94%) Complex Event Processing
11 2 (2.94%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) SQL
2 19 (27.94%) Java
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.12%) C#
5 12 (17.65%) PHP
6 6 (8.82%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.35%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) Python
9 1 (1.47%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Oracle
2 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Informatica
3 1 (1.47%) SAP
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