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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 48 89 54
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -35
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 81 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.01% 1.42% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 1.67% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 19 36
Median daily rate £425 £320 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £285 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £435 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +6.85%
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
1753 1794 1416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.74% 84.82% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1285 978
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 32 22
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.75 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £58.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +48 75 £425 +41.66% 12
Pudsey - 4 - -
Bradford +7 1 £320 -8.57% 1
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 67 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.80%) TDD
3 48 (38.40%) Java
4 37 (29.60%) SQL
5 34 (27.20%) BDD
6 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
7 30 (24.00%) T-SQL
7 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
8 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (22.40%) .NET
8 28 (22.40%) Scrum
9 26 (20.80%) JavaScript
10 24 (19.20%) Mentoring
11 23 (18.40%) C#
12 21 (16.80%) Oracle
12 21 (16.80%) RESTful
13 20 (16.00%) Regression Testing
13 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (15.20%) User Experience
14 19 (15.20%) Data Management
15 18 (14.40%) .NET Framework
15 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (14.40%) OOD
16 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
16 17 (13.60%) Unix
17 16 (12.80%) OO
17 16 (12.80%) Entity Framework
18 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (12.00%) PL/SQL
19 14 (11.20%) Replication

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.20%) Jetty
3 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.60%) JBoss
3 2 (1.60%) nginx
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
2 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.40%) MS Project
2 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.60%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.60%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.60%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.00%) MySQL
5 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.40%) Neo4j
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.60%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.80%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.60%) Android Studio
3 7 (5.60%) Jasmine
3 7 (5.60%) Xcode
4 6 (4.80%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.20%) JUnit
5 4 (3.20%) Mockito
5 4 (3.20%) Subversion
6 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.60%) JIRA
8 1 (0.80%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.80%) Maven
8 1 (0.80%) Moq
8 1 (0.80%) NUnit
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.80%) Selenium
8 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (5.60%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Banking
2 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Games
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Law
4 1 (0.80%) Local Government
4 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (76.80%) Developer
2 28 (22.40%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.00%) SQL Developer
4 14 (11.20%) .NET Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Android Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Android Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) ETL Developer
6 11 (8.80%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Java Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) DBA
9 7 (5.60%) iOS Developer
9 7 (5.60%) PHP Developer
9 7 (5.60%) SQL DBA
9 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Principal Software Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.40%) .NET
2 21 (16.80%) RESTful
3 18 (14.40%) .NET Framework
4 17 (13.60%) ASP.NET
5 16 (12.80%) Entity Framework
6 13 (10.40%) REST
7 12 (9.60%) Android SDK
8 11 (8.80%) HTML
8 11 (8.80%) Spring
9 10 (8.00%) Node.js
10 9 (7.20%) Hibernate
10 9 (7.20%) Velocity
11 8 (6.40%) jQuery
11 8 (6.40%) Web Services
12 6 (4.80%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.80%) DOM
12 6 (4.80%) Ember.js
12 6 (4.80%) React
13 5 (4.00%) Cocoa
13 5 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.20%) User Experience
3 14 (11.20%) Mobile App
3 14 (11.20%) Replication
4 10 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.60%) Mainframe
7 6 (4.80%) iPhone
8 5 (4.00%) iPad
9 2 (1.60%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.80%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Unix
2 12 (9.60%) Android
3 8 (6.40%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.60%) Linux
5 5 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.60%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.80%) TDD
3 34 (27.20%) BDD
4 30 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 28 (22.40%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (22.40%) Scrum
6 24 (19.20%) Mentoring
7 20 (16.00%) Regression Testing
8 19 (15.20%) Data Management
9 18 (14.40%) OOD
10 16 (12.80%) OO
11 14 (11.20%) Database Optimisation
11 14 (11.20%) ETL
11 14 (11.20%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (10.40%) MVC
13 12 (9.60%) Android Development
13 12 (9.60%) Coaching
14 9 (7.20%) Data Security
15 8 (6.40%) iOS Development
15 8 (6.40%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.40%) Java
2 37 (29.60%) SQL
3 30 (24.00%) T-SQL
4 26 (20.80%) JavaScript
5 23 (18.40%) C#
6 15 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 12 (9.60%) C++
8 8 (6.40%) Objective-C
8 8 (6.40%) Python
9 7 (5.60%) PHP
10 6 (4.80%) ES6
11 5 (4.00%) Ruby
12 3 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.80%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.80%) C
14 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) ACF2
1 4 (3.20%) Docker
1 4 (3.20%) RACF
1 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) zSecure
2 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (16.80%) Oracle
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.60%) Informatica
4 4 (3.20%) VMware
5 3 (2.40%) Zend
6 2 (1.60%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.60%) HP
6 2 (1.60%) Netezza
6 2 (1.60%) SAP
6 2 (1.60%) Sybase
7 1 (0.80%) Apple
7 1 (0.80%) Cognos
7 1 (0.80%) IBM
7 1 (0.80%) Symantec
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago