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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 63 65 79
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 54 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.70% 2.25% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 2.90% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 5
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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 £265 £281 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £501 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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
1676 1380 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.80% 77.62% 73.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 947 511
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 £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £15.05 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -21 30 £300 -15.78% 12
Bradford -1 18 £350 - 2
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Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.15%) SQL Server
3 38 (46.91%) SQL
4 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
5 32 (39.51%) .NET
6 26 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (29.63%) C#
7 24 (29.63%) MVC
7 24 (29.63%) Scrum
7 24 (29.63%) Finance
8 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (24.69%) RUP
10 20 (24.69%) HTML
10 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
11 19 (23.46%) Linux
11 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
12 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 18 (22.22%) CSS
12 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
13 17 (20.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (19.75%) Cloud Computing
14 16 (19.75%) jQuery
14 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (19.75%) VMware
14 16 (19.75%) TDD
14 16 (19.75%) Servlets
15 15 (18.52%) OO

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (12.35%) IIS
1 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
2 9 (11.11%) Apache
2 9 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.88%) Jetty
3 8 (9.88%) nginx
3 8 (9.88%) OpenStack
4 6 (7.41%) CMS
5 4 (4.94%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.47%) JBoss
7 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (9.88%) Google App Engine
2 8 (9.88%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) IPsec
1 8 (9.88%) DHCP
1 8 (9.88%) FTP
1 8 (9.88%) HTTP
1 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
1 8 (9.88%) DNS
1 8 (9.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (11.11%) OLAP
5 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (9.88%) Relational Database
7 7 (8.64%) OLAP Cube
8 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (8.64%) NUnit
3 7 (8.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (8.64%) Selenium
4 4 (4.94%) JUnit
5 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.47%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Maven
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.23%) JSUnit
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (59.26%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) .NET Developer
3 13 (16.05%) Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 11 (13.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 10 (12.35%) SQL Developer
7 9 (11.11%) PHP Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.41%) VB6 Developer
9 6 (7.41%) VB Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
10 5 (6.17%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.94%) Programmer
12 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) .NET
2 20 (24.69%) HTML
3 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 18 (22.22%) CSS
4 16 (19.75%) jQuery
4 16 (19.75%) Servlets
5 12 (14.81%) J2EE
6 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
8 9 (11.11%) XML
8 9 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (9.88%) Web Services
10 7 (8.64%) JSON
10 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (8.64%) WCF
11 6 (7.41%) Doctrine
11 6 (7.41%) NHibernate
12 5 (6.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Open Source
2 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (87.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (29.63%) MVC
3 24 (29.63%) Scrum
4 21 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (24.69%) RUP
6 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
7 17 (20.99%) Automated Testing
8 16 (19.75%) TDD
9 15 (18.52%) OO
10 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
11 11 (13.58%) Coaching
12 9 (11.11%) ETL
12 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 8 (9.88%) System Testing
13 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
14 7 (8.64%) Web Development
14 7 (8.64%) Test Strategy
15 6 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) SQL
2 24 (29.63%) C#
3 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.52%) Java
5 14 (17.28%) T-SQL
6 10 (12.35%) Python
7 9 (11.11%) PHP
8 8 (9.88%) Bash Shell
9 6 (7.41%) VB6
9 6 (7.41%) VB
10 5 (6.17%) PHP5
11 4 (4.94%) C++
12 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.47%) Perl
12 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.88%) KVM
2 8 (9.88%) QEMU
2 8 (9.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Puppet
2 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) Google
4 6 (7.41%) Zend
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Perforce
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 23 days ago