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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 70 89 71
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 52 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.55% 1.53% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.83% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 13
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1766 1799 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.44% 83.67% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1191 1307 902
Median daily rate £425 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.72% +3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +124.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.94 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +25 49 £425 +21.42% 14
Halifax -2 2 £425 -2.29%
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 62 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.27%) TDD
3 47 (37.30%) Java
4 37 (29.37%) BDD
5 34 (26.98%) SQL
6 33 (26.19%) Software Engineering
7 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
8 29 (23.02%) T-SQL
8 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
9 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (21.43%) .NET
10 27 (21.43%) Scrum
11 26 (20.63%) Mentoring
12 22 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (17.46%) C#
12 22 (17.46%) Data Management
13 21 (16.67%) RESTful
13 21 (16.67%) Regression Testing
14 19 (15.08%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (15.08%) .NET Framework
14 19 (15.08%) User Experience
15 18 (14.29%) Oracle
16 17 (13.49%) Unix
16 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
17 16 (12.70%) ETL
17 16 (12.70%) Entity Framework
18 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (11.90%) OOD
18 15 (11.90%) OO
18 15 (11.90%) 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 9 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.97%) nginx
3 4 (3.17%) Jetty
4 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.59%) JBoss
5 2 (1.59%) SAS
5 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.38%) MS Office
1 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (2.38%) MS Project
1 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.97%) MySQL
4 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.38%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.59%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.73%) Android Studio
3 8 (6.35%) Xcode
4 7 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.97%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.17%) JUnit
6 4 (3.17%) Mockito
6 4 (3.17%) Subversion
7 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.38%) IntelliJ
7 3 (2.38%) NetBeans
8 2 (1.59%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.59%) Selenium
9 1 (0.79%) Maven
9 1 (0.79%) Moq
9 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Games
2 3 (2.38%) Retail
2 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Law
4 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 94 (74.60%) Developer
2 26 (20.63%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 12 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Android Developer
5 11 (8.73%) Android Engineer
5 11 (8.73%) Software Engineer
6 10 (7.94%) ETL Developer
7 8 (6.35%) iOS Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Java Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Java Software Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Agile Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.56%) DBA
8 7 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.56%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Digital Developer
9 6 (4.76%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.43%) .NET
2 21 (16.67%) RESTful
3 19 (15.08%) .NET Framework
4 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
5 16 (12.70%) Entity Framework
6 14 (11.11%) Node.js
6 14 (11.11%) REST
7 12 (9.52%) jQuery
8 11 (8.73%) Android SDK
9 10 (7.94%) HTML
10 9 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.14%) Spring
10 9 (7.14%) Velocity
11 8 (6.35%) Web Services
12 7 (5.56%) Hibernate
13 6 (4.76%) Cocoa
13 6 (4.76%) CSS
13 6 (4.76%) DOM
13 6 (4.76%) Ember.js
13 6 (4.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.08%) User Experience
3 15 (11.90%) Replication
4 13 (10.32%) Mobile App
5 10 (7.94%) Algorithms
6 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.56%) iPhone
7 7 (5.56%) Mainframe
8 6 (4.76%) iPad
9 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Unix
2 11 (8.73%) Android
3 9 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.56%) Linux
5 5 (3.97%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.27%) TDD
3 37 (29.37%) BDD
4 33 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (21.43%) Scrum
7 26 (20.63%) Mentoring
8 22 (17.46%) Data Management
9 21 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 16 (12.70%) ETL
11 15 (11.90%) Database Optimisation
11 15 (11.90%) OO
11 15 (11.90%) OOD
11 15 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
12 13 (10.32%) Coaching
13 12 (9.52%) MVC
14 11 (8.73%) Android Development
15 9 (7.14%) Data Security
15 9 (7.14%) iOS Development
16 8 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (37.30%) Java
2 34 (26.98%) SQL
3 29 (23.02%) JavaScript
3 29 (23.02%) T-SQL
4 22 (17.46%) C#
5 12 (9.52%) C++
5 12 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 8 (6.35%) Python
8 6 (4.76%) ES6
8 6 (4.76%) PHP
9 5 (3.97%) Ruby
10 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.79%) C
11 1 (0.79%) Jython
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
11 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) ACF2
1 4 (3.17%) Docker
1 4 (3.17%) RACF
1 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) zSecure
2 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Oracle
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.73%) Informatica
4 4 (3.17%) SAP
4 4 (3.17%) VMware
5 2 (1.59%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.59%) HP
5 2 (1.59%) Netezza
5 2 (1.59%) Sybase
5 2 (1.59%) Zend
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Symantec