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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 71 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 46 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.09% 1.36% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.70% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £411 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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
1820 1351 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.61% 79.94% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 874 626
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 £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 42
Average hourly rate £21.53 £13.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.44% -59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -12 24 £350 +7.69% 13
Bradford -4 11 £350 - 1
Halifax - 2 £435 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 35 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (35.79%) SQL Server
4 29 (30.53%) Finance
5 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
6 26 (27.37%) .NET
7 25 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (26.32%) Scrum
8 24 (25.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (22.11%) Automated Testing
9 21 (22.11%) RUP
9 21 (22.11%) Java
9 21 (22.11%) T-SQL
9 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (21.05%) Configuration Management
11 18 (18.95%) C#
11 18 (18.95%) Linux
12 17 (17.89%) Servlets
12 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (17.89%) VMware
12 17 (17.89%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (16.84%) Test Scripting
13 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (14.74%) System Testing
14 14 (14.74%) Open Source
14 14 (14.74%) J2EE
15 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
16 12 (12.63%) OO

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 9 (9.47%) Apache
1 9 (9.47%) Tomcat
1 9 (9.47%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.42%) Jetty
2 8 (8.42%) nginx
2 8 (8.42%) IIS
2 8 (8.42%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.26%) SAS
4 3 (3.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) JBoss
5 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.89%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (8.42%) Google App Engine
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) DHCP
1 8 (8.42%) FTP
1 8 (8.42%) HTTP
1 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
1 8 (8.42%) DNS
1 8 (8.42%) SSL
1 8 (8.42%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (25.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.37%) OLAP
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (6.32%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (5.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.16%) MySQL
11 2 (2.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.58%) Visual Studio
3 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.32%) JUnit
6 4 (4.21%) Maven
7 3 (3.16%) JIRA
7 3 (3.16%) Mocha
7 3 (3.16%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.05%) Ant
9 1 (1.05%) JMeter
9 1 (1.05%) Xcode
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (56.84%) Developer
2 20 (21.05%) Analyst
3 17 (17.89%) Test Analyst
4 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 8 (8.42%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.37%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.37%) VB6 Developer
6 7 (7.37%) VB Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Programmer
8 5 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 5 (5.26%) CRM Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) .NET
2 17 (17.89%) Servlets
3 14 (14.74%) J2EE
4 7 (7.37%) HTML
5 6 (6.32%) WinForms
5 6 (6.32%) CSS
6 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.26%) HTML5
7 4 (4.21%) WCF
7 4 (4.21%) jQuery
7 4 (4.21%) RESTful
7 4 (4.21%) Spring
8 3 (3.16%) Web Services
8 3 (3.16%) XML
8 3 (3.16%) ADO
8 3 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (3.16%) Apache Camel
8 3 (3.16%) Backbone.js
9 2 (2.11%) Doctrine
9 2 (2.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.21%) User Experience
2 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.16%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.95%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (69.47%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (26.32%) Scrum
3 25 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (22.11%) RUP
4 21 (22.11%) Automated Testing
5 20 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 16 (16.84%) Test Scripting
7 14 (14.74%) Open Source
7 14 (14.74%) System Testing
8 12 (12.63%) TDD
8 12 (12.63%) OO
8 12 (12.63%) Coaching
9 11 (11.58%) MVC
10 10 (10.53%) CRM
11 9 (9.47%) OOD
11 9 (9.47%) ETL
11 9 (9.47%) Waterfall
11 9 (9.47%) SDLC
12 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 21 (22.11%) T-SQL
2 21 (22.11%) Java
3 18 (18.95%) C#
4 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.42%) VB
5 8 (8.42%) Python
5 8 (8.42%) Bash Shell
6 7 (7.37%) VB6
7 6 (6.32%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.32%) C++
8 3 (3.16%) PHP
8 3 (3.16%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.16%) C
8 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
9 1 (1.05%) PHP5
9 1 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.42%) QEMU
2 8 (8.42%) KVM
2 8 (8.42%) Xen
3 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Puppet
2 10 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.16%) logstash
3 3 (3.16%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.89%) VMware
3 11 (11.58%) Google
4 2 (2.11%) Zend
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle
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