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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 73 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.75% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.29% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
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£346 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
1335 1179 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 80.42% 76.41% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 721 572
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 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £457 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 40
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.47 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.79% +30.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £175.00 £124.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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
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 28 January 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 -9 19 £346 +6.53% 25
Bradford -11 3 - - 2
Wakefield - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) MVC
3 30 (61.22%) .NET
4 29 (59.18%) C#
5 27 (55.10%) HTML
5 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
6 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
7 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
8 23 (46.94%) CSS
9 19 (38.78%) jQuery
10 18 (36.73%) Web Services
10 18 (36.73%) XML
10 18 (36.73%) SQL
10 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
11 16 (32.65%) TDD
11 16 (32.65%) WCF
12 13 (26.53%) OO
12 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
13 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
14 11 (22.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
16 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
16 9 (18.37%) Scrum
16 9 (18.37%) Selenium
16 9 (18.37%) PHP
17 8 (16.33%) Web Development
17 8 (16.33%) CMS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 8 (16.33%) CMS
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.08%) Node.js
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Route 53
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.20%) OLAP
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (6.12%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.04%) OLTP
8 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.37%) Selenium
3 7 (14.29%) NUnit
3 7 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (10.20%) Subversion
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Bazaar
5 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.08%) JUnit
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.04%) JSUnit
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (87.76%) Developer
2 25 (51.02%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 11 (22.45%) .NET Web Developer
5 10 (20.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
6 9 (18.37%) C# Web Developer
6 9 (18.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (16.33%) SQL Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
9 6 (12.24%) PHP Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
11 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 3 (6.12%) Senior PHP Developer
12 3 (6.12%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
12 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (6.12%) C# Software Engineer
13 2 (4.08%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) HTML
3 26 (53.06%) ASP.NET
4 23 (46.94%) CSS
5 19 (38.78%) jQuery
6 18 (36.73%) Web Services
6 18 (36.73%) XML
7 16 (32.65%) WCF
8 12 (24.49%) .NET Framework
9 11 (22.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
11 7 (14.29%) JSON
11 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (12.24%) NHibernate
13 5 (10.20%) Symfony
13 5 (10.20%) XHTML
14 3 (6.12%) WPF
14 3 (6.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Wiki
3 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (63.27%) MVC
3 16 (32.65%) TDD
4 13 (26.53%) OO
4 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
5 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.37%) Scrum
7 8 (16.33%) Web Development
8 6 (12.24%) CRM
8 6 (12.24%) SOA
8 6 (12.24%) ETL
8 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.20%) Configuration Management
10 4 (8.16%) System Testing
10 4 (8.16%) RUP
11 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (4.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) C#
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) PHP
5 5 (10.20%) PHP5
6 4 (8.16%) Java
7 2 (4.08%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.04%) Perl
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Salt
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce
4 1 (2.04%) ATG
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
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