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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 54 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 43 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.97% 1.76% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.11% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 16
Median daily rate £403 £381 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% +10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £311 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £512 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +13.61%

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
1215 1610 1446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.79% 83.46% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1077 1025
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 23
Median hourly rate £13.75 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +3 28 £403 +3.87% 9
Bradford +18 3 £290 - 1
Halifax - 1 £550 -
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (51.39%) Java
3 22 (30.56%) Scrum
4 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
5 20 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 18 (25.00%) RESTful
7 17 (23.61%) SQL
8 16 (22.22%) IBM
8 16 (22.22%) DevOps
9 15 (20.83%) BDD
9 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (19.44%) CICS
10 14 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
11 13 (18.06%) Mainframe
11 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
11 13 (18.06%) iPad
12 12 (16.67%) Splunk
12 12 (16.67%) Functional Testing
12 12 (16.67%) Syncsort
12 12 (16.67%) CA Service Virtualization
12 12 (16.67%) CA
12 12 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
13 11 (15.28%) MVC
13 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing
13 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
14 10 (13.89%) zOS
14 10 (13.89%) C#
14 10 (13.89%) DB2
14 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio

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 14 (19.44%) CICS
2 8 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.72%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (4.17%) Apache
7 3 (4.17%) Confluence
7 3 (4.17%) Mule
8 1 (1.39%) CloudStack
8 1 (1.39%) IIS
8 1 (1.39%) Jetty
8 1 (1.39%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.39%) nginx
8 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.39%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (1.39%) Heroku
1 1 (1.39%) IaaS
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) HTTP
2 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.89%) DB2
3 6 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.33%) Redis
4 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 9 (12.50%) Selenium
3 8 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 7 (9.72%) PHPUnit
4 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.33%) Rational Application Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Android Studio
7 4 (5.56%) Maven
8 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.17%) git-flow
8 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.17%) JIRA
8 3 (4.17%) JMeter
9 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.78%) Xcode
10 1 (1.39%) Ant
10 1 (1.39%) JUnit
10 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Law
3 5 (6.94%) Local Government
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Developer
2 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.72%) PHP Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Android Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Automation Tester
5 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.94%) Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Android Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Build Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Consultant
6 4 (5.56%) Deployment Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (5.56%) z/OS Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) RESTful
2 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) J2EE
2 9 (12.50%) XML
3 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 8 (11.11%) REST
3 8 (11.11%) Spring
4 7 (9.72%) HTML
4 7 (9.72%) JavaBeans
4 7 (9.72%) JSON
4 7 (9.72%) JSP
4 7 (9.72%) Symfony
5 6 (8.33%) Django
5 6 (8.33%) JPA
5 6 (8.33%) SOAP
5 6 (8.33%) Struts
5 6 (8.33%) WSDL
5 6 (8.33%) XML Schema
5 6 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) iPad
1 13 (18.06%) Mainframe
2 8 (11.11%) User Experience
3 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.94%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) zOS
2 7 (9.72%) Android
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (1.39%) CentOS
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.56%) Scrum
3 21 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 20 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 16 (22.22%) DevOps
6 15 (20.83%) BDD
6 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (19.44%) Virtual Environments
8 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
9 12 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 11 (15.28%) MVC
10 11 (15.28%) Regression Testing
11 9 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 9 (12.50%) TDD
12 8 (11.11%) Defect Management
12 8 (11.11%) Kanban
12 8 (11.11%) Performance Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Security Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Usability Testing
12 8 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) Java
2 17 (23.61%) SQL
3 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (13.89%) C#
5 7 (9.72%) PHP
5 7 (9.72%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Groovy
6 5 (6.94%) Scala
7 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.78%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) Go
8 1 (1.39%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (16.67%) OMEGAMON
2 9 (12.50%) CA Endevor
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.39%) Ansible
4 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.39%) Packer
4 1 (1.39%) Puppet
4 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) IBM
2 12 (16.67%) CA
2 12 (16.67%) Splunk
2 12 (16.67%) Syncsort
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.33%) Zend
5 3 (4.17%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.78%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.39%) VMware
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