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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 85 81 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -38
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 14 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.95% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.20% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 21
Average daily rate
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£320 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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
1279 1167 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.47% 78.90% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 634 787
Average daily rate £355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +119.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £61.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bradford +9 9 £313 - 4
Leeds -6 3 - - 5
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 24 (36.92%) SQL
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (33.85%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (30.77%) Oracle
5 18 (27.69%) .NET
6 17 (26.15%) Java
6 17 (26.15%) MVC
6 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (26.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
8 15 (23.08%) HTML
9 13 (20.00%) Web Services
9 13 (20.00%) XML
9 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (20.00%) WCF
10 12 (18.46%) C#
10 12 (18.46%) Finance
11 11 (16.92%) Scrum
11 11 (16.92%) CSS
12 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.85%) J2EE
13 9 (13.85%) OO
13 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
14 8 (12.31%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (12.31%) SOA
15 7 (10.77%) ETL
15 7 (10.77%) XHTML
15 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (10.77%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) CMS
3 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.15%) OLAP
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.62%) MySQL
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.54%) Big Data
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.54%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (7.69%) Selenium
2 4 (6.15%) JUnit
3 3 (4.62%) JMeter
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.08%) Bazaar
4 2 (3.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.54%) Grunt
5 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Billing
3 1 (1.54%) Interactive Media
3 1 (1.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 49 (75.38%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 13 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (10.77%) .NET Web Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# Web Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.23%) OBIEE Developer
6 5 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Database Developer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.15%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (4.62%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) .NET
2 15 (23.08%) HTML
3 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (20.00%) Web Services
3 13 (20.00%) XML
3 13 (20.00%) WCF
4 11 (16.92%) CSS
5 9 (13.85%) J2EE
6 7 (10.77%) XHTML
7 5 (7.69%) jQuery
8 4 (6.15%) HTML5
8 4 (6.15%) Symfony
8 4 (6.15%) SOAP
9 3 (4.62%) JMS
9 3 (4.62%) RESTful
9 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.08%) Spring Batch
10 2 (3.08%) WPF
10 2 (3.08%) Spring
10 2 (3.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) GIS
1 3 (4.62%) Open Source
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Wiki
3 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (26.15%) MVC
3 17 (26.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (16.92%) Scrum
5 9 (13.85%) OO
5 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (13.85%) Mentoring
6 8 (12.31%) SOA
7 7 (10.77%) ETL
7 7 (10.77%) OOP
8 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.69%) TDD
8 5 (7.69%) Release Management
9 4 (6.15%) Workflow
9 4 (6.15%) RUP
9 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.15%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) Java
3 12 (18.46%) C#
4 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.77%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) C++
7 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.08%) Python
8 2 (3.08%) PHP5
9 1 (1.54%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.54%) Informatica
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
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