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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 79 76 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 24 18 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.42% 1.21% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.53% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 22
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £294 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £366 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -18.82%
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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
1272 1173 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.00% 78.83% 77.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 673 737
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 35
Average hourly rate £13.60 £24.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.35% +43.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 +4 11 £313 +31.57% 1
Leeds -9 8 £325 - 10
Wakefield - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) .NET
3 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
4 17 (35.42%) MVC
4 17 (35.42%) WCF
5 16 (33.33%) HTML
5 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 15 (31.25%) Web Services
6 15 (31.25%) XML
6 15 (31.25%) C#
7 13 (27.08%) Finance
8 12 (25.00%) Oracle
9 11 (22.92%) Java
10 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.83%) CSS
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.83%) Scrum
10 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
11 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.75%) OO
12 8 (16.67%) XHTML
12 8 (16.67%) J2EE
12 8 (16.67%) SOA
13 7 (14.58%) ETL
13 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 6 (12.50%) PHP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.08%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (10.42%) OLAP
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.33%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) JMeter
3 3 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (6.25%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.17%) Bazaar
5 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.08%) Grunt
5 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.08%) NUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Interactive Media
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
5 9 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (18.75%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (18.75%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.33%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 17 (35.42%) WCF
3 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (33.33%) HTML
4 15 (31.25%) Web Services
4 15 (31.25%) XML
5 10 (20.83%) CSS
6 8 (16.67%) J2EE
6 8 (16.67%) XHTML
7 5 (10.42%) jQuery
7 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.33%) WPF
9 3 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.17%) Symfony
10 2 (4.17%) HTML5
10 2 (4.17%) LAMP
10 2 (4.17%) WinForms
10 2 (4.17%) SOAP
11 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) GIS
1 3 (6.25%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) MVC
3 10 (20.83%) Scrum
3 10 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.75%) OO
4 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (16.67%) SOA
6 7 (14.58%) ETL
6 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) OOP
8 4 (8.33%) RUP
8 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.25%) Kanban
9 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.25%) Web Development
9 3 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) C#
3 11 (22.92%) Java
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 6 (12.50%) PHP
5 6 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.17%) PHP5
8 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) ABAP
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Informatica
3 1 (2.08%) ATG
3 1 (2.08%) hybris
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago