The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 28 30 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 0.78% 1.42% 13.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.83% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
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North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
100 109 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 77.52% 77.30% 64.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 82 18
Average daily rate £370 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 £12.21 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in York

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the York region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in York

Unit Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the York 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft