The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the York region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 15 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 1.61% 4.82% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 6.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £343 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
47 62 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 75.81% 74.70% 54.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 24 17
Average daily rate £325 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.72
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £18.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Unit Testing
North Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Tapestry
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Tapestry
1 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle