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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 28 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 2.06% 0.79% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 0.99% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
Unit Testing
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
81 101 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in York 83.51% 80.16% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 81
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +211.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in York

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Ada

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Ada
2 1 (20.00%) Ada 83
2 1 (20.00%) Ada 95
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA
1 1 (20.00%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Informatica
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle