The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 70 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 82 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.59% 1.44% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.88% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 11
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£350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2491 1806 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.75% 76.40% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1741 1123 921
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 52 76
Average hourly rate £15.37 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.08% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.12 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
West Yorkshire +5 52 £350 +9.37% 10
South Yorkshire -8 18 £375 +66.66% 6
North Yorkshire - 12 £413 - 6
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 93 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.00%) SQL
3 53 (36.55%) SQL Server
4 50 (34.48%) .NET
5 49 (33.79%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
7 39 (26.90%) Java
8 36 (24.83%) Finance
9 34 (23.45%) C#
10 33 (22.76%) Scrum
11 32 (22.07%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (21.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 29 (20.00%) J2EE
14 28 (19.31%) T-SQL
14 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
14 28 (19.31%) Linux
14 28 (19.31%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (19.31%) Configuration Management
14 28 (19.31%) Test Scripting
14 28 (19.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (18.62%) Automated Testing
16 24 (16.55%) Apache
17 23 (15.86%) Servlets
17 23 (15.86%) VMware
17 23 (15.86%) Cloud Computing
18 22 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (15.17%) HTML
18 22 (15.17%) OO
19 21 (14.48%) RUP
19 21 (14.48%) nginx

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (16.55%) Apache
2 21 (14.48%) nginx
3 20 (13.79%) WebSphere
4 18 (12.41%) Tomcat
5 17 (11.72%) IIS
5 17 (11.72%) Jetty
6 5 (3.45%) SAS
6 5 (3.45%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.76%) Confluence
8 3 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.38%) Node.js
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.69%) JBoss
10 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (9.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.86%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (11.72%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (11.72%) Google App Engine
2 17 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.10%) HTTP
2 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.72%) DNS
2 17 (11.72%) SSL
2 17 (11.72%) DHCP
2 17 (11.72%) FTP
2 17 (11.72%) IPsec
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (36.55%) SQL Server
2 32 (22.07%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (21.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (9.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (4.14%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.14%) OLAP
8 5 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (2.76%) MySQL
10 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.69%) MS Access
11 1 (0.69%) DB2
11 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 28 (19.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 18 (12.41%) Visual Studio
4 11 (7.59%) JUnit
5 7 (4.83%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (4.14%) Maven
6 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.76%) JIRA
7 4 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.07%) JMeter
8 3 (2.07%) Sinon.JS
8 3 (2.07%) Build Forge
8 3 (2.07%) Mocha
9 2 (1.38%) Selenium
9 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.69%) Xcode
10 1 (0.69%) ERwin
10 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 36 (24.83%) Finance
2 1 (0.69%) Banking
2 1 (0.69%) Retail
2 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 91 (62.76%) Developer
2 26 (17.93%) Analyst
3 23 (15.86%) Test Analyst
4 17 (11.72%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.28%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 9 (6.21%) CRM Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Consultant
9 7 (4.83%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.83%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.14%) DevOps Consultant
11 5 (3.45%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.45%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.48%) .NET
2 29 (20.00%) J2EE
3 23 (15.86%) Servlets
4 22 (15.17%) HTML
5 18 (12.41%) XML
6 15 (10.34%) WCF
7 12 (8.28%) CSS
8 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.90%) WPF
10 8 (5.52%) RESTful
10 8 (5.52%) AngularJS
11 7 (4.83%) HTML5
11 7 (4.83%) jQuery
11 7 (4.83%) Spring
12 6 (4.14%) Web Services
13 5 (3.45%) WinForms
14 4 (2.76%) Backbone.js
14 4 (2.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (2.76%) Apache Camel
15 3 (2.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) User Experience
2 5 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.07%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.69%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.69%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.31%) Linux
2 5 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (33.79%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (22.76%) Scrum
4 28 (19.31%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (19.31%) Configuration Management
4 28 (19.31%) Test Scripting
5 27 (18.62%) Automated Testing
6 22 (15.17%) OO
7 21 (14.48%) RUP
8 20 (13.79%) Open Source
9 18 (12.41%) System Testing
10 17 (11.72%) MVC
11 15 (10.34%) TDD
12 14 (9.66%) CRM
12 14 (9.66%) DevOps
13 13 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (8.28%) Integration Testing
14 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.28%) Regression Testing
14 12 (8.28%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.00%) SQL
2 39 (26.90%) Java
3 34 (23.45%) C#
4 28 (19.31%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.31%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.52%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.83%) C++
7 5 (3.45%) PHP
7 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.45%) Python
7 5 (3.45%) Bash Shell
7 5 (3.45%) C
8 4 (2.76%) PHP5
8 4 (2.76%) VB
9 3 (2.07%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.07%) VB6
10 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.69%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.69%) ISEB
2 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.72%) Xen
3 5 (3.45%) QEMU
3 5 (3.45%) KVM
4 4 (2.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (14.48%) Puppet
2 20 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.76%) logstash
3 4 (2.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 46 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.86%) VMware
3 20 (13.79%) Google
4 10 (6.90%) Oracle
5 1 (0.69%) Informatica
5 1 (0.69%) MKS
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