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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 75 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 51 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.09% 1.86% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.49% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 19
Average daily rate
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£334 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £393 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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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
1895 1684 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.70% 74.38% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 990 761
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 64
Average hourly rate £15.79 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 27 £346 +2.59% 33
South Yorkshire +7 12 £400 - 6
North Yorkshire +10 10 £300 +57.89% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 58 (71.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.79%) MVC
3 41 (50.62%) HTML
3 41 (50.62%) .NET
4 40 (49.38%) C#
4 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
5 37 (45.68%) SQL Server
5 37 (45.68%) CSS
6 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 32 (39.51%) XML
8 30 (37.04%) SQL
9 29 (35.80%) Web Services
10 28 (34.57%) jQuery
11 27 (33.33%) TDD
12 21 (25.93%) Scrum
12 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
13 19 (23.46%) .NET Framework
13 19 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (22.22%) OO
15 17 (20.99%) WCF
16 16 (19.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
18 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 13 (16.05%) PHP
19 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
20 12 (14.81%) Web Development
20 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
20 12 (14.81%) Java
20 12 (14.81%) Mentoring

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (12.35%) IIS
2 9 (11.11%) CMS
3 7 (8.64%) Apache
4 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.94%) Umbraco
6 3 (3.70%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.47%) Node.js
7 2 (2.47%) nginx
7 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.47%) Jetty
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.47%) JBoss
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) Extranet
2 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.23%) LAN
2 1 (1.23%) WAN
2 1 (1.23%) DHCP
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (45.68%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (18.52%) Relational Database
4 14 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (12.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.17%) OLAP
8 5 (6.17%) MySQL
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.47%) MS Access
12 1 (1.23%) DB2
12 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (11.11%) JUnit
2 9 (11.11%) Selenium
3 7 (8.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (8.64%) NUnit
3 7 (8.64%) Subversion
4 5 (6.17%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.94%) Maven
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.70%) JIRA
7 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.47%) JMeter
7 2 (2.47%) Ant
7 2 (2.47%) Bazaar
7 2 (2.47%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.23%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (82.72%) Developer
2 35 (43.21%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Web Developer
4 11 (13.58%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Java Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.88%) SQL Developer
7 8 (9.88%) PHP Developer
7 8 (9.88%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.70%) MI Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (50.62%) HTML
1 41 (50.62%) .NET
2 37 (45.68%) CSS
3 36 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 32 (39.51%) XML
5 29 (35.80%) Web Services
6 28 (34.57%) jQuery
7 19 (23.46%) .NET Framework
8 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (20.99%) WCF
10 11 (13.58%) Ajax
10 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
10 11 (13.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (11.11%) JSON
12 8 (9.88%) WPF
13 7 (8.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (7.41%) NHibernate
14 6 (7.41%) XHTML
14 6 (7.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) User Experience
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.47%) GIS
3 1 (1.23%) Wiki
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (71.60%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (56.79%) MVC
3 27 (33.33%) TDD
4 21 (25.93%) Scrum
5 18 (22.22%) OO
6 13 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 12 (14.81%) Web Development
8 10 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.35%) Test Scripting
9 7 (8.64%) CRM
9 7 (8.64%) ETL
10 6 (7.41%) SOA
10 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.17%) Configuration Management
12 4 (4.94%) RUP
12 4 (4.94%) Document Management
12 4 (4.94%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) C#
1 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
2 30 (37.04%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) PHP
4 12 (14.81%) Java
5 6 (7.41%) PHP5
5 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.47%) Python
7 1 (1.23%) XAML
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.23%) Perl
7 1 (1.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) ISEB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.23%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) Zend
4 3 (3.70%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.23%) ATG
5 1 (1.23%) Perforce
5 1 (1.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
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