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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 83 69 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 41 48 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.54% 2.12% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.84% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 30
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£325 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £293 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £383 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
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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
2034 1692 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.64% 74.60% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1344 1022 859
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 69
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -22 18 £343 +5.38% 9
South Yorkshire +7 11 £400 - 6
North Yorkshire -2 10 £300 +9.09% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) HTML
3 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
3 33 (47.14%) MVC
4 30 (42.86%) XML
5 29 (41.43%) CSS
5 29 (41.43%) .NET
5 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
6 28 (40.00%) C#
7 27 (38.57%) SQL
7 27 (38.57%) ASP.NET
8 26 (37.14%) Web Services
9 22 (31.43%) Scrum
10 20 (28.57%) jQuery
11 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (25.71%) WCF
12 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (24.29%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (22.86%) TDD
14 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
16 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
16 11 (15.71%) Ajax
16 11 (15.71%) Java
17 10 (14.29%) IIS
17 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
17 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (14.29%) IIS
2 9 (12.86%) CMS
3 7 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.29%) Apache Solr
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.86%) Node.js
6 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.43%) nginx
7 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
3 1 (1.43%) WAN
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
3 1 (1.43%) Extranet
3 1 (1.43%) Intranet
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (15.71%) Relational Database
5 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (8.57%) OLAP
9 5 (7.14%) MySQL
9 5 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.86%) MS Access
12 1 (1.43%) DB2
12 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (25.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.43%) JUnit
3 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.29%) JMeter
4 3 (4.29%) Selenium
5 2 (2.86%) Bazaar
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (1.43%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Publishing
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (75.71%) Developer
2 27 (38.57%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) .NET Web Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 10 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
6 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (12.86%) Report Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.86%) C# Web Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (7.14%) MI Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.71%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Database Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (48.57%) HTML
2 30 (42.86%) XML
3 29 (41.43%) CSS
3 29 (41.43%) .NET
4 27 (38.57%) ASP.NET
5 26 (37.14%) Web Services
6 20 (28.57%) jQuery
7 18 (25.71%) WCF
8 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (15.71%) Ajax
10 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.86%) WPF
12 8 (11.43%) XHTML
13 5 (7.14%) J2EE
14 4 (5.71%) REST
15 3 (4.29%) JSP
15 3 (4.29%) JSF
15 3 (4.29%) Silverlight
15 3 (4.29%) Symfony
15 3 (4.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) GIS
1 3 (4.29%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) Wiki
2 2 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) PKI
3 1 (1.43%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.14%) MVC
3 22 (31.43%) Scrum
4 17 (24.29%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (22.86%) TDD
6 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.86%) BPMN
9 8 (11.43%) ETL
10 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.00%) SOA
10 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 7 (10.00%) Web Development
11 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
12 5 (7.14%) RUP
12 5 (7.14%) OO
13 4 (5.71%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (5.71%) BDD
13 4 (5.71%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
2 28 (40.00%) C#
3 27 (38.57%) SQL
4 11 (15.71%) Java
5 9 (12.86%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) PHP5
7 2 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) XAML
8 1 (1.43%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) ISEB
1 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
1 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) ATG
4 1 (1.43%) hybris
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
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