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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 82 98 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -54
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 35 22 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.47% 1.00% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.34% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 28
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£323 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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England

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
1768 1637 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.10% 74.48% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1105 893 1048
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 72 48
Average hourly rate £15.39 £36.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.26% +108.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +17 25 £323 -0.76% 10
South Yorkshire +6 10 £275 -4.34% 8
North Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
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England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (40.51%) SQL
2 29 (36.71%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.85%) .NET
5 21 (26.58%) Java
6 20 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (24.05%) Oracle
8 18 (22.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
9 16 (20.25%) MVC
10 14 (17.72%) HTML
10 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
10 14 (17.72%) CSS
10 14 (17.72%) WCF
11 13 (16.46%) C#
11 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
11 13 (16.46%) TDD
12 12 (15.19%) Finance
13 11 (13.92%) PHP
13 11 (13.92%) Web Services
13 11 (13.92%) Scrum
14 10 (12.66%) XML
14 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
15 9 (11.39%) SOA
15 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (11.39%) QA
16 8 (10.13%) J2EE
16 8 (10.13%) OO
16 8 (10.13%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (10.13%) Apache

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (10.13%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.06%) OLAP
5 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.53%) MySQL
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.27%) Big Data
8 1 (1.27%) QlikView
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.86%) Selenium
2 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.33%) Hudson
2 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.80%) JUnit
4 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) JMeter
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 1 (1.27%) Grunt
5 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.27%) NUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.27%) Bazaar
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 55 (69.62%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Web Developer
5 8 (10.13%) PHP Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Report Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.59%) OBIEE Developer
7 6 (7.59%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.06%) C++/Java Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Database Developer
8 4 (5.06%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) .NET
2 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
2 14 (17.72%) CSS
2 14 (17.72%) WCF
2 14 (17.72%) HTML
3 11 (13.92%) Web Services
4 10 (12.66%) XML
5 8 (10.13%) J2EE
5 8 (10.13%) jQuery
6 6 (7.59%) RESTful
6 6 (7.59%) Symfony
6 6 (7.59%) XHTML
7 4 (5.06%) HTML5
8 3 (3.80%) JMS
8 3 (3.80%) SOAP
8 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.53%) WPF
9 2 (2.53%) Spring Batch
9 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.80%) Open Source
3 2 (2.53%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (20.25%) MVC
5 13 (16.46%) TDD
6 11 (13.92%) Scrum
7 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (11.39%) SOA
8 8 (10.13%) OO
9 6 (7.59%) OOP
9 6 (7.59%) ETL
9 6 (7.59%) BPMN
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.33%) Release Management
11 4 (5.06%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.06%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.06%) RUP
11 4 (5.06%) Workflow
12 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.51%) SQL
2 21 (26.58%) Java
3 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 13 (16.46%) C#
4 11 (13.92%) PHP
5 5 (6.33%) C++
6 3 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.53%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) PHP5
8 1 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.27%) Informatica
4 1 (1.27%) SAP
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