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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 89 70 92
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 48 53 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.63% 2.27% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 3.04% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 10
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£335 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £289 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £501 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.06% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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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
2395 1742 1478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.32% 74.54% 73.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1134 818
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 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 51 58
Average hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -34 30 £320 -16.88% 18
South Yorkshire -5 13 £394 +75.00% 7
North Yorkshire -3 4 £369 - 4
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.55%) SQL
3 51 (43.97%) SQL Server
4 39 (33.62%) .NET
5 32 (27.59%) C#
5 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 32 (27.59%) Finance
6 30 (25.86%) OO
7 27 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (21.55%) Linux
8 25 (21.55%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (21.55%) Scrum
9 23 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 22 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET
11 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
12 20 (17.24%) Java
12 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
12 20 (17.24%) MVC
12 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
13 19 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (16.38%) Automated Testing
13 19 (16.38%) HTML
13 19 (16.38%) RUP
14 17 (14.66%) Configuration Management
14 17 (14.66%) CSS
15 16 (13.79%) Servlets
15 16 (13.79%) VMware
15 16 (13.79%) TDD
15 16 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 13 (11.21%) Apache
2 12 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.34%) nginx
3 11 (9.48%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.62%) Jetty
5 8 (6.90%) OpenStack
5 8 (6.90%) IIS
6 5 (4.31%) SAS
7 4 (3.45%) JBoss
8 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.72%) CMS
9 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.86%) Node.js
10 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.86%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (6.90%) Google App Engine
2 8 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) DHCP
1 8 (6.90%) FTP
1 8 (6.90%) HTTP
1 8 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 8 (6.90%) DNS
1 8 (6.90%) SSL
1 8 (6.90%) IPsec
2 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (43.97%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.55%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (16.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.90%) OLAP
6 8 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (5.17%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (4.31%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.72%) DB2
11 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.03%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (6.03%) Selenium
3 7 (6.03%) JUnit
3 7 (6.03%) NUnit
4 6 (5.17%) Maven
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.59%) Ant
6 3 (2.59%) Subversion
7 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Mocha
8 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.86%) JIRA
8 1 (0.86%) Sinon.JS
General
1 32 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Retail
3 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (67.24%) Developer
2 18 (15.52%) Analyst
2 18 (15.52%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.07%) C# Developer
3 14 (12.07%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.21%) PHP Developer
5 11 (9.48%) SQL Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (6.03%) VB Developer
8 7 (6.03%) VB6 Developer
8 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Programmer
10 4 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (2.59%) VB Programmer
11 3 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.59%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.62%) .NET
2 22 (18.97%) ASP.NET
3 19 (16.38%) HTML
4 17 (14.66%) CSS
5 16 (13.79%) Servlets
5 16 (13.79%) WCF
6 15 (12.93%) J2EE
7 13 (11.21%) jQuery
8 11 (9.48%) Hibernate
9 10 (8.62%) .NET Framework
9 10 (8.62%) XML
9 10 (8.62%) Entity Framework
10 9 (7.76%) WPF
11 8 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (6.03%) JSON
12 7 (6.03%) WinForms
12 7 (6.03%) Web Services
13 6 (5.17%) NHibernate
13 6 (5.17%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.86%) AS400
3 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Android
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (25.86%) OO
3 27 (23.28%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (21.55%) Scrum
5 22 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (17.24%) MVC
6 20 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 19 (16.38%) RUP
7 19 (16.38%) Automated Testing
8 17 (14.66%) Configuration Management
9 16 (13.79%) TDD
10 14 (12.07%) Open Source
11 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
12 12 (10.34%) Coaching
13 10 (8.62%) System Testing
13 10 (8.62%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.62%) ETL
14 8 (6.90%) Web Development
14 8 (6.90%) SDLC
15 7 (6.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.55%) SQL
2 32 (27.59%) C#
3 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
4 20 (17.24%) Java
4 20 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.21%) PHP
6 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.62%) Python
7 8 (6.90%) PHP5
7 8 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.90%) VB
8 7 (6.03%) VB6
9 6 (5.17%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.31%) C++
11 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.72%) Perl
13 1 (0.86%) COBOL
13 1 (0.86%) RPG/400
13 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.86%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.90%) QEMU
2 8 (6.90%) KVM
2 8 (6.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) Puppet
2 10 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.79%) VMware
3 12 (10.34%) Oracle
4 8 (6.90%) Google
5 6 (5.17%) Zend
6 1 (0.86%) MKS
6 1 (0.86%) Perforce
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