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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 62 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 86 67 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.04% 2.38% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 2.89% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 34 36
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £425 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
Unit Testing
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
2359 2316 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.27% 82.10% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1590 1291
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 48 55
Median hourly rate £15.13 £14.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.03% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +18 76 £403 +34.16% 21
South Yorkshire -15 6 £356 -16.17% 8
North Yorkshire +6 2 £368 +13.07% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 77 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.86%) TDD
3 55 (38.46%) Java
4 46 (32.17%) SQL
5 39 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 36 (25.17%) BDD
7 32 (22.38%) .NET
7 32 (22.38%) Software Engineering
7 32 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
8 31 (21.68%) Scrum
9 28 (19.58%) MVC
9 28 (19.58%) RESTful
10 27 (18.88%) T-SQL
11 26 (18.18%) HTML
11 26 (18.18%) OO
12 25 (17.48%) Oracle
13 24 (16.78%) C#
14 23 (16.08%) Regression Testing
15 22 (15.38%) PL/SQL
16 21 (14.69%) Mentoring
16 21 (14.69%) User Experience
16 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (13.99%) OOD
17 20 (13.99%) Data Management
18 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
19 17 (11.89%) Unix
19 17 (11.89%) .NET Framework
19 17 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (11.89%) REST

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.99%) Tomcat
2 9 (6.29%) Node.js
3 7 (4.90%) Jetty
4 4 (2.80%) IIS
4 4 (2.80%) JBoss
4 4 (2.80%) nginx
5 3 (2.10%) Apache
5 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 3 (2.10%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.70%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.10%) MS Project
2 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.40%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) HTTP
2 3 (2.10%) DHCP
2 3 (2.10%) DNS
2 3 (2.10%) FTP
2 3 (2.10%) IPsec
2 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) Internet
3 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.39%) MySQL
3 11 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.10%) Neo4j
8 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.40%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.40%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (11.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.69%) Android Studio
2 11 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.99%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.59%) Mockito
6 7 (4.90%) JUnit
6 7 (4.90%) Xcode
7 6 (4.20%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.20%) Subversion
8 5 (3.50%) JIRA
9 4 (2.80%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.80%) Maven
9 4 (2.80%) NUnit
10 3 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.10%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.10%) Travis CI
11 2 (1.40%) jMock
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.40%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.40%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Local Government
4 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (77.62%) Developer
2 32 (22.38%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.89%) .NET Developer
4 14 (9.79%) SQL Developer
5 13 (9.09%) PHP Developer
6 12 (8.39%) Senior Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Android Developer
7 11 (7.69%) Android Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) ETL Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Agile Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Agile Java Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Digital Developer
9 7 (4.90%) iOS Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Principal Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.38%) .NET
2 28 (19.58%) RESTful
3 26 (18.18%) HTML
4 17 (11.89%) .NET Framework
4 17 (11.89%) REST
5 16 (11.19%) ASP.NET
6 14 (9.79%) CSS
7 13 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 11 (7.69%) Android SDK
8 11 (7.69%) Spring
8 11 (7.69%) Web Services
9 10 (6.99%) Hibernate
9 10 (6.99%) jQuery
9 10 (6.99%) JSON
10 9 (6.29%) HTML5
10 9 (6.29%) SOAP
10 9 (6.29%) Velocity
10 9 (6.29%) XML
11 8 (5.59%) Symfony
12 7 (4.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (14.69%) User Experience
2 13 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.99%) Algorithms
4 9 (6.29%) Replication
5 6 (4.20%) iPad
5 6 (4.20%) iPhone
6 5 (3.50%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.80%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.40%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.70%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.89%) Unix
2 15 (10.49%) Linux
3 11 (7.69%) Android
4 8 (5.59%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.59%) Windows
5 5 (3.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (39.86%) TDD
3 36 (25.17%) BDD
4 32 (22.38%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (22.38%) Software Engineering
5 31 (21.68%) Scrum
6 28 (19.58%) MVC
7 26 (18.18%) OO
8 23 (16.08%) Regression Testing
9 21 (14.69%) Mentoring
10 20 (13.99%) Data Management
10 20 (13.99%) OOD
11 15 (10.49%) ETL
12 13 (9.09%) Coaching
13 11 (7.69%) Android Development
14 9 (6.29%) Data Security
14 9 (6.29%) Database Optimisation
14 9 (6.29%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (5.59%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.46%) Java
2 46 (32.17%) SQL
3 39 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 27 (18.88%) T-SQL
5 24 (16.78%) C#
6 22 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 15 (10.49%) PHP
8 13 (9.09%) C++
9 10 (6.99%) Python
10 8 (5.59%) Objective-C
11 6 (4.20%) ES6
11 6 (4.20%) Ruby
12 4 (2.80%) VB.NET
13 3 (2.10%) C
14 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.40%) Perl
15 1 (0.70%) Ada 83
15 1 (0.70%) Ada 95
15 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.10%) Degree
4 1 (0.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.50%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) MISRA
3 1 (0.70%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.50%) Docker
3 4 (2.80%) ACF2
3 4 (2.80%) RACF
4 1 (0.70%) Firmware
4 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) Puppet
1 4 (2.80%) zSecure
2 2 (1.40%) Control-M
2 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (17.48%) Oracle
2 18 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 14 (9.79%) Informatica
4 8 (5.59%) VMware
5 3 (2.10%) Zend
6 2 (1.40%) Google
6 2 (1.40%) Sybase
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) Apple
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.70%) Axway
7 1 (0.70%) Cognos
7 1 (0.70%) Facebook
7 1 (0.70%) IBM
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Penna Plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago