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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 55 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 97 50 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.32% 1.67% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 2.06% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 15
Median daily rate £423 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £301 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +6.66%
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
2464 2424 1824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.41% 81.07% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1652 1723 1138
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 59
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.43% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +21 51 £425 +21.42% 15
North Yorkshire +15 21 £388 -6.06% 1
South Yorkshire +3 20 £363 - 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.70%) TDD
3 60 (33.15%) Java
4 53 (29.28%) JavaScript
5 46 (25.41%) SQL
6 44 (24.31%) SQL Server
7 40 (22.10%) .NET
8 39 (21.55%) BDD
9 37 (20.44%) Software Engineering
10 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (18.23%) HTML
11 33 (18.23%) RESTful
11 33 (18.23%) Mentoring
12 32 (17.68%) MVC
13 31 (17.13%) Scrum
14 29 (16.02%) T-SQL
14 29 (16.02%) Oracle
15 27 (14.92%) CSS
15 27 (14.92%) OO
16 25 (13.81%) ETL
16 25 (13.81%) Data Management
16 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (13.26%) C#
17 24 (13.26%) PHP
18 23 (12.71%) Regression Testing
18 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
19 22 (12.15%) .NET Framework
20 21 (11.60%) Visual Studio
20 21 (11.60%) OOD
20 21 (11.60%) User Experience

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 15 (8.29%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.97%) nginx
5 6 (3.31%) Jetty
6 2 (1.10%) IIS
6 2 (1.10%) JBoss
6 2 (1.10%) SAS
6 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Confluence
7 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.55%) Kentico
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.55%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (1.66%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.66%) MS Office
1 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (1.66%) MS Project
1 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.66%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.10%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.10%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.97%) HTTP
2 3 (1.66%) Skype
2 3 (1.66%) SSH
3 2 (1.10%) DHCP
3 2 (1.10%) DNS
3 2 (1.10%) FTP
3 2 (1.10%) IPsec
3 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.05%) MySQL
3 16 (8.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.29%) MongoDB
5 12 (6.63%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.87%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.87%) Star Schema
9 4 (2.21%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.66%) Riak
11 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.10%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.39%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 11 (6.08%) Android Studio
5 9 (4.97%) Subversion
6 8 (4.42%) Jasmine
6 8 (4.42%) Jenkins
6 8 (4.42%) Xcode
7 7 (3.87%) JUnit
7 7 (3.87%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.31%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.31%) Maven
8 6 (3.31%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.31%) Mockito
9 4 (2.21%) JIRA
9 4 (2.21%) JSUnit
9 4 (2.21%) Selenium
10 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (5.52%) Finance
2 3 (1.66%) Games
2 3 (1.66%) Retail
2 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.10%) Back Office
3 2 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Automotive
4 1 (0.55%) Law
4 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 140 (77.35%) Developer
2 35 (19.34%) Java Developer
3 23 (12.71%) PHP Developer
4 16 (8.84%) Senior Developer
5 15 (8.29%) SQL Developer
6 12 (6.63%) .NET Developer
6 12 (6.63%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.08%) Android Developer
7 11 (6.08%) Android Engineer
8 10 (5.52%) ETL Developer
9 9 (4.97%) Agile Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (4.42%) DBA
10 8 (4.42%) Digital Developer
10 8 (4.42%) iOS Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Java Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (4.42%) SQL DBA
11 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.10%) .NET
2 33 (18.23%) HTML
2 33 (18.23%) RESTful
3 27 (14.92%) CSS
4 22 (12.15%) .NET Framework
5 19 (10.50%) ASP.NET
5 19 (10.50%) Entity Framework
6 17 (9.39%) REST
7 16 (8.84%) jQuery
7 16 (8.84%) Node.js
7 16 (8.84%) Symfony
8 14 (7.73%) HTML5
8 14 (7.73%) Laravel
9 12 (6.63%) Spring
10 11 (6.08%) Android SDK
10 11 (6.08%) AngularJS
11 10 (5.52%) Hibernate
11 10 (5.52%) Web Services
11 10 (5.52%) XML
12 9 (4.97%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (11.60%) User Experience
3 17 (9.39%) Replication
4 13 (7.18%) Mobile App
5 12 (6.63%) Social Network
6 11 (6.08%) Computer Science
7 10 (5.52%) Algorithms
7 10 (5.52%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.87%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.87%) iPhone
8 7 (3.87%) Mainframe
9 6 (3.31%) iPad
10 3 (1.66%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.55%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.05%) Unix
2 19 (10.50%) Linux
3 11 (6.08%) Android
4 9 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.31%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.31%) Windows
6 1 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (33.70%) TDD
3 39 (21.55%) BDD
4 37 (20.44%) Software Engineering
5 36 (19.89%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (18.23%) Mentoring
7 32 (17.68%) MVC
8 31 (17.13%) Scrum
9 27 (14.92%) OO
10 25 (13.81%) Data Management
10 25 (13.81%) ETL
11 23 (12.71%) Regression Testing
12 21 (11.60%) OOD
13 17 (9.39%) Database Optimisation
13 17 (9.39%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (9.39%) System Testing
14 15 (8.29%) Coaching
14 15 (8.29%) SFIA
15 14 (7.73%) Project Management
16 11 (6.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (33.15%) Java
2 53 (29.28%) JavaScript
3 46 (25.41%) SQL
4 29 (16.02%) T-SQL
5 24 (13.26%) C#
5 24 (13.26%) PHP
6 17 (9.39%) PL/SQL
7 13 (7.18%) C++
8 11 (6.08%) Python
9 9 (4.97%) C
9 9 (4.97%) Objective-C
10 7 (3.87%) Ruby
11 6 (3.31%) ES6
12 2 (1.10%) ABAP
12 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.55%) Ada
13 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (2.76%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.76%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) MISRA
3 1 (0.55%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.21%) ACF2
2 4 (2.21%) Docker
2 4 (2.21%) RACF
3 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (4.42%) Puppet
2 4 (2.21%) zSecure
3 3 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.10%) Control-M
4 2 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 29 (16.02%) Oracle
2 23 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.94%) Informatica
4 7 (3.87%) SAP
5 6 (3.31%) VMware
6 5 (2.76%) Zend
7 4 (2.21%) Sybase
8 2 (1.10%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (1.10%) HP
8 2 (1.10%) Netezza
9 1 (0.55%) Apple
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.55%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.55%) Symantec