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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 78 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 50 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.27% 1.76% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.17% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £311 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £510 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.45 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.71%

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
1818 2308 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.67% 81.47% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1497 1372
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 72 40
Median hourly rate £15.93 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +17 39 £403 +5.57% 8
South Yorkshire -7 8 £325 -21.21% 3
North Yorkshire +11 3 £400 -11.11% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.96%) Java
3 35 (32.41%) SQL
4 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 28 (25.93%) Scrum
5 26 (24.07%) Visual Studio
6 25 (23.15%) C#
6 25 (23.15%) .NET
6 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
7 24 (22.22%) XML
8 23 (21.30%) MVC
9 22 (20.37%) RESTful
10 21 (19.44%) HTML
11 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
11 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
12 19 (17.59%) CSS
12 19 (17.59%) TDD
13 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (15.74%) PHP
14 17 (15.74%) E-Commerce
14 17 (15.74%) IBM
14 17 (15.74%) DevOps
15 16 (14.81%) BDD
16 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
16 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
16 15 (13.89%) Web Services
17 14 (12.96%) Oracle
17 14 (12.96%) CICS
17 14 (12.96%) Virtual Environments

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 14 (12.96%) CICS
2 10 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (9.26%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.33%) Confluence
4 8 (7.41%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (5.56%) CMS
6 6 (5.56%) WordPress
7 4 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.78%) Apache
8 3 (2.78%) Mule
9 1 (0.93%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) Jetty
9 1 (0.93%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.93%) nginx
9 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.93%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (0.93%) Heroku
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) HTTP
2 4 (3.70%) SMS
3 3 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.26%) DB2
4 9 (8.33%) Redis
5 8 (7.41%) MySQL
6 6 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.19%) JIRA
4 9 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.41%) Selenium
5 8 (7.41%) SoapUI
6 7 (6.48%) PHPUnit
7 6 (5.56%) NUnit
7 6 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (4.63%) Android Studio
8 5 (4.63%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.63%) MSTest
9 4 (3.70%) JSUnit
9 4 (3.70%) Maven
10 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.78%) IntelliJ
10 3 (2.78%) JMeter
10 3 (2.78%) Subversion
10 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) Law
2 7 (6.48%) Local Government
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
3 1 (0.93%) Billing
3 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (63.89%) Developer
2 17 (15.74%) PHP Developer
3 11 (10.19%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.26%) Consultant
5 8 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.63%) Agile Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Android Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Web Consultant
8 4 (3.70%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (3.70%) HTML Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.15%) .NET
2 24 (22.22%) XML
3 22 (20.37%) RESTful
4 21 (19.44%) HTML
5 20 (18.52%) .NET Framework
6 19 (17.59%) CSS
7 15 (13.89%) Web Services
8 13 (12.04%) HTML5
8 13 (12.04%) JSON
9 12 (11.11%) J2EE
10 11 (10.19%) Spring
10 11 (10.19%) Symfony
11 10 (9.26%) Entity Framework
11 10 (9.26%) Laravel
11 10 (9.26%) REST
12 9 (8.33%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.33%) XSLT
13 8 (7.41%) Gherkin
13 8 (7.41%) SOAP
13 8 (7.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) iPad
1 13 (12.04%) Mainframe
2 8 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.41%) User Experience
3 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.63%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Social Network
6 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) iSeries
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) zOS
2 7 (6.48%) Android
3 5 (4.63%) Linux
4 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.85%) Windows
6 1 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.93%) Scrum
3 25 (23.15%) Software Engineering
4 23 (21.30%) MVC
5 20 (18.52%) Test Automation
6 19 (17.59%) TDD
7 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.74%) DevOps
8 17 (15.74%) E-Commerce
9 16 (14.81%) BDD
10 14 (12.96%) Virtual Environments
11 12 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 11 (10.19%) Regression Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Performance Testing
13 10 (9.26%) SOLID
14 9 (8.33%) Automated Testing
14 9 (8.33%) Integration Testing
14 9 (8.33%) OO
14 9 (8.33%) SOA
15 8 (7.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.96%) Java
2 35 (32.41%) SQL
3 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.15%) C#
5 17 (15.74%) PHP
6 7 (6.48%) Python
7 6 (5.56%) PHP 5
8 5 (4.63%) Groovy
8 5 (4.63%) Scala
9 2 (1.85%) C
9 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.85%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Perl
10 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) XAML
10 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.93%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.93%) MISRA
2 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (11.11%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (11.11%) OMEGAMON
2 9 (8.33%) CA Endevor
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle Identity Management
3 7 (6.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.93%) Ansible
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Packer
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) IBM
2 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.96%) Oracle
4 12 (11.11%) CA
4 12 (11.11%) Splunk
4 12 (11.11%) Syncsort
4 12 (11.11%) Zend
5 3 (2.78%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) Capita
7 1 (0.93%) Infor
7 1 (0.93%) Informatica
7 1 (0.93%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) VMware
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