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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 75 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 69 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.40% 1.75% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.39% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 6
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£300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £501 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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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
2281 1883 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.48% 73.35% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 1210 797
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 38 55
Average hourly rate £17.69 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.25% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £11.93 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £110.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +3 53 £300 -20.00% 16
South Yorkshire +6 13 £425 - 6
North Yorkshire -7 3 £325 +32.65% 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 103 (84.43%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.54%) SQL Server
3 50 (40.98%) .NET
3 50 (40.98%) SQL
4 42 (34.43%) C#
5 38 (31.15%) MVC
5 38 (31.15%) Scrum
6 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
7 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
8 34 (27.87%) HTML
8 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET
8 34 (27.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (26.23%) CSS
10 30 (24.59%) Test Scripting
11 28 (22.95%) TDD
12 27 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (21.31%) Finance
13 26 (21.31%) Linux
13 26 (21.31%) OO
14 24 (19.67%) jQuery
14 24 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (18.85%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (18.85%) XML
16 21 (17.21%) Java
16 21 (17.21%) Web Services
16 21 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (16.39%) RUP
17 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
17 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (15.57%) Automated Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (14.75%) IIS
2 16 (13.11%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.48%) Apache
4 12 (9.84%) nginx
5 11 (9.02%) WebSphere
6 10 (8.20%) Jetty
7 8 (6.56%) OpenStack
7 8 (6.56%) CMS
8 4 (3.28%) JBoss
8 4 (3.28%) Umbraco
9 3 (2.46%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.64%) Node.js
11 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.82%) CICS
11 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.56%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) Route 53
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) DHCP
1 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
1 9 (7.38%) DNS
1 9 (7.38%) SSL
2 8 (6.56%) FTP
2 8 (6.56%) HTTP
2 8 (6.56%) IPsec
3 1 (0.82%) LAN
3 1 (0.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) Extranet
3 1 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 34 (27.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (18.85%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
6 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (7.38%) OLAP
7 7 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.74%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.64%) MySQL
9 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (8.20%) JUnit
3 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.74%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (5.74%) NUnit
4 7 (5.74%) Selenium
5 6 (4.92%) Maven
5 6 (4.92%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.10%) Subversion
7 3 (2.46%) JIRA
7 3 (2.46%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.64%) Ant
8 2 (1.64%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.82%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.82%) JSUnit
General
1 26 (21.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Publishing
4 1 (0.82%) Games
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (68.85%) Developer
2 28 (22.95%) .NET Developer
3 16 (13.11%) Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
4 14 (11.48%) Test Analyst
4 14 (11.48%) PHP Developer
5 12 (9.84%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.20%) SQL Developer
8 8 (6.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.92%) VB6 Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.92%) VB Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.10%) .NET Web Developer
10 5 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.98%) .NET
2 34 (27.87%) ASP.NET
2 34 (27.87%) HTML
3 32 (26.23%) CSS
4 24 (19.67%) jQuery
5 23 (18.85%) XML
6 21 (17.21%) Web Services
7 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
8 17 (13.93%) WCF
9 16 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (13.11%) Servlets
10 15 (12.30%) WPF
11 14 (11.48%) J2EE
12 11 (9.02%) Hibernate
13 10 (8.20%) Ajax
13 10 (8.20%) Entity Framework
14 9 (7.38%) JSON
15 7 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (5.74%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Open Source
2 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.82%) User Experience
3 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.82%) NHS
3 1 (0.82%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.31%) Linux
2 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (84.43%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.15%) Scrum
2 38 (31.15%) MVC
3 30 (24.59%) Test Scripting
4 28 (22.95%) TDD
5 27 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (21.31%) OO
7 21 (17.21%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (16.39%) Configuration Management
8 20 (16.39%) RUP
9 19 (15.57%) Automated Testing
10 13 (10.66%) Software Engineering
11 11 (9.02%) Coaching
12 10 (8.20%) Waterfall
13 9 (7.38%) Test Strategy
13 9 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.38%) Web Development
13 9 (7.38%) ETL
14 8 (6.56%) System Testing
14 8 (6.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.98%) SQL
2 42 (34.43%) C#
3 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.21%) Java
5 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
5 16 (13.11%) PHP
6 12 (9.84%) Python
7 9 (7.38%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.56%) PHP5
9 6 (4.92%) VB6
9 6 (4.92%) VB
10 4 (3.28%) C++
11 3 (2.46%) Perl
12 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.82%) Ruby
13 1 (0.82%) XAML
13 1 (0.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
1 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.46%) ISEB
4 2 (1.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.56%) QEMU
2 8 (6.56%) KVM
2 8 (6.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) Puppet
2 11 (9.02%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.82%) Salt
Vendors
1 36 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.11%) VMware
3 10 (8.20%) Oracle
4 8 (6.56%) Google
5 7 (5.74%) Zend
6 2 (1.64%) Nuxeo
7 1 (0.82%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) Perforce
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £340 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago