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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 89 92 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -45
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 30 28 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.23% 1.28% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.70% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 22
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £278 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £337
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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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
1838 1648 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 75.36% 75.42% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1132 927 1074
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 56
Average hourly rate £15.39 £30.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.71% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -1 18 £320 -6.90% 10
South Yorkshire +10 11 £225 -18.18% 7
North Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Yorkshire - - - - 1
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.76%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (39.76%) SQL
3 22 (26.51%) .NET
4 21 (25.30%) Oracle
5 20 (24.10%) Java
5 20 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (21.69%) MVC
6 18 (21.69%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
8 15 (18.07%) WCF
8 15 (18.07%) HTML
9 14 (16.87%) XML
9 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
10 13 (15.66%) C#
10 13 (15.66%) Web Services
11 12 (14.46%) CSS
11 12 (14.46%) Finance
12 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
12 11 (13.25%) Scrum
13 10 (12.05%) TDD
13 10 (12.05%) PHP
13 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.05%) SOA
14 9 (10.84%) J2EE
14 9 (10.84%) OO
14 9 (10.84%) QA
14 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
15 8 (9.64%) Relational Database

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (9.64%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.20%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (9.64%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.64%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) OLAP
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.61%) MySQL
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.20%) Big Data
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
1 6 (7.23%) Selenium
2 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.82%) JUnit
4 3 (3.61%) JMeter
4 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.61%) Hudson
4 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.41%) Bazaar
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.20%) NUnit
6 1 (1.20%) Grunt
6 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (65.06%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Report Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.43%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.43%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (7.23%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.23%) OBIEE Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.82%) C++/Java Developer
9 4 (4.82%) MI Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) HTML
2 15 (18.07%) WCF
3 14 (16.87%) XML
3 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.66%) Web Services
5 12 (14.46%) CSS
6 9 (10.84%) J2EE
7 7 (8.43%) XHTML
8 6 (7.23%) jQuery
9 5 (6.02%) Symfony
10 4 (4.82%) RESTful
10 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.82%) HTML5
10 4 (4.82%) SOAP
11 3 (3.61%) JMS
12 2 (2.41%) Spring
12 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.41%) LAMP
12 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.61%) GIS
1 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.61%) Open Source
2 2 (2.41%) User Experience
2 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Wiki
3 1 (1.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.76%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (24.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (21.69%) MVC
5 11 (13.25%) Scrum
6 10 (12.05%) TDD
6 10 (12.05%) SOA
7 9 (10.84%) OO
7 9 (10.84%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
8 8 (9.64%) BPMN
8 8 (9.64%) ETL
9 7 (8.43%) OOP
10 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.02%) Release Management
12 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
12 4 (4.82%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.82%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 33 (39.76%) SQL
2 20 (24.10%) Java
3 13 (15.66%) C#
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.05%) PHP
6 5 (6.02%) C++
7 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.41%) Python
8 2 (2.41%) PHP5
9 1 (1.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (25.30%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.20%) Informatica
4 1 (1.20%) SAP
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