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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 93 77 46
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 29 41 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.18% 1.85% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 2.45% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 23
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£320 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £260 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £359 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -14.11%
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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
1821 1672 1938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 73.81% 75.28% 75.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 979 990
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 64 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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
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 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 20 £320 -1.53% 16
South Yorkshire +1 7 £325 +18.18% 7
North Yorkshire -10 1 £300 +9.09% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (46.15%) SQL
3 24 (36.92%) .NET
4 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
5 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (29.23%) WCF
7 18 (27.69%) MVC
7 18 (27.69%) XML
7 18 (27.69%) HTML
8 17 (26.15%) C#
8 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
9 15 (23.08%) Web Services
10 13 (20.00%) Java
11 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
11 12 (18.46%) Oracle
11 12 (18.46%) CSS
11 12 (18.46%) Finance
12 11 (16.92%) Scrum
12 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
12 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
13 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
13 10 (15.38%) SOA
13 10 (15.38%) OO
14 9 (13.85%) XHTML
14 9 (13.85%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (13.85%) BPMN
15 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (12.31%) ETL
15 8 (12.31%) PHP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (9.23%) Apache
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
3 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Node.js
4 1 (1.54%) nginx
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Route 53
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.31%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.69%) OLAP
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) MySQL
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.54%) DataStage
9 1 (1.54%) OLTP
9 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.15%) JUnit
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) JMeter
3 3 (4.62%) Selenium
3 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.08%) Bazaar
4 2 (3.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) NUnit
5 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.54%) Grunt
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Billing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 43 (66.15%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (15.38%) Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (13.85%) Report Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (13.85%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (13.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (7.69%) MI Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) C++/Java Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Database Developer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) .NET
2 19 (29.23%) WCF
3 18 (27.69%) XML
3 18 (27.69%) HTML
4 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.08%) Web Services
6 12 (18.46%) CSS
7 9 (13.85%) XHTML
8 8 (12.31%) J2EE
9 7 (10.77%) jQuery
10 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.15%) WPF
12 3 (4.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.08%) Silverlight
13 2 (3.08%) Symfony
13 2 (3.08%) HTML5
13 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 2 (3.08%) LAMP
13 2 (3.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) GIS
1 3 (4.62%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.08%) Wiki
3 1 (1.54%) NHS
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.54%) PKI
3 1 (1.54%) Replication
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (27.69%) MVC
4 11 (16.92%) Scrum
5 10 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 10 (15.38%) SOA
5 10 (15.38%) OO
6 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.85%) BPMN
7 8 (12.31%) ETL
8 7 (10.77%) TDD
9 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Web Development
11 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.15%) Test Strategy
11 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (6.15%) RUP
11 4 (6.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 30 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) C#
3 13 (20.00%) Java
4 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.31%) PHP
6 6 (9.23%) C++
7 2 (3.08%) PHP5
7 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.54%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) ABAP
8 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HAProxy
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.54%) Salt
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Informatica
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
4 1 (1.54%) ATG
4 1 (1.54%) hybris
East Riding of Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago