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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 83 75 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 58 47 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.05% 1.90% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.56% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £291 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £501 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.97%
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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
2288 1838 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.85% 74.32% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1220 744
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 45
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -14 38 £323 -11.03% 20
South Yorkshire +3 16 £425 +13.33% 5
North Yorkshire +3 3 £325 +8.33% 6
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 86 (74.78%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.83%) SQL
3 50 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 40 (34.78%) .NET
5 34 (29.57%) C#
5 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
6 31 (26.96%) Finance
7 27 (23.48%) OO
7 27 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (22.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (22.61%) Scrum
9 25 (21.74%) Linux
9 25 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET
10 24 (20.87%) MVC
11 22 (19.13%) HTML
11 22 (19.13%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (19.13%) Test Scripting
12 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
13 20 (17.39%) Java
13 20 (17.39%) CSS
14 19 (16.52%) RUP
14 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
14 19 (16.52%) Automated Testing
15 18 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 18 (15.65%) TDD
15 18 (15.65%) T-SQL
16 16 (13.91%) VMware
16 16 (13.91%) Servlets
16 16 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (11.30%) Apache
2 12 (10.43%) Tomcat
2 12 (10.43%) nginx
3 11 (9.57%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.57%) IIS
4 10 (8.70%) Jetty
5 8 (6.96%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.35%) SAS
6 5 (4.35%) CMS
7 4 (3.48%) JBoss
7 4 (3.48%) Umbraco
8 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.87%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.91%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (6.96%) Google App Engine
2 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) DHCP
1 8 (6.96%) FTP
1 8 (6.96%) HTTP
1 8 (6.96%) TCP/IP
1 8 (6.96%) DNS
1 8 (6.96%) SSL
1 8 (6.96%) IPsec
2 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 26 (22.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (15.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.96%) OLAP
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (5.22%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.74%) DB2
10 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.96%) JUnit
2 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.09%) NUnit
3 7 (6.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (6.09%) Selenium
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (4.35%) Subversion
5 5 (4.35%) Maven
5 5 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.74%) Ant
6 2 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.74%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 31 (26.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Banking
2 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (65.22%) Developer
2 18 (15.65%) Analyst
3 17 (14.78%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.17%) PHP Developer
4 14 (12.17%) Test Analyst
5 13 (11.30%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.57%) SQL Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.96%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Oracle Developer
9 7 (6.09%) VB Developer
9 7 (6.09%) VB6 Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
10 5 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Programmer
11 4 (3.48%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.61%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (34.78%) .NET
2 24 (20.87%) ASP.NET
3 22 (19.13%) HTML
4 20 (17.39%) CSS
5 16 (13.91%) Servlets
6 15 (13.04%) J2EE
6 15 (13.04%) jQuery
7 14 (12.17%) XML
8 13 (11.30%) WCF
9 11 (9.57%) WPF
9 11 (9.57%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.70%) Hibernate
11 9 (7.83%) Entity Framework
11 9 (7.83%) Web Services
12 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (6.09%) JSON
12 7 (6.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (6.09%) Doctrine
13 6 (5.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.87%) AS400
3 1 (0.87%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.74%) Linux
2 1 (0.87%) Android
2 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (23.48%) OO
3 26 (22.61%) Scrum
4 24 (20.87%) MVC
5 22 (19.13%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (19.13%) Test Scripting
6 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
6 19 (16.52%) RUP
6 19 (16.52%) Automated Testing
7 18 (15.65%) TDD
8 14 (12.17%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.17%) Open Source
9 12 (10.43%) System Testing
10 11 (9.57%) Coaching
11 10 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.70%) ETL
12 7 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.09%) Web Development
12 7 (6.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.83%) SQL
2 34 (29.57%) C#
3 21 (18.26%) JavaScript
4 20 (17.39%) Java
5 18 (15.65%) T-SQL
6 14 (12.17%) PHP
7 10 (8.70%) Python
8 9 (7.83%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.83%) PHP5
9 8 (6.96%) Bash Shell
10 7 (6.09%) VB6
10 7 (6.09%) VB
11 5 (4.35%) C++
12 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.74%) Perl
14 1 (0.87%) COBOL
14 1 (0.87%) RPG
14 1 (0.87%) XAML
14 1 (0.87%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 5 (4.35%) Degree
1 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.96%) QEMU
2 8 (6.96%) KVM
2 8 (6.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) VMware
3 10 (8.70%) Oracle
4 8 (6.96%) Google
5 7 (6.09%) Zend
6 1 (0.87%) Nuxeo
6 1 (0.87%) MKS
6 1 (0.87%) Perforce
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