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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 72 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 69 97 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.44% 3.02% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 3.69% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 9
Median daily rate £400 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £320 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £408 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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England

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
2309 2629 1875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.56% 81.72% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1838 1154
Median daily rate £420 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 81 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 34 £428 +22.14% 13
North Yorkshire 0 17 - - 1
South Yorkshire +3 16 £350 -6.66% 2
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 70 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.80%) TDD
3 61 (34.66%) JavaScript
4 52 (29.55%) Java
5 45 (25.57%) HTML
6 43 (24.43%) Software Engineering
6 43 (24.43%) BDD
7 40 (22.73%) .NET
8 39 (22.16%) CSS
8 39 (22.16%) MVC
8 39 (22.16%) Scrum
9 38 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (19.89%) RESTful
11 34 (19.32%) Visual Studio
11 34 (19.32%) SQL
12 31 (17.61%) C#
12 31 (17.61%) PHP
13 30 (17.05%) SQL Server
14 27 (15.34%) .NET Framework
15 26 (14.77%) MySQL
16 25 (14.20%) Data Management
16 25 (14.20%) Mentoring
17 24 (13.64%) Regression Testing
18 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (13.07%) Git (software)
18 23 (13.07%) HTML5
19 22 (12.50%) OO
20 20 (11.36%) REST
21 19 (10.80%) XML
21 19 (10.80%) Microsoft

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 16 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.95%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.55%) nginx
5 6 (3.41%) CMS
6 5 (2.84%) Confluence
6 5 (2.84%) Jetty
6 5 (2.84%) WordPress
7 2 (1.14%) SAS
7 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.57%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Kentico
8 1 (0.57%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.57%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (3.98%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.57%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (0.57%) Heroku
3 1 (0.57%) IaaS
3 1 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) HTTP
2 3 (1.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.70%) Skype
2 3 (1.70%) SMS
2 3 (1.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.77%) MySQL
3 16 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.98%) Star Schema
9 4 (2.27%) Neo4j
10 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.70%) Riak
11 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.14%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 34 (19.32%) Visual Studio
2 23 (13.07%) Git (software)
3 18 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (5.68%) JIRA
5 10 (5.68%) Subversion
5 10 (5.68%) Xcode
6 9 (5.11%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (4.55%) Android Studio
7 8 (4.55%) Selenium
8 6 (3.41%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.41%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.41%) JSUnit
8 6 (3.41%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.41%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.84%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.84%) MSTest
10 4 (2.27%) Maven
10 4 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 10 (5.68%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Local Government
3 4 (2.27%) Games
4 2 (1.14%) Banking
4 2 (1.14%) Law
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 134 (76.14%) Developer
2 30 (17.05%) PHP Developer
3 26 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.95%) .NET Developer
4 14 (7.95%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.68%) Agile Developer
6 10 (5.68%) iOS Developer
7 9 (5.11%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.11%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.55%) Android Developer
8 8 (4.55%) Android Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Digital Developer
8 8 (4.55%) Java Engineer
8 8 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (3.98%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Consultant
10 6 (3.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (3.41%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (3.41%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.57%) HTML
2 40 (22.73%) .NET
3 39 (22.16%) CSS
4 35 (19.89%) RESTful
5 27 (15.34%) .NET Framework
6 23 (13.07%) HTML5
7 20 (11.36%) REST
8 19 (10.80%) XML
9 18 (10.23%) Entity Framework
9 18 (10.23%) Laravel
9 18 (10.23%) Symfony
10 17 (9.66%) jQuery
11 16 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 16 (9.09%) Web Services
12 14 (7.95%) Node.js
13 13 (7.39%) ASP.NET
14 12 (6.82%) CodeIgniter
14 12 (6.82%) JSON
15 9 (5.11%) Android SDK
15 9 (5.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.23%) User Experience
3 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 12 (6.82%) Social Network
5 11 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 9 (5.11%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.11%) N-Tier
7 8 (4.55%) iPhone
7 8 (4.55%) Replication
8 7 (3.98%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.98%) iPad
9 6 (3.41%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.14%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.09%) Unix
2 15 (8.52%) Linux
3 11 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.11%) Android
5 6 (3.41%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.27%) Windows
7 1 (0.57%) CentOS
7 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.80%) TDD
3 43 (24.43%) BDD
3 43 (24.43%) Software Engineering
4 39 (22.16%) MVC
4 39 (22.16%) Scrum
5 38 (21.59%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (14.20%) Data Management
6 25 (14.20%) Mentoring
7 24 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 22 (12.50%) OO
9 18 (10.23%) OOD
10 17 (9.66%) SFIA
10 17 (9.66%) System Testing
11 15 (8.52%) Coaching
12 13 (7.39%) Web Development
13 12 (6.82%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.82%) ETL
13 12 (6.82%) Project Management
14 11 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.66%) JavaScript
2 52 (29.55%) Java
3 34 (19.32%) SQL
4 31 (17.61%) C#
4 31 (17.61%) PHP
5 11 (6.25%) Objective-C
6 10 (5.68%) Python
7 9 (5.11%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.55%) C
9 7 (3.98%) Ruby
10 5 (2.84%) PHP 5
10 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.27%) ES6
11 4 (2.27%) Scala
12 3 (1.70%) Groovy
13 2 (1.14%) ABAP
13 2 (1.14%) Go
13 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.57%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) QA
2 10 (5.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Docker
1 5 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.70%) ACF2
2 3 (1.70%) RACF
3 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) Puppet
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.70%) zSecure
4 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.57%) Packer
5 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.52%) Oracle
3 8 (4.55%) Zend
4 7 (3.98%) Informatica
4 7 (3.98%) SAP
5 5 (2.84%) VMware
6 2 (1.14%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.14%) Adobe
6 2 (1.14%) HP
6 2 (1.14%) Netezza
6 2 (1.14%) Sybase
7 1 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) Capita
7 1 (0.57%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) Symantec