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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 77 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 47 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.14% 2.01% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.47% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 26
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.88 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.30% +9.33%

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
1811 2309 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.54% 81.36% 81.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1538 1429
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £559 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 63 50
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.12 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +18 38 £400 - 9
South Yorkshire -3 7 £325 -18.75% 3
North Yorkshire +8 2 £400 -4.19% 5
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.96%) Java
3 39 (33.91%) Scrum
4 36 (31.30%) SQL
4 36 (31.30%) RESTful
5 28 (24.35%) Software Engineering
6 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 21 (18.26%) MVC
7 21 (18.26%) Test Automation
8 20 (17.39%) TDD
8 20 (17.39%) OO
8 20 (17.39%) User Experience
9 19 (16.52%) DevOps
9 19 (16.52%) XML
9 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
10 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (15.65%) Web Services
10 18 (15.65%) C#
10 18 (15.65%) E-Commerce
11 17 (14.78%) OOD
11 17 (14.78%) IBM
11 17 (14.78%) PHP
11 17 (14.78%) Visual Studio
12 16 (13.91%) Finance
12 16 (13.91%) HTML
12 16 (13.91%) .NET
12 16 (13.91%) BDD
13 15 (13.04%) Android
13 15 (13.04%) J2EE
13 15 (13.04%) Oracle

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 14 (12.17%) CICS
2 11 (9.57%) Confluence
3 9 (7.83%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (5.22%) CMS
5 6 (5.22%) WordPress
6 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.48%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.61%) Apache
8 3 (2.61%) Mule
9 1 (0.87%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.87%) IIS
9 1 (0.87%) Jetty
9 1 (0.87%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.87%) nginx
9 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.87%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.87%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (0.87%) Heroku
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
2 3 (2.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.17%) MongoDB
2 10 (8.70%) DB2
2 10 (8.70%) Redis
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.96%) MySQL
5 7 (6.09%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (16.52%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.78%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.30%) JIRA
4 9 (7.83%) Android Studio
4 9 (7.83%) Selenium
4 9 (7.83%) SoapUI
5 8 (6.96%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.96%) PHPUnit
5 8 (6.96%) Xcode
6 7 (6.09%) Rational Application Developer
7 5 (4.35%) MSTest
8 4 (3.48%) Maven
8 4 (3.48%) NUnit
8 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.61%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.61%) Hudson
9 3 (2.61%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.61%) JMeter
9 3 (2.61%) JSUnit
9 3 (2.61%) Subversion
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Law
3 4 (3.48%) Local Government
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Automotive
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 73 (63.48%) Developer
2 17 (14.78%) PHP Developer
3 10 (8.70%) Consultant
3 10 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 9 (7.83%) .NET Developer
4 9 (7.83%) Android Developer
4 9 (7.83%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Android Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) iOS Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.22%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Tester
7 5 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Web Consultant
8 4 (3.48%) Deployment Specialist
8 4 (3.48%) DevOps Specialist
8 4 (3.48%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.30%) RESTful
2 19 (16.52%) XML
3 18 (15.65%) Web Services
4 16 (13.91%) .NET
4 16 (13.91%) HTML
5 15 (13.04%) CSS
5 15 (13.04%) J2EE
6 14 (12.17%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.30%) Spring
8 12 (10.43%) Android SDK
9 11 (9.57%) Symfony
10 10 (8.70%) Laravel
11 9 (7.83%) Gherkin
12 8 (6.96%) Cocoa
12 8 (6.96%) Cocoa Touch
12 8 (6.96%) Entity Framework
12 8 (6.96%) HTML5
12 8 (6.96%) JavaBeans
12 8 (6.96%) JSON
12 8 (6.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) User Experience
2 13 (11.30%) Mainframe
3 12 (10.43%) iPad
4 11 (9.57%) Mobile App
5 7 (6.09%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.48%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.87%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.87%) iSeries
8 1 (0.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.87%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Android
2 12 (10.43%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.70%) zOS
4 5 (4.35%) Linux
5 2 (1.74%) Windows
6 1 (0.87%) CentOS
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.39%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.91%) Scrum
3 28 (24.35%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.26%) MVC
4 21 (18.26%) Test Automation
5 20 (17.39%) OO
5 20 (17.39%) TDD
6 19 (16.52%) DevOps
7 18 (15.65%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (15.65%) E-Commerce
8 17 (14.78%) OOD
9 16 (13.91%) BDD
10 15 (13.04%) Android Development
11 14 (12.17%) Virtual Environments
12 12 (10.43%) Automated Testing
12 12 (10.43%) Functional Testing
12 12 (10.43%) iOS Development
12 12 (10.43%) Performance Testing
13 11 (9.57%) Regression Testing
14 10 (8.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.96%) Java
2 36 (31.30%) SQL
3 25 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.65%) C#
5 17 (14.78%) PHP
6 10 (8.70%) Apple Swift
6 10 (8.70%) Objective-C
7 8 (6.96%) Python
8 6 (5.22%) Groovy
8 6 (5.22%) PHP 5
8 6 (5.22%) Scala
9 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.87%) C
10 1 (0.87%) C++
10 1 (0.87%) Go
10 1 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) VB
10 1 (0.87%) XAML
10 1 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.87%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.57%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.87%) ISO26262
2 1 (0.87%) MISRA
2 1 (0.87%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) RACF
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (10.43%) OMEGAMON
2 9 (7.83%) CA Endevor
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.87%) Ansible
4 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.87%) Packer
4 1 (0.87%) Puppet
4 1 (0.87%) Terraform
4 1 (0.87%) zSecure
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) IBM
2 15 (13.04%) Oracle
3 13 (11.30%) Zend
4 12 (10.43%) CA
4 12 (10.43%) Splunk
4 12 (10.43%) Syncsort
5 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.61%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.87%) Adobe
7 1 (0.87%) Capita
7 1 (0.87%) Infor
7 1 (0.87%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) VMware
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