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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 70 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 61 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.52% 1.79% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 2.14% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 14
Median daily rate £400 £385 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £501 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +11.11%
Unit Testing
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
1967 2576 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 83.72% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1725 1324
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 96 54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.60 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +23 43 £420 +20.00% 15
South Yorkshire -5 13 £288 -28.12% 2
North Yorkshire -3 4 - - 3
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 42 (30.00%) SQL
2 40 (28.57%) .NET
2 40 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.43%) Visual Studio
4 33 (23.57%) MVC
5 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
5 32 (22.86%) CSS
5 32 (22.86%) C#
6 31 (22.14%) Java
7 30 (21.43%) HTML
8 28 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 24 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (16.43%) PHP
10 23 (16.43%) XML
10 23 (16.43%) Scrum
11 20 (14.29%) TDD
11 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 20 (14.29%) RESTful
11 20 (14.29%) HTML5
12 19 (13.57%) Entity Framework
12 19 (13.57%) E-Commerce
12 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
13 18 (12.86%) Oracle
13 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
13 18 (12.86%) BDD
14 17 (12.14%) SFIA
14 17 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (12.14%) System Testing

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 (11.43%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 14 (10.00%) CICS
4 7 (5.00%) CMS
5 6 (4.29%) Confluence
5 6 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.29%) WordPress
6 4 (2.86%) nginx
6 4 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.71%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.71%) IIS
9 1 (0.71%) Jetty
9 1 (0.71%) Kentico
9 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (0.71%) Heroku
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) HTTP
1 5 (3.57%) SMS
2 3 (2.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.43%) Skype
3 2 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.00%) MySQL
3 13 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.14%) DB2
5 9 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (5.00%) Star Schema
8 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.86%) Redis
10 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.43%) Riak
11 2 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.43%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 37 (26.43%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (7.14%) JIRA
5 10 (7.14%) Selenium
6 9 (6.43%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (5.71%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.29%) JSUnit
8 6 (4.29%) NUnit
9 5 (3.57%) Eclipse
9 5 (3.57%) MSTest
9 5 (3.57%) PHPUnit
9 5 (3.57%) Subversion
10 4 (2.86%) Android Studio
11 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
11 3 (2.14%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.14%) Maven
11 3 (2.14%) NetBeans
11 3 (2.14%) Xcode
General
1 12 (8.57%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Local Government
3 4 (2.86%) Law
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Games
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (67.14%) Developer
2 22 (15.71%) PHP Developer
3 14 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (7.86%) SQL Developer
5 10 (7.14%) Consultant
6 9 (6.43%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.71%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Agile Developer
8 6 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Technical Leader
8 6 (4.29%) Tester
9 5 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Automation Tester
9 5 (3.57%) Database Developer
9 5 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) HTML Developer
9 5 (3.57%) Web Consultant
10 4 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (28.57%) .NET
2 32 (22.86%) CSS
3 30 (21.43%) HTML
4 28 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 23 (16.43%) XML
6 20 (14.29%) HTML5
6 20 (14.29%) RESTful
7 19 (13.57%) Entity Framework
8 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET
9 14 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 14 (10.00%) JSON
9 14 (10.00%) Symfony
10 13 (9.29%) jQuery
10 13 (9.29%) Laravel
10 13 (9.29%) Web Services
11 10 (7.14%) REST
12 9 (6.43%) Gherkin
13 8 (5.71%) WSDL
13 8 (5.71%) XML Schema
13 8 (5.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.43%) Mainframe
2 14 (10.00%) iPad
3 12 (8.57%) Social Network
4 9 (6.43%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.71%) N-Tier
5 8 (5.71%) Replication
6 7 (5.00%) Data Structures
6 7 (5.00%) User Experience
7 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.43%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.43%) iPhone
11 1 (0.71%) iSeries
11 1 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.14%) zOS
2 6 (4.29%) Android
3 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.57%) Unix
4 4 (2.86%) Linux
4 4 (2.86%) Windows
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.57%) MVC
3 24 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.43%) Scrum
5 20 (14.29%) TDD
5 20 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 19 (13.57%) E-Commerce
7 18 (12.86%) BDD
8 17 (12.14%) SFIA
8 17 (12.14%) System Testing
9 14 (10.00%) DevOps
9 14 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
10 13 (9.29%) Functional Testing
11 12 (8.57%) ETL
11 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
12 11 (7.86%) Project Management
13 10 (7.14%) OO
13 10 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 10 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.00%) SQL
2 40 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 32 (22.86%) C#
4 31 (22.14%) Java
5 23 (16.43%) PHP
6 8 (5.71%) C
6 8 (5.71%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.29%) PHP 5
7 6 (4.29%) Scala
8 5 (3.57%) Groovy
8 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.57%) Python
9 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.43%) ABAP
10 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.43%) Ruby
10 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) Perl
11 1 (0.71%) VBScript
11 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.71%) Degree
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.86%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.71%) ISO26262
3 1 (0.71%) MISRA
3 1 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (8.57%) OMEGAMON
2 9 (6.43%) CA Endevor
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (2.14%) Puppet
6 1 (0.71%) Ansible
6 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.71%) Packer
6 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.86%) Oracle
3 14 (10.00%) IBM
4 12 (8.57%) CA
4 12 (8.57%) Splunk
4 12 (8.57%) Syncsort
4 12 (8.57%) Zend
5 7 (5.00%) Informatica
5 7 (5.00%) SAP
6 2 (1.43%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.43%) Adobe
6 2 (1.43%) Netezza
6 2 (1.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.71%) Capita
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) Infor
7 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
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