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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 79 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 50 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.97% 1.66% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.27% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 7
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£325 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
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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
1985 1675 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.33% 73.05% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 995 746
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -2 37 £325 -3.70% 20
South Yorkshire -2 7 £325 -18.75% 6
North Yorkshire -2 5 £325 +71.05% 4
East Yorkshire - - - -
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.00%) MVC
3 41 (46.59%) .NET
4 40 (45.45%) HTML
4 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 39 (44.32%) C#
5 39 (44.32%) SQL Server
6 37 (42.05%) CSS
7 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
7 34 (38.64%) SQL
8 29 (32.95%) jQuery
9 28 (31.82%) TDD
9 28 (31.82%) XML
10 25 (28.41%) Web Services
10 25 (28.41%) Scrum
11 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
12 19 (21.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
12 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (19.32%) OO
14 15 (17.05%) WCF
14 15 (17.05%) Relational Database
15 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
15 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (15.91%) PHP
16 12 (13.64%) Java
16 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (13.64%) Web Development
17 11 (12.50%) Ajax

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (12.50%) IIS
2 9 (10.23%) CMS
3 8 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.68%) Apache
4 5 (5.68%) Umbraco
5 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.41%) JBoss
6 3 (3.41%) Jetty
6 3 (3.41%) nginx
6 3 (3.41%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.27%) Node.js
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.14%) CICS
8 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.14%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.14%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Route 53
2 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
1 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.27%) DNS
1 2 (2.27%) SSL
1 2 (2.27%) DHCP
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) LAN
2 1 (1.14%) WAN
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) Extranet
2 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (17.05%) Relational Database
4 14 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.55%) OLAP
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (3.41%) MySQL
8 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.27%) MS Access
9 2 (2.27%) DB2
10 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.09%) JUnit
2 8 (9.09%) Selenium
3 7 (7.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (7.95%) NUnit
4 5 (5.68%) Subversion
4 5 (5.68%) Maven
4 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.41%) JIRA
7 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.27%) Ant
7 2 (2.27%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.14%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.14%) JMeter
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (81.82%) Developer
2 33 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.64%) PHP Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Analyst
4 11 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
7 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.95%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
8 6 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior PHP Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.55%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (46.59%) .NET
2 40 (45.45%) HTML
3 37 (42.05%) CSS
4 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
5 29 (32.95%) jQuery
6 28 (31.82%) XML
7 25 (28.41%) Web Services
8 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
8 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (17.05%) WCF
10 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 11 (12.50%) Ajax
10 11 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (10.23%) JSON
12 8 (9.09%) WPF
13 7 (7.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.95%) Doctrine
14 6 (6.82%) NHibernate
14 6 (6.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.14%) NHS
2 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.14%) GIS
2 1 (1.14%) Wiki
2 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.14%) Open Source
2 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.00%) MVC
3 28 (31.82%) TDD
4 25 (28.41%) Scrum
5 17 (19.32%) OO
6 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
7 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (13.64%) Web Development
8 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
8 10 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 8 (9.09%) CRM
10 7 (7.95%) RUP
11 6 (6.82%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.68%) System Testing
12 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.68%) BDD
12 5 (5.68%) ETL
13 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 39 (44.32%) C#
3 34 (38.64%) SQL
4 14 (15.91%) PHP
5 12 (13.64%) Java
6 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.82%) PHP5
6 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.55%) VB
7 4 (4.55%) VB6
7 4 (4.55%) Python
8 3 (3.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) COBOL
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.14%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.14%) XAML
9 1 (1.14%) Ruby
9 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
1 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Xen
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) Zend
4 3 (3.41%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.14%) ATG
5 1 (1.14%) Perforce
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) hybris
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago