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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 88 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 52 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.74% 1.37% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.80% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 12 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
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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
2377 1781 1549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 79.68% 75.98% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1109 843
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 51 63
Average hourly rate £21.53 £15.39 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.90% -59.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -12 36 £350 +3.70% 23
South Yorkshire -3 12 £363 +61.11% 3
North Yorkshire +1 4 £413 - 7
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Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 82 (67.77%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (38.02%) SQL Server
3 45 (37.19%) SQL
4 36 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (28.93%) .NET
6 31 (25.62%) Finance
7 29 (23.97%) Scrum
8 28 (23.14%) C#
9 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
10 25 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (19.01%) Java
13 22 (18.18%) T-SQL
13 22 (18.18%) Linux
13 22 (18.18%) RUP
13 22 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (17.36%) Automated Testing
14 21 (17.36%) Test Scripting
15 20 (16.53%) Configuration Management
15 20 (16.53%) OO
15 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
16 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (14.05%) Servlets
17 17 (14.05%) Cloud Computing
18 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (13.22%) HTML
18 16 (13.22%) VMware
19 15 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (12.40%) WCF
20 14 (11.57%) Open Source

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (9.92%) Apache
2 11 (9.09%) nginx
3 10 (8.26%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.44%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.61%) Jetty
5 8 (6.61%) IIS
5 8 (6.61%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.13%) SAS
7 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.48%) Confluence
8 2 (1.65%) Node.js
8 2 (1.65%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) CICS
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.05%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (6.61%) Google App Engine
2 8 (6.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) DHCP
1 8 (6.61%) FTP
1 8 (6.61%) HTTP
1 8 (6.61%) TCP/IP
1 8 (6.61%) DNS
1 8 (6.61%) SSL
1 8 (6.61%) IPsec
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (38.02%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.66%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (19.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.79%) OLAP
6 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.96%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (4.96%) OLAP Cube
7 5 (4.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (2.48%) MySQL
8 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.65%) DB2
9 2 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.83%) MS Access
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 9 (7.44%) JUnit
4 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.79%) Maven
4 7 (5.79%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (2.48%) JIRA
6 3 (2.48%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (2.48%) Build Forge
6 3 (2.48%) Mocha
7 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.83%) Ant
8 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.83%) PHPUnit
General
1 31 (25.62%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 81 (66.94%) Developer
2 19 (15.70%) Analyst
3 15 (12.40%) Test Analyst
3 15 (12.40%) C# Developer
4 12 (9.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.44%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.44%) .NET Developer
7 8 (6.61%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.79%) VB Developer
8 7 (5.79%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (5.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.79%) VB6 Developer
9 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.96%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Programmer
10 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (4.13%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (28.93%) .NET
2 17 (14.05%) Servlets
3 16 (13.22%) HTML
4 15 (12.40%) WCF
5 14 (11.57%) J2EE
6 11 (9.09%) CSS
7 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
7 10 (8.26%) XML
7 10 (8.26%) WPF
8 8 (6.61%) WinForms
9 7 (5.79%) Spring
9 7 (5.79%) jQuery
9 7 (5.79%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.96%) HTML5
11 5 (4.13%) Web Services
12 4 (3.31%) RESTful
12 4 (3.31%) Backbone.js
13 3 (2.48%) Spring Integration
13 3 (2.48%) REST
13 3 (2.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
1 3 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.83%) AS400
3 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (1.65%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (67.77%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.75%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (23.97%) Scrum
4 22 (18.18%) RUP
4 22 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (17.36%) Automated Testing
5 21 (17.36%) Test Scripting
6 20 (16.53%) Configuration Management
6 20 (16.53%) OO
7 14 (11.57%) TDD
7 14 (11.57%) Open Source
8 13 (10.74%) Coaching
8 13 (10.74%) MVC
9 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
10 11 (9.09%) SDLC
10 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.44%) System Testing
11 9 (7.44%) ETL
11 9 (7.44%) CRM
12 8 (6.61%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.19%) SQL
2 28 (23.14%) C#
3 23 (19.01%) Java
4 22 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 20 (16.53%) JavaScript
6 9 (7.44%) Python
7 8 (6.61%) PHP
7 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.61%) VB
8 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.79%) VB6
9 6 (4.96%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.96%) C++
10 5 (4.13%) PHP5
11 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.48%) C
12 1 (0.83%) RPG
12 1 (0.83%) COBOL
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) ISEB
2 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) QEMU
2 8 (6.61%) KVM
2 8 (6.61%) Xen
3 3 (2.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (9.92%) Puppet
2 10 (8.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.48%) logstash
3 3 (2.48%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) VMware
3 9 (7.44%) Google
3 9 (7.44%) Oracle
4 3 (2.48%) Zend
5 1 (0.83%) MKS
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £competitive day rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £418.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago