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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 76 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 59 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.03% 1.88% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.35% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 13
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £416 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
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
2345 1999 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.58% 80.09% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1379 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 41 £394 +12.50% 12
South Yorkshire -9 12 £400 - 6
North Yorkshire +2 4 £418 +28.46% 2
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 77 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.92%) SQL
3 50 (38.46%) .NET
4 43 (33.08%) Java
5 39 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (26.92%) C#
7 34 (26.15%) HTML
8 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
8 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
9 32 (24.62%) Finance
10 31 (23.85%) MVC
11 30 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (21.54%) Scrum
12 28 (21.54%) TDD
13 26 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (18.46%) T-SQL
14 24 (18.46%) J2EE
15 23 (17.69%) Linux
15 23 (17.69%) Configuration Management
16 22 (16.92%) CSS
16 22 (16.92%) Integration Testing
17 20 (15.38%) System Testing
17 20 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
18 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 19 (14.62%) ASP.NET
19 18 (13.85%) Visual Studio
19 18 (13.85%) Apache
19 18 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (13.85%) .NET Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (13.85%) Apache
2 17 (13.08%) Tomcat
3 14 (10.77%) IIS
3 14 (10.77%) nginx
4 13 (10.00%) WebSphere
5 12 (9.23%) Jetty
6 7 (5.38%) Node.js
7 5 (3.85%) JBoss
8 3 (2.31%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.31%) CMS
8 3 (2.31%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.77%) Confluence
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle 10gAS
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.77%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.77%) MS Project
2 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.31%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.46%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (8.46%) Google App Engine
2 11 (8.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.77%) HTTP
2 12 (9.23%) DHCP
2 12 (9.23%) DNS
2 12 (9.23%) FTP
2 12 (9.23%) IPsec
2 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 11 (8.46%) SSL
4 3 (2.31%) Intranet
5 2 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (14.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (9.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.62%) MySQL
7 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.08%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (3.08%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.54%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (13.85%) Visual Studio
3 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.00%) JIRA
4 8 (6.15%) Selenium
5 6 (4.62%) Cucumber
5 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.08%) Mockito
6 4 (3.08%) NUnit
6 4 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.31%) Android Studio
7 3 (2.31%) Liquibase
7 3 (2.31%) Maven
7 3 (2.31%) Xcode
8 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.54%) RSpec
8 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.77%) MSTest
General
1 32 (24.62%) Finance
2 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Marketing
3 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.77%) Automotive
4 1 (0.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Games
4 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (64.62%) Developer
2 29 (22.31%) Analyst
3 22 (16.92%) .NET Developer
3 22 (16.92%) Test Analyst
4 19 (14.62%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 14 (10.77%) Data Analyst
7 12 (9.23%) Agile Developer
8 11 (8.46%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (6.92%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (6.15%) Consultant
10 8 (6.15%) CRM Developer
10 8 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (6.15%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (4.62%) SQL Data Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (38.46%) .NET
2 34 (26.15%) HTML
3 24 (18.46%) J2EE
4 22 (16.92%) CSS
5 19 (14.62%) ASP.NET
6 18 (13.85%) .NET Framework
7 16 (12.31%) Servlets
8 15 (11.54%) Entity Framework
9 14 (10.77%) HTML5
10 13 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 13 (10.00%) RESTful
11 12 (9.23%) CSS3
11 12 (9.23%) XML
12 11 (8.46%) jQuery
13 8 (6.15%) JSON
13 8 (6.15%) Web Services
14 7 (5.38%) Gherkin
14 7 (5.38%) Spring
14 7 (5.38%) WCF
15 6 (4.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) User Experience
2 9 (6.92%) Replication
3 5 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.54%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.54%) Telematics
6 1 (0.77%) Clustering
6 1 (0.77%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.69%) Linux
2 10 (7.69%) Windows
3 7 (5.38%) Unix
4 6 (4.62%) Android
5 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) AIX
6 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.77%) Solaris
6 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.85%) MVC
3 28 (21.54%) Scrum
3 28 (21.54%) TDD
4 26 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (17.69%) Configuration Management
6 22 (16.92%) Integration Testing
7 20 (15.38%) System Testing
8 19 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (13.85%) Automated Testing
10 16 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (12.31%) OO
11 15 (11.54%) Test Scripting
12 13 (10.00%) E-Commerce
13 12 (9.23%) BDD
14 11 (8.46%) DevOps
14 11 (8.46%) Regression Testing
15 10 (7.69%) Kanban
15 10 (7.69%) Open Source
16 9 (6.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.92%) SQL
2 43 (33.08%) Java
3 39 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 35 (26.92%) C#
5 24 (18.46%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.69%) PHP
7 9 (6.92%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.15%) C
9 6 (4.62%) Ruby
10 5 (3.85%) C++
10 5 (3.85%) Perl
10 5 (3.85%) Python
11 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.31%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.54%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.54%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.54%) VB
14 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.77%) Scala
14 1 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.31%) QA
3 1 (0.77%) MISRA
3 1 (0.77%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.46%) Xen
3 2 (1.54%) Docker
4 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) Puppet
2 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.77%) logstash
Vendors
1 33 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) VMware
3 12 (9.23%) Google
4 9 (6.92%) Oracle
5 3 (2.31%) Informatica
6 2 (1.54%) Adobe
6 2 (1.54%) Facebook
6 2 (1.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.77%) Axway
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos
7 1 (0.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.77%) Twitter
7 1 (0.77%) Zend
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago