The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 22 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.94% 0.68% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.88% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £347
% change year-on-year +4.33% +7.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 95 114 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 89.62% 77.03% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 86
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £27.31 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +7.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Bradford

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unit Testing in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Bradford

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDET
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Grails
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Mockito
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Appium
1 1 (20.00%) Calabash
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Objects Reports Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Report Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Grails
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Android Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle