Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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.

Unit Testing
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 29
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford - 1.31% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.55% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 15
Bradford median daily rate - £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.07% +12.00%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -1.18% +21.43% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bradford median hourly rate - £18.38 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.38 -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 169 258 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 84.08% 84.31% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 149 229
Bradford median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £213 £228 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 20
Bradford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.97 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +34.36% +7.64%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.41 £11.73
90th Percentile £19.60 £94.70 £40.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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