Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 16 January 2018 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 > Halifax
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 25 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.74% 1.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Halifax median daily rate £438 £435 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% - -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £403 £350
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 109 135 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 80.15% 82.82% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 152
Halifax median daily rate £405 £365 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.39% -11.00%
10th Percentile £278 £260 £277
90th Percentile £494 £455 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Halifax median hourly rate £18.75 - £12.50
10th Percentile £18.13 - £9.60
90th Percentile £19.38 - £18.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.26
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.98% +5.24%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Halifax

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) DAO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Adabas
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) DAO
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RAML
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle