The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Rank 44 58 56
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 45 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.36% 2.77% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 3.26% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 30
Median daily rate £400 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +4.33% +8.69%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 877 1198 1008
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.06% 85.02% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 851 675
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Leeds

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Leeds

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Leeds

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (77.61%) Java
3 35 (52.24%) RESTful
4 33 (49.25%) Scrum
5 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
6 21 (31.34%) User Experience
7 20 (29.85%) SQL
7 20 (29.85%) OO
8 18 (26.87%) OOD
9 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (23.88%) MongoDB
10 15 (22.39%) Android Development
10 15 (22.39%) Android
10 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
11 13 (19.40%) Android SDK
12 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
12 12 (17.91%) PHP
12 12 (17.91%) J2EE
12 12 (17.91%) MVC
12 12 (17.91%) PHPUnit
12 12 (17.91%) Symfony
13 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
13 11 (16.42%) HTTP
13 11 (16.42%) iOS Development
13 11 (16.42%) Apple iOS
14 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
14 10 (14.93%) Laravel
14 10 (14.93%) Redis
14 10 (14.93%) Android Studio
14 10 (14.93%) Flask

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
1 8 (11.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (7.46%) Confluence
3 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (4.48%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.88%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.93%) Redis
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) PHPUnit
2 10 (14.93%) Android Studio
3 9 (13.43%) Selenium
3 9 (13.43%) SoapUI
4 8 (11.94%) Xcode
5 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.45%) Rational Application Developer
6 5 (7.46%) JIRA
7 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.97%) JMeter
7 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.48%) git-flow
8 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.48%) Maven
8 3 (4.48%) Subversion
9 1 (1.49%) JBehave
9 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.49%) Toad
9 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Law
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (77.61%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) PHP Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Android Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Android Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) iOS Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Java Automation Tester
9 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (52.24%) RESTful
2 13 (19.40%) Android SDK
3 12 (17.91%) J2EE
3 12 (17.91%) Symfony
4 10 (14.93%) Django
4 10 (14.93%) EclipseLink
4 10 (14.93%) Flask
4 10 (14.93%) JPA
4 10 (14.93%) Laravel
5 9 (13.43%) Gherkin
5 9 (13.43%) Spring
6 8 (11.94%) Cocoa
6 8 (11.94%) Cocoa Touch
6 8 (11.94%) JavaBeans
6 8 (11.94%) JSP
6 8 (11.94%) Web Services
7 7 (10.45%) HTML
7 7 (10.45%) Struts
8 6 (8.96%) CSS
9 4 (5.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) User Experience
2 12 (17.91%) Mobile App
3 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) iPad
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Android
2 11 (16.42%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Scrum
3 22 (32.84%) Software Engineering
4 20 (29.85%) OO
5 18 (26.87%) OOD
6 16 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (22.39%) Android Development
8 12 (17.91%) MVC
9 11 (16.42%) iOS Development
9 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
10 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
10 10 (14.93%) SOLID
11 9 (13.43%) BDD
11 9 (13.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (13.43%) Defect Management
11 9 (13.43%) TDD
12 8 (11.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (11.94%) User Stories
12 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (77.61%) Java
2 20 (29.85%) SQL
3 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.91%) PHP
5 10 (14.93%) Objective-C
5 10 (14.93%) Python
6 9 (13.43%) Apple Swift
7 6 (8.96%) Groovy
7 6 (8.96%) Scala
8 2 (2.99%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Identity Management
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Zend
2 9 (13.43%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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