Period
to 17 February 2018

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 6 months to 17 February 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
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 72 98
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 63 63 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.69% 2.78% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.24% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 39
Leeds median daily rate £420 £401 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -0.93% +24.62%
10th Percentile £337 £373 £304
90th Percentile £450 £459 £521
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +4.87% +6.80% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,011 1,942 2,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.90% 85.70% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,267 1,791
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £545 £550 £586
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 30 47
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% -2.80%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £15.36
% change year-on-year +9.85% -5.14% -4.03%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) Git (software)
3 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
4 22 (34.92%) TDD
5 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (31.75%) Scrum
7 17 (26.98%) Java
8 16 (25.40%) CSS
8 16 (25.40%) HTML
8 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
9 15 (23.81%) Android
9 15 (23.81%) RESTful
9 15 (23.81%) Android Development
10 14 (22.22%) SQL
10 14 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (20.63%) jQuery
12 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
12 12 (19.05%) Gradle
13 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
13 11 (17.46%) iOS Development
13 11 (17.46%) Android SDK
13 11 (17.46%) MVC
13 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
14 10 (15.87%) BDD
14 10 (15.87%) C#
14 10 (15.87%) Android Studio
14 10 (15.87%) User Experience
15 9 (14.29%) Kotlin
15 9 (14.29%) Python
15 9 (14.29%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Co-occurring 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 7 (11.11%) Confluence
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (4.76%) CloudFront
2 2 (3.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 3 (4.76%) Essbase
4 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.76%) HBase
4 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) Redis
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 33 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.05%) Gradle
3 10 (15.87%) Android Studio
4 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
5 7 (11.11%) JIRA
6 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.52%) Grunt
6 6 (9.52%) gulp
7 5 (7.94%) JUnit
8 4 (6.35%) Firebug
8 4 (6.35%) Hamcrest
9 3 (4.76%) Appium
9 3 (4.76%) Calabash
9 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
9 3 (4.76%) MSTest
9 3 (4.76%) NUnit
9 3 (4.76%) Subversion
9 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.59%) Babel
10 1 (1.59%) webpack
General
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Android Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 8 (12.70%) iOS Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) CSS
1 16 (25.40%) HTML
2 15 (23.81%) RESTful
3 13 (20.63%) jQuery
4 11 (17.46%) Android SDK
5 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 9 (14.29%) CSS3
5 9 (14.29%) HTML5
6 8 (12.70%) .NET
7 7 (11.11%) Retrofit
7 7 (11.11%) RxJava
7 7 (11.11%) XML
8 6 (9.52%) Django
8 6 (9.52%) Sass
9 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.94%) Entity Framework
9 5 (7.94%) SOAP
9 5 (7.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Mobile App
2 10 (15.87%) User Experience
3 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Android
2 11 (17.46%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) TDD
3 21 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (31.75%) Scrum
5 16 (25.40%) Test Automation
6 15 (23.81%) Android Development
7 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 11 (17.46%) iOS Development
8 11 (17.46%) MVC
9 10 (15.87%) BDD
10 8 (12.70%) OO
10 8 (12.70%) OOP
11 7 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 7 (11.11%) Kanban
11 7 (11.11%) Open Source
12 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 6 (9.52%) Release Management
12 6 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (9.52%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (26.98%) Java
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 10 (15.87%) C#
5 9 (14.29%) Kotlin
5 9 (14.29%) Python
6 8 (12.70%) Apple Swift
6 8 (12.70%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.35%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) C
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Ansible
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Google
4 3 (4.76%) Hyperion
5 2 (3.17%) Apple
5 2 (3.17%) Perforce