Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 24 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
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 +17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 0.88% 6.51% 5.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 8.46% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 14
North Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +0.65% +28.33%
10th Percentile £377 £313 £368
90th Percentile £431 £416 £423
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £401 £350
% change year-on-year -3.25% +14.43% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £29.19 -

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 269 319 362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 78.65% 76.87% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 174 212
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £115 £163 £225
90th Percentile £488 £475 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 16
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.81 £14.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.57% -8.59% +25.89%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.05 £12.00
90th Percentile £24.35 £38.10 £39.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in North Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in North Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -17 2 £406 +1.56% 2
Selby - 1 - -
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Capybara
2 2 (66.67%) Calabash
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Calabash
1 2 (66.67%) Capybara
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Java Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle