Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 25 July 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 56 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15 +7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.11% 2.44% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.02% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 10
South Yorkshire median daily rate £356 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -3.23% +72.22%
10th Percentile £290 £299 £310
90th Percentile £388 £510 £448
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £413 £320
% change year-on-year -9.09% +28.91% -5.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -56.10% - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 653 829 719
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 81.22% 80.88% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 592 487
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +25.93% +3.85%
10th Percentile £228 £281 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 27
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +44.14% -7.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £7.49
90th Percentile £26.83 £47.50 £30.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.90% -12.12% +10.00%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in South Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Sheffield -6 13 £363 - 3
Doncaster - 3 £300 -
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
4 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (17.65%) Toad
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
7 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
7 3 (17.65%) JBehave
7 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
8 2 (11.76%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Hive
3 2 (11.76%) Base SAS
3 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
1 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
1 3 (17.65%) JBehave
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Toad
2 2 (11.76%) ProC
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Server Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) JSP
3 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) iPad
1 2 (11.76%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (11.76%) Cluster Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Statistics
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Server Building
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Java
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) PROC SQL
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Macro
3 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle