Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 58 55
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.42% 2.13% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.60% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 17
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -5.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £220 £290 £299
90th Percentile £503 £388 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £398 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.00% -9.09% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -56.10% -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 839 653 837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.83% 81.73% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 369 595
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -3.53% +25.93%
10th Percentile £268 £246 £281
90th Percentile £552 £575 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 21
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.59% -30.00% +44.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.88 £26.15 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.99 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.63% -6.90% -6.12%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 10 £425 +17.24%
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Sass
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) Twig
3 4 (28.57%) gulp
3 4 (28.57%) Handlebars
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Symfony
3 4 (28.57%) Smarty
3 4 (28.57%) PHPUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) ETL
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) Mule
4 3 (21.43%) ATDD
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Banking

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 (21.43%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) gulp
1 4 (28.57%) PHPUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Gatling
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
4 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) React Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) Sass
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) Handlebars
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) Smarty
2 4 (28.57%) Symfony
2 4 (28.57%) Twig
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) Django
4 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 1 (7.14%) LESS
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) ATDD
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) ETL Development
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) PHP
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Ab Initio
1 3 (21.43%) MuleSoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle