Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 21 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 92 93
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 52 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.70% 2.41% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.79% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 60
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +21.43% +8.53%
10th Percentile £328 £363 £305
90th Percentile £472 £546 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £18.38 -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2591 3084 3750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.81% 86.29% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1787 2026 2579
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 62 109
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.63 £40.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in West Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Leeds -8 46 £420 -1.18% 11
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 19 (36.54%) Scrum
4 15 (28.85%) Java
4 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
6 13 (25.00%) Android
6 13 (25.00%) TDD
6 13 (25.00%) Android Development
7 12 (23.08%) RESTful
7 12 (23.08%) SQL
7 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 11 (21.15%) .NET
8 11 (21.15%) iOS Development
8 11 (21.15%) Android SDK
8 11 (21.15%) BDD
8 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
8 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
9 10 (19.23%) Gradle
9 10 (19.23%) Android Studio
9 10 (19.23%) MVC
10 9 (17.31%) HTML
10 9 (17.31%) CSS
10 9 (17.31%) OOP
10 9 (17.31%) User Experience
10 9 (17.31%) Kotlin
11 8 (15.38%) Apple Swift
11 8 (15.38%) C#
11 8 (15.38%) Objective-C

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 6 (11.54%) Confluence
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Google Play
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Essbase
2 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) OLAP
3 2 (3.85%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (3.85%) Power BI
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Android Studio
2 10 (19.23%) Gradle
3 6 (11.54%) JIRA
4 5 (9.62%) Selenium
5 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.69%) Grunt
5 4 (7.69%) gulp
5 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.77%) JUnit
6 3 (5.77%) MSTest
6 3 (5.77%) NUnit
6 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.85%) Appium
7 2 (3.85%) Calabash
7 2 (3.85%) Firebug
7 2 (3.85%) Hamcrest
7 2 (3.85%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 8 (15.38%) iOS Developer
4 6 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Release Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) RESTful
2 11 (21.15%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) Android SDK
3 9 (17.31%) CSS
3 9 (17.31%) HTML
4 7 (13.46%) RxJava
5 6 (11.54%) jQuery
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (9.62%) CSS3
6 5 (9.62%) Entity Framework
6 5 (9.62%) HTML5
7 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.69%) Sass
8 3 (5.77%) iOS SDK
8 3 (5.77%) Spring
8 3 (5.77%) Spring Boot
8 3 (5.77%) XML
9 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
2 9 (17.31%) User Experience
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.92%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.92%) IPTV
6 1 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Android
2 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) Scrum
3 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
5 13 (25.00%) Android Development
5 13 (25.00%) TDD
6 11 (21.15%) BDD
6 11 (21.15%) iOS Development
7 10 (19.23%) MVC
8 9 (17.31%) OOP
9 7 (13.46%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (13.46%) Open Source
9 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.54%) Release Management
11 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (9.62%) ETL
11 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
11 5 (9.62%) OO
11 5 (9.62%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Java
1 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
2 12 (23.08%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) Kotlin
4 8 (15.38%) Apple Swift
4 8 (15.38%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.85%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.85%) Apple
4 2 (3.85%) Google