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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 54 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 48 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.52% 2.19% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 2.65% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 30
Median daily rate £400 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £370 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +4.33% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1153 1584 1537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 84.53% 82.63% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1106 986
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 38
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £21.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 45 £400 - 8
Bradford 0 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £378 -
Pudsey - 1 £410 -
Unit Testing
Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 63 (71.59%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (60.23%) Java
3 35 (39.77%) RESTful
4 33 (37.50%) Scrum
5 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 22 (25.00%) SQL
6 21 (23.86%) User Experience
7 20 (22.73%) OO
8 18 (20.45%) OOD
8 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
8 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
9 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (19.32%) DevOps
10 16 (18.18%) Android Development
10 16 (18.18%) Android
10 16 (18.18%) MongoDB
10 16 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 16 (18.18%) IBM
11 14 (15.91%) CICS
11 14 (15.91%) MVC
11 14 (15.91%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (14.77%) Android SDK
12 13 (14.77%) iPad
12 13 (14.77%) Finance
12 13 (14.77%) Mainframe
13 12 (13.64%) CA
13 12 (13.64%) PHP
13 12 (13.64%) J2EE
13 12 (13.64%) OMEGAMON
13 12 (13.64%) Symfony

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 14 (15.91%) CICS
2 8 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (5.68%) Confluence
4 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 3 (3.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.41%) Mule
5 1 (1.14%) StreamWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.36%) DB2
2 10 (11.36%) NoSQL
2 10 (11.36%) Redis
3 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.27%) MySQL
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) PHPUnit
2 10 (11.36%) Android Studio
3 9 (10.23%) Selenium
3 9 (10.23%) SoapUI
4 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.09%) Xcode
5 7 (7.95%) Rational Application Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.68%) JIRA
7 4 (4.55%) JMeter
7 4 (4.55%) Maven
7 4 (4.55%) Subversion
7 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.41%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.41%) git-flow
8 3 (3.41%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.27%) JBehave
10 1 (1.14%) Mockito
10 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.77%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Law
3 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (65.91%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) PHP Developer
3 11 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Android Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Android Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) iOS Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Tester
9 4 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.55%) Build Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) z/OS Specialist
10 3 (3.41%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (39.77%) RESTful
2 13 (14.77%) Android SDK
3 12 (13.64%) J2EE
3 12 (13.64%) Symfony
4 10 (11.36%) Django
4 10 (11.36%) EclipseLink
4 10 (11.36%) Flask
4 10 (11.36%) JPA
4 10 (11.36%) Laravel
4 10 (11.36%) Spring
5 9 (10.23%) Gherkin
5 9 (10.23%) HTML
6 8 (9.09%) Cocoa
6 8 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
6 8 (9.09%) CSS
6 8 (9.09%) JavaBeans
6 8 (9.09%) JSP
6 8 (9.09%) Web Services
7 7 (7.95%) Struts
8 6 (6.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) User Experience
2 13 (14.77%) iPad
2 13 (14.77%) Mainframe
3 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.18%) Android
2 12 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.36%) zOS
4 2 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (71.59%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.50%) Scrum
3 22 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 20 (22.73%) OO
5 18 (20.45%) OOD
5 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
6 17 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (19.32%) DevOps
7 16 (18.18%) Android Development
7 16 (18.18%) E-Commerce
8 14 (15.91%) MVC
8 14 (15.91%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 12 (13.64%) iOS Development
10 11 (12.50%) BDD
10 11 (12.50%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Automated Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Performance Testing
11 10 (11.36%) SOLID
11 10 (11.36%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) Java
2 22 (25.00%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.64%) PHP
5 10 (11.36%) Apple Swift
5 10 (11.36%) Objective-C
5 10 (11.36%) Python
6 6 (6.82%) Groovy
6 6 (6.82%) Scala
7 3 (3.41%) C#
8 1 (1.14%) C++
8 1 (1.14%) Ruby
8 1 (1.14%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Docker
1 1 (1.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (13.64%) OMEGAMON
2 9 (10.23%) CA Endevor
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) IBM
2 12 (13.64%) CA
2 12 (13.64%) Splunk
2 12 (13.64%) Syncsort
3 10 (11.36%) Oracle
3 10 (11.36%) Zend
4 3 (3.41%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.14%) HP
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