The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 30
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York - 2.06% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.47% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £385 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year - +14.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.32% +14.66%  

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 York with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
York
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 45 81 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in York 70.31% 83.51% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 66
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £32.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.76% -14.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in York

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in York 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 York

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in York

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in York

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 York region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JSUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JSUnit
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Ninject
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL