Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 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
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 25 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 0.61% 1.31% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.53% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
York median daily rate £275 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.31% - -
North Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -31.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
York median hourly rate - - £40.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 York with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 151 131 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 92.64% 85.62% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 108 69
York median daily rate £425 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +0.74% -11.18%
10th Percentile £239 £113 £108
90th Percentile £538 £462 £448
North Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +17.86% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
York median hourly rate £11.03 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.89% +10.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £10.04 £16.65 £13.60
90th Percentile £12.22 £38.75 £39.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.91 £14.75
% change year-on-year +9.67% -5.73% -7.81%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 York region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory