Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 1.32% 5.44% 10.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 6.90% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
York median daily rate £406 - £385
10th Percentile £377 - £368
90th Percentile £431 - £423
North Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 128 116 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 84.21% 78.91% 86.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 66 107
York median daily rate £340 £334 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% -12.17% +1.33%
10th Percentile £113 £108 £150
90th Percentile £468 £463 £468
North Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
York median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +38.89% -52.63%
10th Percentile £16.65 £13.60 £13.08
90th Percentile £38.75 £39.00 £32.75
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.27% -2.50% +15.38%

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 21 January 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) Calabash
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Calabash
1 2 (100.00%) Capybara
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java