Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 May 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 86 81
Rank change year-on-year -29 -5 +17
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 84 103 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.73% 2.43% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.87% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 103
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £312 £311 £313
90th Percentile £460 £458 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -56.10% -
10th Percentile £33.00 £18.00 £40.50
90th Percentile £39.00 £18.00 £41.50
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year +12.43% -1.74% +7.50%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,196 3,587 4,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.25% 84.46% 84.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,773 2,310 3,240
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £556 £569
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 84 114
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.63 £13.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.83% -14.96% -9.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.89 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.35 £33.72 £39.63
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
West Yorkshire -21 74 £413 - 26
South Yorkshire -21 5 £300 -14.29% 7
North Yorkshire -3 4 £375 +10.29% 5
East Yorkshire -4 1 £425 +28.79% 4
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) TDD
3 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
4 28 (33.33%) Java
4 28 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
6 25 (29.76%) C#
7 24 (28.57%) HTML
7 24 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 23 (27.38%) CSS
8 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (25.00%) .NET
10 18 (21.43%) BDD
11 17 (20.24%) jQuery
11 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
11 17 (20.24%) Python
12 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (17.86%) MVC
14 14 (16.67%) OO
14 14 (16.67%) Scrum
14 14 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 13 (15.48%) SQL
16 12 (14.29%) Adobe
16 12 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
17 11 (13.10%) Django
17 11 (13.10%) Kanban
18 10 (11.90%) RESTful
18 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (11.90%) Coaching

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (8.33%) Confluence
4 4 (4.76%) Apache Pig
4 4 (4.76%) nginx
4 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) Moodle
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) BASE24
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.19%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (4.76%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) npm
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.19%) ATM
3 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.71%) MySQL
4 6 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.76%) Big Data
5 4 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.76%) HBase
5 4 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.76%) Redis
5 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.57%) Adabas
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (20.24%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (9.52%) Mockito
4 8 (9.52%) Selenium
5 7 (8.33%) JIRA
5 7 (8.33%) Maven
5 7 (8.33%) SonarQube
6 6 (7.14%) Grunt
6 6 (7.14%) gulp
6 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (4.76%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.76%) Subversion
8 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.76%) Vagrant
9 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (75.00%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 9 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Tester
7 4 (4.76%) ABAP Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.76%) SAP Developer
8 3 (3.57%) PHP Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.57%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.57%) HTML
2 23 (27.38%) CSS
3 21 (25.00%) .NET
4 17 (20.24%) jQuery
5 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 11 (13.10%) Django
7 10 (11.90%) JSON
7 10 (11.90%) RESTful
7 10 (11.90%) XML
8 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
8 9 (10.71%) HTML5
8 9 (10.71%) Web Services
9 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.52%) CSS3
9 8 (9.52%) JSR 170
9 8 (9.52%) OSGi
9 8 (9.52%) PowerMock
9 8 (9.52%) SOAP
10 7 (8.33%) REST
10 7 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.57%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) Equities
4 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) VMS
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.43%) TDD
3 28 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 24 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 23 (27.38%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (21.43%) BDD
7 15 (17.86%) MVC
8 14 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 14 (16.67%) OO
8 14 (16.67%) Scrum
9 11 (13.10%) Kanban
10 10 (11.90%) Coaching
11 8 (9.52%) Content Management
11 8 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
11 8 (9.52%) Software Architecture
12 7 (8.33%) Front End Development
12 7 (8.33%) SOLID
12 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.33%) Web Development
13 6 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) JavaScript
2 28 (33.33%) Java
3 25 (29.76%) C#
4 17 (20.24%) Python
5 13 (15.48%) SQL
6 7 (8.33%) PHP
7 6 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (4.76%) ABAP
9 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.38%) Natural
10 2 (2.38%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.19%) C
11 1 (1.19%) Scala
11 1 (1.19%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) GDPR
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Ansible
2 4 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Adobe
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) Coverity
4 6 (7.14%) SAP
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) Perforce
6 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.38%) Zend
7 1 (1.19%) Capita
7 1 (1.19%) Google
7 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.19%) Nintex