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 3 months to 24 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 50 97
Rank change year-on-year -33 +47  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 42 115 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.11% 4.09% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.72% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 85 25
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year +0.88% +13.63%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1678 2437 2459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.41% 86.57% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 1695 1712
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £570 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 54
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -7.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.52 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
West Yorkshire -29 24 £420 +0.29% 11
South Yorkshire -1 11 £375 +11.11% 2
East Yorkshire - 7 £330 -
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (52.94%) Java
3 39 (38.24%) RESTful
4 37 (36.27%) Scrum
5 31 (30.39%) OO
6 30 (29.41%) Test Automation
7 28 (27.45%) User Experience
8 27 (26.47%) SQL
9 25 (24.51%) OOD
9 25 (24.51%) TDD
10 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
10 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
11 22 (21.57%) MVC
12 17 (16.67%) Integration Testing
12 17 (16.67%) Android
12 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 17 (16.67%) Android Development
13 16 (15.69%) .NET
14 15 (14.71%) HTML
14 15 (14.71%) C#
14 15 (14.71%) Objective-C
14 15 (14.71%) Apple iOS
14 15 (14.71%) iOS Development
14 15 (14.71%) Mobile App
14 15 (14.71%) Android SDK
15 14 (13.73%) Apple Swift
15 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (12.75%) Cocoa
16 13 (12.75%) Xcode
16 13 (12.75%) CSS

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 5 (4.90%) Confluence
2 3 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (1.96%) Apache
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.96%) SAS
3 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.96%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.84%) Redis
4 6 (5.88%) MySQL
4 6 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.96%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.96%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.75%) Xcode
3 12 (11.76%) Android Studio
3 12 (11.76%) PHPUnit
3 12 (11.76%) Selenium
4 9 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.84%) JIRA
6 7 (6.86%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.88%) Jasmine
7 6 (5.88%) JBehave
7 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.88%) Subversion
8 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.94%) JMeter
9 3 (2.94%) Rational Application Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Toad
10 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.96%) git-flow
10 2 (1.96%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Law
2 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.98%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.98%) Games
3 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 70 (68.63%) Developer
2 13 (12.75%) iOS Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Android Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Android Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.80%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.84%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) Java Automation Tester
10 4 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (38.24%) RESTful
2 16 (15.69%) .NET
3 15 (14.71%) Android SDK
3 15 (14.71%) HTML
4 13 (12.75%) Cocoa
4 13 (12.75%) CSS
5 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 12 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
6 11 (10.78%) Gherkin
6 11 (10.78%) J2EE
7 10 (9.80%) Spring
7 10 (9.80%) Symfony
7 10 (9.80%) Web Services
8 9 (8.82%) jQuery
9 8 (7.84%) HTML5
9 8 (7.84%) Laravel
10 7 (6.86%) CSS3
10 7 (6.86%) XML
11 6 (5.88%) Flask
11 6 (5.88%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) User Experience
2 15 (14.71%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (4.90%) iPad
6 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.96%) Clustering
7 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.96%) Tandem
7 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.96%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) BYOD
8 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.98%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) IPTV
8 1 (0.98%) W3C
8 1 (0.98%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.67%) Android
2 15 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 12 (11.76%) Linux
4 3 (2.94%) Windows
5 2 (1.96%) Unix
5 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (72.55%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.27%) Scrum
3 31 (30.39%) OO
4 30 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 25 (24.51%) OOD
5 25 (24.51%) TDD
6 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
7 22 (21.57%) MVC
8 17 (16.67%) Android Development
8 17 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 15 (14.71%) iOS Development
10 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (11.76%) BDD
12 10 (9.80%) Performance Testing
13 8 (7.84%) Regression Testing
14 7 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (6.86%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 7 (6.86%) Defect Management
15 6 (5.88%) DevOps
15 6 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.94%) Java
2 27 (26.47%) SQL
3 23 (22.55%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.71%) C#
4 15 (14.71%) Objective-C
5 14 (13.73%) Apple Swift
6 12 (11.76%) PHP
7 10 (9.80%) Scala
8 9 (8.82%) Python
9 4 (3.92%) Groovy
10 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.96%) PROC SQL
11 2 (1.96%) SAS Macro
11 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.98%) C++
12 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.98%) VB
12 1 (0.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.98%) HNC
2 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) zSecure
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Oracle
2 8 (7.84%) Zend
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.96%) Ariba
4 2 (1.96%) HP
4 2 (1.96%) IBM
4 2 (1.96%) Informatica
4 2 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) Apple
5 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
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