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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 67 86 69
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 60 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.78% 2.01% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 2.48% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 36
Median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £361 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £480 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £347
% change year-on-year +4.33% +7.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

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 1781 2301 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 81.05% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1562 1395
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 +12 48 £400 - 9
South Yorkshire 0 6 £325 -31.57% 3
North Yorkshire +6 5 £340 -11.68% 7
Unit Testing
England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 75 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (55.14%) Java
3 39 (36.45%) RESTful
4 34 (31.78%) Scrum
5 31 (28.97%) SQL
6 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
7 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
7 22 (20.56%) OO
7 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (19.63%) User Experience
9 19 (17.76%) MVC
10 18 (16.82%) TDD
10 18 (16.82%) OOD
10 18 (16.82%) Test Automation
10 18 (16.82%) DevOps
11 17 (15.89%) IBM
11 17 (15.89%) Oracle
12 16 (14.95%) E-Commerce
12 16 (14.95%) Android
12 16 (14.95%) MongoDB
12 16 (14.95%) Android Development
13 15 (14.02%) J2EE
14 14 (13.08%) CICS
14 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
14 14 (13.08%) Virtual Environments
15 13 (12.15%) Android SDK
15 13 (12.15%) Performance Testing
15 13 (12.15%) iPad
15 13 (12.15%) Redis
15 13 (12.15%) Mainframe

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 14 (13.08%) CICS
2 8 (7.48%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.61%) Confluence
4 3 (2.80%) Apache
4 3 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.80%) Mule
4 3 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) StreamWeaver
6 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.28%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) MongoDB
2 13 (12.15%) Redis
3 10 (9.35%) DB2
3 10 (9.35%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.80%) MySQL
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle8/8i Database
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) PHPUnit
3 10 (9.35%) Android Studio
4 9 (8.41%) Selenium
4 9 (8.41%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
5 8 (7.48%) Xcode
6 7 (6.54%) JIRA
6 7 (6.54%) Rational Application Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Subversion
8 4 (3.74%) JMeter
8 4 (3.74%) Maven
9 3 (2.80%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.80%) git-flow
9 3 (2.80%) Hudson
9 3 (2.80%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.80%) NUnit
9 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Law
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 13 (12.15%) PHP Developer
3 11 (10.28%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.35%) Android Developer
5 9 (8.41%) Android Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (7.48%) iOS Developer
7 7 (6.54%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Tester
9 4 (3.74%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.74%) DevOps Specialist
9 4 (3.74%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) z/OS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.45%) RESTful
2 15 (14.02%) J2EE
3 13 (12.15%) Android SDK
3 13 (12.15%) HTML
3 13 (12.15%) Spring
3 13 (12.15%) Web Services
4 12 (11.21%) CSS
4 12 (11.21%) Symfony
5 10 (9.35%) .NET
5 10 (9.35%) Django
5 10 (9.35%) EclipseLink
5 10 (9.35%) Flask
5 10 (9.35%) JPA
5 10 (9.35%) Laravel
6 9 (8.41%) Gherkin
6 9 (8.41%) XML
7 8 (7.48%) Cocoa
7 8 (7.48%) HTML5
7 8 (7.48%) JavaBeans
7 8 (7.48%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) User Experience
2 13 (12.15%) iPad
2 13 (12.15%) Mainframe
3 12 (11.21%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) iSeries
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) W3C
7 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Android
2 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.35%) zOS
4 6 (5.61%) Linux
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.78%) Scrum
3 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 22 (20.56%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (20.56%) OO
5 19 (17.76%) MVC
6 18 (16.82%) DevOps
6 18 (16.82%) OOD
6 18 (16.82%) TDD
6 18 (16.82%) Test Automation
7 16 (14.95%) Android Development
7 16 (14.95%) E-Commerce
8 14 (13.08%) Virtual Environments
9 13 (12.15%) Performance Testing
10 12 (11.21%) BDD
10 12 (11.21%) Functional Testing
10 12 (11.21%) iOS Development
10 12 (11.21%) SOLID
11 11 (10.28%) Integration Testing
11 11 (10.28%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.14%) Java
2 31 (28.97%) SQL
3 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.15%) PHP
5 11 (10.28%) C#
6 10 (9.35%) Apple Swift
6 10 (9.35%) Objective-C
6 10 (9.35%) Python
7 6 (5.61%) Groovy
7 6 (5.61%) Scala
8 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) VB
9 1 (0.93%) XAML
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) HNC
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.93%) Docker
1 1 (0.93%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (11.21%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (11.21%) OMEGAMON
2 9 (8.41%) CA Endevor
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.93%) zSecure
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) IBM
1 17 (15.89%) Oracle
2 12 (11.21%) CA
2 12 (11.21%) Splunk
2 12 (11.21%) Syncsort
3 11 (10.28%) Zend
4 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.80%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Infor
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Barnsley Borough Council
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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