Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 106 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 -33 +15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 96 83 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.94% 1.95% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.29% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 61 120
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £270 £313 £318
90th Percentile £488 £450 £525
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
England median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 £45.35
% change year-on-year +16.47% -6.28% +14.81%

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 4,322 3,620 5,016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.38% 85.02% 86.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,908 2,372 3,398
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £275
90th Percentile £540 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 89 113
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.51 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.04% -3.45% +1.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.42 £10.20
90th Percentile £43.25 £38.70 £42.25
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +2 70 £425 +8.63% 26
South Yorkshire -4 17 £301 -19.87% 5
North Yorkshire +4 3 £388 +13.97% 15
East Yorkshire -6 1 £425 +25.00%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 53 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (47.92%) TDD
3 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 36 (37.50%) BDD
5 33 (34.38%) Java
6 27 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 25 (26.04%) CSS
7 25 (26.04%) PHP
7 25 (26.04%) HTML
7 25 (26.04%) .NET
7 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
8 24 (25.00%) C#
8 24 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (22.92%) AngularJS
10 20 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
10 20 (20.83%) MySQL
10 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 20 (20.83%) Scrum
11 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
12 18 (18.75%) Pair Programming
13 17 (17.71%) MVC
13 17 (17.71%) SQL
13 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET
13 17 (17.71%) Selenium
14 16 (16.67%) PHPUnit
15 15 (15.63%) Oracle
15 15 (15.63%) Microservices
16 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
17 12 (12.50%) OO
17 12 (12.50%) Mentoring

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 11 (11.46%) Confluence
2 9 (9.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.13%) Mule
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.08%) CMS
4 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.04%) Moodle
5 1 (1.04%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.04%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (10.42%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.17%) GitHub
5 2 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.08%) Datadog
5 2 (2.08%) npm
6 1 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.04%) DLNA
3 1 (1.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) SMS
3 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.04%) UPnP
3 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.83%) MySQL
1 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.42%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.04%) HBase
6 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.04%) Redis
6 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Jenkins
2 17 (17.71%) Selenium
3 16 (16.67%) PHPUnit
4 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.46%) Vagrant
6 10 (10.42%) JIRA
6 10 (10.42%) Mockito
7 9 (9.38%) gulp
7 9 (9.38%) Maven
8 8 (8.33%) SonarQube
9 7 (7.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (6.25%) Visual Studio
11 5 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (4.17%) Subversion
12 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.13%) Jasmine
13 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
13 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (2.08%) Bower
14 2 (2.08%) Grunt
General
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (1.04%) Electronics
3 1 (1.04%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Law
3 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (81.25%) Developer
2 17 (17.71%) .NET Developer
3 12 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (7.29%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Automation Tester
6 5 (5.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Tester
7 4 (4.17%) ABAP Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 4 (4.17%) SAP Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) .NET
1 25 (26.04%) CSS
1 25 (26.04%) HTML
2 22 (22.92%) AngularJS
3 17 (17.71%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (11.46%) jQuery
5 10 (10.42%) Doctrine
5 10 (10.42%) Sass
6 9 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 9 (9.38%) HTML5
6 9 (9.38%) JSR 170
6 9 (9.38%) OSGi
6 9 (9.38%) PowerMock
7 8 (8.33%) CSS3
7 8 (8.33%) REST
7 8 (8.33%) Web Services
8 7 (7.29%) Angular 2
8 7 (7.29%) Smarty
8 7 (7.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.08%) Equities
3 2 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) MPEG
4 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) VMS
2 4 (4.17%) Unix
3 3 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (47.92%) TDD
3 36 (37.50%) BDD
4 27 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 25 (26.04%) Software Engineering
6 24 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (20.83%) Scrum
8 18 (18.75%) Pair Programming
9 17 (17.71%) MVC
10 15 (15.63%) Microservices
11 12 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 12 (12.50%) OO
12 11 (11.46%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (11.46%) Web Development
13 10 (10.42%) Content Management
13 10 (10.42%) Kanban
13 10 (10.42%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (9.38%) CQRS
15 8 (8.33%) Coaching
16 7 (7.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 33 (34.38%) Java
3 25 (26.04%) PHP
4 24 (25.00%) C#
5 17 (17.71%) SQL
6 11 (11.46%) PHP 7
7 7 (7.29%) Python
8 4 (4.17%) ABAP
8 4 (4.17%) C++
8 4 (4.17%) Go
9 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.08%) C
10 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.04%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) BC Cleared
1 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
1 2 (2.08%) Terraform
2 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Oracle
2 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Zend
3 9 (9.38%) Adobe
4 8 (8.33%) Coverity
5 4 (4.17%) SAP
6 3 (3.13%) Ab Initio
6 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.08%) Splunk
8 1 (1.04%) Google
8 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards