Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 83 101
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 +6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 91 117 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.97% 2.51% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.02% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 60 74
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +18.46%
10th Percentile £316 £239 £286
90th Percentile £461 £450 £500
England median daily rate £466 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.71% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £29.19 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.81% -
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.02% +8.00% -5.06%

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 3,893 3,875 4,906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 84.08% 83.03% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,553 2,514 3,281
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £563
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 116 165
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.03 £14.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.02% -0.90% -4.61%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.16 £9.99
90th Percentile £42.10 £32.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -18 81 £420 +4.61% 31
South Yorkshire -2 6 £438 +34.62% 9
North Yorkshire -3 4 £400 - 13
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 34 (37.36%) TDD
4 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
5 24 (26.37%) Test Automation
6 23 (25.27%) HTML
6 23 (25.27%) Java
7 22 (24.18%) CSS
7 22 (24.18%) Scrum
8 21 (23.08%) C#
8 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (21.98%) SQL
9 20 (21.98%) .NET
9 20 (21.98%) MVC
10 18 (19.78%) jQuery
10 18 (19.78%) RESTful
11 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (17.58%) Software Engineering
13 15 (16.48%) XML
13 15 (16.48%) Android
13 15 (16.48%) BDD
13 15 (16.48%) Android Development
14 13 (14.29%) Mobile App
14 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
15 12 (13.19%) OO
15 12 (13.19%) Python
15 12 (13.19%) Gradle
16 11 (12.09%) Android SDK

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 10 (10.99%) Confluence
2 6 (6.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.30%) nginx
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.20%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.10%) BASE24
3 1 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.30%) CloudFront
4 2 (2.20%) Google Play
5 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) 3G
2 1 (1.10%) ATM
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) MySQL
4 4 (4.40%) Essbase
4 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.30%) Adabas
5 3 (3.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.30%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.30%) Big Data
5 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.30%) HBase
5 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.30%) Redis
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.19%) Gradle
3 10 (10.99%) Android Studio
4 9 (9.89%) JIRA
5 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.59%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.59%) Grunt
7 6 (6.59%) gulp
8 5 (5.49%) Calabash
8 5 (5.49%) JUnit
8 5 (5.49%) Subversion
9 4 (4.40%) Firebug
9 4 (4.40%) Hamcrest
10 3 (3.30%) Appium
10 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.30%) MSTest
10 3 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (3.30%) Selenium
10 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (74.73%) Developer
2 15 (16.48%) Android Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Python Developer
4 10 (10.99%) .NET Developer
5 8 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (8.79%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.79%) iOS Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Agile Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Agile Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) HTML
2 22 (24.18%) CSS
3 20 (21.98%) .NET
4 18 (19.78%) jQuery
4 18 (19.78%) RESTful
5 15 (16.48%) XML
6 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 11 (12.09%) Android SDK
8 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.89%) CSS3
9 9 (9.89%) Django
9 9 (9.89%) HTML5
10 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.79%) JSON
10 8 (8.79%) SOAP
10 8 (8.79%) Spring
11 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.69%) Retrofit
11 7 (7.69%) RxJava
12 6 (6.59%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.99%) User Experience
3 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (3.30%) Cloud Native
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Android
2 11 (12.09%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (37.36%) TDD
3 24 (26.37%) Test Automation
4 22 (24.18%) Scrum
5 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (21.98%) MVC
7 16 (17.58%) Software Engineering
8 15 (16.48%) Android Development
8 15 (16.48%) BDD
9 12 (13.19%) OO
10 11 (12.09%) iOS Development
10 11 (12.09%) OOP
11 10 (10.99%) Dependency Injection
12 9 (9.89%) Open Source
13 8 (8.79%) Front End Development
14 7 (7.69%) Kanban
14 7 (7.69%) Release Management
15 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
15 6 (6.59%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (6.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) JavaScript
2 23 (25.27%) Java
3 21 (23.08%) C#
4 20 (21.98%) SQL
5 12 (13.19%) Python
6 9 (9.89%) Kotlin
7 8 (8.79%) Apple Swift
7 8 (8.79%) Objective-C
8 6 (6.59%) PHP
9 4 (4.40%) C++
10 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.20%) NATURAL
11 2 (2.20%) PHP 5
11 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.20%) X++
12 1 (1.10%) C
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) GDPR
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Adobe
4 4 (4.40%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.30%) Google
6 2 (2.20%) Apple
6 2 (2.20%) Perforce
6 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.20%) Zend
7 1 (1.10%) Capita
7 1 (1.10%) Nintex