Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 124 115
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9 -29
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 66 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.64% 1.48% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.73% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 48
Median daily rate £375 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.92% -0.63%
10th Percentile £322 £350 £312
90th Percentile £410 £493 £475
England median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £43.25 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.14% +2.94% -

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 1,690 3,822 4,257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.83% 85.85% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,079 2,533 2,816
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 133 121
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.86 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.76% -20.94% +57.96%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +13.64% -12.00%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unit Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Yorkshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unit Testing in Yorkshire.

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 6 June 2020. 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 +8 8 £349 -17.94% 9
North Yorkshire +7 4 £375 +3.45% 2
South Yorkshire +35 1 £500 +23.08% 3
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 6 (46.15%) Python
3 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 5 (38.46%) JSON
4 5 (38.46%) SOAP
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) XSLT
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) WSDL
4 5 (38.46%) XML Schema
4 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
4 5 (38.46%) REST
4 5 (38.46%) React
4 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
4 5 (38.46%) Postman
5 4 (30.77%) API Development
5 4 (30.77%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Local Government

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 (38.46%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Redis
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) Postman
2 5 (38.46%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
2 3 (23.08%) Local Government
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js Developer
2 4 (30.77%) React Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Applications Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Backend Developer
3 3 (23.08%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Developer
4 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Integration Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Application Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) .NET Framework
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) React
1 5 (38.46%) REST
1 5 (38.46%) RESTful
1 5 (38.46%) SOAP
1 5 (38.46%) WCF
1 5 (38.46%) WSDL
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) XML Schema
1 5 (38.46%) XSLT
2 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) OSGi
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
3 1 (7.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) API Development
2 4 (30.77%) Build Automation
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central