Period
to 18 June 2019

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 June 2019 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 115 82
Rank change year-on-year -9 -33 -15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 67 87 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.52% 1.79% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.05% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 72
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £346 £314 £313
90th Percentile £525 £488 £450
England median daily rate £488 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -56.10%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £48.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -9.28% +15.48% -2.89%

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 3,755 4,243 3,545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 85.36% 87.45% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,486 2,801 2,278
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £263 £269 £269
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 121 88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £20.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.20% +58.54% -17.46%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.75 £8.88
90th Percentile £36.35 £45.00 £35.52
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% -

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 +14 59 £425 - 3
South Yorkshire -26 5 £406 -4.41% 1
North Yorkshire +2 2 £363 -3.33%
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 37 (55.22%) Git (software)
2 30 (44.78%) C#
2 30 (44.78%) .NET
3 27 (40.30%) Java
4 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
5 22 (32.84%) Web Services
6 21 (31.34%) SQL
7 20 (29.85%) Visual Studio
7 20 (29.85%) Maven
8 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.87%) SOAP
9 18 (26.87%) XML
10 17 (25.37%) JSON
10 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (25.37%) Big Data
11 14 (20.90%) REST
11 14 (20.90%) Hadoop
12 13 (19.40%) Scala
12 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
12 13 (19.40%) Spring
12 13 (19.40%) Linux
12 13 (19.40%) JUnit
13 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
13 12 (17.91%) MVC
14 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
14 11 (16.42%) JIRA
14 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
14 11 (16.42%) HBase

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 (16.42%) Apache Spark
2 8 (11.94%) Confluence
3 7 (10.45%) Apache ServiceMix
3 7 (10.45%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) JBoss
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (25.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.43%) GitHub
3 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.99%) Serverless
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.49%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (1.49%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.49%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) npm
6 1 (1.49%) Office 365
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) Big Data
2 14 (20.90%) Hadoop
3 11 (16.42%) HBase
4 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (13.43%) SQLite
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
7 5 (7.46%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
9 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.99%) MySQL
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 37 (55.22%) Git (software)
2 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
3 20 (29.85%) Maven
3 20 (29.85%) Visual Studio
4 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (19.40%) JUnit
6 11 (16.42%) JIRA
6 11 (16.42%) Mockito
7 9 (13.43%) Eclipse
7 9 (13.43%) IntelliJ
8 7 (10.45%) Cucumber
8 7 (10.45%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.97%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.99%) MSTest
11 2 (2.99%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.99%) TestNG
12 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.49%) jMock
General
1 7 (10.45%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Local Government
3 4 (5.97%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Publishing
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (64.18%) Developer
2 9 (13.43%) Scala Developer
3 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.45%) DBA
4 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL DBA
5 5 (7.46%) Apache Spark Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Consultant
6 4 (5.97%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Android Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) .NET
2 22 (32.84%) Web Services
3 18 (26.87%) SOAP
3 18 (26.87%) XML
4 17 (25.37%) JSON
5 14 (20.90%) REST
6 13 (19.40%) .NET Framework
6 13 (19.40%) Spring
7 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
8 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.43%) ActiveMQ
9 9 (13.43%) Spark Streaming
10 8 (11.94%) WCF
11 7 (10.45%) Apache Camel
11 7 (10.45%) Drools
11 7 (10.45%) Kafka
11 7 (10.45%) OpenID
11 7 (10.45%) WSDL
11 7 (10.45%) XML Schema
11 7 (10.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.46%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.97%) NHS
4 2 (2.99%) Blog
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.91%) MVC
3 10 (14.93%) Analytics
3 10 (14.93%) TDD
4 9 (13.43%) Memory Management
4 9 (13.43%) Migration
4 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
5 8 (11.94%) DevOps
6 7 (10.45%) BDD
6 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.96%) Build Automation
7 6 (8.96%) Scrum
7 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.46%) Android Development
8 5 (7.46%) SDLC
8 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.48%) Data Science
10 3 (4.48%) Open Source
10 3 (4.48%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) C#
2 27 (40.30%) Java
3 21 (31.34%) SQL
4 13 (19.40%) Scala
5 11 (16.42%) PL/SQL
6 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.97%) Python
7 4 (5.97%) Ruby
8 3 (4.48%) Java 8
9 2 (2.99%) HiveQL
9 2 (2.99%) Perl
9 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.99%) XPath
10 1 (1.49%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.49%) Go
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) Dublin Core
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.97%) Terraform
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 2 (2.99%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Xamarin
3 7 (10.45%) ForgeRock
3 7 (10.45%) Splunk
4 2 (2.99%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) MapR
4 2 (2.99%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.49%) OpenText
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Perforce
5 1 (1.49%) VMware