Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Unit Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 79 94
Rank change year-on-year -29 +15 +20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 75 155 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.70% 2.86% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.40% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 89 87
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.25% +14.43% +8.53%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £300
90th Percentile £464 £503 £480
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £29.19 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -0.66%

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 3694 4558 5182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.61% 84.05% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2965 3551
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 133 180
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -
10th Percentile £9.92 £11.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.60 £34.08
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 -16 52 £420 -1.18% 23
South Yorkshire +1 14 £375 +7.14% 3
East Yorkshire - 6 £340 -
North Yorkshire -14 3 £406 +4.84% 4
Unit Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) TDD
2 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
3 24 (32.00%) Scrum
4 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
5 22 (29.33%) Java
5 22 (29.33%) BDD
6 21 (28.00%) SQL
7 19 (25.33%) .NET
7 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
7 19 (25.33%) Test Automation
8 16 (21.33%) MVC
8 16 (21.33%) C#
9 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (18.67%) HTML
11 13 (17.33%) CSS
11 13 (17.33%) Android
11 13 (17.33%) Android Development
12 12 (16.00%) RESTful
12 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
13 11 (14.67%) Selenium
13 11 (14.67%) Integration Testing
13 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
13 11 (14.67%) OOP
13 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.67%) Apple iOS
13 11 (14.67%) iOS Development
13 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
13 11 (14.67%) Android SDK
14 10 (13.33%) Android Studio

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 8 (10.67%) Confluence
2 4 (5.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.67%) CMS
3 2 (2.67%) WordPress
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.33%) SAS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.67%) Google Play
2 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) 3G
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) MySQL
3 4 (5.33%) Essbase
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.67%) OLAP
5 2 (2.67%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.67%) Power BI
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.33%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.67%) Selenium
3 10 (13.33%) Android Studio
3 10 (13.33%) Gradle
3 10 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 9 (12.00%) JIRA
5 4 (5.33%) Calabash
5 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.33%) Grunt
5 4 (5.33%) gulp
6 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.00%) JUnit
6 3 (4.00%) MSTest
6 3 (4.00%) NUnit
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.00%) PHPUnit
6 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.00%) Toad
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 5 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) Billing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Android Developer
3 12 (16.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (14.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (14.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.00%) Tester
7 8 (10.67%) iOS Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Java Automation Tester
7 8 (10.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (10.67%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
9 6 (8.00%) Consultant
10 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
2 14 (18.67%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) CSS
4 12 (16.00%) RESTful
5 11 (14.67%) Android SDK
5 11 (14.67%) ASP.NET
6 10 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (13.33%) Entity Framework
7 8 (10.67%) XML
8 7 (9.33%) HTML5
8 7 (9.33%) jQuery
8 7 (9.33%) Retrofit
8 7 (9.33%) RxJava
9 6 (8.00%) CSS3
10 5 (6.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.33%) Sass
12 3 (4.00%) Ajax
12 3 (4.00%) iOS SDK
12 3 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (12.00%) User Experience
4 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) iPad
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Android
2 11 (14.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (58.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.00%) TDD
3 24 (32.00%) Scrum
4 22 (29.33%) BDD
5 19 (25.33%) Test Automation
6 16 (21.33%) MVC
7 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (17.33%) Android Development
9 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (14.67%) Integration Testing
10 11 (14.67%) iOS Development
10 11 (14.67%) OOP
11 10 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 10 (13.33%) Pair Programming
11 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 9 (12.00%) Open Source
13 7 (9.33%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (9.33%) Release Management
14 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (8.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (29.33%) Java
3 21 (28.00%) SQL
4 16 (21.33%) C#
5 9 (12.00%) Kotlin
6 8 (10.67%) Apple Swift
6 8 (10.67%) Objective-C
7 5 (6.67%) PHP
7 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.67%) X++
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) PROC SQL
9 1 (1.33%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.33%) Scala
9 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.33%) Adobe
3 4 (5.33%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.67%) Apple
4 2 (2.67%) Google
4 2 (2.67%) Zend