The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Sussex region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 33 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.24% - 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£363 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
252 217 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 70.59% 73.31% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 131 150
Average daily rate £365 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 6 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.36 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.56% +8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.93 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.75 £28.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the East Sussex region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 4 - - 4
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) C
3 4 (28.57%) Teradata
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Lua
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) REST
4 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (21.43%) CSS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Database Developer
2 4 (28.57%) ETL Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C Developer
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) REST
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
2 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ETL
1 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Test Management
2 3 (21.43%) BDD
2 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Lua
2 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Teradata