The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 19 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.41% 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £334 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Unit Testing
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 95.77% 88.46% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 29
Median daily rate £365 £343 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Median hourly rate £51.50 £50.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +212.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Unit Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree