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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 20 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 2.20% 1.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £323 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.03% +3.33%
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
87 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 95.60% 89.66% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 32
Median daily rate £365 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
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 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 August 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) 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 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree