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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 15 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.59% 3.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 4.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £343 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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
61 74 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 96.83% 94.87% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 7
Median daily rate £400 £343 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +52.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +164.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 6 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

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 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree