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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 16 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.49% 2.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 2.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £343 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
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
62 73 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 92.54% 90.12% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 8
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 £338 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £542 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +172.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 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