The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 38 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.64% 1.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 0
Median daily rate £408 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Unit Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
610 547 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.92% 87.94% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 394 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 19
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -28.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £12.25 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the West Sussex region.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -3 14 £500 -
Crawley +8 3 £575 +53.33%
East Grinstead - 3 £375 -
Burgess Hill - 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £325 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) Performance Testing
4 17 (53.13%) Selenium
5 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
5 15 (46.88%) User Stories
6 14 (43.75%) SoapUI
6 14 (43.75%) QA
7 13 (40.63%) Integration Testing
7 13 (40.63%) BDD
7 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 13 (40.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
9 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
9 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
10 10 (31.25%) Groovy
10 10 (31.25%) Degree
10 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
10 10 (31.25%) Web Services
11 9 (28.13%) JIRA
11 9 (28.13%) Atlassian
11 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
11 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
11 9 (28.13%) Confluence
12 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (25.00%) Usability Testing
12 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (25.00%) Defect Management
13 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
13 7 (21.88%) API Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (28.13%) Confluence
2 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.25%) SQLite
4 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.13%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 14 (43.75%) SoapUI
3 11 (34.38%) Cucumber
4 9 (28.13%) JIRA
4 9 (28.13%) WebDriver
5 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
6 6 (18.75%) Appium
7 5 (15.63%) JUnit
8 4 (12.50%) Calabash
8 4 (12.50%) Capybara
9 3 (9.38%) Ant
9 3 (9.38%) Gradle
9 3 (9.38%) Hudson
9 3 (9.38%) JMeter
9 3 (9.38%) jMock
9 3 (9.38%) Maven
10 2 (6.25%) Gerrit
10 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
10 2 (6.25%) PyUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Automation Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Developer in Test
5 4 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Developer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Quality Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Report Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior QA Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 10 (31.25%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) RESTful
4 6 (18.75%) Spring
5 5 (15.63%) JMS
6 3 (9.38%) Ajax
6 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (9.38%) Java EE
6 3 (9.38%) REST
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) CSS3
7 2 (6.25%) JDBC
7 2 (6.25%) React
7 2 (6.25%) WSDL
7 2 (6.25%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) XSD
7 2 (6.25%) XSL
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (9.38%) PMI
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Performance Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Automated Testing
3 15 (46.88%) User Stories
4 13 (40.63%) BDD
4 13 (40.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (40.63%) Integration Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) Test Automation
6 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 9 (28.13%) Security Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.00%) Defect Management
8 8 (25.00%) Usability Testing
9 7 (21.88%) API Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (21.88%) Kanban
9 7 (21.88%) OO
10 6 (18.75%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) Groovy
3 7 (21.88%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) Scala
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) ABAP
5 3 (9.38%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (43.75%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.50%) Tableau
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Rally
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) hybris
5 1 (3.13%) SAP