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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 47 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.35% 0.64% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.75% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £403 £319 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.27% -34.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £314 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £324 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.36% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +5.80%

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
416 402 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.89% 85.35% 82.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 252 247
Median daily rate £438 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 24
Median hourly rate £45.87 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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
East Grinstead - 7 £403 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Burgess Hill +3 1 £425 +30.76%
Crawley - 1 - - 3
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 17 (65.38%) Java
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Performance Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Selenium
4 12 (46.15%) Gherkin
4 12 (46.15%) User Stories
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
5 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
6 10 (38.46%) QA
7 9 (34.62%) BDD
7 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
7 9 (34.62%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 8 (30.77%) Usability Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Security Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
8 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
9 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (26.92%) API Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Business Analytics
9 7 (26.92%) Analytics
9 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
9 7 (26.92%) Tableau
9 7 (26.92%) RESTful
9 7 (26.92%) Scala
9 7 (26.92%) Kanban
9 7 (26.92%) Groovy

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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (23.08%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) SoapUI
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) Appium
4 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
4 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
5 4 (15.38%) Calabash
5 4 (15.38%) Capybara
6 2 (7.69%) Mockito
7 1 (3.85%) CA Gen
7 1 (3.85%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Tester
3 7 (26.92%) Tableau Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Report Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
5 5 (19.23%) Developer in Test
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Business Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Excel Developer
7 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
8 2 (7.69%) Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow Developer
9 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
9 1 (3.85%) Tableau Consultant
9 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Gherkin
2 7 (26.92%) RESTful
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) JDBC
4 1 (3.85%) JMS
4 1 (3.85%) SOAP
4 1 (3.85%) Velocity
4 1 (3.85%) WSDL
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) XSD
4 1 (3.85%) XSL
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Solaris
2 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Performance Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 12 (46.15%) User Stories
5 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
6 9 (34.62%) BDD
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (30.77%) Defect Management
7 8 (30.77%) Security Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 8 (30.77%) Usability Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Analytics
8 7 (26.92%) API Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Business Analytics
8 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) OO
8 7 (26.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) Groovy
3 7 (26.92%) Scala
3 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) ABAP
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Tableau
2 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) hybris
4 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) VMware