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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
South East / West Sussex
Rank 42 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.83% 0.75% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.88% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £403 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.90 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-0.97% +4.87%

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
389 452 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.22% 85.12% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 288 192
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.28 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 - 4 £403 -
Worthing - 3 - - 2
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) Java
3 20 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 18 (51.43%) Selenium
4 18 (51.43%) Automated Testing
5 17 (48.57%) Scrum
6 16 (45.71%) QA
6 16 (45.71%) Gherkin
6 16 (45.71%) User Stories
7 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
8 14 (40.00%) SoapUI
9 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
10 12 (34.29%) Usability Testing
10 12 (34.29%) Security Testing
10 12 (34.29%) Defect Management
11 11 (31.43%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (31.43%) RESTful
11 11 (31.43%) Scala
11 11 (31.43%) Kanban
11 11 (31.43%) Groovy
11 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (31.43%) API Testing
11 11 (31.43%) Web Services
12 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 10 (28.57%) Confluence
12 10 (28.57%) BDD
12 10 (28.57%) JIRA
12 10 (28.57%) Atlassian
13 9 (25.71%) Integration 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 10 (28.57%) Confluence
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 10 (28.57%) JIRA
4 6 (17.14%) Appium
4 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
4 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
5 4 (11.43%) Calabash
5 4 (11.43%) Capybara
6 2 (5.71%) Gerrit
6 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.71%) Grunt
6 2 (5.71%) gulp
6 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Tester
3 8 (22.86%) Automation Tester
4 7 (20.00%) Report Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Developer in Test
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Business Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Tableau Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Consultant
9 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Excel Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Gherkin
2 11 (31.43%) RESTful
2 11 (31.43%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) CSS3
4 2 (5.71%) JDBC
4 2 (5.71%) JMS
4 2 (5.71%) React
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) WSDL
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) XSD
4 2 (5.71%) XSL
4 2 (5.71%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
5 1 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) PMI
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 18 (51.43%) Automated Testing
4 17 (48.57%) Scrum
5 16 (45.71%) User Stories
6 15 (42.86%) Test Automation
7 13 (37.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
8 12 (34.29%) Defect Management
8 12 (34.29%) Security Testing
8 12 (34.29%) Usability Testing
9 11 (31.43%) API Testing
9 11 (31.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (31.43%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (31.43%) Kanban
10 10 (28.57%) BDD
11 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
12 8 (22.86%) Analytics
12 8 (22.86%) Business Analytics
12 8 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Groovy
2 11 (31.43%) Scala
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) C#
5 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.43%) ABAP
7 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.71%) C++
8 2 (5.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 8 (22.86%) Tableau
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) hybris
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow