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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 75 57 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -20
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.30% 0.87% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.03% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £369 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -3.22%
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
695 485 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.38% 84.49% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 324 143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Crawley -1 5 £350 -30.00%
Gatwick +2 1 - - 1
Horsham - 1 £500 -
East Grinstead - 1 £300 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) PyUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
5 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (25.00%) RSpec
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management

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 2 (16.67%) Apache Pig
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (25.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Sqoop
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) PyUnit
3 3 (25.00%) RSpec
3 3 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) Ant
4 2 (16.67%) Gradle
4 2 (16.67%) Hudson
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) jMock
4 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) Mockito
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) Java EE
2 2 (16.67%) JMS
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
3 5 (41.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) HDFS
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oozie
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Rally
1 1 (8.33%) SAP