The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unit Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 27
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 0 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton - 2.06% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.52% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £43.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year -0.29% +14.97%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 169 159 222
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 88.48% 81.96% 86.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 88 153
Median daily rate £350 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +64.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Brighton

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unit Testing in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL