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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 26 28 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.19% 1.07% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.41% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £265 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.64% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £475 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +4.33% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

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 118 142 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.13% 75.94% 88.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 98 116
Median daily rate £388 £341 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -17.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -64.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Brighton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Brighton

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
4 1 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) CppUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Coverity
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

Unit Testing
Top Related 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) CppUnit
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Code Coverage
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) SOLID
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Coverity
1 1 (14.29%) Veracode