Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 6 months to 22 November 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 44 49
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.72% 2.66% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 3.16% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
East Sussex median daily rate £500 £347 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.09% -1.21% +8.08%
10th Percentile £442 £313 £335
90th Percentile £519 £381 £400
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.75%

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 475 443 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 85.74% 84.22% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 282 391
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +8.90% +6.10%
10th Percentile £263 £237 £225
90th Percentile £575 £540 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.36 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.39% -7.15% +46.12%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.00 £13.84
90th Percentile £72.50 £42.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in East Sussex

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in East Sussex

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in East 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 East Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hove - 3 £513 -
Brighton -1 1 £450 +20.00% 2
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (100.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Mockito
3 2 (50.00%) Mocha
3 2 (50.00%) Varnish
3 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (50.00%) Cobertura
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) FindBugs
3 2 (50.00%) Spring Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) webpack

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 4 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (50.00%) Cobertura
2 2 (50.00%) FindBugs
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Grunt
2 2 (50.00%) gulp
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Mocha
2 2 (50.00%) Mockito
2 2 (50.00%) PostCSS
2 2 (50.00%) TestNG
2 2 (50.00%) webpack
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Jest
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (50.00%) React
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Spring Security
1 2 (50.00%) Zuul
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Consul
1 2 (50.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform