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 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
South East / East Sussex
Rank 27 38 43
Rank change year-on-year +11 +5  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.81% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 0.88% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £398 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £375 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 175 227 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 83.33% 78.01% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 163 151
Median daily rate £395 £342 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.49% -16.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 19
Median hourly rate £11.00 £28.75 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.73% -15.44%  
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Brighton +2 3 £265 -37.64% 1
Hove - 3 £401 -
Uckfield - 1 £258 -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 7 (43.75%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) Spring
5 6 (37.50%) Maven
6 5 (31.25%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) Confluence
7 4 (25.00%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (18.75%) Gradle
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (18.75%) .NET Core
8 3 (18.75%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) JSON
8 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 3 (18.75%) HTML5
8 3 (18.75%) TeamCity

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) JUnit
3 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
3 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 3 (18.75%) Gradle
3 3 (18.75%) Mercurial
3 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (18.75%) Subversion
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
4 2 (12.50%) Checkstyle
4 2 (12.50%) Cobertura
4 2 (12.50%) FindBugs
4 2 (12.50%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) Mockito
4 2 (12.50%) TestNG
5 1 (6.25%) Ant
5 1 (6.25%) jMock
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 2 (12.50%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) XML
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Core
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) LINQ
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) BDD
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Code Coverage
6 1 (6.25%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Consul
1 2 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (6.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.25%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (6.25%) Coverity
1 1 (6.25%) Veracode