Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 52 37
Rank change year-on-year +3 -15 +18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.48% 0.77% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 0.93% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 16
East Sussex median daily rate £455 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +14.12% -3.31%
10th Percentile £445 £350 £290
90th Percentile £468 £488 £425
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year +7.37% -2.56% +2.63%

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 521 431 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 85.97% 83.04% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 296 247
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.34% +1.71%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £225
90th Percentile £601 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
East Sussex median hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £24.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.04% +6.82% -8.50%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.26 £13.34
90th Percentile £48.68 £45.00 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% +6.67% -21.05%

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 20 January 2019. 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
Brighton -4 11 - - 4
Eastbourne - 1 £455 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 10 (66.67%) C
1 10 (66.67%) C++
1 10 (66.67%) Python
1 10 (66.67%) Lua
1 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 10 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (26.67%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) API Design
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 10 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C++ Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded Developer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) RESTful
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
3 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
3 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) API Design
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) SOLID
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 10 (66.67%) C
1 10 (66.67%) C++
1 10 (66.67%) Lua
1 10 (66.67%) Python
2 9 (60.00%) Embedded C++
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft