Period
to 22 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 52 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.33% 0.72% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 0.84% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
East Sussex median daily rate £455 £500 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +44.09% -1.21%
10th Percentile £369 £442 £313
90th Percentile £472 £519 £381
South East median daily rate £446 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -0.83% +12.50% +14.29%
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 572 477 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 88.82% 86.10% 85.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 319 289
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £247
90th Percentile £600 £575 £542
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £21.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -20.66% -6.84%
10th Percentile £14.35 £10.69 £13.11
90th Percentile £43.75 £72.50 £41.55
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -10.00% -

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in East Sussex over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

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 6 months to 22 November 2018. 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 +1 11 £388 -13.89% 5
Eastbourne - 1 £455 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2018, 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 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Lua
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
2 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) RESTful
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (20.00%) API Design
6 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript

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 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) Spark SQL
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%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
General
1 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 6 (40.00%) 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 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (6.67%) Core Animation
5 1 (6.67%) Core Data
5 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Animation
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (20.00%) API Design
5 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (6.67%) API Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Data Ingestion
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Bash Shell
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Lua
3 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (13.33%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (6.67%) Apple Swift
8 1 (6.67%) Groovy
8 1 (6.67%) Scala
8 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Flume
1 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Apple
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau