Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 18 October 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 67 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 31 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.10% 2.25% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 2.56% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 16
West Sussex median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £330 £305 £313
90th Percentile £495 £550 £400
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +20.00% +10.29% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £48.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.64% - -

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 884 1213 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.40% 88.15% 87.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 702 695
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.86% +9.07% +7.14%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £269
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 37 23
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +134.38% -
10th Percentile £23.12 £14.70 £11.01
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.18 £24.12
% change year-on-year -4.30% +0.25% +37.83%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Unit Testing in West Sussex

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Worthing -2 9 £630 +26.00% 1
Gatwick +12 8 £343 +5.38% 1
East Grinstead +2 4 £448 +23.45%
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 21 (67.74%) Scrum
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) TDD
3 18 (58.06%) C#
4 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 12 (38.71%) .NET
6 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
6 11 (35.48%) MVC
7 10 (32.26%) Performance Testing
7 10 (32.26%) RESTful
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) CSS
9 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
10 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (22.58%) Validation
10 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (22.58%) OWASP
10 7 (22.58%) REST
10 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
11 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
11 6 (19.35%) Web Development
11 6 (19.35%) CMS
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) SQL
11 6 (19.35%) Protractor

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 7 (22.58%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (19.35%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Mule
4 1 (3.23%) Mule ESB
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) BODI
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Protractor
3 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.90%) JIRA
4 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) C# Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Web Developer
4 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Report Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Business Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 10 (32.26%) RESTful
4 8 (25.81%) AngularJS
4 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (22.58%) REST
6 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (12.90%) WinForms
8 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.68%) Spring
9 2 (6.45%) Gherkin
10 1 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (3.23%) Java EE
10 1 (3.23%) JPA
10 1 (3.23%) JSON
10 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) FMCG
1 2 (6.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Scrum
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (58.06%) TDD
4 11 (35.48%) MVC
5 10 (32.26%) Performance Testing
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (22.58%) OWASP
7 7 (22.58%) Validation
7 7 (22.58%) Web Application Development
8 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (19.35%) Web Development
9 5 (16.13%) System Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Analytics
10 4 (12.90%) Business Analytics
10 4 (12.90%) ETL
10 4 (12.90%) MVVM
10 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (9.68%) Coaching
11 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) ABAP
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Groovy
5 2 (6.45%) Scala
5 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 2 (6.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Zoho