The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 22 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.79% 1.49% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.15% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
84 93 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 66.14% 69.40% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 31
Average daily rate £385 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Guildford region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter