The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 74 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.11% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.40% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
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£325 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £330 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
Unit Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1144 1010 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.55% 73.88% 73.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 517 462
Average daily rate £400 £383 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £514 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 54
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.25 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 6 £275 -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Redhill - 1 £400 -
Egham - 1 £413 -
Staines - 1 - -
Woking - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (37.14%) Web Services
4 12 (34.29%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) HTML
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) CSS
6 10 (28.57%) Scrum
7 9 (25.71%) MVC
7 9 (25.71%) WCF
7 9 (25.71%) XML
7 9 (25.71%) OO
8 8 (22.86%) SOA
8 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) jQuery
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (20.00%) Spring
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 6 (17.14%) JUnit
10 6 (17.14%) UNIX
10 6 (17.14%) Sun Certification
10 6 (17.14%) Maven
10 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
10 6 (17.14%) Hibernate

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.43%) Mule
2 2 (5.71%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.86%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) FTP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SSH
2 1 (2.86%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) PBX
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) DTS
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) NUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Xcode
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.86%) NCrunch
5 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.86%) Moq
5 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Games
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) SAP Payroll Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 13 (37.14%) Web Services
3 11 (31.43%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
3 11 (31.43%) CSS
4 9 (25.71%) XML
4 9 (25.71%) WCF
5 8 (22.86%) jQuery
6 7 (20.00%) REST
6 7 (20.00%) Spring
7 6 (17.14%) Hibernate
7 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.29%) SAML
8 5 (14.29%) XSD
9 4 (11.43%) J2EE
10 3 (8.57%) SOAP
10 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Animation
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Equities
3 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 9 (25.71%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
6 4 (11.43%) Data Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (11.43%) CRM
6 4 (11.43%) EAI
6 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
6 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) B2C
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) VC++
7 1 (2.86%) VB6
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Sun Certification
3 5 (14.29%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.57%) Informatica
4 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Planview
5 1 (2.86%) Zend
5 1 (2.86%) Rogue Wave
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) EMC
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO