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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 76 83 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.13% 0.46% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.60% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 17
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£413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £48.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -4.57%
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
1122 993 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.40% 75.63% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 576 510
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 68
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.25 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £127.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 - 4 £275 - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £325 - 1
Staines - 1 - - 1
Woking - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 3
Camberley - - - -
Egham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (38.71%) Web Services
4 11 (35.48%) XML
4 11 (35.48%) REST
5 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
6 9 (29.03%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) OO
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) SOA
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) UNIX
8 7 (22.58%) Windows
8 7 (22.58%) Spring
8 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
9 6 (19.35%) Maven
9 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
9 6 (19.35%) MVC
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) XSD
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
9 6 (19.35%) C++

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Mule
2 2 (6.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) PBX
1 5 (16.13%) VoIP
1 5 (16.13%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (9.68%) FTP
3 1 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) DTS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
3 5 (16.13%) JIRA
3 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 5 (16.13%) Mercurial
3 5 (16.13%) PHPUnit
4 4 (12.90%) Hudson
4 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.68%) NUnit
6 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (3.23%) NCrunch
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead Tester
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Electronics Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 11 (35.48%) XML
2 11 (35.48%) REST
3 9 (29.03%) .NET
3 9 (29.03%) jQuery
4 7 (22.58%) Spring
4 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
5 6 (19.35%) XSD
5 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
6 5 (16.13%) SAML
6 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 4 (12.90%) WCF
7 4 (12.90%) Zend Framework
8 3 (9.68%) Razor View Engine
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
9 2 (6.45%) Ajax
9 2 (6.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Smart Meter
1 5 (16.13%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) UNIX
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) Scrum
2 9 (29.03%) OO
3 7 (22.58%) SOA
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 5 (16.13%) Usability Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Validation
5 5 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
5 5 (16.13%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) EAI
5 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) C#
4 6 (19.35%) C++
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) C
7 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (6.45%) VBScript
8 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (16.13%) Zend
3 4 (12.90%) Informatica
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) EMC
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.23%) Planview
5 1 (3.23%) Rogue Wave
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Proteus Europe
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
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