The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 75 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 7 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.87% 0.56% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.80% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £54.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
920 880 1080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.67% 70.91% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 473 551
Average daily rate £375 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Unit Testing
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 1 £325 -23.52%
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (54.17%) jQuery
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) MySQL
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 10 (41.67%) JIRA
4 9 (37.50%) Java
4 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) UNIX
5 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 8 (33.33%) Ajax
5 8 (33.33%) Subversion
5 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Confluence
6 7 (29.17%) hybris
6 7 (29.17%) Data Validation
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
6 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
6 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
6 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
6 7 (29.17%) JSP
6 7 (29.17%) XML
6 7 (29.17%) XSD
6 7 (29.17%) C#
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) JUnit
6 7 (29.17%) SEO
6 7 (29.17%) Validation
6 7 (29.17%) B2C

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
1 7 (29.17%) Confluence
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (4.17%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) PBX
1 3 (12.50%) VoIP
1 3 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (4.17%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) JIRA
2 8 (33.33%) Subversion
3 7 (29.17%) JUnit
4 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 3 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 3 (12.50%) PHPUnit
5 3 (12.50%) Hudson
5 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.17%) MSTest
6 1 (4.17%) JMeter
6 1 (4.17%) NUnit
6 1 (4.17%) CppUnit
6 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Designer
4 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) jQuery
2 11 (45.83%) HTML
2 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) Ajax
4 7 (29.17%) Spring MVC
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
4 7 (29.17%) JSP
4 7 (29.17%) XML
4 7 (29.17%) XSD
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.50%) Middleware
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) Zend Framework
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Scrum
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 8 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Data Validation
4 7 (29.17%) B2C
4 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) SEO
4 7 (29.17%) Validation
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Web Design
7 3 (12.50%) Usability Testing
7 3 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) C
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Xen
1 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) hybris
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Zend
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) SAP
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Red Gate
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) MathWorks
5 1 (4.17%) Perforce
5 1 (4.17%) Telerik
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