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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 89 78 88
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 0.92% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Average daily rate £450 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.95 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +5.88%
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
965 1149 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.35% 81.20% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 639 536
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 15 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leatherhead -14 4 £464 +42.84% 1
Redhill - 1 £450 - 3
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) MVC
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (43.33%) HTML
4 13 (43.33%) jQuery
5 12 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (36.67%) Java
6 11 (36.67%) .NET
7 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 8 (26.67%) HTML5
9 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (23.33%) TDD
11 6 (20.00%) Web Development
11 6 (20.00%) Ajax
11 6 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (10.00%) JBoss
1 3 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.67%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.00%) DTS
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL
5 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (16.67%) Grunt
3 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) JUnit
3 5 (16.67%) Maven
3 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.33%) Bower
5 1 (3.33%) gulp
5 1 (3.33%) MSTest
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Database Architect
7 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior UI Developer
7 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) HTML
1 13 (43.33%) jQuery
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) HTML5
4 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) Ajax
5 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 5 (16.67%) RESTful
6 5 (16.67%) Spring
7 4 (13.33%) Browserify
7 4 (13.33%) Mustache
7 4 (13.33%) Sass
8 3 (10.00%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) MVC
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (16.67%) Analytics
8 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 4 (13.33%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) Coaching
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.00%) Database Tuning
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Open Source
10 2 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) VBScript
7 2 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (6.67%) ES6
7 2 (6.67%) JSX
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Sun Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Apple
2 2 (6.67%) Omniture
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Zend
3 1 (3.33%) Selligent
3 1 (3.33%) Sencha