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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 73 80 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 10 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.77% 0.46% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.64% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
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£425 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
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 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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
951 933 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.99% 72.21% 70.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 535 461
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 41 62
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.50 £26.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 22 August 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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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
Guildford +4 2 £325 -13.33%
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (57.69%) jQuery
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) MySQL
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) JIRA
3 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) UNIX
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) XML
5 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
5 9 (34.62%) Ajax
6 8 (30.77%) Subversion
6 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
6 8 (30.77%) Validation
6 8 (30.77%) XSD
7 7 (26.92%) JSP
7 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
7 7 (26.92%) C#
7 7 (26.92%) JUnit
7 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
7 7 (26.92%) B2C
7 7 (26.92%) Project Management
7 7 (26.92%) SEO
7 7 (26.92%) Spring
7 7 (26.92%) Spring MVC
7 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
7 7 (26.92%) Confluence

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (26.92%) Tomcat
1 7 (26.92%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) Mule
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (3.85%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (15.38%) PBX
1 4 (15.38%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) NFC
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) DTS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) JIRA
2 8 (30.77%) Subversion
3 7 (26.92%) JUnit
4 6 (23.08%) Selenium
5 4 (15.38%) PHPUnit
5 4 (15.38%) Hudson
5 4 (15.38%) Mercurial
5 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) NUnit
7 1 (3.85%) JMeter
7 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (3.85%) CppUnit
7 1 (3.85%) MSTest
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (15.38%) PHP Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) jQuery
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) Ajax
5 8 (30.77%) XSD
6 7 (26.92%) JSP
6 7 (26.92%) Spring
6 7 (26.92%) Spring MVC
7 6 (23.08%) .NET
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
8 5 (19.23%) REST
9 4 (15.38%) Zend Framework
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) Middleware
10 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (11.54%) HTML5
11 2 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) UNIX
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
1 11 (42.31%) Scrum
2 9 (34.62%) Data Modelling
3 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
3 8 (30.77%) Validation
4 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 7 (26.92%) B2C
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) SEO
4 7 (26.92%) Data Validation
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Usability Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) C
4 6 (23.08%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
7 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Xen
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) hybris
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Zend
4 2 (7.69%) Twitter
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) Telerik
5 1 (3.85%) Perforce
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) MathWorks
5 1 (3.85%) Red Gate