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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 76 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.05% 0.45% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 0.61% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
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£425 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £330 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
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
974 979 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.07% 73.78% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 610 457
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 48
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -50.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
Leatherhead - 3 - -
Guildford 0 1 - -
Staines - 1 £400 - 2
Woking - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) jQuery
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) UNIX
4 14 (43.75%) XML
5 13 (40.63%) HTML
5 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
6 12 (37.50%) XSD
6 12 (37.50%) CSS
6 12 (37.50%) MVC
6 12 (37.50%) Validation
7 11 (34.38%) JIRA
7 11 (34.38%) MySQL
8 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) SQL
9 9 (28.13%) JUnit
9 9 (28.13%) Ajax
9 9 (28.13%) Spring
9 9 (28.13%) REST
10 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Subversion
10 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) B2C
11 7 (21.88%) OO
11 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
11 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
11 7 (21.88%) Windows
11 7 (21.88%) JSP

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (21.88%) Tomcat
1 7 (21.88%) Confluence
2 5 (15.63%) Mule
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Node.js
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (3.13%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
1 4 (12.50%) PBX
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (6.25%) FTP
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) SSH
3 1 (3.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) MySQL
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) DTS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) JIRA
2 9 (28.13%) JUnit
3 8 (25.00%) Subversion
4 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 6 (18.75%) Selenium
5 4 (12.50%) PHPUnit
5 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
5 4 (12.50%) Hudson
6 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.25%) NUnit
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
8 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (3.13%) JMeter
8 1 (3.13%) MSTest
8 1 (3.13%) CppUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Games
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
4 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) jQuery
2 14 (43.75%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) XSD
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) Ajax
5 9 (28.13%) Spring
5 9 (28.13%) REST
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) JSP
7 7 (21.88%) Spring MVC
8 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
10 4 (12.50%) Zend Framework
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.38%) Middleware
11 3 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (9.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Handset
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) UNIX
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Scrum
3 13 (40.63%) Data Modelling
4 12 (37.50%) MVC
4 12 (37.50%) Validation
5 8 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (25.00%) B2C
6 7 (21.88%) OO
6 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
6 7 (21.88%) SEO
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Data Validation
7 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 6 (18.75%) SOA
8 5 (15.63%) EAI
8 5 (15.63%) CRM
8 5 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
9 4 (12.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) C#
5 6 (18.75%) C++
5 6 (18.75%) C
6 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 4 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Xen
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
1 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) hybris
3 5 (15.63%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (12.50%) Zend
4 4 (12.50%) Informatica
5 2 (6.25%) Twitter
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) MathWorks
6 1 (3.13%) Telerik
6 1 (3.13%) Perforce
6 1 (3.13%) Red Gate
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago