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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 82 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.84% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.80% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £395 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
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
1107 1126 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 77.09% 74.42% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 621 477
Average daily rate £400 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £15.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015. 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
Leatherhead +1 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £398 -
Woking - 2 £350 -
Redhill - 1 £400 -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Caterham - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Unit Testing
South East

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (62.07%) C#
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 9 (31.03%) Web Services
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) WCF
7 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
7 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
8 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.69%) jQuery
9 5 (17.24%) Scrum
9 5 (17.24%) XML
10 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
10 4 (13.79%) Java
10 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) OO
10 4 (13.79%) NUnit
11 3 (10.34%) Spring
11 3 (10.34%) Finance
11 3 (10.34%) SOA
11 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
11 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (10.34%) Android

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (6.90%) CMS
1 2 (6.90%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP HR
1 2 (6.90%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Informix
3 1 (3.45%) DTS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) NUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Xcode
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.45%) Moq
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.45%) NCrunch
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Web Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Front-End Web Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) SAP Payroll Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 9 (31.03%) Web Services
5 8 (27.59%) WCF
6 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.24%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) Spring
9 3 (10.34%) REST
9 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.90%) Sass
10 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (6.90%) HTML5
10 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Animation
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.45%) Equities
2 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.90%) Web Design
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.45%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) VC++
7 1 (3.45%) XAML
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.45%) Planview
3 1 (3.45%) Rogue Wave