The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unit Testing
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.95% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.49% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year +0.88% +13.63%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77 79 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 76.24% 88.76% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 72
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £15.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +46.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Guildford

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unit Testing in Guildford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Guildford

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Guildford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) System Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Kafka
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (87.50%) JSON
2 7 (87.50%) Kafka
2 7 (87.50%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (87.50%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 1 (12.50%) Drools
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) JDBC
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) System Testing
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle