The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Redhill 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 29 March 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 / Redhill
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 23 11
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Redhill 0.88% 1.20% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.41% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £344
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.89% +16.00%  

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 Redhill with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Redhill
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 104 71 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Redhill 91.23% 85.54% 68.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 18 15
Median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £50.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +57.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Redhill

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Redhill 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 Redhill

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Redhill

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Redhill

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Redhill region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redhill 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB