Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 6 months to 22 January 2018 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 101 113
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 63 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.29% 0.76% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 0.92% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 3 16
Surrey median daily rate £475 £488 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +10.80% +6.67%
10th Percentile £375 £424 £266
90th Percentile £532 £531 £491
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £49.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.75%

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,293 1,626 2,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.23% 82.00% 80.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,631 1,031 1,334
Surrey median daily rate £463 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +1.19% +8.39%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £288
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 89 74
Surrey median hourly rate £41.85 £27.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.00% -34.15% +17.14%
10th Percentile £13.80 £12.23 £14.33
90th Percentile £50.05 £42.50 £60.98
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Surrey

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Surrey

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Surrey

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Surrey

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 13 £400 - 3
Guildford +16 11 £500 -4.76% 4
Redhill - 11 £475 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -20 5 £506 - 1
Leatherhead -1 3 £400 -5.88% 6
Staines - 2 £425 -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (58.73%) Java
3 28 (44.44%) BDD
4 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
5 24 (38.10%) Linux
5 24 (38.10%) JSON
6 21 (33.33%) Spring
6 21 (33.33%) Unix
6 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 20 (31.75%) TDD
8 19 (30.16%) C#
8 19 (30.16%) Finance
8 19 (30.16%) System Testing
8 19 (30.16%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (28.57%) Kafka
10 17 (26.98%) Big Data
10 17 (26.98%) Hadoop
10 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (25.40%) J2EE
11 16 (25.40%) RESTful
12 15 (23.81%) Jenkins
12 15 (23.81%) Oracle
12 15 (23.81%) SQL
13 14 (22.22%) .NET
13 14 (22.22%) Apache Spark
14 13 (20.63%) Hadoop YARN
14 13 (20.63%) Spring Boot
14 13 (20.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 13 (20.63%) Middleware
14 13 (20.63%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 14 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 13 (20.63%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Apache Airflow
3 4 (6.35%) Luigi
4 2 (3.17%) Confluence
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) GitHub
3 4 (6.35%) npm
4 3 (4.76%) SaaS
5 2 (3.17%) Firebase
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Big Data
1 17 (26.98%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.35%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.35%) KNIME
7 3 (4.76%) HBase
7 3 (4.76%) Parquet
8 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (3.17%) SQLite
9 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
4 10 (15.87%) SpecFlow
5 9 (14.29%) MSBuild
5 9 (14.29%) NUnit
5 9 (14.29%) Subversion
5 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.52%) PyCharm
6 6 (9.52%) Selenium
6 6 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 5 (7.94%) Travis CI
8 4 (6.35%) HP UFT
9 3 (4.76%) Bower
9 3 (4.76%) Gradle
9 3 (4.76%) gulp
9 3 (4.76%) Moq
9 3 (4.76%) ReSharper
10 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (73.02%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Java Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Big Data Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Developer in Test
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Test Automation Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Test Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) WPF Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Python Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) JSON
2 21 (33.33%) Spring
3 19 (30.16%) RabbitMQ
4 18 (28.57%) Kafka
5 16 (25.40%) J2EE
5 16 (25.40%) RESTful
6 14 (22.22%) .NET
7 13 (20.63%) Middleware
7 13 (20.63%) Spring Boot
8 12 (19.05%) REST
9 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
9 10 (15.87%) CSS
9 10 (15.87%) LINQ
10 9 (14.29%) ADO.NET
10 9 (14.29%) WCF
10 9 (14.29%) WPF
11 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
11 8 (12.70%) Web Services
12 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 7 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Clustering
1 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.35%) Life Science
2 4 (6.35%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Linux
2 21 (33.33%) Unix
3 5 (7.94%) Windows
4 4 (6.35%) Android
4 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.17%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) BDD
3 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
4 20 (31.75%) TDD
5 19 (30.16%) System Testing
6 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.63%) Scrum
8 9 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 9 (14.29%) OO
8 9 (14.29%) OOP
9 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.11%) DevOps
11 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
11 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
11 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
11 6 (9.52%) MVC
11 6 (9.52%) SDET
11 6 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (58.73%) Java
2 19 (30.16%) C#
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) Perl
5 6 (9.52%) Ruby
5 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.52%) XAML
6 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.17%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.35%) PhD
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (9.52%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Netezza
3 4 (6.35%) RapidMiner