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 3 months to 25 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 83 78
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 19 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.58% 0.88% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.05% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 3
Median daily rate £438 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +15.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £357 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 - -
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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1034 1048 1015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.88% 84.24% 78.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 700 580
Median daily rate £435 £430 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +4.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
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 Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead +20 6 £365 -23.15% 2
Guildford - 5 £475 - 6
Redhill -18 1 - - 1
Reigate - 1 £408 - 4
Woking - 1 £500 - 4
Epsom - 1 £450 -
Farnham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) REST
3 24 (63.16%) C#
4 23 (60.53%) TDD
5 21 (55.26%) .NET
6 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 20 (52.63%) Finance
7 19 (50.00%) CSS
8 18 (47.37%) HTML
8 18 (47.37%) AngularJS
9 15 (39.47%) WCF
10 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
10 14 (36.84%) JSUnit
10 14 (36.84%) SQL
10 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
10 14 (36.84%) Web Services
10 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (36.84%) SOLID
10 14 (36.84%) NServiceBus
11 13 (34.21%) Entity Framework
11 13 (34.21%) HTML5
11 13 (34.21%) MSMQ
11 13 (34.21%) SOA
11 13 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (31.58%) System Testing
12 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
13 11 (28.95%) SaaS
14 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
14 9 (23.68%) RESTful
15 8 (21.05%) PowerShell

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 (36.84%) NServiceBus
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) Apache Spark
3 4 (10.53%) CMS
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) SaaS
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) Office 365
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (18.42%) Big Data
2 7 (18.42%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Power BI
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.63%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.63%) Event Store
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) JSUnit
2 7 (18.42%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.79%) GoCD
4 5 (13.16%) PostCSS
4 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Developer
2 19 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 13 (34.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Angular Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Test Manager
9 3 (7.89%) HTML Developer
9 3 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.89%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (5.26%) C# WCF Developer
10 2 (5.26%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) REST
2 21 (55.26%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) CSS
4 18 (47.37%) AngularJS
4 18 (47.37%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) WCF
6 14 (36.84%) .NET Framework
6 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (36.84%) Web Services
7 13 (34.21%) Entity Framework
7 13 (34.21%) HTML5
7 13 (34.21%) MSMQ
8 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET
8 9 (23.68%) RESTful
9 8 (21.05%) J2EE
9 8 (21.05%) LESS
9 8 (21.05%) Middleware
9 8 (21.05%) Spring
10 7 (18.42%) JSON
10 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 7 (18.42%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) SOLID
4 13 (34.21%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (34.21%) SOA
5 12 (31.58%) System Testing
6 8 (21.05%) BDD
6 8 (21.05%) Change Management
6 8 (21.05%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) Front End Development
7 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.53%) Line Management
10 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.53%) MVC
10 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) C#
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) T-SQL
4 8 (21.05%) Java
4 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.79%) TypeScript
6 3 (7.89%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
1 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
Leatherhead, Surrey
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