Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 107 120
Rank change year-on-year +48 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 109 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.71% 1.19% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 1.43% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 20 20
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £363 £347 £373
90th Percentile £525 £506 £513
South East median daily rate £463 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +8.82% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £53.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year -4.67% +18.23% +13.13%

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 2,528 1,893 2,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 85.99% 83.76% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,787 1,218 1,408
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £268
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 127
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -31.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.25 £13.65 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.43%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Weybridge - 31 £475 -
Guildford +12 15 £500 +5.26% 9
Sunbury-on-Thames -8 11 £506 -
Staines - 10 £423 - 2
Redhill +17 6 £475 - 2
Reigate -37 4 £375 -16.67% 1
Woking +14 3 £250 -48.72% 1
Leatherhead -8 3 £425 +13.33% 2
Camberley - 3 £550 - 2
Windlesham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 79 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (66.06%) Jenkins
3 71 (65.14%) BDD
4 66 (60.55%) TDD
5 61 (55.96%) RESTful
6 60 (55.05%) Test Automation
7 57 (52.29%) Git (software)
8 50 (45.87%) JavaScript
9 49 (44.95%) Web Services
10 48 (44.04%) Continuous Delivery
11 45 (41.28%) SDLC
11 45 (41.28%) Java
12 42 (38.53%) CSS
13 41 (37.61%) HTML
13 41 (37.61%) React
14 39 (35.78%) Node.js
15 38 (34.86%) API Development
16 37 (33.94%) JSON
17 36 (33.03%) Configuration Management
18 35 (32.11%) HTML5
18 35 (32.11%) CSS3
19 34 (31.19%) TypeScript
19 34 (31.19%) Mocha
19 34 (31.19%) JMS
19 34 (31.19%) Web Development
20 32 (29.36%) webpack
20 32 (29.36%) Babel
21 31 (28.44%) Serverless
21 31 (28.44%) Redux
21 31 (28.44%) Chai

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 18 (16.51%) Apache
2 15 (13.76%) Apache Spark
3 7 (6.42%) Mule
4 6 (5.50%) Confluence
5 3 (2.75%) GemFire
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.75%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 31 (28.44%) Serverless
2 8 (7.34%) GitHub
3 7 (6.42%) npm
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.67%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.75%) Firebase
6 3 (2.75%) SaaS
6 3 (2.75%) Yarn
7 2 (1.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) HTTP
2 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) Relational Database
2 25 (22.94%) Big Data
3 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
4 18 (16.51%) Hadoop
5 16 (14.68%) Oracle Database
6 13 (11.93%) RDBMS
7 10 (9.17%) HBase
8 7 (6.42%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.75%) KNIME
9 3 (2.75%) Parquet
9 3 (2.75%) SQLite
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.83%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 72 (66.06%) Jenkins
2 57 (52.29%) Git (software)
3 34 (31.19%) Mocha
4 32 (29.36%) Babel
4 32 (29.36%) webpack
5 31 (28.44%) Gerrit
5 31 (28.44%) Sinon.JS
6 17 (15.60%) Visual Studio
7 15 (13.76%) NUnit
8 12 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (10.09%) MSBuild
10 10 (9.17%) JUnit
11 9 (8.26%) JIRA
12 8 (7.34%) Eclipse
12 8 (7.34%) SpecFlow
13 7 (6.42%) Cobertura
14 6 (5.50%) Bower
15 5 (4.59%) Artifactory
15 5 (4.59%) Bitbucket
16 4 (3.67%) Gradle
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (80.73%) Developer
2 35 (32.11%) Full Stack Developer
3 32 (29.36%) React Developer
4 31 (28.44%) Node.js Developer
5 27 (24.77%) Java Developer
6 16 (14.68%) Big Data Developer
7 13 (11.93%) C# Developer
8 12 (11.01%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.34%) .NET Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.42%) WPF Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Apache Spark Developer
11 6 (5.50%) C# WPF Developer
11 6 (5.50%) Configuration Analyst
11 6 (5.50%) Test Analyst
12 4 (3.67%) Agile Developer
12 4 (3.67%) Developer in Test
12 4 (3.67%) Senior Test Automation Developer
12 4 (3.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (55.96%) RESTful
2 49 (44.95%) Web Services
3 42 (38.53%) CSS
4 41 (37.61%) HTML
4 41 (37.61%) React
5 39 (35.78%) Node.js
6 37 (33.94%) JSON
7 35 (32.11%) CSS3
7 35 (32.11%) HTML5
8 34 (31.19%) JMS
9 31 (28.44%) Chai
9 31 (28.44%) Express
9 31 (28.44%) Redux
10 22 (20.18%) Spring
11 20 (18.35%) REST
12 19 (17.43%) J2EE
12 19 (17.43%) Middleware
12 19 (17.43%) SOAP
13 18 (16.51%) .NET
13 18 (16.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Clustering
2 10 (9.17%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.42%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (6.42%) Fat Client
4 7 (6.42%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.67%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 4 (3.67%) Wiki
7 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.92%) Blog
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.92%) Life Science
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Linux
2 24 (22.02%) Unix
3 10 (9.17%) Android
4 7 (6.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.59%) CentOS
6 4 (3.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (72.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (65.14%) BDD
3 66 (60.55%) TDD
4 60 (55.05%) Test Automation
5 48 (44.04%) Continuous Delivery
6 45 (41.28%) SDLC
7 38 (34.86%) API Development
8 36 (33.03%) Configuration Management
9 34 (31.19%) Web Development
10 31 (28.44%) API Design
11 26 (23.85%) System Testing
12 22 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (19.27%) Scrum
14 15 (13.76%) DevOps
15 14 (12.84%) Multithreading
16 10 (9.17%) Manual Testing
16 10 (9.17%) Use Case
16 10 (9.17%) User Stories
17 8 (7.34%) Integration Testing
17 8 (7.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) JavaScript
2 45 (41.28%) Java
3 34 (31.19%) TypeScript
4 31 (28.44%) ES6
5 25 (22.94%) C#
6 15 (13.76%) SQL
7 13 (11.93%) Python
8 11 (10.09%) XAML
9 8 (7.34%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.50%) Ruby
10 6 (5.50%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.59%) C++
11 5 (4.59%) Perl
12 4 (3.67%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.75%) C
13 3 (2.75%) Java 8
13 3 (2.75%) VBA
14 1 (0.92%) JSX
14 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Degree
2 10 (9.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.42%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
System Software
1 31 (28.44%) Docker
2 18 (16.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (2.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (16.51%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (7.34%) Puppet
3 7 (6.42%) Ansible
3 7 (6.42%) BladeLogic
4 6 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Oracle
2 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) Apple
4 1 (0.92%) CA Agile Central