Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 91 123
Rank change year-on-year +28 +32 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 123 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.72% 1.92% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 42 16
Surrey median daily rate £475 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £344 £339 £365
90th Percentile £525 £506 £531
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate £49.50 £52.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 £52.25 £52.75
% change year-on-year -2.39% -0.95% +33.54%

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 2,866 2,174 2,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 86.59% 85.32% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,006 1,498 1,491
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 55 115
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £26.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -20.00% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.10 £13.31
90th Percentile £51.23 £47.50 £49.20
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

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 July 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 July 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 - 33 £475 -
Guildford +1 27 £500 +5.26% 5
Staines -6 15 £488 +2.63%
Redhill +28 6 £328 - 4
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £484 -
Reigate -26 4 £375 -16.67% 1
Woking +6 3 £250 -48.98%
Leatherhead -14 3 £425 +13.33% 4
Camberley - 3 £550 - 1
Windlesham - 1 - -
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 93 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (65.85%) Jenkins
3 78 (63.41%) RESTful
4 76 (61.79%) TDD
5 75 (60.98%) BDD
6 55 (44.72%) Test Automation
7 53 (43.09%) Git (software)
7 53 (43.09%) JavaScript
8 51 (41.46%) Web Services
9 49 (39.84%) Java
10 48 (39.02%) HTML
11 45 (36.59%) CSS
12 44 (35.77%) React
12 44 (35.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 44 (35.77%) SDLC
13 43 (34.96%) JSON
13 43 (34.96%) Node.js
14 40 (32.52%) CSS3
14 40 (32.52%) HTML5
14 40 (32.52%) API Development
15 38 (30.89%) Configuration Management
16 37 (30.08%) Serverless
17 36 (29.27%) TypeScript
17 36 (29.27%) JMS
17 36 (29.27%) Linux
17 36 (29.27%) Web Development
17 36 (29.27%) Mocha
18 35 (28.46%) Finance
19 34 (27.64%) System Testing
19 34 (27.64%) webpack

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 26 (21.14%) Apache
1 26 (21.14%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.32%) Confluence
3 7 (5.69%) Mule
4 4 (3.25%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.44%) GemFire
6 2 (1.63%) CMS
6 2 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (1.63%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 37 (30.08%) Serverless
2 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.69%) npm
4 4 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.25%) GitHub
4 4 (3.25%) OpenShift
4 4 (3.25%) SaaS
5 3 (2.44%) Firebase
5 3 (2.44%) Yarn
6 2 (1.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) Big Data
2 26 (21.14%) Hadoop
3 20 (16.26%) Relational Database
4 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.69%) HBase
6 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.69%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.07%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (2.44%) KNIME
8 3 (2.44%) SQLite
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.63%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 81 (65.85%) Jenkins
2 53 (43.09%) Git (software)
3 36 (29.27%) Mocha
4 34 (27.64%) Babel
4 34 (27.64%) webpack
5 33 (26.83%) Gerrit
5 33 (26.83%) Sinon.JS
6 12 (9.76%) JIRA
7 11 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (8.94%) Visual Studio
8 10 (8.13%) JUnit
8 10 (8.13%) NUnit
9 7 (5.69%) Cobertura
10 6 (4.88%) Bower
10 6 (4.88%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.07%) MSBuild
12 4 (3.25%) Bitbucket
12 4 (3.25%) Jasmine
12 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (28.46%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Automotive
2 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (78.05%) Developer
2 37 (30.08%) Full Stack Developer
3 35 (28.46%) Java Developer
4 34 (27.64%) React Developer
5 33 (26.83%) Node.js Developer
6 23 (18.70%) Big Data Developer
7 13 (10.57%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Apache Spark Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Configuration Analyst
10 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.07%) .NET Developer
11 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.07%) Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) SAP Consultant
12 4 (3.25%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (63.41%) RESTful
2 51 (41.46%) Web Services
3 48 (39.02%) HTML
4 45 (36.59%) CSS
5 44 (35.77%) React
6 43 (34.96%) JSON
6 43 (34.96%) Node.js
7 40 (32.52%) CSS3
7 40 (32.52%) HTML5
8 36 (29.27%) JMS
9 33 (26.83%) Chai
9 33 (26.83%) Express
9 33 (26.83%) Redux
10 31 (25.20%) Middleware
10 31 (25.20%) Spring
11 29 (23.58%) Spring Boot
12 28 (22.76%) J2EE
13 26 (21.14%) Kafka
13 26 (21.14%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (18.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Clustering
3 7 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.25%) User Experience
5 4 (3.25%) Wiki
6 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.81%) Blog
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.27%) Linux
2 32 (26.02%) Unix
3 10 (8.13%) Android
4 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.88%) Windows
6 5 (4.07%) CentOS
7 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (75.61%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (61.79%) TDD
3 75 (60.98%) BDD
4 55 (44.72%) Test Automation
5 44 (35.77%) Continuous Delivery
5 44 (35.77%) SDLC
6 40 (32.52%) API Development
7 38 (30.89%) Configuration Management
8 36 (29.27%) Web Development
9 34 (27.64%) System Testing
10 33 (26.83%) API Design
11 17 (13.82%) Scrum
12 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (10.57%) Integration Testing
13 10 (8.13%) DevOps
14 8 (6.50%) Multithreading
14 8 (6.50%) Open Source
15 7 (5.69%) Deployment Automation
15 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
16 6 (4.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.09%) JavaScript
2 49 (39.84%) Java
3 36 (29.27%) TypeScript
4 33 (26.83%) ES6
5 21 (17.07%) C#
6 13 (10.57%) SQL
7 9 (7.32%) Python
8 8 (6.50%) C++
8 8 (6.50%) Ruby
9 5 (4.07%) C
9 5 (4.07%) Perl
9 5 (4.07%) XAML
10 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.44%) Java 8
11 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.44%) VBA
12 2 (1.63%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (19.51%) Degree
2 10 (8.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.69%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) QA
System Software
1 33 (26.83%) Docker
2 26 (21.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (21.14%) Hadoop YARN
2 8 (6.50%) Puppet
3 7 (5.69%) Ansible
4 6 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) SAP
4 3 (2.44%) Apple
5 2 (1.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.81%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.81%) QNX