Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 115 118
Rank change year-on-year +33 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 64 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.32% 0.56% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.67% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 1 11
Surrey median daily rate £438 £525 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +32.91% -7.06%
10th Percentile £358 £513 £225
90th Percentile £521 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £48.50 - -
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 2305 1952 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.54% 83.63% 80.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1292 1354
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 84 52
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -12.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.70 £12.86
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.06 £52.13
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Leatherhead +13 17 £375 -
Reigate - 14 £400 -
Redhill - 10 £475 -
Guildford +2 9 £500 -4.76%
Staines - 2 £450 -
Woking - 1 £500 - 1
Unit Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (54.69%) Java
3 28 (43.75%) C#
4 26 (40.63%) RESTful
5 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 23 (35.94%) .NET
7 21 (32.81%) CSS
7 21 (32.81%) AngularJS
8 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 18 (28.13%) BDD
8 18 (28.13%) Linux
8 18 (28.13%) Spring
9 17 (26.56%) TDD
9 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
9 17 (26.56%) SQL
9 17 (26.56%) HTML
10 16 (25.00%) Unix
10 16 (25.00%) HTML5
10 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 15 (23.44%) REST
11 15 (23.44%) Web Services
11 15 (23.44%) Finance
12 14 (21.88%) JSON
12 14 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (20.31%) SaaS
13 13 (20.31%) CSS3
13 13 (20.31%) Kafka
13 13 (20.31%) Sass
13 13 (20.31%) User Experience
13 13 (20.31%) PostCSS

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 12 (18.75%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.50%) Apache
3 6 (9.38%) NServiceBus
4 4 (6.25%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (6.25%) CMS
4 4 (6.25%) Luigi
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) SaaS
2 10 (15.63%) npm
3 8 (12.50%) Firebase
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) Big Data
1 12 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 4 (6.25%) KNIME
3 4 (6.25%) SQLite
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Power BI
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.31%) PostCSS
3 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
4 9 (14.06%) Bower
4 9 (14.06%) gulp
4 9 (14.06%) Subversion
5 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
6 6 (9.38%) JSUnit
6 6 (9.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
7 5 (7.81%) Travis CI
8 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.25%) Gradle
8 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 4 (6.25%) MSBuild
8 4 (6.25%) NUnit
8 4 (6.25%) PyCharm
8 4 (6.25%) Selenium
8 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Java Developer
2 17 (26.56%) Senior Developer
3 12 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 11 (17.19%) C# Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Android Developer
5 9 (14.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Test Analyst
8 6 (9.38%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Applications Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior Applications Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Developer in Test
10 4 (6.25%) Python Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
10 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) RESTful
2 23 (35.94%) .NET
3 21 (32.81%) AngularJS
3 21 (32.81%) CSS
4 18 (28.13%) Spring
5 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET
5 17 (26.56%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) HTML5
7 15 (23.44%) REST
7 15 (23.44%) Web Services
8 14 (21.88%) JSON
8 14 (21.88%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (20.31%) CSS3
9 13 (20.31%) Kafka
9 13 (20.31%) Sass
10 12 (18.75%) Angular 2
11 11 (17.19%) J2EE
11 11 (17.19%) Spring Boot
11 11 (17.19%) WCF
12 10 (15.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) User Experience
2 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.25%) Life Science
4 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Linux
2 16 (25.00%) Unix
3 10 (15.63%) Android
4 5 (7.81%) Windows
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) BDD
3 17 (26.56%) TDD
4 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 12 (18.75%) System Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Change Management
7 10 (15.63%) Android Development
8 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.06%) OO
9 8 (12.50%) OOP
9 8 (12.50%) Scrum
9 8 (12.50%) Web Development
10 7 (10.94%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (9.38%) MVC
11 6 (9.38%) SOA
12 5 (7.81%) Coaching
12 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
12 5 (7.81%) SDLC
12 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) C#
3 24 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.56%) SQL
5 12 (18.75%) ECMAScript
6 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 10 (15.63%) TypeScript
7 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
8 8 (12.50%) Python
9 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
9 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
10 4 (6.25%) Perl
10 4 (6.25%) Ruby
11 3 (4.69%) C++
12 1 (1.56%) C
12 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) ISEB
1 4 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 4 (6.25%) PhD
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.56%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.25%) Netezza
3 4 (6.25%) RapidMiner