The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unit Testing
Rank 32 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.98% 0.99% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.26% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £320 £175 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £175 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £175 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +10.29%
Unit Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 238 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.82% 78.55% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 147 101
Average daily rate £400 £380 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £209 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (40.00%) jQuery
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 10 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (30.00%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) CSS
4 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) HTML5
5 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 8 (26.67%) CSS3
5 8 (26.67%) PHP
5 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (23.33%) Java
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) WinForms
6 7 (23.33%) WPF
6 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (20.00%) WCF
7 6 (20.00%) Node.js
7 6 (20.00%) Change Control
7 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 6 (20.00%) Grunt
7 6 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (16.67%) MySQL
8 5 (16.67%) ECMAScript
8 5 (16.67%) IntelliJ
8 5 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (16.67%) Games
8 5 (16.67%) Ajax

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.00%) Node.js
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.00%) Grunt
3 6 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (16.67%) gulp
4 5 (16.67%) IntelliJ
4 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 5 (16.67%) PhantomJS
4 5 (16.67%) WebStorm
5 2 (6.67%) Axure RP
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) Bower
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) GitLab
6 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.33%) Protractor
6 1 (3.33%) Sublime Text
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) PHP Zend Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Tester
5 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) jQuery
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
3 9 (30.00%) CSS
3 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 9 (30.00%) HTML5
4 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 8 (26.67%) CSS3
5 7 (23.33%) WinForms
5 7 (23.33%) WPF
6 6 (20.00%) WCF
7 5 (16.67%) Ajax
7 5 (16.67%) Qt
7 5 (16.67%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) Sass
7 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (16.67%) Unreal Engine
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.00%) LAMP
9 2 (6.67%) PhoneGap
9 2 (6.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) SCADA
3 3 (10.00%) Fintech
4 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 2 (6.67%) iPad
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (20.00%) Change Control
4 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (16.67%) UX Design
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.00%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Coaching
8 1 (3.33%) DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) PHP
4 7 (23.33%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) Dart
6 5 (16.67%) ECMAScript
6 5 (16.67%) TypeScript
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (3.33%) ABAP
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.33%) ES6
8 1 (3.33%) Groovy
8 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
1 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Zend
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: £300.00 - £330 per day + negotiable
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