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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 46 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.37% 0.97% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.34% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£358 £293 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.40 £35.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +5.26%
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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
355 298 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 76.34% 72.15% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 197 121
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 July 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) LINQ
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) WF
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) UML
5 4 (36.36%) MSMQ
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Node.js
6 3 (27.27%) REST

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) WebStorm
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) PhantomJS
2 2 (18.18%) gulp
2 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) ANTLR
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) SAP BPC Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) WPF
2 7 (63.64%) LINQ
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) WF
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (36.36%) MSMQ
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) REST
7 2 (18.18%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) Sass
7 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) UX Design
5 2 (18.18%) MVVM
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) ECMAScript
3 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
3 2 (18.18%) Dart
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft