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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 45 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.29% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 1.12% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£545 £458 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.12% +66.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.34%
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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
251 269 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.75% 73.70% 61.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 157 111
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 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 £13.50 £35.00 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (25.00%) 802.15
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) 802.15
1 1 (25.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Debian
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) Android Development
1 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter
Cambridge
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + dependent on experience
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