The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 42 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.27% 0.42% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 0.60% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 15
Average daily rate
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£360 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 - £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
568 503 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.77% 70.45% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 236 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 37 96
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £21.20 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Unit Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +17 12 £310 - 1
Cambridge - 10 £450 - 9
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East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 18 (51.43%) C#
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (48.57%) CSS
4 17 (48.57%) MVC
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 14 (40.00%) HTML
7 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (37.14%) TDD
9 12 (34.29%) jQuery
9 12 (34.29%) Oracle
9 12 (34.29%) OO
10 10 (28.57%) Finance
11 9 (25.71%) UNIX
11 9 (25.71%) Linux
11 9 (25.71%) Perl
11 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
11 9 (25.71%) LESS
12 8 (22.86%) Java
13 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
13 7 (20.00%) Internet
13 7 (20.00%) NUnit
13 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
13 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
14 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
14 6 (17.14%) Moq
14 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (17.14%) Web Services

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.57%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) NUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.14%) Moq
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
4 3 (8.57%) Bower
4 3 (8.57%) Grunt
4 3 (8.57%) Mocha
4 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 2 (5.71%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) MSTest
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Principal Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Development Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Architect
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (34.29%) jQuery
6 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.71%) LESS
7 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (17.14%) Web Services
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (14.29%) J2SE
8 5 (14.29%) J2EE
8 5 (14.29%) Ajax
9 4 (11.43%) RESTful
10 3 (8.57%) Sass
10 3 (8.57%) CSS3
10 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
1 4 (11.43%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) UNIX
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Solaris
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) MVC
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (17.14%) UML
7 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.57%) OOD
9 3 (8.57%) ITSM
9 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.57%) System Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) C#
3 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) Perl
5 8 (22.86%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) Korn
6 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 4 (11.43%) Sun
4 3 (8.57%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) JBoss
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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