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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 54 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 13 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.80% 2.00% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.43% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 24
Average daily rate £415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +7.37%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 350 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.93% 58.33% 66.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 176 270
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 32 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.60 £56.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 9 £400 - 2
Cambridge -1 2 £458 +66.36% 11
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (65.79%) MVC
2 24 (63.16%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) CSS
4 20 (52.63%) Linux
5 19 (50.00%) OO
5 19 (50.00%) HTML
6 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 17 (44.74%) .NET
7 17 (44.74%) C#
7 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (42.11%) Subversion
9 14 (36.84%) jQuery
9 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
9 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
9 14 (36.84%) XML
10 13 (34.21%) Ajax
11 12 (31.58%) UML
11 12 (31.58%) Java
12 11 (28.95%) Oracle
12 11 (28.95%) XHTML
13 10 (26.32%) TDD
14 9 (23.68%) Apache
14 9 (23.68%) Web Services
14 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
15 8 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
15 8 (21.05%) PHP5
15 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
15 8 (21.05%) Degree
15 8 (21.05%) Smarty

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (23.68%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.26%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Subversion
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
4 6 (15.79%) ReSharper
5 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.89%) NUnit
6 2 (5.26%) MSTest
6 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Advertising
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.05%) Senior PHP Developer
4 8 (21.05%) PHP Developer
5 6 (15.79%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) Architect
7 4 (10.53%) Java Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Development Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Applications Developer
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
9 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) CSS
2 19 (50.00%) HTML
3 17 (44.74%) .NET
4 14 (36.84%) jQuery
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET
4 14 (36.84%) XML
5 13 (34.21%) Ajax
6 11 (28.95%) XHTML
7 9 (23.68%) Web Services
8 8 (21.05%) Smarty
9 6 (15.79%) XSLT
9 6 (15.79%) CGI
10 5 (13.16%) J2EE
10 5 (13.16%) J2SE
11 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
11 3 (7.89%) WCF
11 3 (7.89%) Spring
11 3 (7.89%) CSS3
11 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Informatics
3 3 (7.89%) LIMS
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) Solaris
3 7 (18.42%) UNIX
4 5 (13.16%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (5.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) MVC
2 19 (50.00%) OO
3 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) UML
5 10 (26.32%) TDD
6 8 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
6 8 (21.05%) OOP
6 8 (21.05%) Validation
6 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.79%) Content Management
7 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
8 5 (13.16%) OOD
8 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Web Development
10 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (44.74%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) Java
5 8 (21.05%) PHP5
5 8 (21.05%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) Perl
7 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Sun
3 6 (15.79%) Sybase
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
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