The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 43 39 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 25 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.19% 3.20% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.58% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 11
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£375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -14.11%
Unit Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 415 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.68% 69.98% 64.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 182 255
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 38 63
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +1 13 £375 +7.14% 1
Cambridge +2 6 £400 +10.34% 6
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 26 (56.52%) CSS
3 24 (52.17%) MVC
4 23 (50.00%) HTML
5 22 (47.83%) .NET
6 20 (43.48%) C#
7 17 (36.96%) jQuery
8 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (32.61%) Oracle
9 13 (28.26%) Finance
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 12 (26.09%) OO
10 12 (26.09%) TDD
10 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
11 11 (23.91%) Linux
12 10 (21.74%) UNIX
12 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
12 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
13 9 (19.57%) Ajax
14 8 (17.39%) Java
14 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
15 7 (15.22%) WebLogic
15 7 (15.22%) Apache
15 7 (15.22%) Internet
15 7 (15.22%) Degree
15 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
16 6 (13.04%) RESTful
16 6 (13.04%) Scrum

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (15.22%) WebLogic
1 7 (15.22%) Apache
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) Node.js
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
2 2 (4.35%) 802.15
3 1 (2.17%) HTTP
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.52%) Moq
3 3 (6.52%) Mocha
3 3 (6.52%) Bower
3 3 (6.52%) Grunt
3 3 (6.52%) NUnit
3 3 (6.52%) PHPUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.17%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) MSTest
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Web Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.04%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Design Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Analyst Programmer
10 1 (2.17%) Programmer
10 1 (2.17%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) CSS
2 23 (50.00%) HTML
3 22 (47.83%) .NET
4 17 (36.96%) jQuery
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
7 9 (19.57%) Ajax
8 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 6 (13.04%) RESTful
9 6 (13.04%) LESS
9 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (13.04%) Laravel
10 5 (10.87%) CSS3
10 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (10.87%) HTML5
10 5 (10.87%) XHTML
10 5 (10.87%) WCF
11 4 (8.70%) J2SE
11 4 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Open Source
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 10 (21.74%) UNIX
3 6 (13.04%) Windows
4 4 (8.70%) Solaris
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Debian
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) MVC
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) OO
3 12 (26.09%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
5 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) OOD
7 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.70%) Validation
8 4 (8.70%) UML
8 4 (8.70%) OOP
8 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (58.70%) SQL
2 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) C#
4 8 (17.39%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) Korn
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.70%) PHP5
7 3 (6.52%) C
7 3 (6.52%) Python
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.70%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) Twitter
4 3 (6.52%) Google
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