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 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 57 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.83% 1.82% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.43% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
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£460 £408 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £465 £450
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%
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
529 536 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.57% 75.07% 60.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 259 184
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 34
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.10 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 24 April 2015.

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
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 24 April 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +1 1 £375 -6.25%
Cambridge -4 1 £545 +19.12% 5
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 22 (81.48%) CSS
3 19 (70.37%) MVC
4 18 (66.67%) HTML
5 15 (55.56%) jQuery
6 13 (48.15%) C#
6 13 (48.15%) .NET
7 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
8 10 (37.04%) PHP
8 10 (37.04%) MySQL
8 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
8 10 (37.04%) Laravel
8 10 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 9 (33.33%) HTML5
9 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
11 7 (25.93%) WCF
11 7 (25.93%) Oracle
11 7 (25.93%) OOD
11 7 (25.93%) OO
11 7 (25.93%) XHTML
12 6 (22.22%) OOP
12 6 (22.22%) PHP5
13 5 (18.52%) nginx
13 5 (18.52%) RESTful
13 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) nginx
1 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) CMS
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Tridion
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) 802.15
1 1 (3.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) PHPUnit
4 4 (14.81%) MSBuild
4 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
4 4 (14.81%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Moq
5 1 (3.70%) Mocha
5 1 (3.70%) Grunt
5 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.70%) Bower
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Web Developer
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP BPC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) CSS
2 18 (66.67%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) jQuery
4 13 (48.15%) .NET
5 10 (37.04%) Laravel
5 10 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 9 (33.33%) HTML5
6 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.93%) WCF
7 7 (25.93%) XHTML
8 5 (18.52%) RESTful
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.81%) CSS3
9 4 (14.81%) Ajax
9 4 (14.81%) Symfony
10 1 (3.70%) Qt
10 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.93%) OOD
3 7 (25.93%) OO
4 6 (22.22%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) BDD
7 1 (3.70%) High Availability
7 1 (3.70%) Android Development
7 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) PHP
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 6 (22.22%) PHP5
6 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.41%) C
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.70%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Twitter
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
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