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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 44 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 22 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.07% 0.60% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 0.80% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £358 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -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
504 503 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 70.29% 74.85% 65.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 199 223
Average daily rate £358 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.80 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £50.76 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 12 £310 - 3
Cambridge +8 10 £475 +40.74% 5
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 25 (58.14%) .NET
3 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) CSS
3 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (41.86%) C#
4 18 (41.86%) MVC
5 16 (37.21%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
5 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (34.88%) Oracle
6 15 (34.88%) UNIX
7 14 (32.56%) Linux
7 14 (32.56%) TDD
8 11 (25.58%) jQuery
8 11 (25.58%) Perl
9 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
9 10 (23.26%) Korn
10 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
10 9 (20.93%) Java
10 9 (20.93%) LESS
11 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (18.60%) OO
11 8 (18.60%) Ajax
11 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
12 7 (16.28%) Degree
12 7 (16.28%) NUnit
12 7 (16.28%) Migration
12 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (16.28%) WebLogic
2 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) Apache
4 3 (6.98%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) 802.15
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) NUnit
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (13.95%) Moq
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.98%) Mocha
4 3 (6.98%) Grunt
4 3 (6.98%) Bower
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) JIRA
6 1 (2.33%) MSTest
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
1 7 (16.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Web Developer
5 7 (16.28%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Principal Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) .NET
2 19 (44.19%) CSS
3 16 (37.21%) HTML
3 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET
3 16 (37.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (25.58%) jQuery
5 9 (20.93%) LESS
6 8 (18.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (18.60%) Ajax
6 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (11.63%) J2SE
8 5 (11.63%) Web Services
8 5 (11.63%) J2EE
9 4 (9.30%) RESTful
10 3 (6.98%) CSS3
10 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
10 3 (6.98%) Sass
10 3 (6.98%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Open Source
2 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Music
4 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) UNIX
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Solaris
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) MVC
3 14 (32.56%) TDD
4 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
5 8 (18.60%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) ITSM
9 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
9 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
9 4 (9.30%) Change Management
9 4 (9.30%) Validation
9 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.30%) UML
9 4 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (41.86%) C#
4 11 (25.58%) Perl
5 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
5 10 (23.26%) Korn
6 9 (20.93%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Python
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.30%) Sun
4 3 (6.98%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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