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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 49 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 22 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.73% 0.55% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 0.79% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 14
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£318 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £325 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £43.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 - £38.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 - £47.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 504 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.15% 68.95% 60.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 236 210
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 £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 91
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.45 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +12 11 £310 - 1
Cambridge -5 6 £360 +10.76% 9
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East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (75.76%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 20 (60.61%) C#
4 19 (57.58%) MVC
5 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
6 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (42.42%) CSS
7 14 (42.42%) HTML
7 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
8 11 (33.33%) Oracle
9 9 (27.27%) OO
9 9 (27.27%) Finance
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
9 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
9 9 (27.27%) jQuery
10 8 (24.24%) Linux
10 8 (24.24%) UNIX
10 8 (24.24%) Perl
11 7 (21.21%) Java
11 7 (21.21%) UML
11 7 (21.21%) NUnit
11 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
12 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
12 6 (18.18%) Moq
12 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (18.18%) LESS
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 3 (9.09%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) NUnit
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Moq
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (12.12%) ReSharper
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) MSTest
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Development Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (42.42%) CSS
4 14 (42.42%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 9 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (18.18%) LESS
6 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (15.15%) Ajax
7 5 (15.15%) Web Services
7 5 (15.15%) XML
8 4 (12.12%) J2EE
8 4 (12.12%) XSLT
8 4 (12.12%) J2SE
9 3 (9.09%) WCF
9 3 (9.09%) XHTML
10 1 (3.03%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Clustering
1 3 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) UNIX
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Solaris
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) MVC
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) OO
4 7 (21.21%) UML
5 6 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) Content Management
7 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (9.09%) OOD
8 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 3 (9.09%) System Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
8 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (63.64%) SQL
2 20 (60.61%) C#
3 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
4 8 (24.24%) Perl
5 7 (21.21%) Java
6 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 4 (12.12%) Korn
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase
5 1 (3.03%) JBoss
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