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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 47 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 22 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.01% 4.88% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 6.95% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 8
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£250 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.29% +9.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
564 374 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.15% 70.17% 66.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 189 253
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 £220 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 36 49
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.40 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -10 8 £375 +25.00% 1
Cambridge -5 3 £175 -58.82% 5
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 28 (65.12%) CSS
3 25 (58.14%) HTML
4 24 (55.81%) SQL
5 23 (53.49%) MVC
6 20 (46.51%) jQuery
7 19 (44.19%) .NET
8 17 (39.53%) C#
9 15 (34.88%) Oracle
10 12 (27.91%) OO
10 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
10 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
11 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
12 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
12 10 (23.26%) Laravel
12 10 (23.26%) MySQL
12 10 (23.26%) PHP
12 10 (23.26%) Finance
12 10 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (20.93%) Linux
13 9 (20.93%) HTML5
13 9 (20.93%) Ajax
14 8 (18.60%) TDD
14 8 (18.60%) RESTful
14 8 (18.60%) UNIX
14 8 (18.60%) Windows
14 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
15 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
15 7 (16.28%) XHTML

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) nginx
3 4 (9.30%) Node.js
4 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) ZigBee
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) 802.15
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.63%) PHPUnit
4 4 (9.30%) Bower
4 4 (9.30%) Grunt
4 4 (9.30%) Mocha
5 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.33%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.33%) Moq
7 1 (2.33%) NUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 17 (39.53%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.93%) PHP Developer
4 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
4 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Embedded C Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Database Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (65.12%) CSS
2 25 (58.14%) HTML
3 20 (46.51%) jQuery
4 19 (44.19%) .NET
5 12 (27.91%) AngularJS
6 11 (25.58%) .NET Framework
7 10 (23.26%) Laravel
7 10 (23.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (20.93%) HTML5
8 9 (20.93%) Ajax
9 8 (18.60%) RESTful
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (16.28%) XHTML
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (16.28%) WCF
10 7 (16.28%) CSS3
11 4 (9.30%) Symfony
11 4 (9.30%) Sass
11 4 (9.30%) LESS
11 4 (9.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
2 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.65%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) UNIX
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Debian
3 2 (4.65%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) MVC
2 12 (27.91%) OO
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
4 8 (18.60%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) OOD
6 6 (13.95%) OOP
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.30%) Validation
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.65%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.65%) Migration
10 2 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) C#
4 10 (23.26%) PHP
5 6 (13.95%) Korn
5 6 (13.95%) PHP5
5 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) C
8 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Twitter
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.65%) Sun
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