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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 39 59 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 29 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.40% 0.39% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.04% 0.53% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 19
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£360 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.75%
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
575 569 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.41% 74.38% 61.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 259 198
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 32 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +19 13 £310 - 1
Cambridge - 11 £475 - 2
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (60.00%) SQL
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) C#
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) MVC
5 14 (40.00%) HTML
5 14 (40.00%) TDD
6 13 (37.14%) Oracle
6 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (34.29%) OO
7 12 (34.29%) jQuery
7 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (31.43%) Linux
8 11 (31.43%) Finance
9 10 (28.57%) UNIX
9 10 (28.57%) Java
9 10 (28.57%) Perl
10 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.71%) LESS
11 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
11 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
11 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
11 8 (22.86%) Internet
12 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
12 7 (20.00%) NUnit
13 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
13 6 (17.14%) Moq
13 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 3 (8.57%) Node.js
5 1 (2.86%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.86%) SimpleDB
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) NUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Moq
3 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.57%) Mocha
5 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
5 3 (8.57%) Bower
5 3 (8.57%) Grunt
6 1 (2.86%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) MSTest
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Principal Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (60.00%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) HTML
4 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.71%) LESS
7 6 (17.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (17.14%) J2SE
7 6 (17.14%) J2EE
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (14.29%) Ajax
9 4 (11.43%) RESTful
10 3 (8.57%) XHTML
10 3 (8.57%) Google Maps API
10 3 (8.57%) WCF
10 3 (8.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Clustering
1 5 (14.29%) Open Source
2 4 (11.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) MVC
3 14 (40.00%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) OO
5 8 (22.86%) Performance Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
6 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.29%) Migration
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) UML
6 5 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
7 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) OOD
8 3 (8.57%) ITSM
8 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
8 3 (8.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) C#
4 10 (28.57%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (11.43%) Korn
5 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Atlassian
3 5 (14.29%) Sun
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Adobe
6 1 (2.86%) JBoss
6 1 (2.86%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) Xamarin