Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unit Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 55 51
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4 +8
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 28 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.79% 1.24% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 1.50% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
Cambridge median daily rate £423 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.11% +28.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £357 £363 £318
90th Percentile £565 £630 £440
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £423 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -6.11% +28.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £44.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 - £43.50

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 637 534 563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 86.20% 82.53% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 286 310
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £205 £274
90th Percentile £577 £538 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 53
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £16.27 £17.00 £14.63
90th Percentile £50.75 £48.35 £59.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% +4.17% +128.28%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unit Testing in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Cambridge over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 17 (60.71%) C#
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 11 (39.29%) Test Scripting
4 10 (35.71%) HTML5
4 10 (35.71%) CSS3
4 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (35.71%) HTML
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (32.14%) CRM
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (32.14%) QA
5 9 (32.14%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (32.14%) Use Case
6 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) WPF
8 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 6 (21.43%) SDLC
8 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (21.43%) MVVM
9 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.86%) Validation
9 5 (17.86%) Web Services
9 5 (17.86%) UML
9 5 (17.86%) OO

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) nginx
Business Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (7.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Trac
6 1 (3.57%) GitLab
6 1 (3.57%) Grunt
6 1 (3.57%) gulp
6 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.57%) Mocha
6 1 (3.57%) NCrunch
6 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (28.57%) CRM Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 3 (10.71%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Python Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
1 10 (35.71%) CSS3
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) HTML5
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 6 (21.43%) WPF
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (3.57%) Backbone.js
5 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Express
5 1 (3.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.57%) React
5 1 (3.57%) RESTful
5 1 (3.57%) Sass
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Life Science
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) Test Automation
3 11 (39.29%) Test Scripting
4 9 (32.14%) CRM
4 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 9 (32.14%) Use Case
5 6 (21.43%) MVVM
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) UML
6 5 (17.86%) Validation
7 4 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) Code Coverage
8 3 (10.71%) Decision-Making
8 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
9 2 (7.14%) DNA
9 2 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) ES6
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) Tcl
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ARP4754
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) SAP