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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 39 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 +13  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.65% 1.64% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.98% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £453 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.28% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £43.00 £37.40
% change year-on-year -0.29% +14.97%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 240 303 361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 79.21% 82.79% 80.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 189 266
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 18 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.68 £19.25 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (50.00%) HTML5
2 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (41.67%) Grunt
3 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (41.67%) User Experience
3 5 (41.67%) gulp
3 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (41.67%) Mercurial
3 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) UX Design
4 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
4 4 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax

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 2 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Grunt
1 5 (41.67%) gulp
1 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
1 5 (41.67%) Mercurial
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (25.00%) PhantomJS
3 3 (25.00%) WebStorm
4 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (16.67%) Mocha
4 2 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) Trac
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
1 6 (50.00%) CSS3
1 6 (50.00%) HTML
1 6 (50.00%) HTML5
1 6 (50.00%) Node.js
1 6 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (25.00%) Ajax
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Loki
3 3 (25.00%) PhoneGap
3 3 (25.00%) SignalR
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (16.67%) Express
4 2 (16.67%) Polymer
4 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 2 (16.67%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
1 5 (41.67%) User Experience
2 4 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) UX Design
3 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
5 2 (16.67%) BPMN
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Fraud Detection
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) Dart
3 3 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 3 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (16.67%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ARP4754
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