Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 52 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 21 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.88% 1.73% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.01% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £353
90th Percentile £505 £475 £388
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £43.75 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.75 - £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 639 598 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 87.77% 86.29% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 341 264
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £254
90th Percentile £576 £575 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 78 64
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.09 £12.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.88 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £32.50 £40.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year -19.75% +11.72% +90.79%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
3 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
3 10 (47.62%) WPF
3 10 (47.62%) MVVM
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) UML
6 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (19.05%) System Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) HTML5
8 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 3 (14.29%) CSS3
9 2 (9.52%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
9 2 (9.52%) Node.js
9 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (9.52%) Bioinformatics

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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) GitLab
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.76%) Mocha
3 1 (4.76%) NCrunch
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.76%) Trac
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.76%) webpack
General
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) WPF Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
1 10 (47.62%) .NET Framework
1 10 (47.62%) WPF
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) CSS3
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
3 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (9.52%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
3 2 (9.52%) WCF
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.76%) Django
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Life Science
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVVM
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) UML
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (19.05%) System Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) DNA
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) Use Case
8 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.76%) ES6
4 1 (4.76%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Tcl
4 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PhD
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ARP4754
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft