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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 34 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.92% 5.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 6.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 0
Median daily rate - £345 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £375 £347
% change year-on-year +4.33% +7.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £44.85 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.69% +19.60%  

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 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.11% 76.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 209 156
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 15
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Cambridge

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
2 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) PhD
2 3 (30.00%) WinForms
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (20.00%) SCADA
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) Dart
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) gulp
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) Sass

Unit Testing
Top Related 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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Grunt
2 2 (20.00%) gulp
2 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (20.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (20.00%) WebStorm
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Trac
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (30.00%) WPF Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (10.00%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) CSS3
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) WinForms
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 2 (20.00%) Sass
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (20.00%) SCADA
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) UX Design
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Dart
3 2 (20.00%) ECMAScript
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Siemens
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago