The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unit Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 46 36 52
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.31% 4.02% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 5.01% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 6
Median daily rate - £345 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £347
% change year-on-year +5.33% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 423 499 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.21% 80.23% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 298 269
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 55
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -9 6 - - 11
Unit Testing
East of England

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (30.00%) WPF
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) Moq
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.00%) Node.js
5 3 (15.00%) REST
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) XSLT
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) ITSM
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) NUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle ADF

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.00%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Moq
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Grunt
3 2 (10.00%) gulp
3 2 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (10.00%) PhantomJS
3 2 (10.00%) WebStorm
4 1 (5.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Trac
General
1 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) WPF Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) XML Developer
7 1 (5.00%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) WPF
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.00%) CSS3
3 3 (15.00%) Node.js
3 3 (15.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 2 (10.00%) Ajax
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (10.00%) PhoneGap
4 2 (10.00%) Sass
4 2 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.00%) Change Management
1 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (15.00%) ITSM
1 3 (15.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (10.00%) SDLC
2 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.00%) UX Design
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
3 1 (5.00%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Dart
4 2 (10.00%) ECMAScript
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Progress
2 1 (5.00%) Siemens
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago