Period
to 21 July 2018

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 6 months to 21 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 67 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16 +24
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 26 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.43% 1.24% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.51% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 15
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £426 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.02% +15.20% +8.82%
10th Percentile £344 £277 £308
90th Percentile £487 £638 £465
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £36.25 - -
East of England median hourly rate £36.88 £43.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -14.74% -13.50% +21.21%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 909 991 1,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.11% 82.17% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 502 605
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +16.20%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £263
90th Percentile £575 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 121 69
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -33.33% +108.33%
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.25 £9.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% +33.33% -

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Cambridgeshire

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 22 £398 -12.15% 11
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 16 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 12 (46.15%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 10 (38.46%) Validation
5 10 (38.46%) HTML5
5 10 (38.46%) CSS3
5 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (34.62%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (34.62%) Use Case
6 9 (34.62%) QA
6 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (34.62%) CRM
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 5 (19.23%) C
9 5 (19.23%) SDLC
10 4 (15.38%) OO
10 4 (15.38%) Java
10 4 (15.38%) Scrum
10 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
11 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance

Unit Testing
Co-occurring 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
3 2 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Trac
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.85%) GitLab
4 1 (3.85%) Grunt
4 1 (3.85%) gulp
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.85%) Mocha
4 1 (3.85%) VersionOne
4 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (30.77%) CRM Developer
3 8 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Python Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Tester
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) WPF Developer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) CSS3
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.85%) Express
4 1 (3.85%) Polymer
4 1 (3.85%) React
4 1 (3.85%) Sass
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 10 (38.46%) Validation
5 9 (34.62%) CRM
5 9 (34.62%) Use Case
6 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 4 (15.38%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) Code Coverage
8 3 (11.54%) Decision-Making
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) MVVM
10 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) C
4 4 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) ES6
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.69%) PhD
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) ARP4754
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Cadence
2 1 (3.85%) SAP