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 23 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 50 70
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 1.36% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.70% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £426 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.78% +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 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 472 471 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.27% 79.97% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 272 366
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 30 53
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.64% +57.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
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 23 June 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 +6 5 £453 +29.28% 12
Peterborough - 1 £220 - 3
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) SDL Web 8
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Mercurial
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 6 (42.86%) Node.js
2 6 (42.86%) REST
2 6 (42.86%) CSS3
2 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
2 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (42.86%) Grunt
2 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 6 (42.86%) gulp
2 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (35.71%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (35.71%) UX Design
3 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
3 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) MVC

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 3 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (35.71%) OmniGraffle
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Grunt
1 6 (42.86%) gulp
1 6 (42.86%) Jasmine
1 6 (42.86%) Mercurial
2 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (21.43%) IntelliJ
3 3 (21.43%) Mocha
3 3 (21.43%) PhantomJS
3 3 (21.43%) WebStorm
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Moq
5 1 (7.14%) NUnit
5 1 (7.14%) Trac
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) CSS3
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) HTML5
1 6 (42.86%) Node.js
1 6 (42.86%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) Ajax
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (21.43%) Express
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) Loki
3 3 (21.43%) PhoneGap
3 3 (21.43%) Polymer
3 3 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (21.43%) SignalR
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (21.43%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (35.71%) UX Design
2 5 (35.71%) Workflow
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) BPMN
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Wireframes
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Dart
3 3 (21.43%) ECMAScript
3 3 (21.43%) ES6
3 3 (21.43%) TypeScript
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ARP4754
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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