Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 58 48
Rank change year-on-year -18 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 17 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.29% 2.22% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.76% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 22
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +2.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £278
90th Percentile £520 £384 £445
East of England median daily rate £400 £325 £344
% change year-on-year +23.08% -5.45% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +10.96% +1.39%

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 1,128 871 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.71% 80.72% 78.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 375 619
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £259
90th Percentile £559 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 103 84
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.55 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £56.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +10.00% +20.00%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 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 +5 13 £425 +21.43% 21
Peterborough -22 1 £450 +55.17% 3
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 11 (64.71%) C#
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) WPF
4 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) NUnit
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) Docker
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Python
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 4 (23.53%) C++
6 4 (23.53%) OOP
6 4 (23.53%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) WinForms
6 4 (23.53%) Django
6 4 (23.53%) jQuery
6 4 (23.53%) Flask
6 4 (23.53%) WCF

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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Big Data
3 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) NUnit
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (11.76%) Mocha
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 4 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Python Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Django Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Python/Django Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Sitecore Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
2 6 (35.29%) WPF
3 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) Django
4 4 (23.53%) Flask
4 4 (23.53%) jQuery
4 4 (23.53%) WCF
4 4 (23.53%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Backbone.js
5 2 (11.76%) Durandal
5 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (11.76%) LESS
5 2 (11.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (11.76%) React
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematical Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.76%) Physics
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 2 (11.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Mesos
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Coveo
1 2 (11.76%) Sitecore