Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 73 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 -22
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 14 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 1.53% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.74% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% +1.45%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £297
90th Percentile £446 £525 £385
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £331
% change year-on-year - +28.30% -10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £19.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.05% -48.30% -
10th Percentile £37.50 £18.50 £35.88
90th Percentile £52.90 £19.50 £37.63
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £19.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +131.58% -48.30% +0.68%

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 838 1,033 933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.88% 87.99% 83.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 501 440
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £211
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 94 98
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £38.38 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.40% +16.29% -12.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.08 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.68 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £25.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year -25.24% -23.13% +22.35%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -11 9 £393 -4.85% 8
Huntingdon - 2 - - 1
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) MVVM
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) WPF
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) C++
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
4 3 (21.43%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (21.43%) React
5 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (14.29%) Spark SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 2 (14.29%) GraphQL
5 2 (14.29%) Databricks
5 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) Talend

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 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 2 (14.29%) Power BI
1 2 (14.29%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
4 1 (7.14%) gulp
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
4 1 (7.14%) Mocha
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Python Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) WPF
2 3 (21.43%) React
3 2 (14.29%) GraphQL
3 2 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Express
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) Polymer
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Life Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) MVVM
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (7.14%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
4 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Databricks
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Talend