Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 82 56
Rank change year-on-year +24 -26 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 27 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.36% 1.14% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.34% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £352 £313 £289
90th Percentile £576 £475 £388
East of England median daily rate £440 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +10.00% +18.52% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.75 - £43.50
10th Percentile £36.38 - £41.45
90th Percentile £45.33 - £45.55
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 - £40.50

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 992 1,197 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.71% 85.14% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 603 438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.91%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £214
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 111 99
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% +6.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.50 £51.25 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.47% +5.81% +30.39%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +14 25 £400 - 26
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 18 (66.67%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
3 10 (37.04%) WPF
3 10 (37.04%) .NET
3 10 (37.04%) MVVM
4 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 7 (25.93%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) CSS3
5 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) CSS
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (22.22%) CRM
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) UML
6 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 6 (22.22%) Use Case
6 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (22.22%) QA
6 6 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.81%) C++
8 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Front End Development

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 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) nginx
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.70%) GitLab
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.70%) Mocha
4 1 (3.70%) NCrunch
4 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.70%) Trac
4 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Law
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) CRM Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) WPF Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
6 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
1 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
1 10 (37.04%) WPF
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) CSS3
2 7 (25.93%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) HTML5
3 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (7.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
3 2 (7.41%) WCF
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) Express
4 1 (3.70%) Polymer
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.41%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) MVVM
2 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
3 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 6 (22.22%) CRM
5 6 (22.22%) UML
5 6 (22.22%) Use Case
6 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (14.81%) System Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) Bioinformatics
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) DNA
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
8 2 (7.41%) OO
9 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (3.70%) TDD
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) ES6
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Tcl
6 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ARP4754
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft