Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 49 53
Rank change year-on-year -34 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 15 31 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.06% 2.80% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 3.42% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 24
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -0.74% -7.48%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £300
90th Percentile £495 £388 £445
East of England median daily rate £400 £338 £347
% change year-on-year +18.52% -2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £43.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +8.75% +14.29%

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 1180 907 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.45% 81.86% 79.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 433 757
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £260
90th Percentile £540 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 87 83
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +108.33% -34.55%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.00
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

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 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -4 10 £400 +10.34% 7
Peterborough -20 1 £450 +55.17% 6
Unit Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) NUnit
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) WinForms
6 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (26.67%) C++
6 4 (26.67%) OOP
6 4 (26.67%) WPF
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project

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 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (13.33%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) NUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (13.33%) Grunt
5 2 (13.33%) gulp
5 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
5 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
5 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (13.33%) PhantomJS
5 2 (13.33%) WebStorm
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) WinForms
3 4 (26.67%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) Ajax
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (13.33%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) Django
5 2 (13.33%) Flask
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 2 (13.33%) PhoneGap
5 2 (13.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (13.33%) UX Design
5 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
6 1 (6.67%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) C++
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Dart
4 2 (13.33%) ECMAScript
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Mesos