The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 24 April 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.06% - 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £220 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £328
% change year-on-year +1.00% +14.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% +14.66%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 63 72 117
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 67.02% 70.59% 82.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 66
Median daily rate £380 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.75 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.03% +107.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £40.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unit Testing in Peterborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Peterborough

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) AIX

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Progress