The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CppUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CppUnit over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

CppUnit
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 628 596
Contract jobs citing CppUnit 0 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.037% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.26% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 16
Median daily rate - £300 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £315
% change year-on-year - -4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

CppUnit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7833 7833 7014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 5237 4483
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 186 130
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

CppUnit
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CppUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for CppUnit in the UK

CppUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CppUnit in the UK

CppUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CppUnit in the UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CppUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CppUnit.

1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Derivative
3 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (66.67%) UML
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
3 6 (66.67%) OOD
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Ant
3 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (66.67%) NUnit
3 6 (66.67%) Subversion
3 6 (66.67%) Use Case
3 6 (66.67%) Memory Management
3 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
3 6 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) HP Fortify

CppUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Ant
1 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (66.67%) GoogleTest
1 6 (66.67%) NUnit
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) GCC
2 1 (11.11%) GDB
2 1 (11.11%) JMeter
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
2 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Memory Management
3 6 (66.67%) OO
3 6 (66.67%) OOD
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (66.67%) UML
3 6 (66.67%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Code Coverage
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Coverity
1 1 (11.11%) Veracode