The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 61 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing JUnit 12 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.23% 0.13% 1.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.45% 1.96% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£330 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +149.12%
JUnit
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
142 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.53% 6.40% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 27 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JUnit across the Cheshire region.

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the Cheshire region.

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -8 1 £340 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £210 -
JUnit
North West

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing JUnit also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JUnit.

1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
3 26 (74.29%) J2EE
4 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
4 24 (68.57%) HTML
5 22 (62.86%) TDD
6 21 (60.00%) CSS
6 21 (60.00%) SDLC
7 19 (54.29%) OO
8 16 (45.71%) jQuery
9 15 (42.86%) Spring
10 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (34.29%) OOD
11 12 (34.29%) OOP
11 12 (34.29%) Ant
11 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
11 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
12 11 (31.43%) JSON
12 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
12 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
13 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
13 10 (28.57%) RESTful
13 10 (28.57%) Oracle
13 10 (28.57%) Servlets
13 10 (28.57%) SOAP
13 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
13 10 (28.57%) Finance
14 9 (25.71%) IBM
14 9 (25.71%) Web Services
14 9 (25.71%) WSDL

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing JUnit also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (17.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Route 53
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 6 (17.14%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (17.14%) Informix
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
3 5 (14.29%) Big Data
3 5 (14.29%) DB2
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Ant
2 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.00%) Selenium
3 7 (20.00%) Mockito
3 7 (20.00%) Maven
4 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.43%) JIRA
6 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 3 (8.57%) Cactus
7 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.86%) Introscope
8 1 (2.86%) TestNG
8 1 (2.86%) Hudson
8 1 (2.86%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (2.86%) Gradle
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (94.29%) Developer
2 31 (88.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) J2EE
2 24 (68.57%) HTML
3 21 (60.00%) CSS
4 16 (45.71%) jQuery
5 15 (42.86%) Spring
6 11 (31.43%) JSON
7 10 (28.57%) RESTful
7 10 (28.57%) Servlets
7 10 (28.57%) SOAP
8 9 (25.71%) Web Services
8 9 (25.71%) WSDL
9 6 (17.14%) JAX-RPC
9 6 (17.14%) XSL
9 6 (17.14%) XML
9 6 (17.14%) JDBC
9 6 (17.14%) PowerMock
9 6 (17.14%) JAX-RS
10 4 (11.43%) Java EE
10 4 (11.43%) HTML5
11 3 (8.57%) ICEfaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Telematics
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.57%) Web 2.0
2 3 (8.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) CentOS
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) TDD
2 21 (60.00%) SDLC
3 19 (54.29%) OO
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) OOP
5 12 (34.29%) OOD
6 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 9 (25.71%) Integration Testing
7 9 (25.71%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Web Design
10 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (5.71%) Open Source
11 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
12 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
12 1 (2.86%) MVC
12 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (77.14%) SQL
3 24 (68.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) XPath
4 3 (8.57%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) IBM
3 5 (14.29%) JNBridge
4 4 (11.43%) Perforce
5 1 (2.86%) RightScale
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Compuware
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat