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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 47 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing JUnit 25 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.16% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.04% 6.17% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 3
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£323 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +27.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £338 £364
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
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
96 81 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.15% 10.10% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 30 24
Average daily rate £320 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +27.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £478 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.57 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +170.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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
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 4 March 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
Wilmslow - 6 £320 -
Chester +14 5 £363 - 3
Crewe - 3 - - 1
Northwich - - - -
JUnit
North West

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (62.86%) J2EE
3 21 (60.00%) Spring
4 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (45.71%) HTML
6 15 (42.86%) XML
6 15 (42.86%) SQL
6 15 (42.86%) TDD
7 14 (40.00%) RESTful
8 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
9 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
10 11 (31.43%) Oracle
10 11 (31.43%) CSS
10 11 (31.43%) JSP
10 11 (31.43%) JSON
11 10 (28.57%) Java EE
12 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
13 8 (22.86%) Big Data
13 8 (22.86%) Maven
13 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
13 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
13 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
14 7 (20.00%) Web Services
14 7 (20.00%) SOAP
14 7 (20.00%) Finance
14 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
14 7 (20.00%) Groovy
14 7 (20.00%) Telematics
14 7 (20.00%) jQuery
14 7 (20.00%) Banking

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (22.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.43%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (8.57%) Confluence
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) Jetty
5 1 (2.86%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Route 53
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) PaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) SSH
3 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.86%) Big Data
3 5 (14.29%) DB2
3 5 (14.29%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 4 (11.43%) Informix
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Cucumber
2 8 (22.86%) Maven
2 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 4 (11.43%) Mockito
5 3 (8.57%) Subversion
5 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) Grunt
6 2 (5.71%) Bower
6 2 (5.71%) Introscope
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) Ant
7 1 (2.86%) Hudson
7 1 (2.86%) TestNG
7 1 (2.86%) RSpec
7 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.86%) Capybara
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
1 7 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 27 (77.14%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Hybris Developer
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior J2EE Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) J2EE
2 21 (60.00%) Spring
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 15 (42.86%) XML
5 14 (40.00%) RESTful
6 11 (31.43%) CSS
6 11 (31.43%) JSP
6 11 (31.43%) JSON
7 10 (28.57%) Java EE
8 7 (20.00%) Web Services
8 7 (20.00%) SOAP
8 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 7 (20.00%) Ajax
9 6 (17.14%) REST
9 6 (17.14%) JDBC
10 5 (14.29%) Servlets
10 5 (14.29%) JAX-RS
11 4 (11.43%) Spring MVC
11 4 (11.43%) PowerMock
11 4 (11.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Telematics
1 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Online Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) iPad
4 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) TDD
3 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) MVC
5 6 (17.14%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
7 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) B2C
8 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) Kanban
8 3 (8.57%) Data Validation
8 3 (8.57%) SEO
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
10 1 (2.86%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) Groovy
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) XPath
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) VCP4
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
1 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) hybris
4 2 (5.71%) Perforce
4 2 (5.71%) Compuware
4 2 (5.71%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) RightScale