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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 51 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing JUnit 21 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.47% 1.02% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.92% 9.09% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
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£320 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
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
111 88 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.04% 11.21% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 32 25
Average daily rate £363 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £48.75 £40.57 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.16% +54.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £34.81 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £47.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 27 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 +7 3 £375 -11.76% 3
Crewe - 3 - - 1
JUnit
North West

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (66.67%) J2EE
3 23 (63.89%) Spring
4 19 (52.78%) HTML
5 18 (50.00%) SQL
6 17 (47.22%) XML
6 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (44.44%) TDD
8 15 (41.67%) Cucumber
8 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
9 14 (38.89%) CSS
9 14 (38.89%) RESTful
10 13 (36.11%) JSON
10 13 (36.11%) Oracle
11 11 (30.56%) JSP
11 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
12 10 (27.78%) Java EE
13 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Web Services
13 9 (25.00%) SOAP
14 8 (22.22%) Tomcat
14 8 (22.22%) JDBC
14 8 (22.22%) Finance
14 8 (22.22%) IBM
14 8 (22.22%) Degree
14 8 (22.22%) jQuery
14 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
14 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 8 (22.22%) Maven
14 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (8.33%) Confluence
5 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.78%) Apache
5 1 (2.78%) Jetty
5 1 (2.78%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Route 53
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) HTTP
2 6 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) SSH
3 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.22%) Big Data
3 6 (16.67%) Informix
3 6 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (13.89%) MySQL
4 5 (13.89%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Cucumber
2 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Maven
3 7 (19.44%) Selenium
4 6 (16.67%) Mockito
5 5 (13.89%) JIRA
5 5 (13.89%) IntelliJ
6 3 (8.33%) Ant
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.56%) Grunt
7 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.56%) Introscope
7 2 (5.56%) Bower
7 2 (5.56%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.78%) TestNG
8 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.78%) Hudson
8 1 (2.78%) Capybara
8 1 (2.78%) RSpec
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 29 (80.56%) Java Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior J2EE Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) J2EE
2 23 (63.89%) Spring
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) XML
5 14 (38.89%) CSS
5 14 (38.89%) RESTful
6 13 (36.11%) JSON
7 11 (30.56%) JSP
8 10 (27.78%) Java EE
9 9 (25.00%) Web Services
9 9 (25.00%) SOAP
10 8 (22.22%) JDBC
10 8 (22.22%) jQuery
11 7 (19.44%) Ajax
11 7 (19.44%) Servlets
12 6 (16.67%) XSL
12 6 (16.67%) WSDL
12 6 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
12 6 (16.67%) PowerMock
12 6 (16.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Telematics
1 7 (19.44%) Algorithms
2 4 (11.11%) Online Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 3 (8.33%) iPad
4 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 8 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 7 (19.44%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) MVC
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) Web Application Development
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) B2C
8 3 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (8.33%) SEO
8 3 (8.33%) Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 3 (8.33%) Data Validation
9 2 (5.56%) BDD
10 1 (2.78%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (19.44%) Groovy
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) XPath
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) hybris
4 2 (5.56%) Perforce
4 2 (5.56%) Compuware
4 2 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe
5 1 (2.78%) RightScale