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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 55 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing JUnit 22 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.21% 1.11% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.83% 10.34% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
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£363 £413 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £403 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.25 £41.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+29.94% +7.05%
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
139 87 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.96% 10.73% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 34 25
Average daily rate £375 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £443 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 4 £388 -8.76%
Crewe - 3 - -
Wilmslow - 2 £323 -
JUnit
North West

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (70.73%) J2EE
3 25 (60.98%) Spring
4 24 (58.54%) SQL
4 24 (58.54%) HTML
5 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (51.22%) TDD
6 19 (46.34%) CSS
7 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (41.46%) XML
9 16 (39.02%) Cucumber
10 15 (36.59%) Oracle
10 15 (36.59%) RESTful
11 14 (34.15%) JSON
12 13 (31.71%) jQuery
13 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
14 11 (26.83%) Integration Testing
14 11 (26.83%) JSP
14 11 (26.83%) SOAP
14 11 (26.83%) Web Services
14 11 (26.83%) OO
15 10 (24.39%) IBM
15 10 (24.39%) Java EE
15 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
16 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
16 9 (21.95%) Degree
16 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
16 9 (21.95%) Finance
16 9 (21.95%) Servlets
16 9 (21.95%) JDBC

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
2 8 (19.51%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.07%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (17.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (7.32%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) Jetty
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Route 53
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) HTTP
2 7 (17.07%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.88%) SSH
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
2 8 (19.51%) Big Data
3 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
3 7 (17.07%) Informix
4 5 (12.20%) DB2
4 5 (12.20%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Cucumber
2 8 (19.51%) Selenium
2 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (19.51%) Maven
3 7 (17.07%) Mockito
3 7 (17.07%) Ant
4 6 (14.63%) JIRA
5 5 (12.20%) IntelliJ
6 4 (9.76%) Subversion
7 3 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.88%) Grunt
8 2 (4.88%) Bower
8 2 (4.88%) SonarQube
8 2 (4.88%) Introscope
9 1 (2.44%) Cactus
9 1 (2.44%) RSpec
9 1 (2.44%) TestNG
9 1 (2.44%) Hudson
9 1 (2.44%) Capybara
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (92.68%) Developer
2 34 (82.93%) Java Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Java Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Senior J2EE Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) J2EE
2 25 (60.98%) Spring
3 24 (58.54%) HTML
4 19 (46.34%) CSS
5 17 (41.46%) XML
6 15 (36.59%) RESTful
7 14 (34.15%) JSON
8 13 (31.71%) jQuery
9 11 (26.83%) JSP
9 11 (26.83%) SOAP
9 11 (26.83%) Web Services
10 10 (24.39%) Java EE
11 9 (21.95%) Servlets
11 9 (21.95%) JDBC
12 8 (19.51%) WSDL
12 8 (19.51%) Ajax
13 7 (17.07%) JAX-RS
13 7 (17.07%) PowerMock
13 7 (17.07%) JAX-RPC
13 7 (17.07%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Algorithms
1 7 (17.07%) Telematics
2 4 (9.76%) Online Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Open Source
3 3 (7.32%) iPad
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) CentOS
2 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) TDD
2 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Integration Testing
3 11 (26.83%) OO
4 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
5 9 (21.95%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Web Application Development
6 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.63%) MVC
8 5 (12.20%) Scrum
8 5 (12.20%) OOD
8 5 (12.20%) OOP
8 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.32%) Data Validation
9 3 (7.32%) Kanban
9 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.32%) B2C
9 3 (7.32%) SEO
9 3 (7.32%) Validation
9 3 (7.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) Groovy
5 3 (7.32%) XPath
5 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Puppet
1 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) IBM
3 5 (12.20%) JNBridge
4 3 (7.32%) hybris
4 3 (7.32%) Perforce
5 2 (4.88%) Compuware
5 2 (4.88%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) RightScale
6 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe