Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for JUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JUnit over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 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.

JUnit
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 77 91
Rank change year-on-year +18 +14 +1
Contract jobs citing JUnit 33 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.50% 1.09% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.79% 6.60% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 9
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +18.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £360 £334 £249
90th Percentile £483 £475 £448
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year - +52.41% -

JUnit is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 258 212 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.56% 16.47% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 166 177
Cheshire median daily rate £405 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.92% +2.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £316 £305 £275
90th Percentile £545 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £32.00 £29.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.63% +7.06% -20.29%
10th Percentile £42.50 £31.00 £22.55
90th Percentile £60.70 £33.00 £37.63
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.85% +2.81% +6.67%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing JUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for JUnit in Cheshire

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Cheshire

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in Cheshire

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 17 £423 - 2
Knutsford -17 5 £360 -20.00% 1
Chester +1 2 £405 -10.00% 1
JUnit
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
3 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
4 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
4 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (48.48%) JMeter
5 16 (48.48%) Scrum
6 15 (45.45%) DevOps
7 13 (39.39%) Selenium
8 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
9 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 10 (30.30%) Spring
10 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (30.30%) Node.js
10 10 (30.30%) REST
11 9 (27.27%) OWASP
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (27.27%) SQL
12 8 (24.24%) SOAP
12 8 (24.24%) Maven
12 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
12 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
12 8 (24.24%) BDD
12 8 (24.24%) Docker
12 8 (24.24%) hapi
13 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) BrowserStack
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) npm
3 2 (6.06%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (9.09%) ZAP BI
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Git (software)
2 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
2 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
3 16 (48.48%) JMeter
4 13 (39.39%) Selenium
5 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (24.24%) Maven
7 6 (18.18%) GitLab
7 6 (18.18%) JIRA
7 6 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (18.18%) SonarQube
8 5 (15.15%) Mercurial
8 5 (15.15%) Subversion
8 5 (15.15%) TestNG
9 4 (12.12%) Android Studio
9 4 (12.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (9.09%) Mockito
11 2 (6.06%) Gradle
11 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Front Office
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Tester
4 5 (15.15%) QA Automation Tester
4 5 (15.15%) QA Tester
5 4 (12.12%) Android Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Java Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Java Android Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Node.js
1 10 (30.30%) REST
1 10 (30.30%) Spring
2 8 (24.24%) hapi
2 8 (24.24%) Hibernate
2 8 (24.24%) SOAP
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) Gherkin
3 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) Spring Boot
4 5 (15.15%) JSON
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) Android SDK
5 4 (12.12%) Java EE
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 2 (6.06%) Akka
6 2 (6.06%) Kafka
6 2 (6.06%) RAML
6 2 (6.06%) React
6 2 (6.06%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
1 2 (6.06%) Equities
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Android
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (48.48%) Scrum
4 15 (45.45%) DevOps
5 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 12 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 9 (27.27%) OWASP
7 8 (24.24%) BDD
7 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
8 7 (21.21%) CRM
8 7 (21.21%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Problem Management
8 7 (21.21%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 6 (18.18%) Case Management
9 6 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 6 (18.18%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) System Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Java 8
4 4 (12.12%) Kotlin
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) ES6
6 2 (6.06%) Java 9
6 2 (6.06%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) HND
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) SaltStack