Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 87 102
Rank change year-on-year +19 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing JUnit 22 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.65% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.95% 4.42% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 3
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +28.30%
10th Percentile £267 £269 £373
90th Percentile £475 £453 £478
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +7.14%
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 221 249 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.55% 17.00% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 186 176
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £304 £284 £280
90th Percentile £534 £500 £524
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.00 £38.50 £25.63
90th Percentile £33.00 £39.50 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £41.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +10.29%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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
Knutsford -4 13 £425 +11.84% 2
Chester +9 1 £450 +41.18% 6
Crewe - 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Warrington - 1 £450 - 2
JUnit
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Spring
3 17 (77.27%) TDD
3 17 (77.27%) Hibernate
3 17 (77.27%) Oracle
3 17 (77.27%) Web Services
3 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
4 16 (72.73%) JPA
4 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
4 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 16 (72.73%) OO
5 15 (68.18%) Perforce
5 15 (68.18%) RDBMS
5 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
6 14 (63.64%) Data Modelling
6 14 (63.64%) SOAP
7 13 (59.09%) REST
8 12 (54.55%) Spring Boot
8 12 (54.55%) Java EE
9 11 (50.00%) Banking
9 11 (50.00%) Finance
10 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
10 9 (40.91%) Gradle
11 8 (36.36%) JProfiler
11 8 (36.36%) Maven
12 7 (31.82%) RAD
12 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
12 7 (31.82%) Data Protection

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 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) Relational Database
2 15 (68.18%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
5 1 (4.55%) CouchDB
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
2 9 (40.91%) Gradle
3 8 (36.36%) JProfiler
3 8 (36.36%) Maven
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) IntelliJ
5 5 (22.73%) JIRA
5 5 (22.73%) SonarQube
6 3 (13.64%) Subversion
7 2 (9.09%) Mockito
8 1 (4.55%) Ant
8 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.55%) Hudson
8 1 (4.55%) MyEclipse
General
1 11 (50.00%) Banking
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
1 21 (95.45%) Java Developer
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Core Java Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Java Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Programmer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Android Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Java GUI Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) Spring
2 17 (77.27%) Hibernate
2 17 (77.27%) Web Services
3 16 (72.73%) JPA
4 14 (63.64%) SOAP
5 13 (59.09%) REST
6 12 (54.55%) Java EE
6 12 (54.55%) Spring Boot
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 4 (18.18%) Ajax
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) JSON
9 4 (18.18%) RESTful
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) XSLT
11 2 (9.09%) Apache Camel
11 2 (9.09%) CSS
11 2 (9.09%) J2SE
11 2 (9.09%) Java ME
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) STB
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) RIA
2 1 (4.55%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (77.27%) TDD
2 17 (77.27%) Unit Testing
3 16 (72.73%) OO
3 16 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 14 (63.64%) Data Modelling
5 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
5 7 (31.82%) RAD
6 5 (22.73%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (22.73%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) OOP
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) Android Development
9 2 (9.09%) iOS Development
9 2 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 15 (68.18%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) IBM