Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 70 99
Rank change year-on-year -4 +29 -22
Contract jobs citing JUnit 24 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.76% 1.62% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.60% 9.01% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 16
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £388 £276
90th Percentile £488 £538 £428
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year - +31.78% -14.00%

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 279 222 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.41% 18.00% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 172 189
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +12.28%
10th Percentile £295 £295 £313
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +74.01% -55.42%
10th Percentile £26.75 £31.00 £15.58
90th Percentile £45.25 £44.90 £20.40
North West median hourly rate £38.25 £41.38 £41.88
% change year-on-year -7.55% -1.19% +4.69%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 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 - 10 £475 -
Knutsford -16 7 £400 -7.51%
Chester -6 3 £405 -12.43% 3
JUnit
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 22 (91.67%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Spring
5 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 9 (37.50%) Java 8
6 9 (37.50%) Maven
7 8 (33.33%) Mockito
8 7 (29.17%) Mocha
8 7 (29.17%) Gradle
8 7 (29.17%) JSON
9 6 (25.00%) jQuery
9 6 (25.00%) TDD
9 6 (25.00%) JDBC
9 6 (25.00%) XML
9 6 (25.00%) OO
9 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (25.00%) TestNG
9 6 (25.00%) JPA
9 6 (25.00%) Terraform
9 6 (25.00%) Service Design
9 6 (25.00%) Dropwizard
9 6 (25.00%) Ansible
10 5 (20.83%) Mercurial
10 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
10 5 (20.83%) JProfiler

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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Solr
1 3 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (12.50%) JBoss
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) BrowserStack
2 1 (4.17%) npm
2 1 (4.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) DSL
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 9 (37.50%) Maven
2 8 (33.33%) Mockito
3 7 (29.17%) Gradle
3 7 (29.17%) Mocha
4 6 (25.00%) TestNG
5 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.83%) JProfiler
5 5 (20.83%) Mercurial
6 4 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (12.50%) CA Release Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 3 (12.50%) gulp
7 3 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (8.33%) IntelliJ
8 2 (8.33%) Subversion
9 1 (4.17%) Arquillian
9 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
9 1 (4.17%) Spock
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
1 18 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) Hibernate
1 10 (41.67%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) Dropwizard
3 6 (25.00%) JDBC
3 6 (25.00%) JPA
3 6 (25.00%) jQuery
3 6 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (25.00%) XML
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) Java EE
4 5 (20.83%) Node.js
4 5 (20.83%) XSLT
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) REST
5 4 (16.67%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Unit Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (25.00%) OO
4 6 (25.00%) Service Design
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) RAD
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (12.50%) DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
7 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.50%) Workload Management
8 2 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Java
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) Java 8
5 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Groovy
7 1 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
1 6 (25.00%) Terraform
2 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) logstash
4 1 (4.17%) Kibana
4 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
1 5 (20.83%) Perforce
2 3 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.17%) SaltStack