Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 64 102
Rank change year-on-year +4 +38 -33
Contract jobs citing JUnit 36 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.75% 1.41% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.04% 7.81% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 16
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +17.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £263 £360 £320
90th Percentile £488 £538 £450
North West median daily rate £408 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +13.19% -10.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 299 192 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.86% 18.08% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 151 194
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £313
90th Percentile £561 £525 £500
North West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £50.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +212.50% -57.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £50.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.75 £50.00 £17.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +8.11%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
Knutsford -5 12 £375 -6.25%
Crewe - 10 £475 - 2
Warrington - 4 £420 -
Chester -2 1 - - 3
JUnit
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 34 (94.44%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 20 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (50.00%) Maven
5 17 (47.22%) TDD
5 17 (47.22%) Gradle
6 16 (44.44%) Spring
6 16 (44.44%) Java 8
7 15 (41.67%) Unit Testing
8 13 (36.11%) JPA
8 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
8 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
8 13 (36.11%) JProfiler
8 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
8 13 (36.11%) OO
9 11 (30.56%) Web Services
9 11 (30.56%) Perforce
9 11 (30.56%) jQuery
9 11 (30.56%) JSON
9 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
10 10 (27.78%) RAD
10 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
11 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (25.00%) J2EE
11 9 (25.00%) Oracle
11 9 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (25.00%) Ajax

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 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
1 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (8.33%) JBoss
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.78%) npm
1 1 (2.78%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 9 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 4 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
6 2 (5.56%) CouchDB
6 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Maven
2 17 (47.22%) Gradle
3 13 (36.11%) Git (software)
3 13 (36.11%) Jenkins
3 13 (36.11%) JProfiler
4 10 (27.78%) Eclipse
5 8 (22.22%) Mocha
5 8 (22.22%) Mockito
6 6 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 6 (16.67%) JIRA
7 5 (13.89%) Selenium
8 4 (11.11%) SonarQube
9 3 (8.33%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (8.33%) gulp
9 3 (8.33%) Subversion
10 2 (5.56%) Ant
10 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
10 2 (5.56%) TestNG
11 1 (2.78%) Arquillian
11 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
1 28 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Full Stack Developer
2 5 (13.89%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 5 (13.89%) Node.js Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Java Applications Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 2 (5.56%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Java Programmer
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum Master
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Java GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Spring
2 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
2 13 (36.11%) JPA
3 11 (30.56%) jQuery
3 11 (30.56%) JSON
3 11 (30.56%) Web Services
4 9 (25.00%) Ajax
4 9 (25.00%) J2EE
5 7 (19.44%) Dropwizard
5 7 (19.44%) JDBC
5 7 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (19.44%) XML
5 7 (19.44%) XSLT
6 6 (16.67%) Apache Camel
7 5 (13.89%) Java EE
7 5 (13.89%) Node.js
7 5 (13.89%) REST
7 5 (13.89%) Spring Boot
8 4 (11.11%) RESTful
8 4 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) STB
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 15 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 13 (36.11%) OO
6 10 (27.78%) RAD
7 9 (25.00%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (22.22%) Scrum
9 7 (19.44%) Service Design
10 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 5 (13.89%) BDD
11 5 (13.89%) SDLC
12 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 4 (11.11%) OOP
12 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (8.33%) DevOps
13 3 (8.33%) Software Delivery
13 3 (8.33%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (44.44%) Java 8
5 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.33%) Python
7 2 (5.56%) C
7 2 (5.56%) C++
8 1 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Ansible
1 7 (19.44%) Terraform
2 3 (8.33%) logstash
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.78%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Perforce
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Ab Initio