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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 71 51
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 6 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.12% 0.92% 2.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 5.49% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 15
Median daily rate £500 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £336 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.31% -15.55%  

JUnit is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 90 164 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.85% 16.72% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 95 76
Median daily rate £450 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -67.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing JUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 1 - -
JUnit
North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Mockito
4 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (66.67%) SOAP
4 6 (66.67%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) J2EE
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 5 (55.56%) REST
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (44.44%) Hudson
6 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
6 4 (44.44%) EJB 3.0
6 4 (44.44%) MyEclipse
6 4 (44.44%) MySQL
6 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
6 4 (44.44%) EJB
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
6 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
6 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
6 4 (44.44%) JSF

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 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (44.44%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (33.33%) JasperReports
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
4 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
4 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Mockito
2 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (44.44%) Bitbucket
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) Hudson
4 4 (44.44%) IntelliJ
4 4 (44.44%) MyEclipse
5 3 (33.33%) Ant
5 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (33.33%) Maven
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
6 2 (22.22%) CruiseControl
6 2 (22.22%) EasyMock
6 2 (22.22%) JBehave
6 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (11.11%) Gradle
7 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Java Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Web Architect
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) SOAP
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) EJB
5 4 (44.44%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (44.44%) JSF
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
7 2 (22.22%) Backbone.js
7 2 (22.22%) CSS3
7 2 (22.22%) Express
7 2 (22.22%) HTML5
7 2 (22.22%) JPA
7 2 (22.22%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) API Design
6 2 (22.22%) Coaching
6 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (22.22%) Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
6 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Capistrano
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) IBM