Period
to 22 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 81 106
Rank change year-on-year +17 +25 -45
Contract jobs citing JUnit 25 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.02% 0.70% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.42% 4.07% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 5
Cheshire median daily rate £390 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -8.33% +39.53%
10th Percentile £259 £377 £337
90th Percentile £475 £488 £473
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £29.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -26.19% +33.33%

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 219 221 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.66% 17.31% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 172 165
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.01% -1.88% +18.96%
10th Percentile £264 £263 £279
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.25 £38.50 £22.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £39.50 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.32% +10.33% +7.14%

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Cheshire

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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 January 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 -9 8 £383 +0.66%
Warrington - 4 £420 -
Crewe - 4 £463 -
Chester - 1 £450 - 10
JUnit
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 23 (92.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (56.00%) TDD
4 14 (56.00%) Spring
4 14 (56.00%) Web Services
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) Oracle
5 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
5 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (44.00%) JPA
6 11 (44.00%) Gradle
6 11 (44.00%) OO
6 11 (44.00%) RDBMS
6 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (44.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) Perforce
7 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
8 9 (36.00%) Maven
8 9 (36.00%) JProfiler
8 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
9 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
10 7 (28.00%) J2EE
10 7 (28.00%) SOAP
10 7 (28.00%) Banking
10 7 (28.00%) REST
10 7 (28.00%) jQuery

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 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (44.00%) RDBMS
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (16.00%) MySQL
5 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (8.00%) CouchDB
5 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (44.00%) Gradle
3 9 (36.00%) JProfiler
3 9 (36.00%) Maven
4 8 (32.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (16.00%) IntelliJ
6 4 (16.00%) SonarQube
6 4 (16.00%) Subversion
7 2 (8.00%) Ant
7 2 (8.00%) Mockito
7 2 (8.00%) Selenium
7 2 (8.00%) TestNG
8 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (4.00%) Hudson
8 1 (4.00%) Mocha
8 1 (4.00%) MyEclipse
8 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
1 21 (84.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Java Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Java GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) Spring
1 14 (56.00%) Web Services
2 11 (44.00%) Hibernate
2 11 (44.00%) JPA
3 7 (28.00%) J2EE
3 7 (28.00%) jQuery
3 7 (28.00%) REST
3 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 6 (24.00%) Ajax
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) Java EE
4 6 (24.00%) JSON
4 6 (24.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
5 5 (20.00%) RESTful
6 4 (16.00%) XSLT
7 3 (12.00%) Apache CXF
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) STB
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (56.00%) TDD
4 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (44.00%) OO
6 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (36.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (24.00%) RAD
8 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) SDLC
8 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (16.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (16.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 4 (16.00%) OOP
10 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
11 2 (8.00%) Kanban
11 2 (8.00%) MVC
11 2 (8.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) C
4 2 (8.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Perforce
3 1 (4.00%) IBM