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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 72 54
Rank change year-on-year +25 -18  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 11 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.72% 1.09% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.02% 6.33% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £294 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £418 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £378
% change year-on-year +1.17% +12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +1.26% -39.23%  

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 122 158 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 19.06% 17.17% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 121 105
Median daily rate £410 £413 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +12.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £20.78 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.99% -49.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

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 23 June 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
Knutsford - 10 £400 - 1
Chester +7 1 £463 +23.33% 2
JUnit
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle
3 14 (82.35%) Spring
4 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
4 12 (70.59%) SQL
5 11 (64.71%) J2EE
6 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
6 10 (58.82%) SOAP
7 9 (52.94%) Banking
7 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
7 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
7 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (47.06%) jQuery
8 8 (47.06%) JIRA
8 8 (47.06%) Web Services
8 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (41.18%) TDD
9 7 (41.18%) Finance
10 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
10 6 (35.29%) IntelliJ
10 6 (35.29%) C#
10 6 (35.29%) .NET
10 6 (35.29%) JBoss
10 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
10 6 (35.29%) REST
10 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
10 6 (35.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
11 5 (29.41%) Mockito
11 5 (29.41%) JPA

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 6 (35.29%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) JasperReports
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) JIRA
3 6 (35.29%) Cucumber
3 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
3 6 (35.29%) IntelliJ
4 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 5 (29.41%) Mockito
5 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (23.53%) Bitbucket
5 4 (23.53%) Hudson
5 4 (23.53%) MyEclipse
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 2 (11.76%) Gradle
7 2 (11.76%) JProfiler
7 2 (11.76%) Subversion
8 1 (5.88%) Ant
8 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
8 1 (5.88%) EasyMock
8 1 (5.88%) JBehave
8 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (11.76%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Java Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior J2EE Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) Spring
2 12 (70.59%) Hibernate
3 11 (64.71%) J2EE
4 10 (58.82%) SOAP
5 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) REST
7 5 (29.41%) HTML
7 5 (29.41%) JPA
8 4 (23.53%) EJB
8 4 (23.53%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (23.53%) Java EE
8 4 (23.53%) JSF
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) XSLT
9 3 (17.65%) JSON
10 2 (11.76%) Ajax
10 2 (11.76%) JAX-WS
10 2 (11.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) AOP
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (11.76%) RAD
8 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.88%) Content Management
8 1 (5.88%) MVC
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
8 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (70.59%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.88%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Capistrano
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Perforce
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Google
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago