The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Unit Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 25 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.

Unit Testing
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 32
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.88% - 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £375 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.88 £42.50 £37.40
% change year-on-year +0.88% +13.63%  

Unit Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 171 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 85.61% 78.08% 88.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 156 112
Median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.09% -39.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £20.78 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Unit Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Chester

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unit Testing in Chester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Chester

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Chester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Chester

Unit Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Chester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unit Testing in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing 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 Chester region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) OTC Derivatives
4 5 (62.50%) Derivative
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) OOP
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Back Office
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Sass
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) CSS3
5 2 (25.00%) Laravel
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) React
5 2 (25.00%) webpack
5 2 (25.00%) gulp
5 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
6 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (12.50%) Relational Database

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) gulp
1 2 (25.00%) webpack
2 1 (12.50%) ProC
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) CSS3
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) Laravel
1 2 (25.00%) React
1 2 (25.00%) Sass
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Derivative
1 5 (62.50%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) Secure Coding
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Swim Lanes
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PROC SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Macro
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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