The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 28 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 / Knutsford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 19 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 10.00% 5.56% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 6.06% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Median daily rate £438 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +36.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £371 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +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 Knutsford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 64 66 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 80.00% 91.67% 84.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 178 177
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £388 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £15.77
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 Knutsford

Job postings citing Unit Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Knutsford.

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Knutsford

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Perforce
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) Banking
4 5 (55.56%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
4 5 (55.56%) JPA
4 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
4 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) SOAP
4 5 (55.56%) JUnit
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
5 4 (44.44%) Gradle
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (33.33%) Java EE
6 3 (33.33%) JSON
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) REST

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) Gradle
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
4 2 (22.22%) JProfiler
5 1 (11.11%) Grunt
5 1 (11.11%) gulp
5 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) JPA
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Ajax
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS3
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) Java EE
2 3 (33.33%) JSON
2 3 (33.33%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Android NDK
3 2 (22.22%) Android SDK
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
3 5 (55.56%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Android Development
5 2 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
5 2 (22.22%) RAD
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
6 1 (11.11%) Data Lineage
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
1 6 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) Ab Initio
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata
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