Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 12 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 -
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 21 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 12.57% 5.75% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.58% 7.04% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 2
Knutsford median daily rate £450 £450 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +87.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £349 £208
90th Percentile £475 £480 £272
Cheshire median daily rate £394 £450 £343
% change year-on-year -12.50% +31.39% -30.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - £39.00 -

Unit Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 144 71 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 86.23% 81.61% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 43 125
Knutsford median daily rate £386 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% - +0.65%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £293
90th Percentile £488 £473 £538
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - £9.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.93% -
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.64 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.82% +12.24% -5.41%

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

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unit Testing in Knutsford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unit Testing in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 20 (95.24%) TDD
1 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
1 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
2 19 (90.48%) Perforce
3 13 (61.90%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) Oracle
4 12 (57.14%) JUnit
4 12 (57.14%) OO
4 12 (57.14%) Data Modelling
4 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
4 12 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 12 (57.14%) Spring
4 12 (57.14%) JPA
4 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
5 11 (52.38%) SonarQube
5 11 (52.38%) Spring Boot
5 11 (52.38%) Java EE
5 11 (52.38%) REST
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (52.38%) SOAP
5 11 (52.38%) Web Services
6 10 (47.62%) HTML
6 10 (47.62%) Banking
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
7 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 9 (42.86%) JSON
8 8 (38.10%) Ajax
8 8 (38.10%) CSS3
8 8 (38.10%) HTML5

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 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 12 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Git (software)
2 12 (57.14%) JUnit
3 11 (52.38%) SonarQube
4 7 (33.33%) Grunt
4 7 (33.33%) gulp
5 6 (28.57%) Gradle
6 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
6 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) JProfiler
7 4 (19.05%) IntelliJ
7 4 (19.05%) Maven
8 2 (9.52%) JIRA
9 1 (4.76%) Bower
9 1 (4.76%) Broccoli
9 1 (4.76%) JSHint
9 1 (4.76%) Mocha
9 1 (4.76%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (47.62%) Banking
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 12 (57.14%) JPA
1 12 (57.14%) Spring
2 11 (52.38%) Java EE
2 11 (52.38%) REST
2 11 (52.38%) SOAP
2 11 (52.38%) Spring Boot
2 11 (52.38%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 9 (42.86%) JSON
5 8 (38.10%) Ajax
5 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 8 (38.10%) HTML5
6 7 (33.33%) Node.js
7 5 (23.81%) React
7 5 (23.81%) Redux
7 5 (23.81%) Sass
7 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) TDD
1 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Data Modelling
2 12 (57.14%) OO
3 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 7 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) RAD
7 4 (19.05%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (19.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Microservices
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
10 1 (4.76%) Android Development
10 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
10 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Perforce
2 12 (57.14%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Capita