Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 13 December 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 > Warrington
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 44 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 -3
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 1.10% 0.98% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.12% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Warrington median daily rate £330 £625 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.20% +56.25% -21.57%
10th Percentile £307 £391 £375
90th Percentile £369 £650 £425
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £380 £313
% change year-on-year -1.32% +21.60% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Warrington 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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 221 356 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 80.95% 87.47% 89.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 262 448
Warrington median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £154 £225 £313
90th Percentile £663 £688 £710
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Warrington median hourly rate £10.36 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.97% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £8.38 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.60 £33.75 £18.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.84 £20.14 £17.77
% change year-on-year -21.36% +13.35% -3.95%

Unit Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Unit Testing in Warrington

Unit Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unit Testing in Warrington

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

Unit Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript