Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 29 51
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 -4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 6 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.08% 1.37% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 1.55% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 12
Warrington median daily rate £375 £310 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.97% -51.37% +93.18%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £433
90th Percentile £423 £315 £675
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -18.99% - +38.46%
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 170 193 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 87.18% 88.13% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 122 368
Warrington median daily rate £408 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -11.11% -2.70%
10th Percentile £207 £218 £300
90th Percentile £644 £575 £647
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £401 £424
% change year-on-year -0.31% -5.31% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 11
Warrington median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +113.33% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.68 £9.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £65.00 £68.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year -41.67% +69.01% +1.43%

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 17 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for Unit Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 3 (50.00%) Angular 2
3 2 (33.33%) Redux
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (33.33%) RxJS
3 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) WCF

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Angular 2
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) Redux
3 2 (33.33%) RxJS
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ATDD
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft