The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 138 154 156
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing JUnit 62 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.06% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.77% 9.14% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 55
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
798 853 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.59% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 648 582
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JUnit across the City of London region.

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the City of London region.

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JUnit also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JUnit.

1 125 (95.42%) Java
2 93 (70.99%) Spring
3 56 (42.75%) Oracle
4 55 (41.98%) Hibernate
4 55 (41.98%) Maven
5 53 (40.46%) Web Services
6 49 (37.40%) TDD
7 45 (34.35%) Banking
8 42 (32.06%) Finance
8 42 (32.06%) J2EE
9 40 (30.53%) SQL
10 39 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (27.48%) Investment Banking
12 34 (25.95%) MVC
13 33 (25.19%) Scrum
13 33 (25.19%) Java EE
14 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (23.66%) Linux
14 31 (23.66%) Multithreading
15 30 (22.90%) HTML
15 30 (22.90%) Front Office
16 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
16 27 (20.61%) Unit Testing
17 26 (19.85%) OO
17 26 (19.85%) Mockito
18 25 (19.08%) BDD
18 25 (19.08%) JMS
18 25 (19.08%) CSS
19 24 (18.32%) UNIX
20 23 (17.56%) SOAP

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing JUnit also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.69%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.92%) Oracle Coherence
3 11 (8.40%) Apache
4 10 (7.63%) Tomcat
5 7 (5.34%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (3.82%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (3.82%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (3.82%) AquaLogic
7 3 (2.29%) Confluence
8 2 (1.53%) CMS
8 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.76%) TorqueBox
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.76%) Escenic
9 1 (0.76%) Jetty
9 1 (0.76%) Mule
9 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) RMDS
1 2 (1.53%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.58%) HTTP
2 4 (3.05%) Bluetooth
3 3 (2.29%) LDAP
3 3 (2.29%) SSL
3 3 (2.29%) FTP
4 2 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.76%) AMQP
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.76%) LAN
5 1 (0.76%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.76%) VPN
5 1 (0.76%) DNS
5 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.27%) Oracle Database
3 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
4 12 (9.16%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.40%) KDB
6 10 (7.63%) MySQL
7 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.29%) Big Data
9 3 (2.29%) Redis
9 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.53%) CouchDB
10 2 (1.53%) HBase
11 1 (0.76%) Impala
11 1 (0.76%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 55 (41.98%) Maven
2 26 (19.85%) Mockito
3 20 (15.27%) Ant
3 20 (15.27%) CruiseControl
4 19 (14.50%) TeamCity
5 18 (13.74%) Jenkins
6 17 (12.98%) Subversion
7 15 (11.45%) jMock
8 12 (9.16%) Hudson
9 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
9 11 (8.40%) Selenium
10 10 (7.63%) JIRA
11 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
12 7 (5.34%) Cucumber
13 6 (4.58%) Apache Ivy
14 5 (3.82%) TestNG
15 4 (3.05%) WebDriver
15 4 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 3 (2.29%) FitNesse
16 3 (2.29%) Xcode
General
1 45 (34.35%) Banking
2 42 (32.06%) Finance
3 36 (27.48%) Investment Banking
4 30 (22.90%) Front Office
5 6 (4.58%) Back Office
6 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (67.94%) Developer
2 76 (58.02%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
4 12 (9.16%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (8.40%) Architect
6 5 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (3.82%) Applications Support
7 4 (3.05%) Technical Architect
7 4 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.05%) QA Leader
8 3 (2.29%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (2.29%) Python Developer
8 3 (2.29%) Tester
9 2 (1.53%) Consultant
9 2 (1.53%) Data Architect
9 2 (1.53%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.53%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (1.53%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.53%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (70.99%) Spring
2 55 (41.98%) Hibernate
3 53 (40.46%) Web Services
4 42 (32.06%) J2EE
5 33 (25.19%) Java EE
6 30 (22.90%) HTML
7 25 (19.08%) JMS
7 25 (19.08%) CSS
8 23 (17.56%) SOAP
9 22 (16.79%) JDBC
10 21 (16.03%) JPA
11 18 (13.74%) Spring MVC
12 17 (12.98%) jQuery
13 16 (12.21%) HTML5
14 15 (11.45%) XML
15 14 (10.69%) Struts
16 10 (7.63%) JSP
16 10 (7.63%) Spring Web Flow
16 10 (7.63%) REST
17 9 (6.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Fixed Income
2 18 (13.74%) Market Risk
3 10 (7.63%) Derivative
4 6 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.58%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.82%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.05%) Arduino
6 4 (3.05%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.76%) iPad
8 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.76%) Open Source
8 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 31 (23.66%) Linux
2 24 (18.32%) UNIX
3 8 (6.11%) Windows
4 5 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.29%) Android
5 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (0.76%) SUSE
7 1 (0.76%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) AIX
7 1 (0.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (37.40%) TDD
2 39 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (25.95%) MVC
4 33 (25.19%) Scrum
5 31 (23.66%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (23.66%) Multithreading
6 27 (20.61%) Unit Testing
7 26 (19.85%) OO
8 25 (19.08%) BDD
9 20 (15.27%) UML
10 19 (14.50%) Risk Management
10 19 (14.50%) Low Latency
11 15 (11.45%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.69%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.16%) Analytics
13 12 (9.16%) Kanban
14 8 (6.11%) Test Automation
15 7 (5.34%) Refactoring
15 7 (5.34%) SOA
16 6 (4.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 125 (95.42%) Java
2 40 (30.53%) SQL
3 27 (20.61%) JavaScript
4 20 (15.27%) C#
5 11 (8.40%) C++
6 9 (6.87%) VB
7 7 (5.34%) Korn
7 7 (5.34%) Objective-C
7 7 (5.34%) Python
7 7 (5.34%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.82%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.82%) Groovy
8 5 (3.82%) Bourne shell
9 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.29%) VBA
10 3 (2.29%) Perl
10 3 (2.29%) PHP
11 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.53%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.40%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) HDFS
2 1 (0.76%) KVM
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.76%) OpenSSH
2 1 (0.76%) qmail
2 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.76%) Xen
2 1 (0.76%) Squid
2 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.76%) Snort
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.29%) Puppet
2 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.76%) Salt
3 1 (0.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 56 (42.75%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) Sybase
3 18 (13.74%) TIBCO
4 13 (9.92%) Microsoft
5 12 (9.16%) JBoss
5 12 (9.16%) ION Trading
6 5 (3.82%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.29%) Perforce
7 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.29%) Murex
7 3 (2.29%) Fidessa
8 2 (1.53%) IBM
8 2 (1.53%) Reuters
8 2 (1.53%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.53%) MarketAxess
8 2 (1.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.76%) Vertica
9 1 (0.76%) Talend
9 1 (0.76%) Akamai
9 1 (0.76%) Tradeweb
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