The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 144 142 156
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing JUnit 61 80 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.03% 1.13% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.61% 9.70% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 53
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 £375 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+149.12% -28.75%
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
802 825 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 11.61% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 623 621
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JUnit
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 128 (96.24%) Java
2 94 (70.68%) Spring
3 56 (42.11%) Maven
3 56 (42.11%) Web Services
4 53 (39.85%) Finance
4 53 (39.85%) Hibernate
5 51 (38.35%) TDD
6 49 (36.84%) Oracle
7 46 (34.59%) Banking
8 43 (32.33%) SQL
9 39 (29.32%) J2EE
9 39 (29.32%) Java EE
10 37 (27.82%) Scrum
10 37 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (24.81%) MVC
13 31 (23.31%) HTML
14 30 (22.56%) Investment Banking
15 29 (21.80%) SOAP
15 29 (21.80%) JMS
16 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
16 28 (21.05%) Front Office
17 26 (19.55%) Linux
17 26 (19.55%) OO
17 26 (19.55%) Multithreading
17 26 (19.55%) Mockito
18 25 (18.80%) JPA
18 25 (18.80%) Fixed Income
19 24 (18.05%) UML
20 23 (17.29%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (11.28%) WebLogic
2 14 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (6.77%) Apache
4 8 (6.02%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.02%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (3.76%) AquaLogic
5 5 (3.76%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (3.76%) Adobe CQ
6 3 (2.26%) Confluence
7 2 (1.50%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.50%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.50%) CMS
7 2 (1.50%) MTS
7 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.75%) SAS
8 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.75%) Jetty
8 1 (0.75%) Mule
8 1 (0.75%) Escenic
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) RMDS
1 2 (1.50%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.75%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) HTTP
2 7 (5.26%) SSL
3 5 (3.76%) LDAP
4 4 (3.01%) Bluetooth
4 4 (3.01%) Firewall
5 3 (2.26%) Internet
5 3 (2.26%) LAN
5 3 (2.26%) WAN
5 3 (2.26%) FTP
5 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.26%) DNS
5 3 (2.26%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.75%) NetScreen
6 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.75%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database
3 13 (9.77%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.77%) KDB
4 11 (8.27%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.77%) MySQL
5 9 (6.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.26%) Big Data
8 2 (1.50%) HBase
8 2 (1.50%) Redis
8 2 (1.50%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.75%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.75%) DB2
9 1 (0.75%) OLAP
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 56 (42.11%) Maven
2 26 (19.55%) Mockito
3 23 (17.29%) Ant
4 19 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 18 (13.53%) Selenium
6 16 (12.03%) Subversion
7 13 (9.77%) CruiseControl
7 13 (9.77%) jMock
7 13 (9.77%) Apache Ivy
7 13 (9.77%) Hudson
8 11 (8.27%) TeamCity
8 11 (8.27%) Git (software)
8 11 (8.27%) JIRA
9 9 (6.77%) WebDriver
10 8 (6.02%) Cucumber
11 6 (4.51%) SoapUI
11 6 (4.51%) TestNG
11 6 (4.51%) Eclipse
12 5 (3.76%) JMeter
13 4 (3.01%) FitNesse
General
1 53 (39.85%) Finance
2 46 (34.59%) Banking
3 30 (22.56%) Investment Banking
4 28 (21.05%) Front Office
5 6 (4.51%) Back Office
6 3 (2.26%) Advertising
7 2 (1.50%) Games
7 2 (1.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (69.17%) Developer
2 78 (58.65%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.53%) Architect
4 13 (9.77%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (6.02%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.76%) Team Leader
7 5 (3.76%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (3.76%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.76%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.01%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (2.26%) Tester
9 3 (2.26%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.26%) Middleware Developer
10 2 (1.50%) Python Developer
10 2 (1.50%) Software Developer
10 2 (1.50%) Analyst
10 2 (1.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (70.68%) Spring
2 56 (42.11%) Web Services
3 53 (39.85%) Hibernate
4 39 (29.32%) J2EE
4 39 (29.32%) Java EE
5 31 (23.31%) HTML
6 29 (21.80%) SOAP
6 29 (21.80%) JMS
7 25 (18.80%) JPA
8 23 (17.29%) CSS
9 19 (14.29%) Struts
10 18 (13.53%) XML
11 15 (11.28%) Spring Web Flow
11 15 (11.28%) HTML5
12 14 (10.53%) jQuery
12 14 (10.53%) Spring MVC
12 14 (10.53%) JDBC
13 10 (7.52%) JSP
13 10 (7.52%) JSON
14 9 (6.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.80%) Fixed Income
2 15 (11.28%) Market Risk
3 9 (6.77%) Derivative
4 8 (6.02%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
6 5 (3.76%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.01%) Arduino
8 3 (2.26%) Open Source
8 3 (2.26%) iPad
8 3 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Online Games
10 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.55%) Linux
2 23 (17.29%) UNIX
3 6 (4.51%) Windows
4 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.50%) Android
7 1 (0.75%) OpenSolaris
7 1 (0.75%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) SUSE
7 1 (0.75%) Debian
7 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.35%) TDD
2 37 (27.82%) Scrum
2 37 (27.82%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (24.81%) MVC
5 26 (19.55%) OO
5 26 (19.55%) Multithreading
6 24 (18.05%) UML
7 23 (17.29%) Unit Testing
8 21 (15.79%) BDD
9 18 (13.53%) Analytics
10 15 (11.28%) Test Automation
10 15 (11.28%) Low Latency
11 14 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 13 (9.77%) Software Engineering
13 10 (7.52%) Kanban
14 9 (6.77%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.02%) Mobile Commerce
16 7 (5.26%) SOA
17 6 (4.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 128 (96.24%) Java
2 43 (32.33%) SQL
3 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.54%) C#
5 13 (9.77%) C++
6 12 (9.02%) VB
7 11 (8.27%) Groovy
8 9 (6.77%) Python
9 7 (5.26%) Objective-C
9 7 (5.26%) Korn
10 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.51%) Bash Shell
10 6 (4.51%) PL/SQL
11 5 (3.76%) Bourne shell
12 4 (3.01%) XPath
13 2 (1.50%) Ruby
13 2 (1.50%) Perl
13 2 (1.50%) PHP
13 2 (1.50%) XQuery
13 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.75%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) HDFS
2 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.75%) Snort
3 1 (0.75%) Squid
3 1 (0.75%) Xen
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) qmail
3 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.75%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.75%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.26%) Puppet
1 3 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Salt
2 1 (0.75%) Nessus
Vendors
1 49 (36.84%) Oracle
2 22 (16.54%) Sybase
3 21 (15.79%) TIBCO
4 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
5 14 (10.53%) ION Trading
6 11 (8.27%) JBoss
7 6 (4.51%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.26%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.26%) Murex
8 3 (2.26%) Fidessa
9 2 (1.50%) HP
9 2 (1.50%) Reuters
9 2 (1.50%) eSpeed
9 2 (1.50%) InterSystems
9 2 (1.50%) Perforce
9 2 (1.50%) Tradeweb
9 2 (1.50%) MarketAxess
9 2 (1.50%) Splunk
9 2 (1.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.75%) Vertica
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