The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 56 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing JUnit 25 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.82% 1.06% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.92% 9.35% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £398 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +20.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £366 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £429 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £370
% change year-on-year
+13.71% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
157 139 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.41% 11.28% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 81 31
Average daily rate £360 £361 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 41 (87.23%) Java
2 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (61.70%) Spring
4 28 (59.57%) TDD
5 25 (53.19%) Hibernate
6 21 (44.68%) Relational Database
7 19 (40.43%) J2EE
8 18 (38.30%) XML
9 17 (36.17%) Tomcat
9 17 (36.17%) Mockito
10 15 (31.91%) FitNesse
11 14 (29.79%) Pair Programming
11 14 (29.79%) SQL
12 13 (27.66%) JDBC
12 13 (27.66%) XML Schema
12 13 (27.66%) iBATIS
12 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
13 12 (25.53%) Oracle
14 11 (23.40%) Web Services
14 11 (23.40%) Web Development
14 11 (23.40%) jMock
15 10 (21.28%) CRM
16 9 (19.15%) Linux
16 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
17 8 (17.02%) Ant
17 8 (17.02%) JSP
17 8 (17.02%) Selenium
17 8 (17.02%) Subversion
18 7 (14.89%) Ajax

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 17 (36.17%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.51%) JBoss
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 4 (8.51%) CMS
4 3 (6.38%) ArcSDE
4 3 (6.38%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) DB2
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (36.17%) Mockito
2 15 (31.91%) FitNesse
3 11 (23.40%) jMock
4 8 (17.02%) Selenium
4 8 (17.02%) Ant
4 8 (17.02%) Subversion
5 7 (14.89%) NUnit
5 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.64%) Jasmine
6 5 (10.64%) TestNG
7 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
7 4 (8.51%) JMeter
8 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
8 3 (6.38%) HttpUnit
8 3 (6.38%) WebLOAD
9 2 (4.26%) Watij
9 2 (4.26%) Maven
9 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.13%) Checkstyle
10 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 38 (80.85%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Web Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Web Tester
5 2 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (2.13%) Senior J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) Spring
2 25 (53.19%) Hibernate
3 19 (40.43%) J2EE
4 18 (38.30%) XML
5 13 (27.66%) XML Schema
5 13 (27.66%) JDBC
5 13 (27.66%) iBATIS
6 11 (23.40%) Web Services
7 8 (17.02%) JSP
8 7 (14.89%) Servlets
8 7 (14.89%) HTML
8 7 (14.89%) Struts
8 7 (14.89%) JSF
8 7 (14.89%) Ajax
9 6 (12.77%) EJB 3.0
9 6 (12.77%) Gherkin
9 6 (12.77%) EJB
9 6 (12.77%) CSS
10 5 (10.64%) JMS
11 4 (8.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Open Source
3 3 (6.38%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (6.38%) GIS
3 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.26%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.13%) W3C
5 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) TDD
3 14 (29.79%) Pair Programming
4 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Web Development
7 10 (21.28%) CRM
8 5 (10.64%) UML
9 4 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
10 3 (6.38%) Test Planning
10 3 (6.38%) Web Application Development
10 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Code Coverage
10 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.26%) SOA
11 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Test Strategy
11 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.51%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
6 3 (6.38%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Sun Certification
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Sun
3 3 (6.38%) ESRI
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase
4 1 (2.13%) IBM