The first table below looks at the demand for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 30 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 266 216 197
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -19
Contract jobs citing JUnit 361 430 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 7.80% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 265 312
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £586 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.22% +7.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+149.12% -28.75%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6417 5516 5655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.00% 11.84% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 3526 3377
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 205
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JUnit
UK

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in England

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in England

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in England

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in England

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -45 214 £450 - 81
South East +5 63 £353 -7.23% 16
East of England -4 21 £270 -32.50% 6
South West -10 19 £350 +7.69% 17
Yorkshire +12 16 £325 -7.14% 8
North East -4 14 £325 -7.14% 5
North West -8 11 £363 -3.33% 15
East Midlands -6 9 £280 +0.90% 4
West Midlands -16 1 £335 +11.66%
JUnit
UK

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 696 (87.00%) Java
2 397 (49.63%) Spring
3 288 (36.00%) TDD
4 267 (33.38%) HTML
5 266 (33.25%) XML
6 259 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
7 258 (32.25%) JavaScript
8 249 (31.13%) Maven
9 242 (30.25%) Selenium
10 229 (28.63%) CSS
11 226 (28.25%) Web Services
12 223 (27.88%) Scrum
13 221 (27.63%) SQL
14 218 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
15 215 (26.88%) Oracle
16 205 (25.63%) Linux
17 202 (25.25%) Hibernate
18 197 (24.63%) J2EE
19 194 (24.25%) Subversion
20 187 (23.38%) OO
21 178 (22.25%) BDD
22 164 (20.50%) Jenkins
23 159 (19.88%) MVC
24 156 (19.50%) Cucumber
25 154 (19.25%) Eclipse
26 150 (18.75%) UNIX
27 145 (18.13%) Finance
28 135 (16.88%) Tomcat
29 128 (16.00%) jQuery
29 128 (16.00%) Unit Testing

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 135 (16.88%) Tomcat
2 80 (10.00%) Apache
3 68 (8.50%) WebLogic
4 44 (5.50%) Confluence
5 38 (4.75%) WebSphere
6 36 (4.50%) Adobe CQ
7 22 (2.75%) MQSeries
8 17 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
8 17 (2.13%) CMS
9 14 (1.75%) Jetty
9 14 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
10 12 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (1.50%) TIBCO EMS
11 9 (1.13%) OpenStack
11 9 (1.13%) AquaLogic
12 7 (0.88%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.88%) nginx
12 7 (0.88%) Mule
13 6 (0.75%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) Mingle
4 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Tridion
2 8 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.88%) RMDS
3 7 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.75%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.38%) Magento
5 3 (0.38%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.13%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.13%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.88%) Route 53
4 7 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (0.75%) SaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.00%) HTTP
2 38 (4.75%) Internet
3 23 (2.88%) Firewall
4 21 (2.63%) SSL
5 19 (2.38%) LDAP
6 16 (2.00%) DNS
7 15 (1.88%) DHCP
8 13 (1.63%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.38%) FTP
10 10 (1.25%) AMQP
11 9 (1.13%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.00%) Wireless
12 8 (1.00%) Telnet
12 8 (1.00%) Broadband
12 8 (1.00%) NAS
13 7 (0.88%) LAN
13 7 (0.88%) WAN
14 5 (0.63%) Bluetooth
15 4 (0.50%) X.509
16 3 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 66 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 65 (8.13%) MySQL
4 62 (7.75%) NoSQL
5 50 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 48 (6.00%) Oracle Database
7 31 (3.88%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.88%) Big Data
9 21 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.13%) DB2
12 16 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.88%) KDB
14 12 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (0.88%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.88%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 249 (31.13%) Maven
2 242 (30.25%) Selenium
3 194 (24.25%) Subversion
4 164 (20.50%) Jenkins
5 156 (19.50%) Cucumber
6 154 (19.25%) Eclipse
7 121 (15.13%) Git (software)
8 119 (14.88%) Ant
8 119 (14.88%) Mockito
9 106 (13.25%) Hudson
10 103 (12.88%) WebDriver
11 98 (12.25%) JIRA
12 75 (9.38%) TeamCity
13 59 (7.38%) JBehave
14 53 (6.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 34 (4.25%) jMock
16 33 (4.13%) JMeter
17 32 (4.00%) SoapUI
18 30 (3.75%) TestNG
19 29 (3.63%) NUnit
General
1 145 (18.13%) Finance
2 84 (10.50%) Banking
3 53 (6.63%) Investment Banking
4 44 (5.50%) Front Office
5 25 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 24 (3.00%) Retail
7 19 (2.38%) Marketing
8 18 (2.25%) Telecoms
9 17 (2.13%) Games
10 16 (2.00%) Publishing
11 9 (1.13%) Back Office
12 8 (1.00%) Advertising
13 7 (0.88%) Electronics
14 4 (0.50%) Legal
15 2 (0.25%) Automotive
15 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
16 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 535 (66.88%) Developer
2 384 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 66 (8.25%) Senior Developer
4 50 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 47 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (5.88%) Architect
6 39 (4.88%) Tester
7 35 (4.38%) Test Engineer
8 28 (3.50%) Web Developer
9 26 (3.25%) Software Developer
9 26 (3.25%) Software Engineer
9 26 (3.25%) Analyst
9 26 (3.25%) Test Analyst
10 23 (2.88%) Consultant
11 22 (2.75%) J2EE Developer
12 16 (2.00%) Java Web Developer
13 15 (1.88%) Test Consultant
14 14 (1.75%) QA Engineer
14 14 (1.75%) Automation Tester
15 13 (1.63%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (49.63%) Spring
2 267 (33.38%) HTML
3 266 (33.25%) XML
4 229 (28.63%) CSS
5 226 (28.25%) Web Services
6 202 (25.25%) Hibernate
7 197 (24.63%) J2EE
8 128 (16.00%) jQuery
9 120 (15.00%) JSP
10 119 (14.88%) SOAP
11 115 (14.38%) JMS
12 104 (13.00%) Spring MVC
13 101 (12.63%) Java EE
14 92 (11.50%) Ajax
15 85 (10.63%) REST
16 81 (10.13%) Struts
17 74 (9.25%) JSON
18 66 (8.25%) JPA
19 65 (8.13%) XSLT
20 58 (7.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.38%) Enterprise Software
2 58 (7.25%) Open Source
3 36 (4.50%) Fixed Income
4 20 (2.50%) Web 2.0
5 16 (2.00%) Market Risk
5 16 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.75%) W3C
7 13 (1.63%) New Media
7 13 (1.63%) GIS
8 12 (1.50%) Derivative
9 11 (1.38%) Data Conversion
10 10 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.25%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.25%) Semantic Web
11 8 (1.00%) Firmware
11 8 (1.00%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (0.88%) DTV
13 6 (0.75%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.63%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 205 (25.63%) Linux
2 150 (18.75%) UNIX
3 52 (6.50%) Windows
4 21 (2.63%) Solaris
5 17 (2.13%) HPUX
6 16 (2.00%) Android
7 14 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.88%) CentOS
10 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.25%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (36.00%) TDD
2 259 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (27.88%) Scrum
4 218 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
5 187 (23.38%) OO
6 178 (22.25%) BDD
7 159 (19.88%) MVC
8 128 (16.00%) Unit Testing
9 124 (15.50%) Test Automation
10 95 (11.88%) SOA
11 89 (11.13%) E-Commerce
12 85 (10.63%) UML
13 83 (10.38%) Software Engineering
14 58 (7.25%) Kanban
15 55 (6.88%) Automated Testing
16 50 (6.25%) Multithreading
17 45 (5.63%) Configuration Management
18 42 (5.25%) OOD
19 40 (5.00%) Integration Testing
19 40 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 696 (87.00%) Java
2 258 (32.25%) JavaScript
3 221 (27.63%) SQL
4 83 (10.38%) C#
5 47 (5.88%) Ruby
6 43 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 42 (5.25%) Groovy
8 41 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 38 (4.75%) Perl
10 35 (4.38%) Python
11 34 (4.25%) XPath
12 33 (4.13%) C++
13 29 (3.63%) Shell Script
14 28 (3.50%) PHP
15 23 (2.88%) Scala
16 18 (2.25%) VB
17 16 (2.00%) XQuery
18 15 (1.88%) T-SQL
19 14 (1.75%) VB.NET
20 11 (1.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (8.38%) Degree
2 31 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.88%) ISTQB
4 15 (1.88%) Sun Certification
5 14 (1.75%) ISEB
6 7 (0.88%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.63%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (12.38%) QA
2 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.13%) HDFS
2 7 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) Docker
4 2 (0.25%) vCloud
4 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.13%) qmail
5 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.13%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.13%) KVM
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
5 1 (0.13%) Snort
5 1 (0.13%) Squid
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (3.63%) Puppet
2 19 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.50%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.63%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.63%) Nagios
6 3 (0.38%) Salt
6 3 (0.38%) Oozie
7 2 (0.25%) SCOM
8 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.13%) Nessus
8 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 215 (26.88%) Oracle
2 64 (8.00%) JBoss
3 42 (5.25%) TIBCO
4 37 (4.63%) Sybase
4 37 (4.63%) Microsoft
5 28 (3.50%) hybris
6 26 (3.25%) Adobe
7 25 (3.13%) IBM
8 22 (2.75%) ION Trading
9 18 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 17 (2.13%) Interwoven
11 16 (2.00%) ATG
12 13 (1.63%) Google
12 13 (1.63%) Bloomberg
12 13 (1.63%) SAP
12 13 (1.63%) Sun
13 11 (1.38%) Elastic Path
13 11 (1.38%) Blue Martini
13 11 (1.38%) HP
13 11 (1.38%) Perforce
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £440 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
York
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago