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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 272 224 198
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -26
Contract jobs citing JUnit 345 418 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.71% 0.90% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.51% 7.63% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 253 313
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 £270 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +2.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+110.37% -15.62%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6261 5475 5604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.88% 11.78% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4091 3511 3374
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 127 134 200
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 £25.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 23 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 23 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 -45 208 £450 -4.00% 73
South East +12 64 £350 -12.50% 21
East of England -3 22 £269 -32.81% 2
South West -14 20 £348 +6.92% 8
North East -11 13 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands -2 10 £280 +0.90% 2
Yorkshire +4 9 £275 -21.42% 10
North West -20 7 £356 -5.00% 17
West Midlands -17 1 £335 +11.66%
JUnit
UK

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 674 (86.30%) Java
2 385 (49.30%) Spring
3 278 (35.60%) TDD
4 262 (33.55%) XML
5 261 (33.42%) HTML
6 251 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 247 (31.63%) Maven
8 246 (31.50%) Selenium
9 245 (31.37%) JavaScript
10 218 (27.91%) CSS
11 215 (27.53%) Scrum
12 214 (27.40%) SQL
13 213 (27.27%) Oracle
14 212 (27.14%) Web Services
15 207 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
16 198 (25.35%) Hibernate
17 194 (24.84%) Linux
18 189 (24.20%) Subversion
19 187 (23.94%) J2EE
20 180 (23.05%) OO
21 170 (21.77%) BDD
22 159 (20.36%) Jenkins
23 154 (19.72%) Cucumber
24 149 (19.08%) MVC
25 146 (18.69%) Finance
25 146 (18.69%) Eclipse
26 145 (18.57%) UNIX
27 128 (16.39%) Unit Testing
28 127 (16.26%) Test Automation
29 123 (15.75%) Tomcat

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 123 (15.75%) Tomcat
2 74 (9.48%) Apache
3 68 (8.71%) WebLogic
4 39 (4.99%) Confluence
5 35 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 34 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
7 21 (2.69%) MQSeries
8 17 (2.18%) CMS
9 16 (2.05%) Oracle Coherence
10 14 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
11 13 (1.66%) Jetty
11 13 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (1.54%) TIBCO EMS
13 9 (1.15%) AquaLogic
13 9 (1.15%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.90%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.90%) nginx
14 7 (0.90%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.90%) Mule
15 6 (0.77%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (1.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.26%) Mingle
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 12 (1.54%) Tridion
2 10 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.90%) RMDS
3 7 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.77%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.51%) RiskWrite
6 3 (0.38%) Magento
7 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.13%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (1.15%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.90%) Route 53
4 7 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (0.77%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.94%) HTTP
2 35 (4.48%) Internet
3 23 (2.94%) Firewall
4 21 (2.69%) SSL
5 19 (2.43%) LDAP
6 16 (2.05%) DNS
7 15 (1.92%) DHCP
8 14 (1.79%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.41%) FTP
10 9 (1.15%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.02%) Telnet
11 8 (1.02%) Broadband
11 8 (1.02%) Wireless
11 8 (1.02%) NAS
12 7 (0.90%) AMQP
12 7 (0.90%) LAN
12 7 (0.90%) WAN
13 5 (0.64%) Bluetooth
14 4 (0.51%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.51%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 68 (8.71%) Relational Database
3 61 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.04%) MySQL
5 49 (6.27%) Oracle Database
6 46 (5.89%) MongoDB
7 33 (4.23%) RDBMS
8 23 (2.94%) Big Data
9 21 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.30%) DB2
12 17 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.92%) KDB
14 12 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.54%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.90%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.64%) HBase
Development Applications
1 247 (31.63%) Maven
2 246 (31.50%) Selenium
3 189 (24.20%) Subversion
4 159 (20.36%) Jenkins
5 154 (19.72%) Cucumber
6 146 (18.69%) Eclipse
7 121 (15.49%) Ant
8 117 (14.98%) Mockito
9 114 (14.60%) Git (software)
10 108 (13.83%) WebDriver
11 104 (13.32%) Hudson
12 91 (11.65%) JIRA
13 71 (9.09%) TeamCity
14 63 (8.07%) JBehave
15 54 (6.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 37 (4.74%) SoapUI
17 34 (4.35%) JMeter
18 33 (4.23%) TestNG
18 33 (4.23%) jMock
19 29 (3.71%) NUnit
General
1 146 (18.69%) Finance
2 80 (10.24%) Banking
3 49 (6.27%) Investment Banking
4 43 (5.51%) Front Office
5 24 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.94%) Retail
7 17 (2.18%) Marketing
7 17 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.92%) Publishing
8 15 (1.92%) Games
9 9 (1.15%) Back Office
10 7 (0.90%) Electronics
10 7 (0.90%) Advertising
11 4 (0.51%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
13 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 516 (66.07%) Developer
2 371 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 67 (8.58%) Senior Developer
4 48 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (6.02%) Architect
6 46 (5.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 40 (5.12%) Tester
8 36 (4.61%) Test Engineer
9 28 (3.59%) Analyst
10 27 (3.46%) Test Analyst
11 26 (3.33%) Web Developer
11 26 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 25 (3.20%) Software Developer
13 23 (2.94%) Consultant
14 21 (2.69%) J2EE Developer
15 15 (1.92%) Test Consultant
15 15 (1.92%) QA Engineer
15 15 (1.92%) Java Web Developer
16 14 (1.79%) Automation Tester
17 12 (1.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (49.30%) Spring
2 262 (33.55%) XML
3 261 (33.42%) HTML
4 218 (27.91%) CSS
5 212 (27.14%) Web Services
6 198 (25.35%) Hibernate
7 187 (23.94%) J2EE
8 118 (15.11%) SOAP
9 117 (14.98%) JSP
10 115 (14.72%) jQuery
11 111 (14.21%) JMS
12 96 (12.29%) Spring MVC
13 95 (12.16%) Java EE
14 85 (10.88%) Ajax
15 81 (10.37%) Struts
16 77 (9.86%) REST
17 69 (8.83%) JSON
18 66 (8.45%) JPA
19 62 (7.94%) XSLT
20 55 (7.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.55%) Open Source
2 58 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (4.48%) Fixed Income
4 20 (2.56%) Web 2.0
5 16 (2.05%) Market Risk
6 15 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.79%) W3C
8 13 (1.66%) Derivative
8 13 (1.66%) New Media
9 12 (1.54%) GIS
10 11 (1.41%) Data Conversion
11 10 (1.28%) Semantic Web
11 10 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 8 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.02%) Firmware
13 7 (0.90%) DTV
13 7 (0.90%) Credit Risk
13 7 (0.90%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 194 (24.84%) Linux
2 145 (18.57%) UNIX
3 44 (5.63%) Windows
4 21 (2.69%) Solaris
5 16 (2.05%) HPUX
6 15 (1.92%) Android
7 13 (1.66%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.90%) CentOS
9 6 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.26%) Debian
12 1 (0.13%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (35.60%) TDD
2 251 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (27.53%) Scrum
4 207 (26.50%) Continuous Integration
5 180 (23.05%) OO
6 170 (21.77%) BDD
7 149 (19.08%) MVC
8 128 (16.39%) Unit Testing
9 127 (16.26%) Test Automation
10 93 (11.91%) SOA
11 89 (11.40%) E-Commerce
12 85 (10.88%) UML
13 80 (10.24%) Software Engineering
14 55 (7.04%) Kanban
15 53 (6.79%) Automated Testing
16 47 (6.02%) Multithreading
17 42 (5.38%) Configuration Management
18 41 (5.25%) Integration Testing
19 40 (5.12%) OOD
20 39 (4.99%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 674 (86.30%) Java
2 245 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 214 (27.40%) SQL
4 80 (10.24%) C#
5 48 (6.15%) Ruby
6 42 (5.38%) Groovy
6 42 (5.38%) PL/SQL
7 41 (5.25%) Bash Shell
8 38 (4.87%) Perl
9 36 (4.61%) XPath
10 35 (4.48%) Python
11 33 (4.23%) C++
12 29 (3.71%) Shell Script
13 27 (3.46%) PHP
14 22 (2.82%) Scala
15 18 (2.30%) VB
16 17 (2.18%) XQuery
17 14 (1.79%) VB.NET
18 13 (1.66%) T-SQL
19 11 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (8.58%) Degree
2 29 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 15 (1.92%) ISEB
5 13 (1.66%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.64%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (12.93%) QA
2 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.15%) HDFS
2 7 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.26%) Docker
4 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.26%) vCloud
5 1 (0.13%) KVM
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%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.13%) Snort
5 1 (0.13%) Squid
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (3.33%) Puppet
2 19 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.54%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.64%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.64%) Nagios
6 3 (0.38%) Oozie
7 2 (0.26%) SCOM
7 2 (0.26%) Salt
8 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Nessus
8 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 213 (27.27%) Oracle
2 61 (7.81%) JBoss
3 44 (5.63%) TIBCO
4 38 (4.87%) Sybase
5 37 (4.74%) Microsoft
6 26 (3.33%) Adobe
6 26 (3.33%) hybris
7 24 (3.07%) IBM
8 22 (2.82%) ION Trading
9 17 (2.18%) ATG
10 16 (2.05%) Interwoven
11 15 (1.92%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.66%) Bloomberg
12 13 (1.66%) SAP
12 13 (1.66%) Google
13 12 (1.54%) Blue Martini
13 12 (1.54%) Elastic Path
13 12 (1.54%) Perforce
14 11 (1.41%) Sun
14 11 (1.41%) HP
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent salary + training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
York, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West London
Sega Europe
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 16 days ago