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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 237 211 286
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +75
Contract jobs citing JUnit 435 389 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.90% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.88% 7.81% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 307 219
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -2.50%
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6320 4979 5460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.31% 11.53% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 3200 3248
Average daily rate £375 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 139 193
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.40 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.58 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -27 263 £475 +5.55% 73
South West +7 41 £338 -3.57% 10
South East -76 36 £400 +14.28% 20
East of England -5 33 £350 -12.50% 4
Yorkshire +5 20 £335 +1.13% 7
North West 0 20 £350 -6.66% 11
North East - 15 £350 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £310 - 1
East Midlands -16 4 £283 -11.71% 2
JUnit
UK

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 639 (86.59%) Java
2 370 (50.14%) Spring
3 274 (37.13%) XML
4 272 (36.86%) TDD
5 239 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
6 227 (30.76%) Linux
7 224 (30.35%) Maven
8 208 (28.18%) HTML
9 207 (28.05%) Subversion
10 203 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
11 200 (27.10%) Oracle
12 199 (26.96%) SQL
13 190 (25.75%) Selenium
14 189 (25.61%) JavaScript
15 183 (24.80%) Web Services
16 179 (24.25%) Scrum
17 176 (23.85%) J2EE
18 173 (23.44%) Hibernate
19 171 (23.17%) CSS
20 162 (21.95%) Jenkins
21 160 (21.68%) MVC
22 159 (21.54%) SOAP
23 146 (19.78%) Ant
24 145 (19.65%) Eclipse
25 144 (19.51%) OO
26 142 (19.24%) BDD
27 141 (19.11%) Finance
28 135 (18.29%) UNIX
29 126 (17.07%) Git (software)
30 122 (16.53%) Spring MVC

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 117 (15.85%) Tomcat
2 61 (8.27%) Apache
3 51 (6.91%) WebSphere
4 50 (6.78%) WebLogic
5 27 (3.66%) Confluence
6 25 (3.39%) Mule
7 24 (3.25%) MQSeries
8 20 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
10 15 (2.03%) CMS
10 15 (2.03%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (1.63%) Jetty
12 11 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
12 11 (1.49%) IIS
13 10 (1.36%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.36%) Apache Solr
14 9 (1.22%) SAS
14 9 (1.22%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.22%) GlassFish
15 8 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.68%) Mingle
3 4 (0.54%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) MS Office
5 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (2.57%) Tridion
2 16 (2.17%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.81%) RMDS
4 5 (0.68%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.68%) RiskWrite
5 3 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.95%) Amazon S3
2 7 (0.95%) Route 53
2 7 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (0.68%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Force.com
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 61 (8.27%) HTTP
2 41 (5.56%) Internet
3 26 (3.52%) SSL
3 26 (3.52%) LDAP
4 17 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 16 (2.17%) Firewall
6 15 (2.03%) DNS
7 12 (1.63%) X.509
8 10 (1.36%) HTTPS
9 8 (1.08%) LAN
9 8 (1.08%) WAN
9 8 (1.08%) DHCP
10 7 (0.95%) AMQP
11 6 (0.81%) SSH
12 5 (0.68%) FTP
12 5 (0.68%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.27%) ATM
13 2 (0.27%) NGN
13 2 (0.27%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 72 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 64 (8.67%) MySQL
4 63 (8.54%) MongoDB
5 55 (7.45%) NoSQL
6 41 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 33 (4.47%) Oracle Database
8 30 (4.07%) DB2
9 21 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.30%) Big Data
11 15 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.90%) KDB
13 13 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (1.63%) Hazelcast
15 9 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (1.08%) Apache Hive
16 8 (1.08%) Hadoop
16 8 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
18 5 (0.68%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 224 (30.35%) Maven
2 207 (28.05%) Subversion
3 190 (25.75%) Selenium
4 162 (21.95%) Jenkins
5 146 (19.78%) Ant
6 145 (19.65%) Eclipse
7 126 (17.07%) Git (software)
8 117 (15.85%) Cucumber
9 103 (13.96%) Mockito
10 101 (13.69%) Hudson
11 85 (11.52%) WebDriver
12 68 (9.21%) JIRA
13 53 (7.18%) JBehave
14 46 (6.23%) SoapUI
15 42 (5.69%) jMock
16 38 (5.15%) TeamCity
17 37 (5.01%) JMeter
18 33 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 33 (4.47%) CruiseControl
18 33 (4.47%) TestNG
General
1 141 (19.11%) Finance
2 94 (12.74%) Banking
3 49 (6.64%) Investment Banking
4 44 (5.96%) Front Office
5 28 (3.79%) Retail
6 24 (3.25%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.03%) Publishing
8 12 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.36%) Games
10 9 (1.22%) Back Office
10 9 (1.22%) Marketing
11 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.68%) Advertising
13 3 (0.41%) Legal
14 2 (0.27%) Automotive
14 2 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 499 (67.62%) Developer
2 374 (50.68%) Java Developer
3 58 (7.86%) Architect
4 57 (7.72%) Senior Developer
5 42 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 31 (4.20%) Tester
7 28 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 27 (3.66%) Test Engineer
9 21 (2.85%) Analyst
9 21 (2.85%) Software Engineer
9 21 (2.85%) Consultant
10 20 (2.71%) Test Analyst
11 15 (2.03%) QA Engineer
12 14 (1.90%) J2EE Developer
13 12 (1.63%) Software Developer
13 12 (1.63%) Test Manager
14 11 (1.49%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (1.49%) Test Consultant
14 11 (1.49%) Automation Tester
15 10 (1.36%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (50.14%) Spring
2 274 (37.13%) XML
3 208 (28.18%) HTML
4 183 (24.80%) Web Services
5 176 (23.85%) J2EE
6 173 (23.44%) Hibernate
7 171 (23.17%) CSS
8 159 (21.54%) SOAP
9 122 (16.53%) Spring MVC
10 112 (15.18%) jQuery
11 111 (15.04%) JSP
11 111 (15.04%) JMS
12 91 (12.33%) Ajax
13 89 (12.06%) Struts
14 88 (11.92%) Java EE
15 87 (11.79%) REST
16 75 (10.16%) JSON
17 72 (9.76%) XSLT
17 72 (9.76%) RESTful
18 63 (8.54%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.30%) Open Source
2 45 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (4.34%) Fixed Income
4 27 (3.66%) Web 2.0
5 19 (2.57%) Mobile Banking
5 19 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 18 (2.44%) W3C
7 16 (2.17%) Derivative
7 16 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.76%) iPad
9 12 (1.63%) Data Conversion
10 8 (1.08%) Equities
10 8 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.95%) Semantic Web
12 6 (0.81%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.81%) Market Risk
12 6 (0.81%) Taxonomies
12 6 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 227 (30.76%) Linux
2 135 (18.29%) UNIX
3 38 (5.15%) Windows
4 26 (3.52%) Solaris
5 20 (2.71%) HPUX
6 14 (1.90%) Android
7 11 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.08%) CentOS
8 8 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.27%) Debian
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (36.86%) TDD
2 239 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (27.51%) Continuous Integration
4 179 (24.25%) Scrum
5 160 (21.68%) MVC
6 144 (19.51%) OO
7 142 (19.24%) BDD
8 119 (16.12%) Test Automation
9 110 (14.91%) Unit Testing
10 100 (13.55%) SOA
11 90 (12.20%) E-Commerce
12 85 (11.52%) UML
13 66 (8.94%) Kanban
14 63 (8.54%) Software Engineering
15 51 (6.91%) Automated Testing
16 45 (6.10%) Pair Programming
17 41 (5.56%) Configuration Management
17 41 (5.56%) Multithreading
18 39 (5.28%) Content Management
19 38 (5.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 639 (86.59%) Java
2 199 (26.96%) SQL
3 189 (25.61%) JavaScript
4 66 (8.94%) Groovy
5 51 (6.91%) Ruby
6 50 (6.78%) Python
7 47 (6.37%) C#
8 46 (6.23%) Perl
8 46 (6.23%) XPath
9 43 (5.83%) Bash Shell
10 38 (5.15%) C++
11 35 (4.74%) PL/SQL
12 23 (3.12%) XQuery
13 22 (2.98%) Shell Script
14 18 (2.44%) C
14 18 (2.44%) PHP
15 15 (2.03%) Scala
16 13 (1.76%) VB
17 12 (1.63%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 62 (8.40%) Degree
2 34 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.95%) ISEB
5 7 (0.95%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.68%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CCNA
10 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.62%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.14%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.14%) qmail
3 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.14%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.14%) KVM
3 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.14%) Snort
3 1 (0.14%) Squid
3 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.71%) Puppet
3 10 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.08%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.81%) Capistrano
5 6 (0.81%) Nagios
6 2 (0.27%) Control-M
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Nessus
7 1 (0.14%) SCCM
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 200 (27.10%) Oracle
2 52 (7.05%) JBoss
3 48 (6.50%) Sybase
4 46 (6.23%) TIBCO
5 31 (4.20%) IBM
5 31 (4.20%) Elastic Path
6 30 (4.07%) Microsoft
7 22 (2.98%) ATG
8 20 (2.71%) Interwoven
8 20 (2.71%) hybris
9 19 (2.57%) ION Trading
9 19 (2.57%) Blue Martini
9 19 (2.57%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.03%) Adobe
11 13 (1.76%) Perforce
12 12 (1.63%) Bloomberg
13 9 (1.22%) Google
14 8 (1.08%) SAP
15 7 (0.95%) RightScale
15 7 (0.95%) Vertica
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum - dep on exp
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis IT
Rate: £400.00 - £469.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Yoh Company
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago