The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 50 42 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing JUnit 22 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.59% 1.23% 2.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.37% 15.79% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
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£400 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £405 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £465 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
+83.22% -
JUnit
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 38 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.71% 7.77% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 17 65
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Watford -3 3 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Royston - - - -
JUnit
East of England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 30 (96.77%) Java
2 28 (90.32%) Spring
3 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 25 (80.65%) Eclipse
4 21 (67.74%) UNIX
5 20 (64.52%) Web Services
5 20 (64.52%) Ant
5 20 (64.52%) Finance
6 19 (61.29%) Maven
6 19 (61.29%) Ajax
7 18 (58.06%) Hibernate
7 18 (58.06%) XML
8 17 (54.84%) HTML
8 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
9 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
9 16 (51.61%) MySQL
10 15 (48.39%) Oracle
10 15 (48.39%) CSS
10 15 (48.39%) Linux
10 15 (48.39%) Subversion
11 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (45.16%) JSON
11 14 (45.16%) REST
11 14 (45.16%) SOAP
11 14 (45.16%) Tomcat
12 13 (41.94%) RDBMS
12 13 (41.94%) MVC
13 11 (35.48%) UML
13 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
13 11 (35.48%) J2EE

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (45.16%) Tomcat
2 11 (35.48%) WebLogic
3 10 (32.26%) Apache
4 8 (25.81%) CMS
5 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
6 5 (16.13%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
8 1 (3.23%) Alfresco
8 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) Relational Database
2 16 (51.61%) MySQL
3 13 (41.94%) RDBMS
4 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.45%) DB2
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 25 (80.65%) Eclipse
2 20 (64.52%) Ant
3 19 (61.29%) Maven
4 15 (48.39%) Subversion
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) Mockito
6 9 (29.03%) IntelliJ
7 8 (25.81%) Selenium
8 6 (19.35%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (19.35%) Log4j
9 5 (16.13%) JIRA
9 5 (16.13%) ClearQuest
10 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
10 1 (3.23%) Jtest
10 1 (3.23%) TestNG
10 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 1 (3.23%) JDeveloper
General
1 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Retail
3 7 (22.58%) Marketing
4 6 (19.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 18 (58.06%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Tester
3 6 (19.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Portal Developer
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) Spring
2 20 (64.52%) Web Services
3 19 (61.29%) Ajax
4 18 (58.06%) Hibernate
4 18 (58.06%) XML
5 17 (54.84%) HTML
6 15 (48.39%) CSS
7 14 (45.16%) JSON
7 14 (45.16%) REST
7 14 (45.16%) SOAP
8 11 (35.48%) J2EE
9 10 (32.26%) JDBC
9 10 (32.26%) JSP
10 6 (19.35%) JMS
10 6 (19.35%) Servlets
10 6 (19.35%) Struts
10 6 (19.35%) XSLT
10 6 (19.35%) XMLBeans
11 5 (16.13%) jQuery
12 4 (12.90%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) User Experience
2 6 (19.35%) Web 2.0
3 5 (16.13%) PKI
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) UNIX
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 6 (19.35%) HPUX
3 6 (19.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) MVC
3 11 (35.48%) UML
4 10 (32.26%) OO
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
5 9 (29.03%) Waterfall
5 9 (29.03%) BDD
5 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Content Management
6 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
7 5 (16.13%) Usability Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.13%) V-Model
8 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.45%) RAD
10 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) PL/SQL
5 6 (19.35%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
1 5 (16.13%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) IBM
3 6 (19.35%) Interwoven
4 5 (16.13%) Sun
5 3 (9.68%) BEA
6 2 (6.45%) ATG
7 1 (3.23%) VocaLink
7 1 (3.23%) Elastic Path
7 1 (3.23%) hybris
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Martini
7 1 (3.23%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) TIBCO