The first table below looks at the demand for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 North East 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 41 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing JUnit 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.49% 1.20% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.48% 25.00% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+110.37% -15.62%
Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
84 16 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 16.09% 4.79% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 10 31
Average daily rate £325 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £384 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JUnit
England

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in the North East

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the North East 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
Tyne and Wear -6 12 £325 -7.14% 3
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
2 18 (62.07%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Automated Testing
3 17 (58.62%) Selenium
3 17 (58.62%) WebDriver
4 16 (55.17%) Cucumber
4 16 (55.17%) Web Testing
4 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
5 15 (51.72%) Automation Testing
5 15 (51.72%) RSpec
6 13 (44.83%) TDD
6 13 (44.83%) Scrum
7 8 (27.59%) JMS
7 8 (27.59%) Spring
8 7 (24.14%) Maven
8 7 (24.14%) Ruby
8 7 (24.14%) jQuery
8 7 (24.14%) CSS
8 7 (24.14%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) Scala
9 6 (20.69%) Hudson
9 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
9 6 (20.69%) JBoss
9 6 (20.69%) GIS
9 6 (20.69%) JPA
9 6 (20.69%) Apache CXF
9 6 (20.69%) QA
10 5 (17.24%) Software Testing

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
2 17 (58.62%) Selenium
2 17 (58.62%) WebDriver
3 16 (55.17%) Cucumber
4 15 (51.72%) RSpec
5 7 (24.14%) Maven
6 6 (20.69%) Hudson
6 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.45%) Subversion
7 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Consultant
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Test Consultant
2 9 (31.03%) Test Automation Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) JMS
1 8 (27.59%) Spring
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) jQuery
3 6 (20.69%) JPA
3 6 (20.69%) Apache CXF
4 4 (13.79%) Java EE
4 4 (13.79%) J2EE
5 2 (6.90%) XML
5 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Web Flow
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) CSS3
6 1 (3.45%) Spring Batch
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) UNIX
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) Automated Testing
2 16 (55.17%) Web Testing
2 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
3 15 (51.72%) Automation Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 13 (44.83%) TDD
5 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) User Stories
6 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) Ruby
2 7 (24.14%) Scala
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Python
6 3 (10.34%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) JBoss
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle