The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 53 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +13
Contract jobs citing JUnit 19 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.55% 1.21% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.59% 16.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
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£325 - -
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
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 North East region.

Development Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 24 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 14.50% 7.27% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 13 15
Average daily rate £350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 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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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 -26 17 £320 - 1
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 31 (75.61%) Java
2 26 (63.41%) Jenkins
3 25 (60.98%) Automated Testing
4 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (51.22%) TDD
6 20 (48.78%) Selenium
6 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
6 20 (48.78%) WebDriver
7 19 (46.34%) Cucumber
8 18 (43.90%) Automation Testing
8 18 (43.90%) RSpec
8 18 (43.90%) Web Testing
9 14 (34.15%) JMS
10 13 (31.71%) Scala
11 12 (29.27%) Ruby
11 12 (29.27%) Scrum
12 11 (26.83%) C#
13 10 (24.39%) Spring
13 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
13 10 (24.39%) QA
14 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
14 9 (21.95%) Maven
14 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
14 9 (21.95%) J2EE
14 9 (21.95%) CSS
14 9 (21.95%) HTML
15 8 (19.51%) JBoss
15 8 (19.51%) Oracle
15 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
15 8 (19.51%) GIS

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 6 (14.63%) Apache
1 6 (14.63%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Intranet
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.63%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (63.41%) Jenkins
2 20 (48.78%) Selenium
2 20 (48.78%) WebDriver
3 19 (46.34%) Cucumber
4 18 (43.90%) RSpec
5 9 (21.95%) Maven
6 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
6 8 (19.51%) Hudson
7 6 (14.63%) Subversion
8 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (17.07%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Test Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Test Automation Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Scala Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Test Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Web Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) JMS
2 10 (24.39%) Spring
3 9 (21.95%) J2EE
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
4 8 (19.51%) Apache CXF
4 8 (19.51%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) JPA
5 6 (14.63%) Java EE
5 6 (14.63%) Play Framework
6 4 (9.76%) Sensu
7 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
8 1 (2.44%) SOAP
8 1 (2.44%) JAXB
8 1 (2.44%) Spring Web Flow
8 1 (2.44%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) GIS
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Automated Testing
2 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
4 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
5 18 (43.90%) Automation Testing
5 18 (43.90%) Web Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Scrum
7 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
8 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
9 7 (17.07%) SOA
10 6 (14.63%) Software Architecture
11 5 (12.20%) Release Management
11 5 (12.20%) User Stories
12 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
12 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (2.44%) MVC
13 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
13 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (2.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) Java
2 13 (31.71%) Scala
3 12 (29.27%) Ruby
4 11 (26.83%) C#
5 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) C++
6 6 (14.63%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
1 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (9.76%) Ganglia
1 4 (9.76%) collectd
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) JBoss
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle