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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 65 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing JUnit 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 1.84% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.05% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+115.15% -4.34%
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
87 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 10.86% 12.89% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 28 13
Average daily rate £450 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £524 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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
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 18 December 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 5 - - 2
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (89.29%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (46.43%) TDD
5 10 (35.71%) C#
5 10 (35.71%) Scala
6 9 (32.14%) CSS
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 9 (32.14%) JMS
6 9 (32.14%) Spring
7 8 (28.57%) Ruby
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) Subversion
7 8 (28.57%) J2EE
7 8 (28.57%) Play Framework
8 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 7 (25.00%) RSpec
8 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.00%) SOA
8 7 (25.00%) Selenium
9 6 (21.43%) Java EE
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) UNIX

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
2 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 4 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) Confluence
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Subversion
3 7 (25.00%) RSpec
3 7 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) Selenium
4 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
5 4 (14.29%) Maven
5 4 (14.29%) Hudson
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Scala Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Test Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Web Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
1 9 (32.14%) HTML
1 9 (32.14%) JMS
1 9 (32.14%) Spring
2 8 (28.57%) J2EE
2 8 (28.57%) Play Framework
3 6 (21.43%) Java EE
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) Ajax
5 4 (14.29%) Apache CXF
5 4 (14.29%) JPA
5 4 (14.29%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) CSS3
5 4 (14.29%) Sensu
6 3 (10.71%) REST
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) Guice
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (10.71%) Django
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Open Source
2 4 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) UNIX
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 13 (46.43%) TDD
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) SOA
6 6 (21.43%) MVC
6 6 (21.43%) Web Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Software Architecture
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (10.71%) BDD
9 3 (10.71%) OWASP
9 3 (10.71%) Web Development
9 3 (10.71%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) Scala
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) C++
5 5 (17.86%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nagios
1 4 (14.29%) Ganglia
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
1 4 (14.29%) collectd
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Google