The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 110 110 93
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing JUnit 29 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.90% 0.67% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.65% 6.76% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 23
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £292 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
379 281 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.80% 9.92% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 150 172
Average daily rate £358 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.25 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.12 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 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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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
Cheshire +16 15 £319 -13.55% 3
Lancashire - 7 £450 -
Manchester -16 2 £488 +39.28% 5
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 46 (95.83%) Java
2 20 (41.67%) Spring
3 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) HTML
4 17 (35.42%) J2EE
4 17 (35.42%) JSP
4 17 (35.42%) XML
5 15 (31.25%) Web Services
6 14 (29.17%) Struts
6 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (29.17%) Scrum
7 13 (27.08%) Spring MVC
7 13 (27.08%) JIRA
7 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
8 12 (25.00%) Oracle
8 12 (25.00%) Java EE
8 12 (25.00%) Confluence
9 11 (22.92%) Open Source
9 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.92%) CSS
9 11 (22.92%) Eclipse
10 10 (20.83%) Ant
10 10 (20.83%) Selenium
10 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 9 (18.75%) Atlassian
11 9 (18.75%) jQuery
11 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
11 9 (18.75%) MVC
11 9 (18.75%) EJB

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
2 12 (25.00%) Confluence
3 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Jetty
4 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) Node.js
4 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
1 2 (4.17%) Route 53
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) AMQP
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (4.17%) DNS
4 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) SSH
4 2 (4.17%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Informix
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 11 (22.92%) Eclipse
3 10 (20.83%) Ant
3 10 (20.83%) Selenium
4 8 (16.67%) Subversion
4 8 (16.67%) Maven
5 7 (14.58%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.58%) Gradle
6 6 (12.50%) Mercurial
7 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.25%) Mockito
8 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.17%) Grunt
9 2 (4.17%) Hudson
9 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.17%) Bower
9 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
9 2 (4.17%) TestNG
9 2 (4.17%) JMeter
10 1 (2.08%) Introscope
General
1 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (64.58%) Developer
2 25 (52.08%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 3 (6.25%) Hybris Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Java Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Agile Tester
5 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Tester
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Senior J2EE Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) Spring
2 19 (39.58%) HTML
3 17 (35.42%) J2EE
3 17 (35.42%) JSP
3 17 (35.42%) XML
4 15 (31.25%) Web Services
5 14 (29.17%) Struts
6 13 (27.08%) Spring MVC
7 12 (25.00%) Java EE
8 11 (22.92%) CSS
9 9 (18.75%) EJB
9 9 (18.75%) jQuery
9 9 (18.75%) JMS
9 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
10 8 (16.67%) REST
10 8 (16.67%) Ajax
10 8 (16.67%) XSLT
11 7 (14.58%) JSON
11 7 (14.58%) RESTful
11 7 (14.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Open Source
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) STB
5 1 (2.08%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
1 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.17%) Scrum
3 11 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 9 (18.75%) MVC
5 8 (16.67%) TDD
6 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) BDD
8 4 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (8.33%) B2C
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.25%) SEO
9 3 (6.25%) Validation
9 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.25%) Kanban
9 3 (6.25%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) Java
2 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.75%) SQL
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
4 4 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) XPath
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
1 4 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Atlassian
3 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
4 3 (6.25%) hybris
5 2 (4.17%) RightScale
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) Compuware
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Perforce
6 1 (2.08%) Canoo
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Rate: £350 per day
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Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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