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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
England / North West
Rank 110 140 98
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -42
Contract jobs citing JUnit 25 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.47% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.59% 2.96% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 30
Median daily rate £338 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.81% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +22.22%

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
447 608 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.15% 15.99% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 362 249
Median daily rate £394 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing JUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 21 £325 -21.21% 6
Cheshire +24 4 £444 +7.57% 1
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 54 (79.41%) Java
2 50 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (63.24%) TDD
4 41 (60.29%) REST
5 40 (58.82%) Git (software)
6 35 (51.47%) Spring
7 32 (47.06%) Software Engineering
7 32 (47.06%) SQL
8 31 (45.59%) Scrum
9 29 (42.65%) BDD
10 28 (41.18%) Web Services
11 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
12 25 (36.76%) Hibernate
13 24 (35.29%) Unit Testing
14 23 (33.82%) XML
14 23 (33.82%) SOAP
15 22 (32.35%) Linux
15 22 (32.35%) Maven
15 22 (32.35%) NoSQL
15 22 (32.35%) RESTful
16 20 (29.41%) JSON
17 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
17 19 (27.94%) HTTP
18 18 (26.47%) HTML
18 18 (26.47%) Oracle
18 18 (26.47%) OO
19 16 (23.53%) Finance
20 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (22.06%) AngularJS
21 14 (20.59%) Spring Boot

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) Confluence
1 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.47%) JBoss
2 1 (1.47%) Liferay
2 1 (1.47%) Mule
2 1 (1.47%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) HTTP
2 5 (7.35%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.35%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.76%) MySQL
2 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.88%) DB2
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.94%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.47%) Big Data
8 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.47%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 40 (58.82%) Git (software)
2 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
3 22 (32.35%) Maven
4 11 (16.18%) Subversion
5 10 (14.71%) Selenium
6 9 (13.24%) Eclipse
7 7 (10.29%) Cucumber
8 6 (8.82%) JIRA
9 5 (7.35%) IntelliJ
9 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
10 4 (5.88%) Ant
10 4 (5.88%) JBehave
10 4 (5.88%) JMeter
10 4 (5.88%) Mockito
10 4 (5.88%) Xcode
11 3 (4.41%) Gradle
11 3 (4.41%) JProfiler
11 3 (4.41%) SonarQube
11 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.41%) TestNG
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 48 (70.59%) Developer
2 39 (57.35%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Tester
6 3 (4.41%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Java Android Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (4.41%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) REST
2 35 (51.47%) Spring
3 28 (41.18%) Web Services
4 25 (36.76%) Hibernate
5 23 (33.82%) SOAP
5 23 (33.82%) XML
6 22 (32.35%) RESTful
7 20 (29.41%) JSON
8 18 (26.47%) HTML
9 15 (22.06%) AngularJS
10 14 (20.59%) JPA
10 14 (20.59%) Spring Boot
11 13 (19.12%) Java EE
11 13 (19.12%) Node.js
12 12 (17.65%) CSS
12 12 (17.65%) HTML5
13 10 (14.71%) CSS3
13 10 (14.71%) XSLT
14 9 (13.24%) jQuery
15 8 (11.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.47%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.47%) Telematics
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) Android
2 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (63.24%) TDD
3 32 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 31 (45.59%) Scrum
5 29 (42.65%) BDD
6 24 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 18 (26.47%) OO
8 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.12%) High Availability
10 12 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (14.71%) Data Modelling
12 8 (11.76%) Test Automation
13 7 (10.29%) MVC
14 6 (8.82%) Automated Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Performance Testing
15 5 (7.35%) Automation Testing
15 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
15 5 (7.35%) Kanban
15 5 (7.35%) Mobile Development
15 5 (7.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (79.41%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) Scala
5 5 (7.35%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.88%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.94%) Groovy
7 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (1.47%) C#
8 1 (1.47%) Clojure
8 1 (1.47%) Python
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) ISEB
1 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.94%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.94%) Nagios
2 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Oracle
2 6 (8.82%) Perforce
3 5 (7.35%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.41%) Twitter
5 2 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.47%) Sybase