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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
England / North West
Rank 122 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing JUnit 14 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.90% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 5.50% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 34
Median daily rate £331 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £453 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-39.16% +33.33%

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
461 618 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.52% 16.33% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 374 279
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.88 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £44.15 £45.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 0 10 £325 -23.52% 6
Cheshire +20 4 £475 +35.71% 2
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 38 (73.08%) Java
2 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (71.15%) TDD
3 33 (63.46%) REST
4 30 (57.69%) Spring
4 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
5 28 (53.85%) SQL
5 28 (53.85%) Web Services
6 25 (48.08%) BDD
7 24 (46.15%) Scrum
8 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
9 21 (40.38%) Linux
10 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
11 19 (36.54%) SOAP
11 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
12 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
12 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
13 17 (32.69%) RESTful
13 17 (32.69%) Finance
14 16 (30.77%) HTML
14 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
15 15 (28.85%) Oracle
15 15 (28.85%) XML
15 15 (28.85%) JSON
16 14 (26.92%) Java EE
16 14 (26.92%) JPA
16 14 (26.92%) OO
16 14 (26.92%) HTTP
16 14 (26.92%) Spring Boot
17 13 (25.00%) Jenkins

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 (5.77%) Confluence
1 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.31%) MySQL
3 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.62%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.69%) DB2
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.85%) MarkLogic
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.92%) Big Data
7 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.92%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (23.08%) Maven
4 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
5 7 (13.46%) Cucumber
5 7 (13.46%) JIRA
6 6 (11.54%) IntelliJ
6 6 (11.54%) Mockito
7 5 (9.62%) Jasmine
7 5 (9.62%) Subversion
8 4 (7.69%) JBehave
8 4 (7.69%) Selenium
9 3 (5.77%) Ant
9 3 (5.77%) Gradle
9 3 (5.77%) JProfiler
9 3 (5.77%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
10 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
10 2 (3.85%) Hudson
10 2 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) Java Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Digital Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Web Architect
8 1 (1.92%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (63.46%) REST
2 30 (57.69%) Spring
3 28 (53.85%) Web Services
4 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
5 19 (36.54%) SOAP
6 17 (32.69%) RESTful
7 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 16 (30.77%) HTML
8 15 (28.85%) JSON
8 15 (28.85%) XML
9 14 (26.92%) Java EE
9 14 (26.92%) JPA
9 14 (26.92%) Spring Boot
10 13 (25.00%) Node.js
11 12 (23.08%) CSS
11 12 (23.08%) HTML5
12 10 (19.23%) CSS3
12 10 (19.23%) XSLT
13 9 (17.31%) jQuery
14 8 (15.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (71.15%) TDD
2 25 (48.08%) BDD
3 24 (46.15%) Scrum
4 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
5 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
6 14 (26.92%) OO
7 13 (25.00%) High Availability
8 12 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (19.23%) Data Modelling
10 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.54%) MVC
12 5 (9.62%) Kanban
13 3 (5.77%) Data Protection
13 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Open Source
13 3 (5.77%) SDLC
13 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Web Development
14 2 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) Groovy
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Capistrano
2 2 (3.85%) Nagios
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle
2 6 (11.54%) Perforce
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) Twitter
5 2 (3.85%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) Sybase