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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 116 116 117
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing JUnit 32 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.96% 4.32% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 5
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£388 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +82.05%
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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
402 278 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.95% 9.19% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 163 124
Average daily rate £363 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% -3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £19.40 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £72.00 £128.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
Cheshire +4 22 £381 -7.57% 5
Manchester -8 8 £475 +31.03% 7
Lancashire - 1 £538 - 1
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 78 (98.73%) Java
2 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (59.49%) Spring
3 39 (49.37%) HTML
4 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
4 36 (45.57%) SQL
5 35 (44.30%) TDD
6 34 (43.04%) J2EE
7 29 (36.71%) CSS
7 29 (36.71%) OO
7 29 (36.71%) JSON
8 28 (35.44%) Ant
9 26 (32.91%) Oracle
9 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
10 25 (31.65%) Maven
11 24 (30.38%) jQuery
12 23 (29.11%) Web Services
13 22 (27.85%) RESTful
14 21 (26.58%) Open Source
14 21 (26.58%) Selenium
15 20 (25.32%) Spring MVC
15 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
15 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
16 19 (24.05%) Tomcat
17 17 (21.52%) XML
17 17 (21.52%) JIRA
17 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
17 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
18 16 (20.25%) Integration Testing

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (24.05%) Tomcat
2 17 (21.52%) WebSphere
3 12 (15.19%) Confluence
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 8 (10.13%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (8.86%) WebLogic
6 5 (6.33%) Node.js
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) Apache
7 1 (1.27%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) Jetty
7 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.27%) Route 53
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) Internet
2 9 (11.39%) HTTP
3 7 (8.86%) AMQP
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) DHCP
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) Big Data
2 15 (18.99%) MongoDB
3 13 (16.46%) Relational Database
4 11 (13.92%) MySQL
5 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
5 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
6 8 (10.13%) Informix
6 8 (10.13%) RDBMS
7 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
8 5 (6.33%) DB2
9 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) Ant
2 26 (32.91%) Cucumber
3 25 (31.65%) Maven
4 21 (26.58%) Selenium
5 17 (21.52%) JIRA
6 16 (20.25%) Subversion
6 16 (20.25%) Eclipse
7 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
8 12 (15.19%) Gradle
9 11 (13.92%) Mockito
10 7 (8.86%) Mercurial
11 5 (6.33%) IntelliJ
12 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
12 4 (5.06%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (5.06%) TestNG
13 3 (3.80%) Introscope
13 3 (3.80%) SonarQube
14 2 (2.53%) Grunt
14 2 (2.53%) Bower
14 2 (2.53%) Cactus
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
2 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (84.81%) Developer
2 60 (75.95%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Senior Developer
3 10 (12.66%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Architect
7 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.53%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Tester
9 1 (1.27%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.27%) Consultant
9 1 (1.27%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.27%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.27%) Java Team Leader
9 1 (1.27%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (59.49%) Spring
2 39 (49.37%) HTML
3 34 (43.04%) J2EE
4 29 (36.71%) CSS
4 29 (36.71%) JSON
5 24 (30.38%) jQuery
6 23 (29.11%) Web Services
7 22 (27.85%) RESTful
8 20 (25.32%) Spring MVC
8 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
9 17 (21.52%) XML
10 16 (20.25%) Java EE
11 15 (18.99%) Hibernate
12 14 (17.72%) SOAP
12 14 (17.72%) Struts
13 11 (13.92%) Ajax
13 11 (13.92%) Servlets
13 11 (13.92%) JDBC
14 10 (12.66%) JSP
14 10 (12.66%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Open Source
2 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.13%) Telematics
4 7 (8.86%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.33%) Online Banking
6 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.80%) iPad
7 2 (2.53%) DTV
7 2 (2.53%) Web 2.0
8 1 (1.27%) STB
8 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Linux
2 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.53%) Android
6 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) TDD
3 29 (36.71%) OO
4 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
5 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (20.25%) Integration Testing
7 14 (17.72%) Scrum
8 12 (15.19%) MVC
9 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
9 10 (12.66%) OOD
9 10 (12.66%) E-Commerce
10 9 (11.39%) OOP
11 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
11 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.86%) Web Application Development
12 7 (8.86%) User Stories
12 7 (8.86%) Software Delivery
12 7 (8.86%) MapReduce
13 6 (7.59%) B2C
14 4 (5.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (98.73%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
2 36 (45.57%) SQL
3 7 (8.86%) Groovy
4 6 (7.59%) Scala
5 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.80%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Puppet
1 8 (10.13%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Oracle
2 13 (16.46%) IBM
3 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.86%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.33%) Perforce
5 5 (6.33%) hybris
5 5 (6.33%) JNBridge
6 4 (5.06%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Compuware
8 2 (2.53%) Adobe
8 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) VMware
9 1 (1.27%) Google
9 1 (1.27%) RightScale
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