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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 124 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing JUnit 31 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.61% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.43% 6.38% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £311 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.25 £41.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+29.94% +7.05%
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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
417 298 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.68% 9.55% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 158 105
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £25.33 £29.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £53.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 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 1 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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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 +8 22 £375 -9.09% 2
Manchester -12 8 £450 +28.57% 8
Lancashire - 1 £538 -
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England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 74 (98.67%) Java
2 44 (58.67%) Spring
3 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (46.67%) HTML
5 33 (44.00%) J2EE
6 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
7 30 (40.00%) SQL
7 30 (40.00%) TDD
8 26 (34.67%) JSON
8 26 (34.67%) Oracle
8 26 (34.67%) OO
9 25 (33.33%) Ant
10 24 (32.00%) CSS
10 24 (32.00%) Cucumber
11 21 (28.00%) XML
11 21 (28.00%) jQuery
11 21 (28.00%) Maven
12 20 (26.67%) Selenium
12 20 (26.67%) Web Services
12 20 (26.67%) Open Source
13 19 (25.33%) RESTful
13 19 (25.33%) Tomcat
13 19 (25.33%) Spring MVC
13 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
14 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
15 17 (22.67%) Java EE
16 16 (21.33%) Subversion
16 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (20.00%) Big Data
17 15 (20.00%) MongoDB

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (25.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
3 12 (16.00%) Confluence
4 7 (9.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
4 7 (9.33%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) Jetty
6 1 (1.33%) nginx
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.33%) Route 53
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) Internet
2 8 (10.67%) HTTP
3 7 (9.33%) AMQP
4 2 (2.67%) SSH
4 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) DHCP
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.00%) Big Data
1 15 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.33%) MySQL
4 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
4 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
5 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
5 7 (9.33%) RDBMS
5 7 (9.33%) Informix
6 5 (6.67%) DB2
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (33.33%) Ant
2 24 (32.00%) Cucumber
3 21 (28.00%) Maven
4 20 (26.67%) Selenium
5 16 (21.33%) Subversion
6 15 (20.00%) JIRA
7 14 (18.67%) Eclipse
8 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
9 10 (13.33%) Gradle
10 9 (12.00%) Mockito
11 7 (9.33%) Mercurial
12 5 (6.67%) IntelliJ
13 3 (4.00%) Jenkins
13 3 (4.00%) TestNG
13 3 (4.00%) Eclipse RCP
14 2 (2.67%) Introscope
14 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
14 2 (2.67%) Bower
14 2 (2.67%) Grunt
15 1 (1.33%) Capybara
General
1 11 (14.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (84.00%) Developer
2 57 (76.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Hybris Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.67%) J2EE Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Senior J2EE Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Java Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Java Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (58.67%) Spring
2 35 (46.67%) HTML
3 33 (44.00%) J2EE
4 26 (34.67%) JSON
5 24 (32.00%) CSS
6 21 (28.00%) XML
6 21 (28.00%) jQuery
7 20 (26.67%) Web Services
8 19 (25.33%) RESTful
8 19 (25.33%) Spring MVC
9 18 (24.00%) AngularJS
10 17 (22.67%) Java EE
11 15 (20.00%) Struts
12 14 (18.67%) SOAP
12 14 (18.67%) JSP
12 14 (18.67%) Hibernate
13 12 (16.00%) Ajax
14 10 (13.33%) JDBC
15 9 (12.00%) Servlets
16 8 (10.67%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Open Source
2 10 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.33%) Algorithms
3 7 (9.33%) Telematics
4 4 (5.33%) Online Banking
5 3 (4.00%) iPad
6 2 (2.67%) STB
6 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.67%) DTV
7 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
1 7 (9.33%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) TDD
3 26 (34.67%) OO
4 19 (25.33%) Software Engineering
5 16 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.67%) Scrum
6 14 (18.67%) Integration Testing
7 13 (17.33%) Unit Testing
8 12 (16.00%) MVC
9 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.67%) OOD
9 8 (10.67%) E-Commerce
9 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.33%) Software Delivery
10 7 (9.33%) User Stories
10 7 (9.33%) Web Application Development
10 7 (9.33%) MapReduce
11 6 (8.00%) OOP
11 6 (8.00%) B2C
12 4 (5.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (98.67%) Java
2 31 (41.33%) JavaScript
3 30 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (9.33%) Groovy
5 6 (8.00%) Scala
6 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 3 (4.00%) XPath
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Puppet
1 8 (10.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (34.67%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) IBM
3 8 (10.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.33%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.67%) hybris
5 5 (6.67%) JNBridge
6 3 (4.00%) Perforce
7 2 (2.67%) SAP
7 2 (2.67%) Compuware
7 2 (2.67%) HP
7 2 (2.67%) Adobe
8 1 (1.33%) RightScale
8 1 (1.33%) Google