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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 118 154 125
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -29
Contract jobs citing JUnit 37 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.04% 0.31% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.53% 2.42% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £384 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.74% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -41.90%
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
567 579 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.95% 12.88% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 372 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £37.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 29 £425 +6.25% 5
Cheshire +8 5 £390 -17.89%
Lancashire +17 2 £450 +20.00% 2
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 75 (98.68%) Java
2 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (52.63%) Jenkins
4 39 (51.32%) Spring
5 38 (50.00%) TDD
6 35 (46.05%) Maven
7 34 (44.74%) XML
8 33 (43.42%) Hibernate
9 30 (39.47%) J2EE
9 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
10 29 (38.16%) Oracle
11 25 (32.89%) Web Services
11 25 (32.89%) Software Engineering
11 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (31.58%) REST
13 23 (30.26%) SQL
14 20 (26.32%) SOAP
14 20 (26.32%) Selenium
15 18 (23.68%) Scrum
16 17 (22.37%) XSLT
16 17 (22.37%) JAXB
17 16 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
17 16 (21.05%) Subversion
17 16 (21.05%) WebSphere
18 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
19 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
19 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
20 13 (17.11%) JSON
21 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
21 12 (15.79%) OO

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 16 (21.05%) WebSphere
1 16 (21.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 14 (18.42%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.53%) JBoss
4 4 (5.26%) Mule
5 3 (3.95%) Jetty
6 1 (1.32%) Confluence
6 1 (1.32%) Liferay
6 1 (1.32%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) HTTP
1 9 (11.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.95%) MySQL
4 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) Big Data
5 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.32%) Informix
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 35 (46.05%) Maven
3 30 (39.47%) Git (software)
4 20 (26.32%) Selenium
5 16 (21.05%) Subversion
6 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
7 10 (13.16%) JIRA
8 9 (11.84%) SonarQube
9 8 (10.53%) Mockito
10 7 (9.21%) JMeter
11 6 (7.89%) Gradle
12 5 (6.58%) Xcode
13 3 (3.95%) Calabash
13 3 (3.95%) Hudson
13 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
13 3 (3.95%) Robotium
13 3 (3.95%) TeamCity
13 3 (3.95%) TestNG
14 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
14 2 (2.63%) JProfiler
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (77.63%) Developer
2 53 (69.74%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.79%) J2EE Developer
3 12 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Android Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Mobile Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Objective-C Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Java Mobile Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (51.32%) Spring
2 34 (44.74%) XML
3 33 (43.42%) Hibernate
4 30 (39.47%) J2EE
5 25 (32.89%) Web Services
6 24 (31.58%) REST
7 20 (26.32%) SOAP
8 17 (22.37%) JAXB
8 17 (22.37%) XSLT
9 13 (17.11%) JSON
10 12 (15.79%) JSP
11 11 (14.47%) Java EE
11 11 (14.47%) Middleware
11 11 (14.47%) RESTful
12 10 (13.16%) CSS
12 10 (13.16%) JDBC
13 9 (11.84%) Apache Camel
13 9 (11.84%) EJB
13 9 (11.84%) GWT
13 9 (11.84%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) IVR
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) SCADA
4 4 (5.26%) Biometrics
5 3 (3.95%) Streaming Media
5 3 (3.95%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.32%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Android
2 9 (11.84%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (50.00%) TDD
3 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (32.89%) Software Engineering
4 18 (23.68%) Scrum
5 15 (19.74%) Unit Testing
6 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 12 (15.79%) OO
7 9 (11.84%) BDD
7 9 (11.84%) MVC
7 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.53%) OOP
8 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.21%) AOP
9 7 (9.21%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (9.21%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Kanban
9 7 (9.21%) Mobile Development
9 7 (9.21%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (98.68%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) SQL
3 11 (14.47%) PL/SQL
4 10 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.84%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.58%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) Clojure
8 1 (1.32%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) Scala
8 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) ISEB
1 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) IBM
3 4 (5.26%) Avaya
3 4 (5.26%) Nortel
4 3 (3.95%) Perforce
4 3 (3.95%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) Adobe
6 1 (1.32%) Compuware
6 1 (1.32%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) hybris
6 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft