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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 110 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing JUnit 38 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.78% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.38% 7.75% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 2
Average daily rate
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£381 £350 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
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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
405 284 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.23% 10.02% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 145 87
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.25 £25.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £49.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +12 21 £320 -24.70% 4
Manchester -8 11 £500 +42.85% 5
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England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (98.53%) Java
2 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (60.29%) Spring
3 29 (42.65%) HTML
4 27 (39.71%) J2EE
5 25 (36.76%) JSON
6 24 (35.29%) Oracle
7 23 (33.82%) SQL
7 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
7 23 (33.82%) TDD
7 23 (33.82%) Cucumber
8 21 (30.88%) Maven
8 21 (30.88%) XML
8 21 (30.88%) OO
9 20 (29.41%) Ant
9 20 (29.41%) Open Source
10 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
10 19 (27.94%) Selenium
11 18 (26.47%) Spring MVC
11 18 (26.47%) Web Services
11 18 (26.47%) CSS
11 18 (26.47%) RESTful
11 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
12 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (25.00%) Java EE
13 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (22.06%) Subversion
13 15 (22.06%) Struts
13 15 (22.06%) Big Data
13 15 (22.06%) MongoDB

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (27.94%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.65%) Confluence
2 12 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (8.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (7.35%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) Jetty
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) nginx
6 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.47%) Route 53
1 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.59%) Internet
2 7 (10.29%) HTTP
2 7 (10.29%) AMQP
3 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.94%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) DNS
4 1 (1.47%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) Big Data
1 15 (22.06%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.71%) MySQL
4 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.29%) Hadoop
6 6 (8.82%) Informix
6 6 (8.82%) RDBMS
7 5 (7.35%) DB2
8 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (33.82%) Cucumber
2 21 (30.88%) Maven
3 20 (29.41%) Ant
4 19 (27.94%) Selenium
5 15 (22.06%) Subversion
6 14 (20.59%) JIRA
7 13 (19.12%) Eclipse
7 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
8 10 (14.71%) Gradle
9 8 (11.76%) Mockito
10 7 (10.29%) Mercurial
11 5 (7.35%) IntelliJ
12 3 (4.41%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (4.41%) TestNG
12 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
13 2 (2.94%) Grunt
13 2 (2.94%) Bower
13 2 (2.94%) SonarQube
13 2 (2.94%) Introscope
14 1 (1.47%) HttpUnit
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Developer
2 51 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 8 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.94%) J2EE Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Senior J2EE Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Java Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.47%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (60.29%) Spring
2 29 (42.65%) HTML
3 27 (39.71%) J2EE
4 25 (36.76%) JSON
5 21 (30.88%) XML
6 18 (26.47%) Spring MVC
6 18 (26.47%) Web Services
6 18 (26.47%) CSS
6 18 (26.47%) RESTful
6 18 (26.47%) AngularJS
7 17 (25.00%) Java EE
8 15 (22.06%) Struts
9 14 (20.59%) JSP
9 14 (20.59%) jQuery
10 13 (19.12%) Hibernate
11 11 (16.18%) SOAP
12 10 (14.71%) Ajax
13 9 (13.24%) JDBC
14 8 (11.76%) Apache Wicket
15 7 (10.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Open Source
2 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.29%) Telematics
3 7 (10.29%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.88%) Online Banking
5 3 (4.41%) iPad
6 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.94%) DTV
6 2 (2.94%) STB
7 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
1 7 (10.29%) Linux
1 7 (10.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.82%) TDD
3 21 (30.88%) OO
4 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (20.59%) Scrum
7 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
8 11 (16.18%) MVC
9 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 7 (10.29%) User Stories
10 7 (10.29%) MapReduce
11 6 (8.82%) Web Application Development
11 6 (8.82%) B2C
12 3 (4.41%) Validation
12 3 (4.41%) SEO
12 3 (4.41%) Project Management
12 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) Java
2 23 (33.82%) SQL
2 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
3 7 (10.29%) Groovy
4 5 (7.35%) Scala
5 3 (4.41%) Ruby
5 3 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.94%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Puppet
1 8 (11.76%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) IBM
3 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.29%) Atlassian
5 5 (7.35%) hybris
6 2 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Compuware
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Adobe
6 2 (2.94%) Perforce
7 1 (1.47%) Google
7 1 (1.47%) RightScale