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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 127 104 105
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing JUnit 12 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.04% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.22% 9.15% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 22
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£313 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+115.15% -15.38%
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
373 317 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.87% 11.37% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 164 180
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.11 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.57 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +1 10 £313 -10.71% 10
Manchester -18 1 £475 +35.71% 11
Lancashire - - - -
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) J2EE
3 12 (42.86%) JSP
4 11 (39.29%) XML
5 10 (35.71%) Web Services
5 10 (35.71%) Java EE
6 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) EJB
7 8 (28.57%) XSLT
7 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) JMS
7 8 (28.57%) JIRA
7 8 (28.57%) Atlassian
7 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) Confluence
7 8 (28.57%) REST
8 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
9 6 (21.43%) Struts
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 6 (21.43%) Gradle
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Linux
10 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 8 (28.57%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Jetty
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) AMQP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.14%) SSH
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
2 6 (21.43%) Gradle
3 5 (17.86%) Mercurial
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) Ant
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (7.14%) Hudson
6 2 (7.14%) Selenium
6 2 (7.14%) Maven
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) TestNG
7 1 (3.57%) HtmlUnit
7 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.57%) HttpUnit
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) Canoo WebTest
7 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.57%) XMLUnit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior J2EE Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Java Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) J2EE
2 12 (42.86%) JSP
3 11 (39.29%) XML
4 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 10 (35.71%) Java EE
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
6 8 (28.57%) EJB
6 8 (28.57%) XSLT
6 8 (28.57%) JMS
6 8 (28.57%) REST
7 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 6 (21.43%) Struts
9 5 (17.86%) .NET
9 5 (17.86%) JSON
9 5 (17.86%) JSF
10 4 (14.29%) Spring
10 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.29%) CSS
10 4 (14.29%) Servlets
11 3 (10.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Open Source
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Scrum
2 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) JVM Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) B2C
6 1 (3.57%) RAD
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.29%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Puppet
1 3 (10.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) RightScale
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Canoo
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 days ago