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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 149 120 111
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Contract jobs citing JUnit 18 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.52% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.29% 4.88% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-43.66% -
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
547 328 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.65% 10.63% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 193 170
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £18.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £36.70 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Lancashire -7 5 £375 +7.14% 1
Cheshire -10 4 £450 +20.00% 6
Merseyside -7 3 £350 -
Manchester -26 1 - - 9
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 44 (93.62%) Java
2 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
3 33 (70.21%) HTML
4 29 (61.70%) TDD
5 28 (59.57%) CSS
6 27 (57.45%) SQL
7 25 (53.19%) jQuery
8 24 (51.06%) J2EE
9 22 (46.81%) SDLC
10 18 (38.30%) OO
10 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (34.04%) Spring
11 16 (34.04%) Web Services
11 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
12 15 (31.91%) Ant
12 15 (31.91%) Oracle
13 14 (29.79%) SOAP
13 14 (29.79%) DV Cleared
14 13 (27.66%) Eclipse
14 13 (27.66%) WebSphere
15 12 (25.53%) Internet
15 12 (25.53%) OOP
15 12 (25.53%) OOD
15 12 (25.53%) JSON
15 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
16 10 (21.28%) HTML5
16 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
16 10 (21.28%) JIRA
16 10 (21.28%) Jenkins

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (27.66%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.64%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 5 (10.64%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Confluence
4 2 (4.26%) JBoss
4 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.13%) Jetty
5 1 (2.13%) nginx
5 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Route 53
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Internet
2 10 (21.28%) HTTP
3 4 (8.51%) SMTP
4 2 (4.26%) AMQP
5 1 (2.13%) Firewall
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) DHCP
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.64%) MySQL
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Informix
2 5 (10.64%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.51%) SQLite
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.51%) Big Data
4 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) DB2
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Ant
2 13 (27.66%) Eclipse
3 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
4 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
4 10 (21.28%) JIRA
4 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
5 9 (19.15%) Selenium
5 9 (19.15%) Subversion
5 9 (19.15%) Maven
6 7 (14.89%) Gradle
7 6 (12.77%) Mockito
8 4 (8.51%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (8.51%) NUnit
8 4 (8.51%) PHPUnit
8 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.38%) Cactus
9 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
9 3 (6.38%) eggPlant
10 2 (4.26%) FishEye
10 2 (4.26%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 28 (59.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Testing Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) HTML
2 28 (59.57%) CSS
3 25 (53.19%) jQuery
4 24 (51.06%) J2EE
5 16 (34.04%) Web Services
5 16 (34.04%) Spring
6 14 (29.79%) SOAP
7 12 (25.53%) JSON
8 10 (21.28%) HTML5
9 9 (19.15%) AngularJS
9 9 (19.15%) Servlets
10 8 (17.02%) WSDL
10 8 (17.02%) RESTful
11 6 (12.77%) XML
12 5 (10.64%) JAX-RPC
12 5 (10.64%) XSL
12 5 (10.64%) JDBC
12 5 (10.64%) .NET
12 5 (10.64%) PowerMock
12 5 (10.64%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.38%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.26%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) Telematics
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) TDD
2 22 (46.81%) SDLC
3 18 (38.30%) OO
3 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.53%) OOP
5 12 (25.53%) OOD
6 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
8 8 (17.02%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (14.89%) Open Source
9 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Web Design
10 6 (12.77%) ITIL
11 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.64%) Scrum
12 4 (8.51%) Data Management
12 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) Java
2 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
3 27 (57.45%) SQL
4 7 (14.89%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) C++
5 6 (12.77%) Ruby
6 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.51%) C
6 4 (8.51%) FQL
6 4 (8.51%) VBScript
6 4 (8.51%) VB
6 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.51%) VBA
6 4 (8.51%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.38%) XPath
8 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) DV Cleared
3 9 (19.15%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.51%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
1 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) IBM
3 5 (10.64%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) Perforce
5 3 (6.38%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.13%) RightScale
7 1 (2.13%) Adobe
7 1 (2.13%) Compuware
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