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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 118 125 128
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing JUnit 39 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.69% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.02% 5.94% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 2
Median daily rate £419 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £508 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £38.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+3.94% -46.47%
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
486 421 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.89% 11.57% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 251 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.96 £37.00 £27.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £42.80 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -2.01%

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 June 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 June 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 +8 25 £438 -12.50% 2
Cheshire -5 10 £375 +1.35%
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (57.75%) XML
4 35 (49.30%) Web Services
5 34 (47.89%) TDD
6 28 (39.44%) Spring
7 26 (36.62%) J2EE
8 25 (35.21%) XSLT
9 24 (33.80%) Oracle
9 24 (33.80%) Jenkins
10 23 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (32.39%) Scrum
11 21 (29.58%) SQL
12 20 (28.17%) JAXB
12 20 (28.17%) Hibernate
12 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
13 19 (26.76%) WebSphere
13 19 (26.76%) WebSphere Application Server
14 18 (25.35%) CSS
14 18 (25.35%) Selenium
15 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
15 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
16 16 (22.54%) Maven
16 16 (22.54%) Linux
16 16 (22.54%) Kanban
17 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
17 15 (21.13%) MVC
17 15 (21.13%) Finance
18 14 (19.72%) Subversion
18 14 (19.72%) HTML

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 19 (26.76%) WebSphere
1 19 (26.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (23.94%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.45%) JBoss
4 5 (7.04%) Confluence
5 4 (5.63%) Apache
6 3 (4.23%) Jetty
6 3 (4.23%) Mule
7 2 (2.82%) IIS
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) Google Play
3 1 (1.41%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) SMTP
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
2 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database
3 9 (12.68%) MySQL
4 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) SQLite
8 1 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 24 (33.80%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.17%) Git (software)
3 18 (25.35%) Selenium
4 16 (22.54%) Maven
5 14 (19.72%) JIRA
5 14 (19.72%) Subversion
6 11 (15.49%) Mockito
7 9 (12.68%) Eclipse
8 6 (8.45%) Cucumber
9 5 (7.04%) SonarQube
10 4 (5.63%) Gradle
10 4 (5.63%) JMeter
11 3 (4.23%) NUnit
12 2 (2.82%) Android Studio
12 2 (2.82%) PHPUnit
12 2 (2.82%) Robolectric
12 2 (2.82%) TestNG
12 2 (2.82%) Travis CI
12 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 48 (67.61%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.68%) Lead Developer
5 8 (11.27%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Technical Developer
5 8 (11.27%) Technical Leader
6 7 (9.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Java Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Android Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Java Android Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Java Scala Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Scala Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (57.75%) XML
2 35 (49.30%) Web Services
3 28 (39.44%) Spring
4 26 (36.62%) J2EE
5 25 (35.21%) XSLT
6 20 (28.17%) Hibernate
6 20 (28.17%) JAXB
7 18 (25.35%) CSS
8 14 (19.72%) HTML
9 13 (18.31%) Middleware
10 12 (16.90%) JSP
10 12 (16.90%) REST
11 11 (15.49%) EJB
11 11 (15.49%) jQuery
11 11 (15.49%) JSON
11 11 (15.49%) VXML
12 10 (14.08%) Apache Camel
12 10 (14.08%) SOAP
13 9 (12.68%) JDBC
14 8 (11.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) IVR
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) SCADA
3 4 (5.63%) Biometrics
3 4 (5.63%) iPad
4 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 7 (9.86%) Unix
3 5 (7.04%) Android
4 4 (5.63%) Windows
5 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.97%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) TDD
3 23 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (32.39%) Scrum
4 17 (23.94%) Software Engineering
5 16 (22.54%) Kanban
6 15 (21.13%) MVC
7 13 (18.31%) Integration Testing
8 11 (15.49%) BDD
9 10 (14.08%) Unit Testing
10 8 (11.27%) AOP
10 8 (11.27%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (11.27%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.86%) OO
12 5 (7.04%) B2C
12 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (29.58%) SQL
3 15 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.04%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) Scala
7 2 (2.82%) C
7 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) VB
8 1 (1.41%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.41%) FQL
8 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
1 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 8 (11.27%) IBM
3 6 (8.45%) hybris
4 5 (7.04%) Google
5 4 (5.63%) Avaya
5 4 (5.63%) Nortel
6 1 (1.41%) SAP