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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 120 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs citing JUnit 16 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.90% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.88% 7.90% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
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£375 £368 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £473 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
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
328 329 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.64% 11.38% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 171 203
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -9.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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
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 August 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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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
Manchester -8 8 £450 - 11
Cheshire -4 6 £375 +15.38% 8
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
3 10 (35.71%) J2EE
3 10 (35.71%) JMS
4 9 (32.14%) Struts
4 9 (32.14%) Web Services
4 9 (32.14%) Linux
4 9 (32.14%) Servlets
4 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 8 (28.57%) Ruby
5 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 7 (25.00%) RightScale
6 7 (25.00%) Puppet
6 7 (25.00%) Hudson
6 7 (25.00%) OpenStack
6 7 (25.00%) Route 53
6 7 (25.00%) Big Data
6 7 (25.00%) Vagrant
6 7 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
6 7 (25.00%) DevOps
6 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (25.00%) Jetty
6 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (25.00%) Apache
1 7 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (25.00%) Jetty
1 7 (25.00%) nginx
1 7 (25.00%) Confluence
1 7 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.00%) Route 53
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) AMQP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 7 (25.00%) Hudson
2 7 (25.00%) Maven
2 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.86%) Gradle
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
4 4 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 3 (10.71%) Mockito
6 2 (7.14%) Ant
7 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.57%) Canoo WebTest
7 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.57%) XMLUnit
7 1 (3.57%) TestNG
7 1 (3.57%) HtmlUnit
7 1 (3.57%) HttpUnit
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) J2EE
1 10 (35.71%) JMS
2 9 (32.14%) Struts
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 9 (32.14%) Servlets
3 7 (25.00%) Java EE
3 7 (25.00%) XML
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) EJB
4 6 (21.43%) JSP
4 6 (21.43%) Spring
5 5 (17.86%) Struts2
5 5 (17.86%) REST
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) SOAP
6 4 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) MyBatis
7 3 (10.71%) Spring Security
7 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) CentOS
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
2 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.00%) JVM Tuning
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) B2C
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
5 1 (3.57%) BDD
5 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) Ruby
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Puppet
1 7 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 7 (25.00%) RightScale
3 3 (10.71%) FatWire
3 3 (10.71%) Endeca
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) Canoo
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