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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 137 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing JUnit 21 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.37% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.11% 3.73% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £353 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £433 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +149.12%
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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
411 295 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.74% 9.82% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 186 165
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.00 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 12 £330 - 4
Merseyside -9 3 £350 - 1
Manchester -13 3 £500 +23.07% 9
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (58.49%) TDD
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 30 (56.60%) HTML
4 28 (52.83%) J2EE
4 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 28 (52.83%) OO
5 25 (47.17%) SDLC
6 24 (45.28%) CSS
6 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (37.74%) Spring
8 19 (35.85%) jQuery
9 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
9 18 (33.96%) JSON
10 17 (32.08%) Oracle
10 17 (32.08%) Ant
11 16 (30.19%) SOAP
11 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
11 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
12 15 (28.30%) Web Services
13 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
14 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
14 12 (22.64%) JIRA
14 12 (22.64%) Finance
14 12 (22.64%) OOP
14 12 (22.64%) OOD
14 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
14 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (22.64%) RESTful
15 11 (20.75%) Relational Database

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (11.32%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (11.32%) Confluence
3 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) Jetty
6 1 (1.89%) nginx
6 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Route 53
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Internet
2 7 (13.21%) HTTP
3 4 (7.55%) AMQP
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.98%) Big Data
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.32%) Informix
4 6 (11.32%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.43%) MySQL
5 5 (9.43%) DB2
6 4 (7.55%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Cucumber
2 17 (32.08%) Ant
3 12 (22.64%) JIRA
4 11 (20.75%) Selenium
4 11 (20.75%) Eclipse
4 11 (20.75%) Maven
5 9 (16.98%) Subversion
5 9 (16.98%) Gradle
6 7 (13.21%) Mockito
7 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
8 5 (9.43%) IntelliJ
9 4 (7.55%) Mercurial
9 4 (7.55%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (5.66%) eggPlant
10 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
10 3 (5.66%) Cactus
11 2 (3.77%) JMeter
11 2 (3.77%) TestNG
11 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.89%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 39 (73.58%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.77%) Environment Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Testing Manager
5 2 (3.77%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (1.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (1.89%) Designer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Designer
6 1 (1.89%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (56.60%) HTML
2 28 (52.83%) J2EE
3 24 (45.28%) CSS
4 20 (37.74%) Spring
5 19 (35.85%) jQuery
6 18 (33.96%) JSON
7 16 (30.19%) SOAP
8 15 (28.30%) Web Services
9 12 (22.64%) RESTful
10 10 (18.87%) Servlets
11 9 (16.98%) XML
11 9 (16.98%) WSDL
12 8 (15.09%) Java EE
13 7 (13.21%) HTML5
14 6 (11.32%) PowerMock
14 6 (11.32%) JAX-RS
14 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
14 6 (11.32%) JAX-RPC
14 6 (11.32%) Ajax
14 6 (11.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Telematics
3 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.66%) Web 2.0
3 3 (5.66%) Online Banking
4 2 (3.77%) DTV
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) TDD
2 28 (52.83%) OO
3 25 (47.17%) SDLC
4 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (26.42%) Software Engineering
6 12 (22.64%) OOP
6 12 (22.64%) OOD
6 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
6 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.98%) Open Source
7 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 9 (16.98%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Web Application Development
10 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.43%) MVC
11 4 (7.55%) MapReduce
11 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (58.49%) SQL
3 28 (52.83%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) C++
4 3 (5.66%) XPath
4 3 (5.66%) Groovy
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) DV Cleared
1 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
1 5 (9.43%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) IBM
3 7 (13.21%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.43%) JNBridge
5 4 (7.55%) Perforce
5 4 (7.55%) Atlassian
6 3 (5.66%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) hybris
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 2 (3.77%) Adobe
7 2 (3.77%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) Compuware
8 1 (1.89%) RightScale
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