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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 108 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing JUnit 46 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.57% 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.31% 5.18% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 2
Median daily rate £425 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £440 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -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
494 425 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.53% 10.99% 9.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 256 179
Median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +30 35 £425 -15.00% 6
Cheshire -6 7 £289 -12.50% 1
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 74 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (56.76%) TDD
4 39 (52.70%) XML
5 33 (44.59%) J2EE
6 32 (43.24%) Web Services
6 32 (43.24%) Spring
7 28 (37.84%) Jenkins
8 26 (35.14%) Hibernate
8 26 (35.14%) Oracle
9 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (31.08%) XSLT
11 22 (29.73%) Maven
11 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
12 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
12 20 (27.03%) SQL
12 20 (27.03%) JAXB
13 19 (25.68%) WebSphere Application Server
13 19 (25.68%) WebSphere
13 19 (25.68%) Selenium
14 16 (21.62%) Scrum
15 15 (20.27%) Finance
15 15 (20.27%) Subversion
15 15 (20.27%) JSP
15 15 (20.27%) Tomcat
16 14 (18.92%) Kanban
16 14 (18.92%) REST
17 13 (17.57%) Mockito
17 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
17 13 (17.57%) JIRA

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 (25.68%) WebSphere
1 19 (25.68%) WebSphere Application Server
2 15 (20.27%) Tomcat
3 7 (9.46%) JBoss
4 3 (4.05%) Apache
4 3 (4.05%) Confluence
4 3 (4.05%) Jetty
4 3 (4.05%) Mule
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Google Play
2 1 (1.35%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) HTTP
2 6 (8.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.11%) MySQL
4 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.70%) SQLite
7 1 (1.35%) Big Data
7 1 (1.35%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.35%) Informix
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (29.73%) Maven
3 19 (25.68%) Selenium
4 15 (20.27%) Subversion
5 13 (17.57%) JIRA
5 13 (17.57%) Mockito
6 9 (12.16%) Eclipse
7 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
8 6 (8.11%) SonarQube
9 5 (6.76%) JMeter
10 4 (5.41%) Gradle
11 3 (4.05%) Calabash
11 3 (4.05%) Hudson
11 3 (4.05%) Robotium
11 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.70%) Android Studio
12 2 (2.70%) NUnit
12 2 (2.70%) TestNG
12 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (77.03%) Developer
2 49 (66.22%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.92%) J2EE Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Android Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.76%) Agile Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Agile Java Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Java Android Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.70%) XML
2 33 (44.59%) J2EE
3 32 (43.24%) Spring
3 32 (43.24%) Web Services
4 26 (35.14%) Hibernate
5 23 (31.08%) XSLT
6 20 (27.03%) JAXB
7 15 (20.27%) JSP
8 14 (18.92%) REST
9 13 (17.57%) CSS
9 13 (17.57%) Middleware
10 12 (16.22%) JSON
11 11 (14.86%) EJB
11 11 (14.86%) JDBC
11 11 (14.86%) SOAP
11 11 (14.86%) VXML
12 10 (13.51%) Apache Camel
13 9 (12.16%) HTML
14 8 (10.81%) GWT
14 8 (10.81%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (14.86%) IVR
2 5 (6.76%) SCADA
3 4 (5.41%) Biometrics
4 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.05%) Streaming Media
4 3 (4.05%) User Experience
5 2 (2.70%) iPad
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) Android
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.76%) TDD
3 24 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (27.03%) Software Engineering
5 16 (21.62%) Scrum
6 14 (18.92%) Kanban
7 12 (16.22%) BDD
7 12 (16.22%) MVC
8 10 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.51%) Integration Testing
8 10 (13.51%) Waterfall
9 9 (12.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.81%) AOP
10 8 (10.81%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (10.81%) Pair Programming
10 8 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Android Development
12 5 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (6.76%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (27.03%) SQL
3 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.22%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.76%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.41%) C#
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) PHP
7 2 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (1.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 26 (35.14%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) IBM
3 5 (6.76%) Google
4 4 (5.41%) Avaya
4 4 (5.41%) Nortel
5 3 (4.05%) hybris
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
6 1 (1.35%) Compuware
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Perforce
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday