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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 135 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing JUnit 29 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.85% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.58% 8.09% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 8
Median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £54.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-30.41% +27.64%
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
520 408 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.95% 10.49% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 241 162
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 11
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £37.00 £24.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.15 £46.04 £44.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -2.11%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -4 12 £444 -1.38% 5
Cheshire -20 12 £363 -3.33%
Lancashire +3 2 £363 -32.55% 1
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (60.38%) TDD
4 29 (54.72%) Web Services
4 29 (54.72%) XML
5 22 (41.51%) Scrum
6 19 (35.85%) Spring
7 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (33.96%) BDD
8 17 (32.08%) SQL
9 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
10 14 (26.42%) HTML
10 14 (26.42%) XSLT
11 13 (24.53%) NoSQL
11 13 (24.53%) JSON
12 12 (22.64%) CSS
12 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
12 12 (22.64%) J2EE
12 12 (22.64%) Oracle
12 12 (22.64%) Linux
12 12 (22.64%) MVC
13 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
13 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
13 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC
13 11 (20.75%) Kanban
13 11 (20.75%) REST
13 11 (20.75%) RESTful
13 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
14 10 (18.87%) Subversion
14 10 (18.87%) HTTP

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 9 (16.98%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 5 (9.43%) Confluence
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.21%) MySQL
3 6 (11.32%) MongoDB
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.55%) Couchbase
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) SQLite
8 1 (1.89%) DB2
8 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.87%) Subversion
4 9 (16.98%) JIRA
4 9 (16.98%) Selenium
5 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
6 7 (13.21%) Maven
7 5 (9.43%) Ant
7 5 (9.43%) Gradle
7 5 (9.43%) Mockito
8 4 (7.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.66%) NUnit
10 2 (3.77%) Android Studio
10 2 (3.77%) PHPUnit
10 2 (3.77%) Robolectric
10 2 (3.77%) TestNG
10 2 (3.77%) Travis CI
10 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 39 (73.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Java Scala Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Scala Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Lead Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Hybris Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Android Developer
6 4 (7.55%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Java Android Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Tester
8 2 (3.77%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (54.72%) Web Services
1 29 (54.72%) XML
2 19 (35.85%) Spring
3 14 (26.42%) HTML
3 14 (26.42%) XSLT
4 13 (24.53%) JSON
5 12 (22.64%) CSS
5 12 (22.64%) J2EE
6 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
6 11 (20.75%) REST
6 11 (20.75%) RESTful
6 11 (20.75%) Spring MVC
7 8 (15.09%) jQuery
7 8 (15.09%) JSP
8 5 (9.43%) Ajax
8 5 (9.43%) JAXB
8 5 (9.43%) SOAP
8 5 (9.43%) XSD
9 4 (7.55%) JDBC
9 4 (7.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) iPad
2 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) IVR
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.89%) DTV
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
4 1 (1.89%) STB
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Unix
3 6 (11.32%) Android
4 4 (7.55%) Windows
5 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (60.38%) TDD
3 22 (41.51%) Scrum
4 18 (33.96%) BDD
4 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.64%) MVC
6 11 (20.75%) Kanban
6 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
7 8 (15.09%) Integration Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.21%) OO
8 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (9.43%) Android Development
9 5 (9.43%) B2C
9 5 (9.43%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.55%) Data Validation
10 4 (7.55%) High Availability
10 4 (7.55%) Open Source
10 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.09%) Scala
5 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.43%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) C
8 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.77%) VB
9 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) FQL
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Perl
9 1 (1.89%) PHP
9 1 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) hybris
3 4 (7.55%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
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