The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the North West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 117 109 125
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing JUnit 11 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.85% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.68% 7.19% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £343 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £413 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+149.12% -28.75%
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
299 320 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.96% 11.82% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 166 177
Average daily rate £325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £33.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JUnit
England

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 30 July 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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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
Manchester -8 8 £406 +14.43% 10
Cheshire -4 1 - - 3
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 29 (96.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby
2 10 (33.33%) J2EE
2 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (33.33%) JMS
2 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 10 (33.33%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (30.00%) Web Services
3 9 (30.00%) Spring
3 9 (30.00%) Maven
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 8 (26.67%) Servlets
4 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) Jetty
5 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
5 7 (23.33%) CentOS
5 7 (23.33%) nginx
5 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
5 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (23.33%) Puppet
5 7 (23.33%) Hudson
5 7 (23.33%) OpenStack
5 7 (23.33%) Route 53

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (23.33%) Jetty
2 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (23.33%) nginx
2 7 (23.33%) OpenStack
2 7 (23.33%) Apache
3 6 (20.00%) Confluence
4 2 (6.67%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon S3
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Route 53
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) AMQP
2 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Big Data
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Selenium
1 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 9 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (30.00%) Maven
3 7 (23.33%) Hudson
3 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (13.33%) Mockito
5 4 (13.33%) Gradle
6 3 (10.00%) XMLUnit
6 3 (10.00%) HttpUnit
6 3 (10.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (10.00%) Ant
7 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.33%) TestNG
8 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
1 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) J2EE
1 10 (33.33%) JMS
2 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 9 (30.00%) Spring
3 8 (26.67%) Servlets
3 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 7 (23.33%) Struts
5 6 (20.00%) EJB
5 6 (20.00%) Java EE
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
6 5 (16.67%) Struts2
7 4 (13.33%) CSS
7 4 (13.33%) XML
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
7 4 (13.33%) Spring Security
7 4 (13.33%) MyBatis
7 4 (13.33%) REST
8 3 (10.00%) JSON
8 3 (10.00%) RESTful
8 3 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
2 8 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (23.33%) JVM Tuning
3 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) TDD
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
8 1 (3.33%) BDD
8 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.33%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby
3 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Puppet
1 7 (23.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (23.33%) RightScale
3 6 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 4 (13.33%) Endeca
4 4 (13.33%) FatWire
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe