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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 88 108 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs citing JUnit 44 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.40% 0.49% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.03% 5.46% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.21% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £307 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £57.15 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +68.08%
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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
399 238 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.69% 8.92% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 116 119
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +22 20 £320 -13.22% 3
Lancashire - 13 £419 -
Manchester -4 5 £500 +42.85% 9
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (98.21%) Java
2 34 (60.71%) Spring
3 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.07%) J2EE
4 23 (41.07%) HTML
5 20 (35.71%) XML
6 18 (32.14%) Struts
6 18 (32.14%) Tomcat
6 18 (32.14%) Oracle
6 18 (32.14%) Open Source
7 17 (30.36%) Ant
7 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
7 17 (30.36%) JSP
7 17 (30.36%) Spring MVC
8 16 (28.57%) Maven
9 15 (26.79%) TDD
9 15 (26.79%) Selenium
9 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
9 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
10 14 (25.00%) RESTful
10 14 (25.00%) JSON
10 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (25.00%) SQL
10 14 (25.00%) CSS
11 13 (23.21%) Web Services
12 12 (21.43%) Java EE
12 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
12 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
13 11 (19.64%) Subversion
13 11 (19.64%) jQuery

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 10 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.29%) Confluence
4 5 (8.93%) Node.js
5 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 3 (5.36%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.57%) Apache
7 2 (3.57%) Jetty
7 2 (3.57%) nginx
7 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
1 2 (3.57%) PaaS
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Route 53
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
2 5 (8.93%) AMQP
2 5 (8.93%) HTTP
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 10 (17.86%) Big Data
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
4 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.36%) Informix
6 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Ant
2 16 (28.57%) Maven
3 15 (26.79%) Selenium
3 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
4 11 (19.64%) Subversion
5 10 (17.86%) JIRA
5 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
7 5 (8.93%) Gradle
7 5 (8.93%) Mockito
7 5 (8.93%) Mercurial
8 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.57%) Introscope
9 2 (3.57%) Hudson
9 2 (3.57%) TestNG
9 2 (3.57%) Bower
9 2 (3.57%) Grunt
10 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.79%) Capybara
10 1 (1.79%) RSpec
General
1 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (75.00%) Developer
2 36 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Hybris Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Java Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Senior J2EE Consultant
6 2 (3.57%) Java Applications Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Tester
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (60.71%) Spring
2 23 (41.07%) J2EE
2 23 (41.07%) HTML
3 20 (35.71%) XML
4 18 (32.14%) Struts
5 17 (30.36%) JSP
5 17 (30.36%) Spring MVC
6 15 (26.79%) AngularJS
7 14 (25.00%) RESTful
7 14 (25.00%) JSON
7 14 (25.00%) CSS
8 13 (23.21%) Web Services
9 12 (21.43%) Java EE
9 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
10 11 (19.64%) jQuery
11 9 (16.07%) REST
12 8 (14.29%) Apache Wicket
12 8 (14.29%) Ajax
13 7 (12.50%) HTML5
13 7 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Open Source
2 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.14%) Telematics
3 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.36%) iPad
4 3 (5.36%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.57%) STB
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX
3 2 (3.57%) CentOS
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) TDD
3 14 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) MVC
5 9 (16.07%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 6 (10.71%) OO
7 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) B2C
9 4 (7.14%) User Stories
9 4 (7.14%) MapReduce
10 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.36%) BDD
10 3 (5.36%) Data Validation
10 3 (5.36%) Kanban
10 3 (5.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 14 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) Scala
5 4 (7.14%) PHP
5 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.14%) Ruby
5 4 (7.14%) Groovy
6 2 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
1 6 (10.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.71%) IBM
4 5 (8.93%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.36%) hybris
6 2 (3.57%) Compuware
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Perforce
6 2 (3.57%) RightScale
7 1 (1.79%) Canoo
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
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