The first table below looks at the demand for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Northern Ireland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 20 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing JUnit 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.87% 1.42% 2.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.57% 12.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -2.50%
Development Applications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.35% 11.39% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Average daily rate £388 £350 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JUnit
UK

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JUnit across the Northern Ireland region.

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (25.00%) Jython
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Build Forge

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Build Forge
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec