The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 70 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs citing JUnit 10 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.01% 1.40% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.70% 12.00% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Average daily rate £450 £363 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +21.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £58.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.48%
JUnit
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
115 100 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.65% 11.66% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 61 69
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in Reading

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the Reading region.

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Spring
3 7 (70.00%) Maven
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Sun Certification
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (30.00%) REST
8 2 (20.00%) Spring Integration
8 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (20.00%) Build Forge
8 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
8 2 (20.00%) Java EE
8 2 (20.00%) J2EE
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
8 2 (20.00%) XSLT
8 2 (20.00%) JBoss
8 2 (20.00%) JMS

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Mule
2 1 (10.00%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) Build Forge
5 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (10.00%) JBehave
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (20.00%) J2EE
5 2 (20.00%) Java EE
5 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
5 2 (20.00%) JMS
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Integration
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
6 1 (10.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP