The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 89 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing JUnit 36 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.20% 1.60% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.21% 14.14% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.25 £41.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+29.94% +7.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
321 297 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.74% 11.30% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 166 151
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Edinburgh 0 18 £394 -3.07% 3
Glasgow -6 13 £425 +6.25% 1
Highlands - 5 - -
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UK

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 73 (92.41%) Java
2 61 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (60.76%) Spring
4 40 (50.63%) Relational Database
5 39 (49.37%) TDD
6 36 (45.57%) SQL
7 28 (35.44%) Hibernate
8 26 (32.91%) JMS
9 25 (31.65%) Linux
10 24 (30.38%) XML
10 24 (30.38%) Finance
11 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
12 21 (26.58%) J2EE
12 21 (26.58%) UNIX
13 20 (25.32%) HTML
14 19 (24.05%) DB2
14 19 (24.05%) OO
14 19 (24.05%) J2SE
15 18 (22.78%) RDBMS
15 18 (22.78%) Sybase
15 18 (22.78%) Mockito
16 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (21.52%) Perl
16 17 (21.52%) Pair Programming
17 16 (20.25%) iBATIS
17 16 (20.25%) JDBC
17 16 (20.25%) XML Schema
17 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
17 16 (20.25%) OOD

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.59%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.33%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
4 3 (3.80%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.80%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) Intranet
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.63%) Relational Database
2 19 (24.05%) DB2
3 18 (22.78%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Mockito
2 15 (18.99%) FitNesse
3 13 (16.46%) Selenium
4 12 (15.19%) Subversion
4 12 (15.19%) Ant
5 10 (12.66%) jMock
6 9 (11.39%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.86%) Maven
8 6 (7.59%) NUnit
8 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
9 5 (6.33%) Jasmine
9 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
9 5 (6.33%) TestNG
10 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.80%) JIRA
11 3 (3.80%) WebLOAD
11 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.80%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.80%) NetBeans
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Front Office
4 6 (7.59%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (88.61%) Developer
2 63 (79.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Tester
7 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.53%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Web Tester
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Web Tester
8 2 (2.53%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.53%) Senior Tester
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.27%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (1.27%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.27%) Analyst
9 1 (1.27%) Test Analyst
9 1 (1.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) Spring
2 28 (35.44%) Hibernate
3 26 (32.91%) JMS
4 24 (30.38%) XML
5 21 (26.58%) J2EE
6 20 (25.32%) HTML
7 19 (24.05%) J2SE
8 16 (20.25%) iBATIS
8 16 (20.25%) JDBC
8 16 (20.25%) XML Schema
9 15 (18.99%) CSS
10 12 (15.19%) jQuery
11 11 (13.92%) Web Services
11 11 (13.92%) JSF
11 11 (13.92%) JSP
12 8 (10.13%) Servlets
12 8 (10.13%) Struts
13 7 (8.86%) Ajax
14 6 (7.59%) EJB 3.0
14 6 (7.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.06%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.06%) Equities
6 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.80%) GIS
7 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (1.27%) Animation
8 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) UNIX
3 3 (3.80%) Android
4 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (77.22%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (49.37%) TDD
3 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (24.05%) OO
5 17 (21.52%) Pair Programming
6 16 (20.25%) OOD
7 15 (18.99%) Unit Testing
8 14 (17.72%) Database Tuning
8 14 (17.72%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (16.46%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.66%) Web Development
11 8 (10.13%) CRM
11 8 (10.13%) UML
12 6 (7.59%) OOP
13 5 (6.33%) Scrum
14 4 (5.06%) Investment Management
14 4 (5.06%) Wealth Management
14 4 (5.06%) Automated Testing
14 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
14 4 (5.06%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (92.41%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) SQL
3 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (21.52%) Perl
5 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.80%) C#
7 1 (1.27%) C++
7 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.27%) Scala
7 1 (1.27%) Clojure
7 1 (1.27%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Sun Certification
3 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 18 (22.78%) Sybase
2 13 (16.46%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Sun
4 3 (3.80%) ESRI
5 1 (1.27%) Coverity
5 1 (1.27%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.27%) CA
5 1 (1.27%) IBM