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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 95 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing JUnit 31 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.05% 1.13% 1.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.47% 10.55% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 22
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £346 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £447 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +82.05%
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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
296 275 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.00% 10.71% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 164 145
Average daily rate £388 £400 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £255 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -12.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £30.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £42.00 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 May 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 May 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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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
Glasgow 0 12 £400 +3.22% 3
Edinburgh +3 10 £381 +1.66% 4
Highlands - 9 - -
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JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 72 (93.51%) Java
2 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (63.64%) Spring
4 44 (57.14%) SDLC
5 42 (54.55%) Relational Database
6 41 (53.25%) SQL
7 39 (50.65%) TDD
8 30 (38.96%) Linux
9 29 (37.66%) JMS
10 27 (35.06%) OO
10 27 (35.06%) Finance
11 26 (33.77%) Hibernate
11 26 (33.77%) UNIX
12 25 (32.47%) J2EE
13 24 (31.17%) OOD
14 23 (29.87%) J2SE
15 22 (28.57%) RDBMS
15 22 (28.57%) Sybase
15 22 (28.57%) DB2
16 21 (27.27%) XML
16 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
18 19 (24.68%) Perl
18 19 (24.68%) HTML
18 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
20 16 (20.78%) Ant
21 15 (19.48%) jQuery
21 15 (19.48%) Pair Programming
21 15 (19.48%) Banking

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.49%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) ArcSDE
4 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.90%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
2 3 (3.90%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (54.55%) Relational Database
2 22 (28.57%) DB2
2 22 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.19%) Big Data
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.30%) SQLite
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.78%) Ant
2 15 (19.48%) Mockito
3 13 (16.88%) FitNesse
4 12 (15.58%) Selenium
5 11 (14.29%) Subversion
6 8 (10.39%) jMock
6 8 (10.39%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.79%) Maven
7 6 (7.79%) NUnit
8 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
8 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.90%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
9 3 (3.90%) JIRA
9 3 (3.90%) WebLOAD
10 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.60%) Watij
10 2 (2.60%) JMeter
General
1 27 (35.06%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Banking
3 9 (11.69%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.39%) Front Office
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 69 (89.61%) Developer
2 65 (84.42%) Java Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (5.19%) Tester
6 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
7 2 (2.60%) Automation Tester
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Tester
7 2 (2.60%) Web Tester
7 2 (2.60%) Senior Web Tester
8 1 (1.30%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.30%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) Spring
2 29 (37.66%) JMS
3 26 (33.77%) Hibernate
4 25 (32.47%) J2EE
5 23 (29.87%) J2SE
6 21 (27.27%) XML
7 19 (24.68%) HTML
8 15 (19.48%) jQuery
9 14 (18.18%) iBATIS
9 14 (18.18%) CSS
9 14 (18.18%) JDBC
9 14 (18.18%) XML Schema
10 11 (14.29%) JSP
10 11 (14.29%) JSF
11 10 (12.99%) Web Services
12 8 (10.39%) Struts
12 8 (10.39%) Servlets
13 6 (7.79%) EJB
13 6 (7.79%) Ajax
13 6 (7.79%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.99%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.19%) Equities
6 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.90%) GIS
6 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.30%) Social Media
8 1 (1.30%) Animation
8 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.96%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) UNIX
3 3 (3.90%) Android
4 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.14%) SDLC
3 39 (50.65%) TDD
4 27 (35.06%) OO
5 24 (31.17%) OOD
6 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (22.08%) Software Engineering
8 15 (19.48%) Database Tuning
8 15 (19.48%) Pair Programming
8 15 (19.48%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (12.99%) OOP
9 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
10 8 (10.39%) CRM
10 8 (10.39%) UML
11 7 (9.09%) Wealth Management
11 7 (9.09%) Investment Management
12 6 (7.79%) Web Development
13 4 (5.19%) Scrum
13 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.19%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (93.51%) Java
2 41 (53.25%) SQL
3 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.68%) Perl
5 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.19%) Scala
7 3 (3.90%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.30%) Clojure
8 1 (1.30%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) DV Cleared
1 9 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) Sybase
2 14 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (7.79%) Sun
4 3 (3.90%) ESRI
5 1 (1.30%) Alterian
5 1 (1.30%) Coverity
5 1 (1.30%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.30%) CA