The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 164 210 153
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -57
Contract jobs citing JUnit 93 28 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.31% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.56% 2.85% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 49
Average daily rate
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£365 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £298 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+11.25% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
JUnit
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1230 981 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.54% 10.98% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 561 444
Average daily rate £363 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 46
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Hampshire +18 50 £385 +28.33% 5
Berkshire +11 20 £350 +0.35% 5
Oxfordshire -9 7 £410 +17.14% 8
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £500 +88.67% 1
Surrey -4 3 £255 -14.28% 1
East Sussex - 3 £275 - 1
Middlesex +4 2 £273 -39.44%
Sussex - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 2
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 155 (87.57%) Java
2 107 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (51.41%) Spring
4 86 (48.59%) TDD
5 83 (46.89%) Jenkins
6 79 (44.63%) Web Services
7 78 (44.07%) Maven
8 68 (38.42%) Cucumber
9 65 (36.72%) Selenium
10 62 (35.03%) BDD
11 61 (34.46%) Scrum
12 59 (33.33%) Subversion
13 54 (30.51%) Hibernate
14 53 (29.94%) Linux
15 47 (26.55%) XML
15 47 (26.55%) Eclipse
16 46 (25.99%) Tomcat
16 46 (25.99%) Mockito
17 44 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
18 42 (23.73%) RESTful
18 42 (23.73%) HTML
18 42 (23.73%) CSS
18 42 (23.73%) MVC
19 41 (23.16%) JavaScript
20 40 (22.60%) Web Development
21 37 (20.90%) SOAP
22 35 (19.77%) JSON
23 34 (19.21%) Git (software)
24 33 (18.64%) Puppet
24 33 (18.64%) Spring MVC

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 46 (25.99%) Tomcat
2 24 (13.56%) Apache
3 20 (11.30%) Confluence
4 17 (9.60%) JBoss
5 14 (7.91%) WebLogic
5 14 (7.91%) Documentum
6 10 (5.65%) WebSphere
7 8 (4.52%) CMS
8 7 (3.95%) TeamSite
9 6 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.13%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.13%) Node.js
11 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 9 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (9.60%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.64%) Internet
2 5 (2.82%) Network Security
3 3 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (1.69%) AMQP
3 3 (1.69%) DAB
3 3 (1.69%) NGN
3 3 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.21%) MongoDB
2 11 (6.21%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.21%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.65%) MarkLogic
3 10 (5.65%) MySQL
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.39%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.39%) Hazelcast
6 4 (2.26%) DB2
6 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 83 (46.89%) Jenkins
2 78 (44.07%) Maven
3 68 (38.42%) Cucumber
4 65 (36.72%) Selenium
5 59 (33.33%) Subversion
6 47 (26.55%) Eclipse
7 46 (25.99%) Mockito
8 34 (19.21%) Git (software)
9 32 (18.08%) JIRA
10 26 (14.69%) Ant
11 17 (9.60%) JMeter
11 17 (9.60%) RSpec
12 14 (7.91%) SoapUI
13 9 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (5.08%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (4.52%) IntelliJ
15 7 (3.95%) Checkstyle
16 6 (3.39%) ClearCase
16 6 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (3.39%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (9.04%) Finance
2 14 (7.91%) Publishing
3 11 (6.21%) Marketing
4 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (72.88%) Developer
2 87 (49.15%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.34%) Analyst
3 13 (7.34%) Test Analyst
4 11 (6.21%) Test Leader
4 11 (6.21%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (3.95%) Web Developer
6 6 (3.39%) Documentum Developer
7 5 (2.82%) Software Developer
7 5 (2.82%) Lead Developer
8 4 (2.26%) Tester
8 4 (2.26%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.26%) webMethods Developer
8 4 (2.26%) Hybris Developer
9 3 (1.69%) Technical Developer
9 3 (1.69%) Automation Tester
9 3 (1.69%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (1.69%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (1.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (51.41%) Spring
2 79 (44.63%) Web Services
3 54 (30.51%) Hibernate
4 47 (26.55%) XML
5 42 (23.73%) HTML
5 42 (23.73%) CSS
5 42 (23.73%) RESTful
6 37 (20.90%) SOAP
7 35 (19.77%) JSON
8 33 (18.64%) Spring MVC
9 28 (15.82%) Ajax
10 26 (14.69%) JSP
10 26 (14.69%) REST
11 24 (13.56%) JPA
11 24 (13.56%) J2EE
12 21 (11.86%) jQuery
13 19 (10.73%) Struts
14 18 (10.17%) XSLT
15 16 (9.04%) SAML
15 16 (9.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.95%) Open Source
2 6 (3.39%) W3C
3 5 (2.82%) Taxonomies
3 5 (2.82%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.26%) Semantic Web
4 4 (2.26%) DTV
5 3 (1.69%) GIS
5 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.69%) User Experience
6 2 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.13%) Wiki
6 2 (1.13%) Blog
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.94%) Linux
2 17 (9.60%) UNIX
3 5 (2.82%) Windows
4 4 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (48.59%) TDD
3 62 (35.03%) BDD
4 61 (34.46%) Scrum
5 44 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (23.73%) MVC
7 40 (22.60%) Web Development
8 32 (18.08%) Unit Testing
9 28 (15.82%) Test Automation
10 26 (14.69%) OO
11 22 (12.43%) SOA
11 22 (12.43%) Kanban
12 15 (8.47%) Information Management
13 13 (7.34%) Automated Testing
13 13 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (6.78%) Content Management
14 12 (6.78%) Waterfall
15 10 (5.65%) E-Commerce
16 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
16 9 (5.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 155 (87.57%) Java
2 41 (23.16%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.99%) Python
4 18 (10.17%) SQL
5 15 (8.47%) Ruby
6 11 (6.21%) XQuery
7 9 (5.08%) C#
8 3 (1.69%) PHP
8 3 (1.69%) Groovy
9 2 (1.13%) Scala
9 2 (1.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.13%) C++
9 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) JPQL
10 1 (0.56%) HQL
10 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.47%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.39%) Sun Certification
5 5 (2.82%) Degree
6 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.13%) ISEB
7 2 (1.13%) VCP4
8 1 (0.56%) PMP
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) QA
2 6 (3.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (7.91%) VirtualBox
2 9 (5.08%) Docker
3 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (18.64%) Puppet
2 25 (14.12%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.69%) Hyperic
3 3 (1.69%) logstash
3 3 (1.69%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 19 (10.73%) Oracle
2 14 (7.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.08%) HP
4 7 (3.95%) Software AG
4 7 (3.95%) webMethods
5 4 (2.26%) hybris
5 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.26%) SAP
6 3 (1.69%) WSO2
6 3 (1.69%) VMware
6 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.13%) Cisco
7 2 (1.13%) IBM
7 2 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.56%) Cadence