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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 188 167 224
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +57
Contract jobs citing JUnit 69 93 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 0.98% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.62% 7.79% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 13
Average daily rate £406 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £356
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £58.00 £57.15
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.48%
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
1228 1194 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.35% 12.61% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 761 660 504
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire -8 30 £388 +3.33% 7
Surrey +3 14 £493 +93.13% 5
Berkshire -3 11 £450 +20.00% 6
West Sussex - 8 £288 - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £300 -40.00% 2
East Sussex +7 2 £331 +20.45% 4
Middlesex -2 1 £345 -10.96%
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 124 (92.54%) Java
2 94 (70.15%) Spring
3 73 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (39.55%) Cucumber
5 52 (38.81%) Hibernate
6 48 (35.82%) Web Services
7 46 (34.33%) Selenium
8 41 (30.60%) Maven
9 40 (29.85%) XML
10 39 (29.10%) Linux
10 39 (29.10%) Subversion
10 39 (29.10%) Unit Testing
10 39 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (28.36%) Jenkins
12 37 (27.61%) JBoss
13 35 (26.12%) Scrum
13 35 (26.12%) Java EE
14 33 (24.63%) JIRA
14 33 (24.63%) Oracle
15 32 (23.88%) Gradle
16 30 (22.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 28 (20.90%) Functional Testing
18 27 (20.15%) SQL
18 27 (20.15%) MVC
19 26 (19.40%) REST
20 25 (18.66%) J2EE
20 25 (18.66%) Tomcat
20 25 (18.66%) Spring MVC
20 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
21 24 (17.91%) PostgreSQL

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 37 (27.61%) JBoss
2 25 (18.66%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.96%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.46%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.97%) Apache
5 8 (5.97%) Confluence
6 7 (5.22%) Node.js
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (2.24%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.49%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.49%) IIS
9 2 (1.49%) Jetty
10 1 (0.75%) CMS
10 1 (0.75%) Liferay
10 1 (0.75%) Mule
10 1 (0.75%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.72%) Amazon S3
2 8 (5.97%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (4.48%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.97%) HTTP
1 8 (5.97%) LDAP
2 5 (3.73%) Internet
3 3 (2.24%) Firewall
4 2 (1.49%) Asterisk PBX
4 2 (1.49%) DVB
4 2 (1.49%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.49%) SNMP
4 2 (1.49%) SSH
4 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.49%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.75%) AMQP
5 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.91%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (8.21%) MySQL
2 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.73%) Hazelcast
5 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.24%) DataStage
6 3 (2.24%) IBM InfoSphere
6 3 (2.24%) QualityStage
6 3 (2.24%) VoltDB
7 2 (1.49%) SQLite
8 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.75%) DB2
8 1 (0.75%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 53 (39.55%) Cucumber
2 46 (34.33%) Selenium
3 41 (30.60%) Maven
4 39 (29.10%) Subversion
5 38 (28.36%) Jenkins
6 33 (24.63%) JIRA
7 32 (23.88%) Gradle
8 30 (22.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 22 (16.42%) Mockito
10 21 (15.67%) Artifactory
11 19 (14.18%) Eclipse
12 18 (13.43%) Checkstyle
12 18 (13.43%) FindBugs
13 15 (11.19%) JBehave
14 12 (8.96%) Git (software)
15 8 (5.97%) Grunt
15 8 (5.97%) Protractor
16 7 (5.22%) JMeter
16 7 (5.22%) SonarQube
17 6 (4.48%) WATIR
General
1 10 (7.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.73%) Finance
3 3 (2.24%) Marketing
4 2 (1.49%) Electronics
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (70.15%) Developer
2 75 (55.97%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 13 (9.70%) Architect
4 13 (9.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Java Architect
6 10 (7.46%) J2EE Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Agile Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Java Technical Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Lead Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Software Engineer
8 7 (5.22%) Technical Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Tester
11 4 (2.99%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (70.15%) Spring
2 52 (38.81%) Hibernate
3 48 (35.82%) Web Services
4 40 (29.85%) XML
5 35 (26.12%) Java EE
6 26 (19.40%) REST
7 25 (18.66%) J2EE
7 25 (18.66%) Spring MVC
8 23 (17.16%) JSON
9 22 (16.42%) HTML
10 21 (15.67%) ActiveMQ
10 21 (15.67%) Apache Camel
11 16 (11.94%) JPA
11 16 (11.94%) Servlets
12 15 (11.19%) Ajax
13 14 (10.45%) HTML5
13 14 (10.45%) JMS
13 14 (10.45%) NHibernate
13 14 (10.45%) RESTful
14 12 (8.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.73%) Smart Meter
3 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.99%) PKI
3 4 (2.99%) User Experience
4 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.49%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.75%) Animation
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (29.10%) Linux
2 11 (8.21%) Unix
3 4 (2.99%) AIX
4 3 (2.24%) Windows
5 2 (1.49%) Android
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (29.10%) Continuous Integration
2 39 (29.10%) Unit Testing
3 35 (26.12%) Scrum
4 28 (20.90%) Functional Testing
5 27 (20.15%) MVC
6 23 (17.16%) TDD
6 23 (17.16%) Waterfall
7 19 (14.18%) BDD
8 18 (13.43%) OO
9 17 (12.69%) Change Control
10 15 (11.19%) UML
11 13 (9.70%) Software Engineering
12 12 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (8.96%) Data Modelling
13 11 (8.21%) Mentoring
13 11 (8.21%) Software Testing
13 11 (8.21%) Web Development
14 10 (7.46%) Load Testing
15 9 (6.72%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 124 (92.54%) Java
2 27 (20.15%) SQL
3 14 (10.45%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.96%) Python
5 10 (7.46%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.22%) C#
6 7 (5.22%) Ruby
7 4 (2.99%) C++
7 4 (2.99%) Scala
8 3 (2.24%) Groovy
8 3 (2.24%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.24%) Perl
8 3 (2.24%) PHP
9 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.49%) Tcl
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.45%) Sun Certification
4 10 (7.46%) Degree
5 3 (2.24%) OCA
5 3 (2.24%) OCP
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.49%) ISEB
6 2 (1.49%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.49%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.73%) Docker
1 5 (3.73%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.49%) Ansible
2 2 (1.49%) yum
3 1 (0.75%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.75%) Nagios
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (24.63%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) HP
3 7 (5.22%) Telerik
4 4 (2.99%) Cisco
4 4 (2.99%) Google
4 4 (2.99%) Sun
5 3 (2.24%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.49%) hybris
6 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.49%) SAP
6 2 (1.49%) VMware
7 1 (0.75%) BroadVision
7 1 (0.75%) FatWire
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Rally
7 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
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