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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 173 188 191
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing JUnit 89 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.69% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.33% 6.38% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 33
Average daily rate
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£402 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £276 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +149.12%
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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
1214 987 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 10.73% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 550 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 39 £326 -7.51% 3
Oxfordshire - 19 £475 - 4
Berkshire -1 10 £488 +30.00% 10
Surrey -1 9 £270 -18.79% 3
East Sussex -4 3 £355 -
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £325 +16.07%
West Sussex - 2 £403 - 2
Sussex - 1 £400 -
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England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 147 (89.09%) Java
2 100 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (55.15%) Spring
4 75 (45.45%) TDD
5 66 (40.00%) Web Services
6 64 (38.79%) Maven
7 62 (37.58%) XML
8 58 (35.15%) Selenium
9 57 (34.55%) Jenkins
10 54 (32.73%) BDD
10 54 (32.73%) Hibernate
11 53 (32.12%) Cucumber
12 50 (30.30%) JavaScript
13 45 (27.27%) Oracle
14 44 (26.67%) SOAP
14 44 (26.67%) Scrum
15 42 (25.45%) SOA
16 40 (24.24%) SQL
17 37 (22.42%) Linux
17 37 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
18 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
18 35 (21.21%) Mockito
18 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
19 34 (20.61%) HTML
19 34 (20.61%) REST
20 33 (20.00%) Subversion
21 31 (18.79%) MVC
22 30 (18.18%) JMS
22 30 (18.18%) RESTful
22 30 (18.18%) Spring MVC

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (16.36%) JBoss
2 23 (13.94%) WebLogic
3 21 (12.73%) Tomcat
4 15 (9.09%) Apache
5 14 (8.48%) WebSphere
6 13 (7.88%) Confluence
7 6 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.42%) Node.js
9 1 (0.61%) Jetty
9 1 (0.61%) Documentum
9 1 (0.61%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.48%) Amazon SQS
2 14 (8.48%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.42%) GitHub
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.94%) Internet
2 6 (3.64%) DAB
3 4 (2.42%) AMQP
3 4 (2.42%) HTTP
3 4 (2.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.06%) MarkLogic
3 9 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.64%) MySQL
7 5 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.42%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.42%) Big Data
9 3 (1.82%) DB2
10 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.61%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 64 (38.79%) Maven
2 58 (35.15%) Selenium
3 57 (34.55%) Jenkins
4 53 (32.12%) Cucumber
5 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
5 35 (21.21%) Mockito
6 33 (20.00%) Subversion
7 28 (16.97%) Eclipse
8 27 (16.36%) JIRA
9 23 (13.94%) Ant
10 17 (10.30%) Gradle
11 16 (9.70%) JMeter
12 15 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (7.88%) SoapUI
14 11 (6.67%) FindBugs
14 11 (6.67%) Checkstyle
15 9 (5.45%) Gerrit
15 9 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (4.85%) WebDriver
16 8 (4.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 12 (7.27%) Publishing
2 9 (5.45%) Finance
3 8 (4.85%) Legal
4 3 (1.82%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Retail
4 3 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (67.88%) Developer
2 79 (47.88%) Java Developer
3 16 (9.70%) Analyst
3 16 (9.70%) Test Analyst
4 15 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.27%) Web Developer
6 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.45%) Test Leader
8 7 (4.24%) Tester
9 6 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) webMethods Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
10 5 (3.03%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (3.03%) Hybris Developer
11 4 (2.42%) Agile Java Developer
11 4 (2.42%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (2.42%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (55.15%) Spring
2 66 (40.00%) Web Services
3 62 (37.58%) XML
4 54 (32.73%) Hibernate
5 44 (26.67%) SOAP
6 34 (20.61%) HTML
6 34 (20.61%) REST
7 30 (18.18%) RESTful
7 30 (18.18%) JMS
7 30 (18.18%) JSON
7 30 (18.18%) Spring MVC
8 24 (14.55%) CSS
9 23 (13.94%) J2EE
10 20 (12.12%) XSLT
10 20 (12.12%) jQuery
11 19 (11.52%) Struts
12 17 (10.30%) XSD
13 16 (9.70%) WSDL
14 15 (9.09%) AngularJS
15 14 (8.48%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.21%) Wiki
3 2 (1.21%) Blog
3 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.21%) User Experience
4 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.61%) GIS
4 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.61%) Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.42%) Linux
2 7 (4.24%) Windows
3 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.42%) UNIX
4 2 (1.21%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (45.45%) TDD
3 54 (32.73%) BDD
4 44 (26.67%) Scrum
5 42 (25.45%) SOA
6 37 (22.42%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
8 31 (18.79%) MVC
9 24 (14.55%) OO
10 23 (13.94%) Configuration Management
11 21 (12.73%) Web Development
12 18 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (10.91%) Open Source
13 17 (10.30%) Software Engineering
14 15 (9.09%) SDLC
15 14 (8.48%) E-Commerce
16 12 (7.27%) UML
16 12 (7.27%) Test Scripting
17 11 (6.67%) Change Control
18 10 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 147 (89.09%) Java
2 50 (30.30%) JavaScript
3 40 (24.24%) SQL
4 15 (9.09%) Python
5 11 (6.67%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.06%) XQuery
7 9 (5.45%) Ruby
8 6 (3.64%) PHP
9 4 (2.42%) C#
9 4 (2.42%) Groovy
9 4 (2.42%) Scala
10 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (4.24%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) ISEB
5 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (15.76%) Puppet
2 12 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.67%) Vagrant
4 10 (6.06%) Ansible
5 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (27.27%) Oracle
2 10 (6.06%) Atlassian
3 9 (5.45%) IBM
4 7 (4.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.64%) Software AG
5 6 (3.64%) webMethods
6 5 (3.03%) hybris
6 5 (3.03%) WSO2
6 5 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.42%) Apigee
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) BMC
9 1 (0.61%) Sencha
9 1 (0.61%) Remedy