The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 179 184 176
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing JUnit 63 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.68% 0.54% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.37% 5.02% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 40
Average daily rate
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£353 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+149.12% -28.75%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
989 916 890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.74% 10.81% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 495 459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 52
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JUnit
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 +2 24 £353 +0.71% 5
Berkshire -6 16 £375 -11.76% 1
Surrey +5 8 £333 -16.87% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £280 -13.84%
Kent - 3 £375 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
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England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 89 (85.58%) Java
2 46 (44.23%) Spring
3 45 (43.27%) XML
4 42 (40.38%) Selenium
5 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (32.69%) Web Services
6 34 (32.69%) Eclipse
6 34 (32.69%) Subversion
7 30 (28.85%) JIRA
7 30 (28.85%) Hibernate
8 29 (27.88%) Scrum
8 29 (27.88%) CSS
8 29 (27.88%) JSP
8 29 (27.88%) HTML
8 29 (27.88%) Unit Testing
9 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 28 (26.92%) Oracle
10 27 (25.96%) Jenkins
11 26 (25.00%) TDD
12 25 (24.04%) SQL
12 25 (24.04%) Tomcat
13 24 (23.08%) E-Commerce
13 24 (23.08%) Linux
13 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (22.12%) UNIX
15 22 (21.15%) Maven
16 21 (20.19%) Ajax
17 19 (18.27%) OO
17 19 (18.27%) MVC
18 18 (17.31%) J2EE

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 25 (24.04%) Tomcat
2 16 (15.38%) Confluence
3 11 (10.58%) Apache
4 5 (4.81%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.92%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.96%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.96%) Node.js
7 1 (0.96%) Liferay
7 1 (0.96%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.92%) MS Office
1 2 (1.92%) Mingle
2 1 (0.96%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) HTTP
2 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.96%) Modbus
4 1 (0.96%) Profibus
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) MySQL
2 14 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.62%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 42 (40.38%) Selenium
2 34 (32.69%) Eclipse
2 34 (32.69%) Subversion
3 30 (28.85%) JIRA
4 27 (25.96%) Jenkins
5 22 (21.15%) Maven
6 14 (13.46%) Cucumber
6 14 (13.46%) WebDriver
7 11 (10.58%) JMeter
8 10 (9.62%) TestNG
8 10 (9.62%) Git (software)
9 9 (8.65%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (7.69%) Ant
11 7 (6.73%) TeamCity
12 6 (5.77%) LoadRunner
12 6 (5.77%) Mockito
12 6 (5.77%) SoapUI
13 5 (4.81%) Hudson
13 5 (4.81%) Gradle
13 5 (4.81%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Marketing
2 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.92%) Automotive
4 1 (0.96%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (60.58%) Developer
2 40 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 10 (9.62%) Analyst
3 10 (9.62%) Test Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
5 8 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (4.81%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Tester
7 4 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (2.88%) QA Leader
8 3 (2.88%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (2.88%) Software Manager
8 3 (2.88%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (44.23%) Spring
2 45 (43.27%) XML
3 34 (32.69%) Web Services
4 30 (28.85%) Hibernate
5 29 (27.88%) CSS
5 29 (27.88%) JSP
5 29 (27.88%) HTML
6 21 (20.19%) Ajax
7 18 (17.31%) J2EE
7 18 (17.31%) jQuery
8 16 (15.38%) Spring MVC
9 15 (14.42%) XSD
10 10 (9.62%) J2SE
10 10 (9.62%) JMS
10 10 (9.62%) SOAP
10 10 (9.62%) REST
11 9 (8.65%) JSON
11 9 (8.65%) Servlets
12 7 (6.73%) JPA
12 7 (6.73%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Open Source
1 7 (6.73%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.88%) GIS
4 2 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.96%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Linux
2 23 (22.12%) UNIX
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.88%) Scrum
2 29 (27.88%) Unit Testing
3 26 (25.00%) TDD
4 24 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 24 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (18.27%) OO
5 19 (18.27%) MVC
6 16 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 14 (13.46%) BDD
7 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
8 13 (12.50%) UML
8 13 (12.50%) SOA
8 13 (12.50%) B2C
9 12 (11.54%) OOD
9 12 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 11 (10.58%) Validation
11 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
11 9 (8.65%) Project Management
12 8 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (85.58%) Java
2 28 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 25 (24.04%) SQL
4 9 (8.65%) C#
5 7 (6.73%) Ruby
5 7 (6.73%) Python
5 7 (6.73%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.77%) C++
6 6 (5.77%) Perl
7 5 (4.81%) Scala
7 5 (4.81%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.85%) HQL
9 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.88%) VB
10 2 (1.92%) PHP
10 2 (1.92%) C
10 2 (1.92%) Groovy
10 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) ISEB
2 6 (5.77%) Sun Certification
3 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.88%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Docker
1 2 (1.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (6.73%) Puppet
2 4 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.96%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (26.92%) Oracle
2 15 (14.42%) hybris
3 7 (6.73%) Sun
3 7 (6.73%) HP
4 5 (4.81%) JBoss
4 5 (4.81%) Software AG
4 5 (4.81%) webMethods
5 4 (3.85%) ATG
6 3 (2.88%) SAP
6 3 (2.88%) Serena
6 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.92%) BMC
7 2 (1.92%) Remedy
7 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.92%) Demandware
8 1 (0.96%) Google