The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
England / South West
Rank 118 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing JUnit 21 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 0.98% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.98% 7.18% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 18
Median daily rate £500 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-35.65% +27.77%

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
528 404 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.87% 13.64% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 264 313
Median daily rate £375 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 25
Median hourly rate £39.75 £41.80 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.90% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.52 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +13.10%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing JUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +12 9 £525 +0.96% 6
Wiltshire +5 4 £355 -25.26%
Somerset - 4 - - 3
Dorset +7 2 £363 -
Bristol -15 2 - - 3
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (60.47%) Hibernate
4 25 (58.14%) Scrum
4 25 (58.14%) Spring
5 22 (51.16%) XML
6 20 (46.51%) SQL
6 20 (46.51%) TDD
7 19 (44.19%) Maven
8 18 (41.86%) Web Services
9 17 (39.53%) J2EE
9 17 (39.53%) Oracle
9 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
9 17 (39.53%) HTML
9 17 (39.53%) REST
10 16 (37.21%) CSS
11 14 (32.56%) JSF
11 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
12 13 (30.23%) MVC
12 13 (30.23%) XSLT
12 13 (30.23%) EJB
13 12 (27.91%) SOAP
13 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
14 11 (25.58%) XSD
14 11 (25.58%) JBoss
14 11 (25.58%) Apache
14 11 (25.58%) Docker
15 10 (23.26%) SDLC
15 10 (23.26%) JPA
15 10 (23.26%) Git (software)

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) Apache
1 11 (25.58%) JBoss
2 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.63%) Confluence
5 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.98%) Mule
5 3 (6.98%) Mule ESB
6 2 (4.65%) Anypoint
6 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
6 2 (4.65%) Liferay
6 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.33%) Alfresco
7 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.65%) GitHub
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
2 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.98%) MySQL
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Maven
2 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
2 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.93%) Ant
3 9 (20.93%) Mockito
4 8 (18.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (18.60%) Eclipse
4 8 (18.60%) Subversion
5 5 (11.63%) JIRA
5 5 (11.63%) Selenium
6 4 (9.30%) Apache Buildr
6 4 (9.30%) Bitbucket
6 4 (9.30%) Gradle
6 4 (9.30%) jMock
6 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
7 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.65%) Capybara
8 2 (4.65%) JMeter
8 2 (4.65%) RSpec
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Electronics
3 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (76.74%) Developer
2 30 (69.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) JSP Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (60.47%) Hibernate
2 25 (58.14%) Spring
3 22 (51.16%) XML
4 18 (41.86%) Web Services
5 17 (39.53%) HTML
5 17 (39.53%) J2EE
5 17 (39.53%) REST
6 16 (37.21%) CSS
7 14 (32.56%) JSF
8 13 (30.23%) EJB
8 13 (30.23%) XSLT
9 12 (27.91%) SOAP
10 11 (25.58%) XSD
11 10 (23.26%) JPA
12 8 (18.60%) EJB 3.0
12 8 (18.60%) JAXB
12 8 (18.60%) JSON
12 8 (18.60%) JSP
12 8 (18.60%) PrimeFaces
12 8 (18.60%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) RIA
1 3 (6.98%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.33%) W3C
3 1 (2.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) Scrum
3 20 (46.51%) TDD
4 13 (30.23%) MVC
5 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.26%) SDLC
7 9 (20.93%) Workflow
8 8 (18.60%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
9 7 (16.28%) BDD
9 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Open Source
10 5 (11.63%) Pair Programming
11 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (9.30%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (9.30%) OO
11 4 (9.30%) Refactoring
11 4 (9.30%) UML
11 4 (9.30%) XML Parsing
12 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) C
5 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
6 4 (9.30%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) CloudHub
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) ATG
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) webMethods
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.33%) BEA