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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 126 107 117
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing JUnit 18 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.36% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.59% 3.45% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
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£378 £338 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -32.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
- +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+115.15% -15.38%
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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
502 232 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.98% 10.35% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 147 156
Average daily rate £388 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 43
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.15 £21.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
Bristol -18 8 £375 +11.11% 9
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Somerset - 4 £380 - 1
Wiltshire -19 1 £375 +66.66% 2
Devon - - - - 3
Dorset - - - -
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England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 38 (95.00%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (57.50%) Spring
4 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
4 22 (55.00%) Oracle
4 22 (55.00%) Web Services
5 20 (50.00%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) J2EE
6 17 (42.50%) XML
7 16 (40.00%) Scrum
8 15 (37.50%) JSP
9 12 (30.00%) Maven
9 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
10 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (27.50%) JBoss
10 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
11 9 (22.50%) Apache
11 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
11 9 (22.50%) MVC
11 9 (22.50%) Ant
11 9 (22.50%) Spring MVC
11 9 (22.50%) JSF
11 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.00%) TDD
12 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
12 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 8 (20.00%) JPA
12 8 (20.00%) C
12 8 (20.00%) C++

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 11 (27.50%) JBoss
2 9 (22.50%) Apache
2 9 (22.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (10.00%) Mule
5 3 (7.50%) CMS
5 3 (7.50%) Alfresco
5 3 (7.50%) Apache Solr
6 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Maven
2 11 (27.50%) Eclipse
3 9 (22.50%) Ant
4 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (17.50%) Selenium
6 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (12.50%) Hudson
7 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.00%) Subversion
8 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
9 3 (7.50%) TestNG
10 2 (5.00%) JMeter
10 2 (5.00%) Mockito
11 1 (2.50%) JIRA
11 1 (2.50%) EasyMock
11 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
11 1 (2.50%) jMock
11 1 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
1 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
1 32 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (17.50%) C++/Java Developer
2 7 (17.50%) C++ Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Tester
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) Spring
2 22 (55.00%) Hibernate
2 22 (55.00%) Web Services
3 17 (42.50%) J2EE
3 17 (42.50%) XML
4 15 (37.50%) JSP
5 9 (22.50%) Spring MVC
5 9 (22.50%) JSF
6 8 (20.00%) JPA
6 8 (20.00%) EJB
6 8 (20.00%) JAXB
6 8 (20.00%) PrimeFaces
7 7 (17.50%) JAX-RS
7 7 (17.50%) JDBC
7 7 (17.50%) HTML
7 7 (17.50%) EJB 3.0
7 7 (17.50%) Java EE
8 5 (12.50%) Middleware
8 5 (12.50%) CSS
9 4 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.00%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) MVC
3 9 (22.50%) Software Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
4 8 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 7 (17.50%) Workflow
5 7 (17.50%) System Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (10.00%) BPEL
8 4 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) C
3 8 (20.00%) C++
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) XPath
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.50%) Trapeze