The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 103 113 131
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing JUnit 41 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.24% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.97% 3.40% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 11
Average daily rate £338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -2.50%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
JUnit
England

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 23 £375 - 1
Bristol -2 12 £330 +17.33% 6
Somerset -8 2 £338 -3.57%
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (94.34%) Java
2 41 (77.36%) Spring
3 31 (58.49%) XML
4 27 (50.94%) CSS
5 26 (49.06%) Oracle
6 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
7 19 (35.85%) SQL
7 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (32.08%) Eclipse
9 16 (30.19%) Scrum
9 16 (30.19%) Apache
10 15 (28.30%) UNIX
10 15 (28.30%) J2EE
10 15 (28.30%) HTML
10 15 (28.30%) Finance
10 15 (28.30%) Subversion
10 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
11 14 (26.42%) jQuery
11 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
12 13 (24.53%) OO
12 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
12 13 (24.53%) Selenium
13 12 (22.64%) Maven
13 12 (22.64%) XML Schema
13 12 (22.64%) Linux
13 12 (22.64%) Ant
13 12 (22.64%) WebLogic
13 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
14 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
14 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (30.19%) Apache
2 14 (26.42%) Tomcat
3 12 (22.64%) WebLogic
4 6 (11.32%) IIS
4 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.43%) SAS
6 4 (7.55%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (7.55%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (7.55%) Apache Solr
6 4 (7.55%) Mule
7 2 (3.77%) Confluence
7 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) LDAP
1 6 (11.32%) X.509
1 6 (11.32%) SSL
2 4 (7.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.55%) MarkLogic
3 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Eclipse
2 15 (28.30%) Subversion
3 13 (24.53%) Selenium
4 12 (22.64%) Maven
4 12 (22.64%) Ant
4 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
5 11 (20.75%) Cucumber
5 11 (20.75%) Mockito
6 10 (18.87%) JBehave
7 9 (16.98%) JIRA
8 5 (9.43%) jMock
8 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
8 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
8 5 (9.43%) Gradle
9 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.89%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (1.89%) TestPartner
9 1 (1.89%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (77.36%) Developer
2 31 (58.49%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) QA Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Support
7 1 (1.89%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Java Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) SAS Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (77.36%) Spring
2 31 (58.49%) XML
3 27 (50.94%) CSS
4 15 (28.30%) J2EE
4 15 (28.30%) HTML
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
7 12 (22.64%) XML Schema
8 9 (16.98%) Spring MVC
9 8 (15.09%) Web Services
10 7 (13.21%) JSF
11 5 (9.43%) Guice
11 5 (9.43%) CSS3
12 4 (7.55%) Spring Integration
12 4 (7.55%) Apache Camel
12 4 (7.55%) JAX-WS
12 4 (7.55%) Grails
12 4 (7.55%) JSP
13 3 (5.66%) SAML
13 3 (5.66%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) UNIX
2 12 (22.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Scrum
3 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
4 13 (24.53%) OO
5 11 (20.75%) Configuration Management
6 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
6 10 (18.87%) OOD
7 9 (16.98%) MVC
8 8 (15.09%) Kanban
8 8 (15.09%) Validation
9 7 (13.21%) TDD
10 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.55%) BDD
11 4 (7.55%) User Stories
11 4 (7.55%) Automation Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (7.55%) Workflow
11 4 (7.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (94.34%) Java
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (1.89%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (49.06%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) hybris
3 1 (1.89%) Sun