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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 104 102 115
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing JUnit 38 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.34% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.07% 9.95% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 11
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£384 £338 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.95%
JUnit
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
471 412 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.49% 13.42% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 264 209
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 14
Average hourly rate £36.40 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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
Gloucestershire - 20 £400 -
Devon - 8 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -17 4 £381 +1.66% 1
Bristol -10 3 £350 +6.06% 6
Somerset -3 2 - - 1
Dorset - - - - 1
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (78.43%) Spring
3 36 (70.59%) Web Services
4 29 (56.86%) Hibernate
4 29 (56.86%) TDD
5 25 (49.02%) XML
6 23 (45.10%) JPA
7 21 (41.18%) Maven
8 20 (39.22%) Spring MVC
8 20 (39.22%) MVC
9 19 (37.25%) REST
10 16 (31.37%) BDD
10 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (31.37%) SOAP
11 14 (27.45%) SQL
11 14 (27.45%) HTML
12 13 (25.49%) J2EE
12 13 (25.49%) CSS
12 13 (25.49%) Mule
13 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
14 10 (19.61%) Oracle
14 10 (19.61%) JSP
14 10 (19.61%) Finance
15 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
15 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
15 9 (17.65%) JSF
16 8 (15.69%) TestNG
16 8 (15.69%) Linux
17 7 (13.73%) JBoss
18 6 (11.76%) OOD

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 13 (25.49%) Mule
2 7 (13.73%) JBoss
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.88%) Alfresco
3 3 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Maven
2 11 (21.57%) Git (software)
3 8 (15.69%) TestNG
4 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (3.92%) Ant
6 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.92%) Hudson
6 2 (3.92%) Mockito
6 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.96%) jMock
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 41 (80.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
3 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Java Software Developer
3 4 (7.84%) C++/Java Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Java Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Java Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) Spring
2 36 (70.59%) Web Services
3 29 (56.86%) Hibernate
4 25 (49.02%) XML
5 23 (45.10%) JPA
6 20 (39.22%) Spring MVC
7 19 (37.25%) REST
8 16 (31.37%) SOAP
9 14 (27.45%) HTML
10 13 (25.49%) J2EE
10 13 (25.49%) CSS
11 10 (19.61%) JSP
12 9 (17.65%) JSF
13 6 (11.76%) JDBC
13 6 (11.76%) CSS3
13 6 (11.76%) RESTful
13 6 (11.76%) Ajax
13 6 (11.76%) JAX-RS
14 5 (9.80%) JSON
14 5 (9.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) FMCG
2 1 (1.96%) DTV
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) TDD
2 20 (39.22%) MVC
3 16 (31.37%) BDD
3 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.76%) OOD
5 6 (11.76%) OO
5 6 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 5 (9.80%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) UML
8 2 (3.92%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) SQL
3 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.76%) C
5 5 (9.80%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) C#
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) hybris
2 1 (1.96%) Trapeze
2 1 (1.96%) SAP