The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 47 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Contract jobs citing JUnit 17 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.04% 2.41% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 23.53% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
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£320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
+83.22% -
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
85 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.21% 10.24% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 9 14
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £324 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JUnit across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 17 £320 - 1
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
JUnit
North East

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 29 (76.32%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
3 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (63.16%) Automated Testing
4 19 (50.00%) Selenium
4 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 18 (47.37%) RSpec
5 18 (47.37%) Automation Testing
5 18 (47.37%) Web Testing
5 18 (47.37%) TDD
6 13 (34.21%) Scala
7 12 (31.58%) Scrum
7 12 (31.58%) Ruby
8 11 (28.95%) JMS
8 11 (28.95%) C#
9 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
10 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
10 9 (23.68%) J2EE
10 9 (23.68%) QA
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle
11 8 (21.05%) SOA
11 8 (21.05%) Spring
12 7 (18.42%) Games
12 7 (18.42%) HTML
12 7 (18.42%) CSS
12 7 (18.42%) UNIX
13 6 (15.79%) Windows
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 6 (15.79%) MQSeries
2 3 (7.89%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intranet
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (15.79%) DB2
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Jenkins
2 19 (50.00%) Selenium
2 19 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 18 (47.37%) RSpec
4 6 (15.79%) Maven
5 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
5 5 (13.16%) Hudson
5 5 (13.16%) Subversion
5 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (18.42%) Games
2 1 (2.63%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) Test Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Test Automation Consultant
3 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Scala Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Web Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) JMS
2 9 (23.68%) J2EE
3 8 (21.05%) Spring
4 7 (18.42%) HTML
4 7 (18.42%) CSS
5 6 (15.79%) jQuery
5 6 (15.79%) Play Framework
6 5 (13.16%) JPA
6 5 (13.16%) Apache CXF
7 4 (10.53%) Sensu
8 3 (7.89%) Java EE
9 2 (5.26%) SOAP
9 2 (5.26%) Web Services
9 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.63%) CSS3
10 1 (2.63%) Spring Batch
10 1 (2.63%) HTML5
10 1 (2.63%) Spring Web Flow
10 1 (2.63%) Ajax
10 1 (2.63%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) GIS
2 4 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) UNIX
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (63.16%) Automated Testing
2 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (47.37%) Automation Testing
3 18 (47.37%) Web Testing
3 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 12 (31.58%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
7 8 (21.05%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) Software Architecture
9 5 (13.16%) User Stories
10 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (7.89%) Release Management
10 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
11 1 (2.63%) BDD
11 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
11 1 (2.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (76.32%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) Scala
3 12 (31.58%) Ruby
4 11 (28.95%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) C++
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Nagios
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Ganglia
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.53%) collectd
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) JBoss