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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 52 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing JUnit 33 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.65% 2.01% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.64% 10.22% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 0
Median daily rate £313 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-38.33% +33.33%

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
168 137 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.66% 19.63% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 94 46
Median daily rate £350 £405 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +13.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing JUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +15 33 £313 -3.84%
JUnit
North East

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 47 (95.92%) Jenkins
2 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (85.71%) Automated Testing
4 40 (81.63%) Scala
5 32 (65.31%) Selenium
6 31 (63.27%) Web Testing
6 31 (63.27%) TDD
6 31 (63.27%) RSpec
6 31 (63.27%) WebDriver
6 31 (63.27%) Cucumber
7 30 (61.22%) Automation Testing
7 30 (61.22%) JSON
8 29 (59.18%) Test Scripting
8 29 (59.18%) Defect Tracking
8 29 (59.18%) Test Automation
9 25 (51.02%) Java
10 23 (46.94%) Python
10 23 (46.94%) Ruby
11 22 (44.90%) C#
12 18 (36.73%) Games
12 18 (36.73%) QA
12 18 (36.73%) WCAG
12 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
12 18 (36.73%) User Stories
13 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (32.65%) Subversion
13 16 (32.65%) REST
13 16 (32.65%) Open Source
14 13 (26.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (26.53%) Ajax

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (16.33%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) Apache
2 3 (6.12%) JBoss
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.04%) G Suite
1 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
1 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 47 (95.92%) Jenkins
2 32 (65.31%) Selenium
3 31 (63.27%) Cucumber
3 31 (63.27%) RSpec
3 31 (63.27%) WebDriver
4 18 (36.73%) Git (software)
5 16 (32.65%) Subversion
6 8 (16.33%) JIRA
7 3 (6.12%) Ant
7 3 (6.12%) Gradle
7 3 (6.12%) Maven
7 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (36.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) QA Engineer
2 18 (36.73%) QA Test Engineer
3 17 (34.69%) Quality Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Automation Tester
4 12 (24.49%) Tester
5 10 (20.41%) Agile Tester
5 10 (20.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (20.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 10 (20.41%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Scala Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.08%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) JSON
2 16 (32.65%) REST
3 13 (26.53%) Ajax
3 13 (26.53%) CSS
3 13 (26.53%) HTML
4 12 (24.49%) Spring
5 10 (20.41%) Gherkin
6 9 (18.37%) CSS3
6 9 (18.37%) Django
6 9 (18.37%) Guice
6 9 (18.37%) HTML5
6 9 (18.37%) Play Framework
6 9 (18.37%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (10.20%) RESTful
7 5 (10.20%) Spring MVC
8 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.12%) J2EE
8 3 (6.12%) JPA
8 3 (6.12%) Spring Boot
9 2 (4.08%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Smartphone
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (93.88%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 31 (63.27%) TDD
3 31 (63.27%) Web Testing
4 30 (61.22%) Automation Testing
5 29 (59.18%) Defect Tracking
5 29 (59.18%) Test Automation
5 29 (59.18%) Test Scripting
6 18 (36.73%) User Stories
7 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (32.65%) Open Source
8 13 (26.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (26.53%) Web Design
9 11 (22.45%) Front End Development
10 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
10 9 (18.37%) Scrum
11 8 (16.33%) OWASP
12 5 (10.20%) MVC
13 4 (8.16%) Line Management
13 4 (8.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Scala
2 25 (51.02%) Java
3 23 (46.94%) Python
3 23 (46.94%) Ruby
4 22 (44.90%) C#
5 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.04%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) QA
1 18 (36.73%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.12%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Google
2 1 (2.04%) Apigee
2 1 (2.04%) CA