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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 44 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing JUnit 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.25% 3.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £373 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £57.15 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-21.25% +68.08%
JUnit
North East

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
54 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.43% 11.63% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 3
Average daily rate £330 £250 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 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
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 30 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 1 - - 2
Sunderland - - - -
JUnit
North East

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (44.44%) Scala
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) Subversion
4 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 7 (38.89%) Play Framework
4 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
5 6 (33.33%) Open Source
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) collectd
7 4 (22.22%) Sensu
7 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 4 (22.22%) RSpec
7 4 (22.22%) WebDriver

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Subversion
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) RSpec
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (22.22%) Selenium
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
1 1 (5.56%) Games
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Scala Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Play Framework
2 5 (27.78%) J2EE
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
2 5 (27.78%) Spring
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) Sensu
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) Ajax
3 4 (22.22%) JMS
4 3 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (16.67%) Django
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Guice
4 3 (16.67%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Java EE
5 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) SOA
3 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Web Design
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) OWASP
5 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) Scala
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) collectd
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Ganglia
1 4 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Google