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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 59 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing JUnit 4 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.62% 5.20% 0.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.67% 25.61% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
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£315 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £71.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +82.05%
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
109 82 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 16.85% 20.30% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 54 2
Average daily rate £373 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 29 June 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 -31 4 £315 - 3
JUnit
North East

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Java EE
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) RSpec
3 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) SOA

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) RSpec
1 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Java EE
1 3 (50.00%) jQuery
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA