The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 31 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing JUnit 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.29% 1.97% -
As % of the Development Applications category 17.14% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+110.37% -15.62%
Development Applications Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
70 12 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.18% 5.91% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 7 21
Average daily rate £325 £363 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £381 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
JUnit
North East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -4 12 £325 -7.14% 3
Sunderland - - - -
JUnit
North East

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 17 (62.96%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Automated Testing
3 16 (59.26%) Selenium
3 16 (59.26%) Web Testing
3 16 (59.26%) WebDriver
3 16 (59.26%) Cucumber
4 15 (55.56%) RSpec
4 15 (55.56%) Automation Testing
4 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 13 (48.15%) Scrum
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
7 7 (25.93%) Spring
7 7 (25.93%) Ruby
7 7 (25.93%) Scala
7 7 (25.93%) JMS
8 6 (22.22%) CSS
8 6 (22.22%) HTML
8 6 (22.22%) jQuery
8 6 (22.22%) Maven
9 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
9 5 (18.52%) JPA
9 5 (18.52%) Apache CXF
9 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (18.52%) QA
9 5 (18.52%) C#
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
9 5 (18.52%) JBoss

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 16 (59.26%) Selenium
2 16 (59.26%) WebDriver
2 16 (59.26%) Cucumber
3 15 (55.56%) RSpec
4 6 (22.22%) Maven
5 5 (18.52%) Hudson
5 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (18.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
1 9 (33.33%) Test Automation Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) JMS
1 7 (25.93%) Spring
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) JPA
3 5 (18.52%) Apache CXF
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 3 (11.11%) Java EE
6 2 (7.41%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) Spring Batch
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (62.96%) Automated Testing
2 16 (59.26%) Web Testing
3 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 15 (55.56%) Automation Testing
4 13 (48.15%) Scrum
5 12 (44.44%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) Release Management
9 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
10 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
10 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.70%) DevOps
10 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) Ruby
2 7 (25.93%) Scala
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) C#
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle