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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 94 73 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Contract jobs citing JUnit 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.83% 1.06% 3.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 5.56% 21.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Median daily rate £300 £308 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £41.25 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-9.69% -41.90%
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
260 162 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.56% 19.13% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 113 63
Median daily rate £425 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £304 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £25.25 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -41.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -26 10 £300 -2.43%
JUnit
North East

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Scala
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) JSON
3 10 (83.33%) Web Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Automation Testing
3 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (83.33%) RSpec
3 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
3 10 (83.33%) Selenium
4 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (75.00%) QA
5 7 (58.33%) Games
5 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (58.33%) WCAG
5 7 (58.33%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (58.33%) User Stories
6 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
8 2 (16.67%) Confluence
8 2 (16.67%) HTML5
8 2 (16.67%) RESTful
8 2 (16.67%) Django
8 2 (16.67%) Play Framework

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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 10 (83.33%) RSpec
2 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (58.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) Django
2 2 (16.67%) Guice
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) Play Framework
2 2 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Web Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) User Stories
5 6 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) OWASP
7 2 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Scala
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Google