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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 67 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing JUnit 23 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.72% 1.18% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.13% 6.15% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Median daily rate £340 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-34.54% +22.22%

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
152 130 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.97% 19.23% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 38
Median daily rate £340 £420 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +17.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

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 18 January 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 -3 23 £340 -9.33% 1
JUnit
North East

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (94.44%) Jenkins
3 31 (86.11%) Automated Testing
4 30 (83.33%) Scala
5 28 (77.78%) RSpec
5 28 (77.78%) WebDriver
5 28 (77.78%) Cucumber
5 28 (77.78%) Web Testing
5 28 (77.78%) Selenium
6 27 (75.00%) TDD
6 27 (75.00%) Automation Testing
7 25 (69.44%) Defect Tracking
7 25 (69.44%) Test Scripting
7 25 (69.44%) JSON
7 25 (69.44%) Test Automation
8 20 (55.56%) Games
8 20 (55.56%) QA
8 20 (55.56%) WCAG
8 20 (55.56%) User Stories
9 11 (30.56%) Ruby
9 11 (30.56%) C#
9 11 (30.56%) Java
9 11 (30.56%) Python
9 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
10 10 (27.78%) Open Source
11 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 7 (19.44%) Scrum
13 6 (16.67%) Web Design
13 6 (16.67%) CSS
13 6 (16.67%) Linux

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 (5.56%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (94.44%) Jenkins
2 28 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 28 (77.78%) RSpec
2 28 (77.78%) Selenium
2 28 (77.78%) WebDriver
3 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (16.67%) Subversion
5 2 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 20 (55.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 20 (55.56%) QA Engineer
2 20 (55.56%) QA Test Engineer
3 19 (52.78%) Quality Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Automation Tester
5 6 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Tester
6 5 (13.89%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Tester
7 4 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) JSON
2 6 (16.67%) Ajax
2 6 (16.67%) CSS
2 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.56%) CSS3
4 2 (5.56%) Django
4 2 (5.56%) Guice
4 2 (5.56%) HTML5
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) Play Framework
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (86.11%) Automated Testing
3 28 (77.78%) Web Testing
4 27 (75.00%) Automation Testing
4 27 (75.00%) TDD
5 25 (69.44%) Defect Tracking
5 25 (69.44%) Test Automation
5 25 (69.44%) Test Scripting
6 20 (55.56%) User Stories
7 11 (30.56%) Front End Development
8 10 (27.78%) Open Source
9 7 (19.44%) Scrum
10 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (16.67%) Web Design
11 2 (5.56%) Line Management
11 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.56%) OWASP
11 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Scala
2 11 (30.56%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) Java
2 11 (30.56%) Python
2 11 (30.56%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) QA
1 20 (55.56%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Google