The first table below looks at the demand for DbUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DbUnit over the 3 months to 30 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.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DbUnit
Rank 574 546 575
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Contract jobs citing DbUnit 14 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.033% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £220 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7039 5902 6101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.54% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 3695 3573
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

DbUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DbUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

DbUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DbUnit
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DbUnit within the UK.

DbUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DbUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DbUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

DbUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DbUnit
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DbUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -31 14 £475 +58.33% 3
London +20 7 £450 +53.19%
South East -19 6 £500 +66.66%
Hampshire -5 5 £500 -
Aldershot -7 2 £431 -
Basingstoke - 2 £500 -
City of London - 2 £450 -
Surrey -7 1 £550 -
Essex - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
East of England - - - -

DbUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DbUnit 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 DbUnit.

1 41 (95.35%) Java
1 41 (95.35%) Spring
2 36 (83.72%) Hibernate
2 36 (83.72%) TestNG
3 35 (81.40%) Jenkins
4 34 (79.07%) Maven
5 33 (76.74%) MVC
6 32 (74.42%) Mockito
7 28 (65.12%) GWT
8 23 (53.49%) Groovy
8 23 (53.49%) Guice
8 23 (53.49%) Apache Camel
8 23 (53.49%) Atomikos
8 23 (53.49%) Apache ServiceMix
9 16 (37.21%) Google
10 14 (32.56%) Scrum
11 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
12 10 (23.26%) JUnit
13 7 (16.28%) J2EE
13 7 (16.28%) Finance
13 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (13.95%) SaaS
15 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
15 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
15 5 (11.63%) Degree
15 5 (11.63%) SQL
15 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (11.63%) Banking
16 4 (9.30%) OO
16 4 (9.30%) HQL

DbUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DbUnit 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 DbUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (53.49%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
1 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Redis
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (83.72%) TestNG
2 35 (81.40%) Jenkins
3 34 (79.07%) Maven
4 32 (74.42%) Mockito
5 10 (23.26%) JUnit
6 3 (6.98%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.33%) Behat
7 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
7 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium
7 1 (2.33%) jMock
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (97.67%) Developer
2 35 (81.40%) Java Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Developer
4 15 (34.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Web Applications Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Database Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) Spring
2 36 (83.72%) Hibernate
3 28 (65.12%) GWT
4 23 (53.49%) Guice
4 23 (53.49%) Apache Camel
5 7 (16.28%) J2EE
6 3 (6.98%) Spring Batch
7 2 (4.65%) XML
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
8 1 (2.33%) Yii
8 1 (2.33%) Laravel
8 1 (2.33%) RESTful
8 1 (2.33%) JSON
8 1 (2.33%) Apache CXF
8 1 (2.33%) Sass
8 1 (2.33%) LESS
8 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.33%) HTML
8 1 (2.33%) CGI
8 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Open Source
1 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) CentOS
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Debian
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) OO
7 3 (6.98%) OOD
8 2 (4.65%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.33%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.33%) User Stories
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) Groovy
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) HQL
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Atomikos
2 16 (37.21%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Mercator
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Zend