The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DbUnit
Rank 597 567 575
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing DbUnit 16 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.019% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 2014.

DbUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DbUnit
Top 10 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 24 October 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 -23 14 £300 -25.00%
London -1 8 £375 -
City of London +15 1 - -
South East - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
East of England - - - -

DbUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (68.75%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) JUnit
3 16 (50.00%) Spring
4 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 14 (43.75%) Maven
5 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
6 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
6 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
6 13 (40.63%) Oracle
7 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 11 (34.38%) MVC
7 11 (34.38%) TestNG
8 10 (31.25%) jQuery
8 10 (31.25%) Mockito
9 9 (28.13%) GWT
9 9 (28.13%) Subversion
9 9 (28.13%) J2EE
10 8 (25.00%) ClearCase
10 8 (25.00%) OO
10 8 (25.00%) Migration
10 8 (25.00%) ETL
10 8 (25.00%) HP
10 8 (25.00%) LoadRunner
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
10 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
10 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
10 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (25.00%) Rational DOORS

DbUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (18.75%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) FileNet
2 1 (3.13%) LiveCycle
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) JUnit
2 14 (43.75%) Maven
2 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 11 (34.38%) TestNG
4 10 (31.25%) Mockito
5 9 (28.13%) Subversion
6 8 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (25.00%) LoadRunner
6 8 (25.00%) ClearCase
7 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium
8 1 (3.13%) jMock
8 1 (3.13%) Hudson
8 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.13%) Ant
8 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Integration Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Spring
2 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
3 10 (31.25%) jQuery
4 9 (28.13%) GWT
4 9 (28.13%) J2EE
5 8 (25.00%) .NET
6 6 (18.75%) Apache Camel
6 6 (18.75%) Guice
7 4 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) HTML
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
9 1 (3.13%) Web Services
9 1 (3.13%) JRules
9 1 (3.13%) JavaFX
9 1 (3.13%) JPA
9 1 (3.13%) Apache CXF
9 1 (3.13%) RESTful
9 1 (3.13%) Yii
9 1 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
1 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Debian
2 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.13%) CentOS
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Scrum
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) MVC
4 8 (25.00%) OO
4 8 (25.00%) ETL
4 8 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 8 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 8 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Migration
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.88%) OOD
6 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) System Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 3 (9.38%) CAD
9 2 (6.25%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Groovy
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) HQL
5 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Atomikos
4 4 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (6.25%) Mercator
6 1 (3.13%) Kofax
6 1 (3.13%) Zend
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (3.13%) ILOG
6 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe