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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
DbUnit
Rank 597 566 580
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Contract jobs citing DbUnit 14 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.032% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
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£450 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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
7208 6295 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.77% 11.78% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 4038 3618
Average daily rate £388 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 221
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 £23.73 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

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 2 September 2014.

DbUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DbUnit
Top 11 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 2 September 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 -18 13 £450 +20.00%
London +20 8 £450 +28.57%
South East -13 2 £500 +5.26%
Hampshire -14 2 £500 -
City of London - 2 £450 -
Surrey - - - -
Essex - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
East of England - - - -

DbUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (87.50%) Java
2 32 (80.00%) Spring
3 27 (67.50%) Hibernate
4 26 (65.00%) TestNG
4 26 (65.00%) Jenkins
5 25 (62.50%) Maven
6 23 (57.50%) MVC
7 22 (55.00%) Mockito
8 21 (52.50%) GWT
9 17 (42.50%) JUnit
10 16 (40.00%) Groovy
10 16 (40.00%) Guice
10 16 (40.00%) Apache Camel
10 16 (40.00%) Atomikos
10 16 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
11 14 (35.00%) Scrum
12 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 10 (25.00%) Google
13 9 (22.50%) SQL
14 8 (20.00%) J2EE
14 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
15 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (17.50%) Subversion
15 7 (17.50%) OO
16 6 (15.00%) Oracle
16 6 (15.00%) OOD
16 6 (15.00%) SaaS
17 5 (12.50%) jQuery
18 4 (10.00%) Degree

DbUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (65.00%) TestNG
1 26 (65.00%) Jenkins
2 25 (62.50%) Maven
3 22 (55.00%) Mockito
4 17 (42.50%) JUnit
5 7 (17.50%) Subversion
6 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (10.00%) ClearCase
6 4 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.50%) Behat
7 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium
7 1 (2.50%) jMock
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 31 (77.50%) Java Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) Spring
2 27 (67.50%) Hibernate
3 21 (52.50%) GWT
4 16 (40.00%) Apache Camel
4 16 (40.00%) Guice
5 8 (20.00%) J2EE
6 5 (12.50%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) .NET
8 3 (7.50%) Spring Batch
8 3 (7.50%) XML
9 1 (2.50%) Swing
9 1 (2.50%) JMS
9 1 (2.50%) CGI
9 1 (2.50%) CSS
9 1 (2.50%) SOAP
9 1 (2.50%) Web Services
9 1 (2.50%) JavaFX
9 1 (2.50%) JPA
9 1 (2.50%) Java SE
9 1 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.50%) Replication
1 1 (2.50%) Open Source
1 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Debian
2 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.50%) CentOS
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) MVC
2 14 (35.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (17.50%) OO
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) OOD
6 4 (10.00%) ETL
6 4 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.50%) System Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) Java
2 16 (40.00%) Groovy
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) HQL
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Atomikos
2 10 (25.00%) Google
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) Mercator
6 1 (2.50%) Zend