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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DbUnit
Rank 562 546 522
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing DbUnit 15 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.26% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
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£320 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.42% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £545 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-22.42% -
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
6850 5794 5386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.90% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3694 3351
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 131 208
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -26 14 £320 -22.42% 1
Leeds - 6 £300 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £300 -
Yorkshire - 6 £300 -
London -4 4 £400 -11.11%
South East -21 4 £438 +6.06% 1
City of London +10 2 - -
Aldershot -1 1 £400 -12.32% 1
Hampshire -19 1 £400 -12.32% 1
Surrey - - - -
Guildford - - - -

DbUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 29 (93.55%) JUnit
2 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (54.84%) Oracle
3 17 (54.84%) Java
4 16 (51.61%) Scrum
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) Subversion
7 12 (38.71%) J2EE
7 12 (38.71%) jQuery
8 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
8 11 (35.48%) SQL
8 11 (35.48%) OO
8 11 (35.48%) OOD
9 10 (32.26%) ClearCase
9 10 (32.26%) Migration
9 10 (32.26%) LoadRunner
9 10 (32.26%) ETL
9 10 (32.26%) HP
9 10 (32.26%) Data Migration
9 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (32.26%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (32.26%) SoapUI
9 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
9 10 (32.26%) Wireshark
9 10 (32.26%) Spring
10 9 (29.03%) .NET
11 8 (25.81%) TDD
11 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
12 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
12 7 (22.58%) Maven

DbUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (19.35%) JBoss
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) FileNet
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Wireshark
2 4 (12.90%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (93.55%) JUnit
2 14 (45.16%) Subversion
3 10 (32.26%) ClearCase
3 10 (32.26%) LoadRunner
3 10 (32.26%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (32.26%) SoapUI
4 7 (22.58%) Maven
5 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
6 5 (16.13%) Mockito
7 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.90%) jMock
8 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.23%) JIRA
9 1 (3.23%) Selenium
9 1 (3.23%) TestNG
9 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.23%) Ant
9 1 (3.23%) Hudson
9 1 (3.23%) Spock
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Java Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Test Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Integration Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Test Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Systems Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) J2EE
1 12 (38.71%) jQuery
2 10 (32.26%) Spring
3 9 (29.03%) .NET
4 6 (19.35%) SOAP
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) Apache Camel
6 4 (12.90%) Apache CXF
6 4 (12.90%) RESTful
6 4 (12.90%) PowerMock
6 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
6 4 (12.90%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (9.68%) XML
8 2 (6.45%) HTML
8 2 (6.45%) EJB
8 2 (6.45%) JRules
8 2 (6.45%) J2SE
8 2 (6.45%) JSF
8 2 (6.45%) Dojo
8 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.23%) Replication
1 1 (3.23%) Open Source
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Scrum
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) OO
3 11 (35.48%) OOD
4 10 (32.26%) ETL
4 10 (32.26%) Data Migration
4 10 (32.26%) Migration
4 10 (32.26%) Functional Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Test Strategy
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 7 (22.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) System Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) BDD
9 3 (9.68%) CAD
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
10 2 (6.45%) SOA
11 1 (3.23%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
4 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (9.68%) Hyperic
2 3 (9.68%) logstash
2 3 (9.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) HP
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) ILOG
5 1 (3.23%) Mercator
5 1 (3.23%) Kofax
5 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Adobe
5 1 (3.23%) Splunk
5 1 (3.23%) Atomikos