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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DbUnit
Rank 617 601 574
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -27
Contract jobs citing DbUnit 8 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.027% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.099% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
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£416 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -
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
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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
Top 7 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 28 August 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 -18 8 £416 -7.50% 1
London +16 6 £366 -18.61%
South East -20 2 £456 -8.75%
City of London +3 1 - -
Reading - 1 £463 -
Berkshire - 1 £463 -
East Sussex - 1 £450 -

DbUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) SOAP
2 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
3 10 (83.33%) REST
4 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (58.33%) Kanban
5 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 7 (58.33%) jMock
5 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (58.33%) Spring
5 7 (58.33%) Maven
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (58.33%) RESTful
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (58.33%) vSphere
5 7 (58.33%) Mockito
5 7 (58.33%) BDD
5 7 (58.33%) VMware
5 7 (58.33%) J2EE
5 7 (58.33%) JUnit
5 7 (58.33%) PowerMock
5 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 7 (58.33%) SonarQube
6 6 (50.00%) RESTEasy
6 6 (50.00%) OO

DbUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Maven
2 7 (58.33%) jMock
2 7 (58.33%) SonarQube
2 7 (58.33%) JUnit
2 7 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (58.33%) Mockito
3 4 (33.33%) Ant
3 4 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (33.33%) Liquibase
4 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) SOAP
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) REST
3 7 (58.33%) PowerMock
3 7 (58.33%) RESTful
3 7 (58.33%) J2EE
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) RESTEasy
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Apache CXF
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Kanban
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) BDD
4 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) MVC
5 6 (50.00%) OO
5 6 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) ETL
7 3 (25.00%) ETL Development
8 2 (16.67%) Open Source
8 2 (16.67%) Migration
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) ERD
8 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (58.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Infobright
2 4 (33.33%) Talend
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) HP