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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
DbUnit
Rank 616 578 559
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -19
Contract jobs citing DbUnit 7 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.029% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.094% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 12
Average daily rate £473 £320 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.65% -22.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £320 £413
% change year-on-year
+47.65% -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
7472 6915 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.74% 13.52% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 4643 3751
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 126 129
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £26.06 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

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
Top 5 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -9 6 £473 +26.00%
Wales -12 6 £473 +26.00%
Cardiff -13 6 £473 +26.00%
London -5 1 - - 1
England -9 1 - - 1

DbUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (90.48%) Java
1 19 (90.48%) JUnit
2 18 (85.71%) SOAP
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) TDD
3 17 (80.95%) REST
4 16 (76.19%) Scrum
4 16 (76.19%) Spring
5 15 (71.43%) Maven
5 15 (71.43%) Tomcat
6 14 (66.67%) XML
6 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
7 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (57.14%) Web Services
8 11 (52.38%) J2EE
8 11 (52.38%) MVC
8 11 (52.38%) Java EE
9 10 (47.62%) RESTful
9 10 (47.62%) Hibernate
9 10 (47.62%) OO
9 10 (47.62%) Mockito
10 9 (42.86%) PowerMock
10 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
10 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
10 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (42.86%) jMock
11 8 (38.10%) jQuery
11 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
11 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
11 8 (38.10%) JIRA

DbUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (71.43%) Tomcat
2 8 (38.10%) JBoss
3 6 (28.57%) Confluence
3 6 (28.57%) FileNet
3 6 (28.57%) IIS
3 6 (28.57%) LiveCycle
4 3 (14.29%) Node.js
5 2 (9.52%) Apache
6 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (4.76%) DB2
6 1 (4.76%) JasperReports
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (90.48%) JUnit
2 15 (71.43%) Maven
3 14 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 10 (47.62%) Mockito
5 9 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 9 (42.86%) jMock
6 8 (38.10%) JIRA
7 7 (33.33%) Ant
7 7 (33.33%) Selenium
7 7 (33.33%) SonarQube
8 6 (28.57%) Hudson
8 6 (28.57%) Spock
8 6 (28.57%) Subversion
8 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
11 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
11 1 (4.76%) Grunt
11 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
1 17 (80.95%) Java Developer
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Principal Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) SOAP
2 17 (80.95%) REST
3 16 (76.19%) Spring
4 14 (66.67%) XML
5 12 (57.14%) Web Services
6 11 (52.38%) J2EE
6 11 (52.38%) Java EE
7 10 (47.62%) Hibernate
7 10 (47.62%) RESTful
8 9 (42.86%) PowerMock
9 8 (38.10%) HTML
9 8 (38.10%) jQuery
10 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 7 (33.33%) JSF
10 7 (33.33%) RESTEasy
11 6 (28.57%) Dojo
11 6 (28.57%) Java SE
11 6 (28.57%) JPA
11 6 (28.57%) JRules
11 6 (28.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) TDD
2 16 (76.19%) Scrum
3 12 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (52.38%) MVC
5 10 (47.62%) OO
6 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
7 7 (33.33%) BDD
7 7 (33.33%) Kanban
7 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (23.81%) Document Management
8 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 3 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
10 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
11 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Adobe
2 6 (28.57%) ILOG
2 6 (28.57%) Kofax
2 6 (28.57%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Atomikos
4 1 (4.76%) SAP