The table below looks at the statistics for HttpUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HttpUnit over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HttpUnit
Rank 611 589 552
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -37
Contract jobs citing HttpUnit 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.027% 0.044% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£180 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £355 £355
% change year-on-year
-49.29% -
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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

HttpUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

HttpUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

HttpUnit
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK.

HttpUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

HttpUnit
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK.

HttpUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

HttpUnit
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HttpUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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
North West -15 1 - -
England -32 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 £180 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £180 - 1

HttpUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HttpUnit 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 HttpUnit.

1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) XMLUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) B2C
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Alterian

HttpUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing HttpUnit 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 HttpUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) XMLUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) B2C
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Alterian
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle