The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 251 233 217
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing JUnit 454 498 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.88% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 7.24% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 313 332
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £54.25 £41.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.94% +7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.85 £39.75 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.65 £71.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.25 £41.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+29.94% +7.05%

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
7264 6877 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.20% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 4378 3472
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 122 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JUnit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JUnit
Daily Rate Trend

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

JUnit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

JUnit Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JUnit
Hourly Rate Trend

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

JUnit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JUnit
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

JUnit Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

JUnit
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
England -13 397 £400 -5.88% 122
London -56 168 £450 -5.26% 62
South East +27 84 £380 -5.00% 16
Scotland -1 43 £400 - 6
Hampshire +19 41 £385 -6.66% 2
North West -2 34 £388 +10.71% 6
City of London -20 34 £475 -9.52% 22
South West -5 33 £375 +12.35% 12
East of England +16 30 £450 +28.57% 7
East Midlands +25 24 £345 +22.12% 6
Southampton +10 24 £378 -5.62% 1
Cheshire +6 21 £363 -12.12% 3
Edinburgh +3 19 £394 -3.07% 6
Glasgow -4 18 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 15 £380 - 2
Yorkshire -22 14 £330 +3.12% 8
Hertfordshire +10 13 £375 -9.09%
South Wales +3 12 £338 -20.58% 5
Wales -2 12 £338 -20.58% 5
Oxfordshire -6 12 £410 +26.15% 2
Northamptonshire 0 10 £288 +8.49% 3
Bedfordshire +3 9 £475 +65.21%
West Yorkshire -16 9 £330 +3.12% 3
Essex +18 8 £310 +87.87% 4
Berkshire +7 8 £308 -25.45% 4
Manchester -5 8 £450 +34.93% 3
Devon - 8 £375 - 3
Exeter - 8 £375 - 1
Surrey +1 7 £249 -34.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 6 £500 +88.67% 2

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JUnit 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 JUnit.

1 887 (91.07%) Java
2 612 (62.83%) Agile Software Development
3 484 (49.69%) Spring
4 413 (42.40%) TDD
5 342 (35.11%) Maven
6 338 (34.70%) Web Services
7 299 (30.70%) HTML
8 287 (29.47%) JavaScript
8 287 (29.47%) XML
9 276 (28.34%) Continuous Integration
10 263 (27.00%) Hibernate
11 252 (25.87%) Selenium
12 251 (25.77%) Jenkins
13 250 (25.67%) SQL
14 239 (24.54%) J2EE
15 236 (24.23%) Oracle
16 235 (24.13%) Scrum
17 232 (23.82%) CSS
18 229 (23.51%) Git (software)
19 225 (23.10%) Linux
20 208 (21.36%) Subversion
21 205 (21.05%) BDD
22 192 (19.71%) Cucumber
23 188 (19.30%) REST
24 184 (18.89%) MVC
25 172 (17.66%) Tomcat
26 167 (17.15%) OO
26 167 (17.15%) JSON
27 166 (17.04%) Eclipse
27 166 (17.04%) Mockito

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JUnit 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 JUnit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 172 (17.66%) Tomcat
2 120 (12.32%) WebLogic
3 96 (9.86%) JBoss
4 78 (8.01%) Apache
5 76 (7.80%) WebSphere
6 51 (5.24%) Confluence
7 39 (4.00%) CMS
8 29 (2.98%) Adobe CQ
9 25 (2.57%) MQSeries
9 25 (2.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (2.57%) Mule
10 23 (2.36%) Node.js
11 16 (1.64%) Apache Solr
12 13 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 12 (1.23%) Jetty
14 11 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.92%) Mule ESB
15 9 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
16 8 (0.82%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 14 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.31%) MS Project
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.03%) ION MarketView
2 8 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
5 1 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 18 (1.85%) Amazon S3
3 17 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 10 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (0.82%) GitHub
7 7 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (0.41%) SaaS
9 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.10%) Route 53
10 1 (0.10%) PaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.10%) IaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.11%) Internet
2 58 (5.95%) HTTP
3 22 (2.26%) Firewall
4 20 (2.05%) AMQP
5 14 (1.44%) SSL
6 11 (1.13%) LDAP
7 7 (0.72%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.62%) Network Security
9 5 (0.51%) OpenLDAP
9 5 (0.51%) ATM
9 5 (0.51%) Intranet
10 3 (0.31%) DHCP
10 3 (0.31%) NGN
10 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.21%) NAS
11 2 (0.21%) FTP
11 2 (0.21%) Broadband
11 2 (0.21%) SNMP
11 2 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (12.94%) Relational Database
2 90 (9.24%) Oracle Database
3 75 (7.70%) MongoDB
4 64 (6.57%) SQL Server
5 59 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 57 (5.85%) RDBMS
7 46 (4.72%) DB2
8 45 (4.62%) MySQL
9 40 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
10 33 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (3.29%) Hadoop
12 30 (3.08%) Big Data
13 17 (1.75%) MarkLogic
13 17 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
14 16 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.82%) Redis
16 7 (0.72%) Hazelcast
16 7 (0.72%) Couchbase
16 7 (0.72%) KDB
16 7 (0.72%) Informix
Development Applications
1 342 (35.11%) Maven
2 252 (25.87%) Selenium
3 251 (25.77%) Jenkins
4 229 (23.51%) Git (software)
5 208 (21.36%) Subversion
6 192 (19.71%) Cucumber
7 166 (17.04%) Mockito
7 166 (17.04%) Eclipse
8 163 (16.74%) Ant
9 158 (16.22%) JIRA
10 67 (6.88%) TestNG
11 65 (6.67%) WebDriver
12 62 (6.37%) TeamCity
13 43 (4.41%) Hudson
14 35 (3.59%) SoapUI
15 34 (3.49%) JMeter
16 32 (3.29%) jMock
17 31 (3.18%) Jasmine
18 29 (2.98%) RSpec
18 29 (2.98%) JBehave
General
1 114 (11.70%) Finance
2 49 (5.03%) Banking
3 43 (4.41%) Front Office
4 31 (3.18%) Telecoms
5 25 (2.57%) Retail
5 25 (2.57%) Publishing
6 23 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.33%) Legal
9 9 (0.92%) Marketing
10 7 (0.72%) Games
11 5 (0.51%) Advertising
11 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.41%) Electronics
13 3 (0.31%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.10%) Back Office
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 722 (74.13%) Developer
2 552 (56.67%) Java Developer
3 90 (9.24%) Senior Developer
4 64 (6.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (3.70%) Tester
6 35 (3.59%) Software Engineer
7 31 (3.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 29 (2.98%) Java Software Engineer
9 27 (2.77%) Architect
9 27 (2.77%) Android Developer
10 26 (2.67%) Analyst
11 24 (2.46%) Software Developer
12 23 (2.36%) Hybris Developer
13 21 (2.16%) Automation Tester
13 21 (2.16%) Web Developer
14 20 (2.05%) Test Analyst
15 19 (1.95%) Test Leader
15 19 (1.95%) Scala Developer
16 16 (1.64%) Technical Architect
16 16 (1.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (49.69%) Spring
2 338 (34.70%) Web Services
3 299 (30.70%) HTML
4 287 (29.47%) XML
5 263 (27.00%) Hibernate
6 239 (24.54%) J2EE
7 232 (23.82%) CSS
8 188 (19.30%) REST
9 167 (17.15%) JSON
10 164 (16.84%) SOAP
11 152 (15.61%) JSP
12 131 (13.45%) RESTful
13 128 (13.14%) Spring MVC
14 126 (12.94%) jQuery
15 122 (12.53%) JMS
16 111 (11.40%) HTML5
17 105 (10.78%) Ajax
18 103 (10.57%) JPA
19 91 (9.34%) JDBC
20 90 (9.24%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 111 (11.40%) Open Source
2 74 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 35 (3.59%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.29%) Derivative
6 24 (2.46%) Fixed Income
6 24 (2.46%) Algorithms
7 20 (2.05%) User Experience
7 20 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 19 (1.95%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
11 11 (1.13%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.13%) FMCG
12 10 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.92%) W3C
14 7 (0.72%) Telematics
14 7 (0.72%) iPad
15 6 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 225 (23.10%) Linux
2 118 (12.11%) UNIX
3 42 (4.31%) Windows
4 39 (4.00%) Android
5 24 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (1.54%) Solaris
7 12 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.72%) CentOS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (62.83%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (42.40%) TDD
3 276 (28.34%) Continuous Integration
4 235 (24.13%) Scrum
5 205 (21.05%) BDD
6 184 (18.89%) MVC
7 167 (17.15%) OO
8 159 (16.32%) Unit Testing
9 128 (13.14%) SOA
10 111 (11.40%) Software Engineering
11 83 (8.52%) E-Commerce
12 81 (8.32%) Web Development
13 71 (7.29%) UML
14 69 (7.08%) Test Automation
15 68 (6.98%) OOD
16 66 (6.78%) Pair Programming
17 60 (6.16%) Kanban
18 59 (6.06%) Multithreading
19 58 (5.95%) OOP
20 45 (4.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 887 (91.07%) Java
2 287 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 250 (25.67%) SQL
4 86 (8.83%) Python
5 84 (8.62%) C#
6 77 (7.91%) Ruby
7 71 (7.29%) PL/SQL
8 62 (6.37%) Scala
9 43 (4.41%) Perl
10 31 (3.18%) Groovy
11 29 (2.98%) C++
12 28 (2.87%) Bash Shell
13 26 (2.67%) PHP
14 18 (1.85%) XQuery
15 10 (1.03%) C
16 9 (0.92%) VB
17 8 (0.82%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.72%) Korn
18 7 (0.72%) XPath
19 6 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (11.19%) Security Cleared
2 72 (7.39%) Degree
3 56 (5.75%) SC Cleared
4 36 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.67%) Sun Certification
6 11 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.13%) ISEB
7 9 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.92%) OCPJP
8 8 (0.82%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.21%) HND
10 2 (0.21%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.10%) PMP
11 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.10%) GNVQ
11 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.42%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) WCAG
3 2 (0.21%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.44%) Docker
2 12 (1.23%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.31%) vSphere
4 2 (0.21%) Varnish
4 2 (0.21%) Firmware
5 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 57 (5.85%) Puppet
2 35 (3.59%) Vagrant
3 13 (1.33%) CA Single Sign-On
4 6 (0.62%) OpenIDM
4 6 (0.62%) Kibana
5 5 (0.51%) StatsD
5 5 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.41%) ZABBIX
6 4 (0.41%) Oozie
6 4 (0.41%) logstash
7 3 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.31%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.21%) Ansible
9 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 236 (24.23%) Oracle
2 45 (4.62%) Red Hat
3 41 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 40 (4.11%) Sybase
5 36 (3.70%) hybris
6 28 (2.87%) Atlassian
7 27 (2.77%) TIBCO
8 25 (2.57%) IBM
9 21 (2.16%) Google
9 21 (2.16%) Talend
10 19 (1.95%) Adobe
11 18 (1.85%) HP
12 17 (1.75%) ION Trading
13 14 (1.44%) CA
14 11 (1.13%) SAP
15 10 (1.03%) Syncfusion
15 10 (1.03%) Splunk
16 8 (0.82%) Atomikos
16 8 (0.82%) Cisco
16 8 (0.82%) Sun
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £580 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago