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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 259 213 276
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +63
Contract jobs citing JUnit 456 558 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 1.09% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.99% 8.06% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 382 240
Average daily rate £450 £411 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £306 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £60.00 £58.00 £46.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +24.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £58.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +43.20%

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
7611 6919 5887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.76% 13.52% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5055 4647 3694
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 216 126 126
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 £26.65 £26.06 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
England -31 421 £450 +7.46% 187
London -9 214 £500 - 94
South East -22 65 £400 +6.66% 25
Yorkshire +7 45 £450 +38.46% 11
West Yorkshire +14 41 £450 +37.40% 6
South West +9 31 £375 -3.22% 13
Leeds -7 27 £450 +39.53% 6
North West -31 27 £413 +9.92% 22
Hampshire -18 25 £375 -3.22% 8
City of London +14 23 £493 -10.45% 18
East of England -4 23 £419 +4.55% 3
Scotland -37 23 £319 -15.00% 8
Bristol +21 21 £350 -11.39% 5
Manchester -10 16 £425 -15.00% 13
Surrey +2 14 £493 +93.13% 4
Norfolk - 13 £425 -
Norwich - 11 £425 -
Berkshire -4 10 £463 +23.33% 4
West Midlands -5 10 £300 - 14
Tyne and Wear -14 10 £375 - 1
North East -14 10 £375 +25.00% 1
Winchester - 10 £394 - 4
Wales -11 9 £473 -6.43% 4
Cheshire -20 9 £389 +21.48% 6
Edinburgh -35 9 £350 -10.82% 2
Leatherhead - 9 £475 -
West Sussex - 9 £300 - 3
Glasgow +5 8 £276 -26.33% 6
Reading -8 8 £463 +27.58% 2
South Wales -13 8 £461 -5.86% 3

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 793 (92.86%) Java
2 562 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
3 491 (57.49%) Spring
4 397 (46.49%) Maven
5 382 (44.73%) TDD
6 377 (44.15%) Jenkins
7 336 (39.34%) Web Services
8 315 (36.89%) Git (software)
9 277 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
10 266 (31.15%) Mockito
11 263 (30.80%) Hibernate
12 258 (30.21%) Scrum
13 252 (29.51%) SQL
14 237 (27.75%) REST
15 235 (27.52%) XML
16 233 (27.28%) Linux
17 232 (27.17%) JavaScript
18 223 (26.11%) Cucumber
19 219 (25.64%) Subversion
20 214 (25.06%) BDD
21 213 (24.94%) HTML
22 210 (24.59%) Unit Testing
23 208 (24.36%) Selenium
24 193 (22.60%) JIRA
25 188 (22.01%) J2EE
25 188 (22.01%) Unix
26 186 (21.78%) Tomcat
27 182 (21.31%) Oracle
28 159 (18.62%) Gradle
29 156 (18.27%) CSS

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 186 (21.78%) Tomcat
2 141 (16.51%) Apache
3 117 (13.70%) JBoss
4 74 (8.67%) Node.js
5 73 (8.55%) Confluence
6 71 (8.31%) Jetty
7 56 (6.56%) WebLogic
8 49 (5.74%) WebSphere
9 31 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.87%) Apache ServiceMix
11 15 (1.76%) IIS
11 15 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.52%) CMS
13 11 (1.29%) Mule
14 10 (1.17%) GlassFish
15 6 (0.70%) FileNet
15 6 (0.70%) LiveCycle
16 5 (0.59%) Liferay
16 5 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.29%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.59%) MS Office
3 5 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (1.87%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.35%) RMDS
4 2 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.23%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 100 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.22%) Amazon S3
3 17 (1.99%) Amazon SQS
4 16 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.52%) GitHub
6 12 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (1.17%) IaaS
7 10 (1.17%) PaaS
7 10 (1.17%) SaaS
8 8 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.35%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.23%) Route 53
12 1 (0.12%) AdSense
12 1 (0.12%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.12%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 99 (11.59%) HTTP
2 61 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 41 (4.80%) Internet
4 22 (2.58%) LDAP
5 9 (1.05%) Firewall
6 8 (0.94%) SSH
7 6 (0.70%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.59%) SMTP
8 5 (0.59%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.47%) DHCP
9 4 (0.47%) SSL
10 3 (0.35%) Broadband
10 3 (0.35%) DNS
10 3 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.23%) 4G
11 2 (0.23%) AMQP
11 2 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.23%) FTP
11 2 (0.23%) SNMP
11 2 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (17.45%) NoSQL
2 99 (11.59%) MySQL
3 85 (9.95%) Relational Database
4 84 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 83 (9.72%) PostgreSQL
6 69 (8.08%) MongoDB
7 61 (7.14%) SQL Server
8 53 (6.21%) Oracle Database
9 33 (3.86%) Big Data
9 33 (3.86%) RDBMS
10 23 (2.69%) Hadoop
11 17 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.76%) Apache Hive
12 15 (1.76%) DB2
12 15 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.52%) Hazelcast
14 12 (1.41%) Couchbase
14 12 (1.41%) HBase
15 10 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (1.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 397 (46.49%) Maven
2 377 (44.15%) Jenkins
3 315 (36.89%) Git (software)
4 266 (31.15%) Mockito
5 223 (26.11%) Cucumber
6 219 (25.64%) Subversion
7 208 (24.36%) Selenium
8 193 (22.60%) JIRA
9 159 (18.62%) Gradle
10 148 (17.33%) Eclipse
11 80 (9.37%) JMeter
12 66 (7.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 49 (5.74%) Ant
14 47 (5.50%) SonarQube
15 42 (4.92%) IntelliJ
16 33 (3.86%) Hudson
17 32 (3.75%) JBehave
18 31 (3.63%) RSpec
18 31 (3.63%) SoapUI
18 31 (3.63%) Spock
General
1 101 (11.83%) Finance
2 79 (9.25%) Banking
3 30 (3.51%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.40%) Retail
5 25 (2.93%) Marketing
6 22 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.99%) Front Office
8 12 (1.41%) Games
9 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.70%) Automotive
11 5 (0.59%) Electronics
12 4 (0.47%) Advertising
12 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.35%) Back Office
14 2 (0.23%) Billing
14 2 (0.23%) Legal
14 2 (0.23%) Military
15 1 (0.12%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 624 (73.07%) Developer
2 499 (58.43%) Java Developer
3 119 (13.93%) Senior Developer
4 92 (10.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 87 (10.19%) Agile Developer
6 85 (9.95%) Agile Java Developer
7 65 (7.61%) Architect
8 50 (5.85%) Software Engineer
9 46 (5.39%) Java Engineer
10 35 (4.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 31 (3.63%) J2EE Developer
12 30 (3.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 28 (3.28%) Lead Developer
14 27 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
15 26 (3.04%) Software Developer
16 23 (2.69%) Java Software Developer
17 22 (2.58%) Analyst
17 22 (2.58%) Senior Agile Developer
18 21 (2.46%) Senior Agile Java Developer
18 21 (2.46%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 491 (57.49%) Spring
2 336 (39.34%) Web Services
3 263 (30.80%) Hibernate
4 237 (27.75%) REST
5 235 (27.52%) XML
6 213 (24.94%) HTML
7 188 (22.01%) J2EE
8 156 (18.27%) CSS
9 146 (17.10%) SOAP
10 139 (16.28%) RESTful
11 135 (15.81%) JSON
12 121 (14.17%) AngularJS
13 113 (13.23%) jQuery
14 106 (12.41%) JMS
15 100 (11.71%) Java EE
16 95 (11.12%) JPA
17 87 (10.19%) Spring MVC
18 79 (9.25%) JSP
19 72 (8.43%) Apache Camel
20 70 (8.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.98%) Fixed Income
4 30 (3.51%) Visualisation
5 27 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 26 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.69%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.34%) Grid Computing
9 19 (2.22%) Client/Server
10 18 (2.11%) iPad
11 17 (1.99%) User Experience
12 15 (1.76%) Derivative
13 14 (1.64%) Cryptography
14 12 (1.41%) Equities
14 12 (1.41%) Social Media
15 11 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (0.94%) Data Structures
17 8 (0.94%) Ontologies
18 7 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 233 (27.28%) Linux
2 188 (22.01%) Unix
3 46 (5.39%) Windows
4 21 (2.46%) Android
5 18 (2.11%) Mac OS X
6 13 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.05%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.82%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.47%) AIX
10 3 (0.35%) CentOS
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
11 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
2 382 (44.73%) TDD
3 277 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
4 258 (30.21%) Scrum
5 214 (25.06%) BDD
6 210 (24.59%) Unit Testing
7 154 (18.03%) Software Engineering
8 130 (15.22%) OO
9 115 (13.47%) MVC
10 107 (12.53%) Pair Programming
11 106 (12.41%) Open Source
12 101 (11.83%) Multithreading
13 91 (10.66%) SOA
14 81 (9.48%) SDLC
15 73 (8.55%) E-Commerce
16 71 (8.31%) Microservices
17 67 (7.85%) UML
18 65 (7.61%) Concurrent Programming
18 65 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
19 63 (7.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 793 (92.86%) Java
2 252 (29.51%) SQL
3 232 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 102 (11.94%) Python
5 98 (11.48%) Ruby
6 90 (10.54%) Scala
7 80 (9.37%) PL/SQL
8 78 (9.13%) Groovy
9 52 (6.09%) C#
10 36 (4.22%) Bash Shell
11 35 (4.10%) PHP
12 30 (3.51%) Shell Script
13 27 (3.16%) C
14 24 (2.81%) C++
15 18 (2.11%) Perl
16 12 (1.41%) AWK
16 12 (1.41%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.41%) sed
17 9 (1.05%) VB
18 8 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 82 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 71 (8.31%) Degree
4 28 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.11%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.70%) ISEB
8 4 (0.47%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.35%) OCA
9 3 (0.35%) OCP
9 3 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.23%) OCAJ
11 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.61%) QA
2 5 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.59%) WCAG
3 3 (0.35%) SDET
3 3 (0.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.23%) EMIR
4 2 (0.23%) MiFID
5 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (8.08%) Docker
2 24 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.82%) vSphere
4 5 (0.59%) BitLocker
4 5 (0.59%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.23%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (5.97%) Puppet
2 31 (3.63%) Graphite
3 30 (3.51%) yum
4 22 (2.58%) Bareos
5 14 (1.64%) Ansible
5 14 (1.64%) Oozie
6 12 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.82%) Control-M
9 4 (0.47%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.23%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.23%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.12%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
11 1 (0.12%) Nagios
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 182 (21.31%) Oracle
2 35 (4.10%) SOASTA, Inc
3 33 (3.86%) Red Hat
4 32 (3.75%) Google
5 29 (3.40%) hybris
6 26 (3.04%) HP
6 26 (3.04%) IBM
6 26 (3.04%) VMware
7 22 (2.58%) ATG
8 18 (2.11%) Atlassian
9 17 (1.99%) Sybase
10 13 (1.52%) Endeca
11 10 (1.17%) Adobe
11 10 (1.17%) Microsoft
12 9 (1.05%) Apigee
12 9 (1.05%) Rally
13 8 (0.94%) Splunk
14 7 (0.82%) Cisco
14 7 (0.82%) SAP
14 7 (0.82%) Telerik
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Rate: £325 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £205.66 - £209.26 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £331.94 - £339.15 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £535.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £601 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Salt
Rate: £275 - £350 per day + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £575 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago