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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 258 247 221
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -26
Contract jobs citing JUnit 448 436 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.82% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.15% 6.44% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 300 255
Average daily rate
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£410 £409 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £597 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £38.00 £71.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.47% +82.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.56 £59.90 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.60 £71.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £71.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-46.47% +82.05%

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
7282 6775 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.27% 12.80% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4310 3445
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 146 151
Average hourly rate £37.87 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 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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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 -5 401 £420 -1.17% 162
London -20 186 £450 -5.26% 63
South East +22 91 £402 +11.91% 34
City of London -13 52 £475 -13.63% 23
Scotland +21 43 £375 - 12
Hampshire +23 42 £375 +3.09% 4
South West +4 30 £388 +6.89% 18
Yorkshire -6 26 £375 +31.57% 10
North West +3 24 £388 +6.96% 14
West Yorkshire -6 23 £375 +31.57% 7
Oxfordshire - 20 £458 - 9
Cheshire +12 17 £340 - 4
Glasgow +12 17 £350 -6.66% 6
Edinburgh +10 16 £386 +3.00% 6
East of England -8 16 £450 +67.44% 12
Leeds -10 16 £375 +31.57% 7
Exeter - 16 £425 - 6
Devon - 16 £425 - 6
East Midlands -2 15 £425 +55.96% 3
Winchester - 14 £315 - 3
Oxford - 12 £475 - 6
Surrey +5 11 £270 -50.90% 2
Highlands - 10 - -
Southampton +3 9 £350 -7.89%
Berkshire -3 9 £488 +30.00% 9
Lincolnshire - 9 £425 -
Lincoln - 9 £425 -
West Midlands +6 8 £425 +25.00% 3
Hertfordshire -10 8 £450 +66.66% 4
Essex -11 7 £310 +87.87% 5

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 882 (93.43%) Java
2 583 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 523 (55.40%) Spring
4 390 (41.31%) TDD
5 346 (36.65%) Web Services
6 343 (36.33%) Maven
7 281 (29.77%) SQL
8 278 (29.45%) JavaScript
9 273 (28.92%) Hibernate
10 272 (28.81%) XML
11 261 (27.65%) Selenium
12 256 (27.12%) HTML
13 255 (27.01%) Scrum
14 247 (26.17%) Oracle
15 235 (24.89%) Continuous Integration
16 232 (24.58%) Jenkins
17 231 (24.47%) J2EE
18 220 (23.31%) Linux
19 219 (23.20%) Cucumber
20 208 (22.03%) BDD
21 203 (21.50%) REST
22 194 (20.55%) SOAP
23 186 (19.70%) Git (software)
24 182 (19.28%) OO
25 179 (18.96%) CSS
26 171 (18.11%) JSON
27 170 (18.01%) Tomcat
28 164 (17.37%) MVC
29 163 (17.27%) Subversion
30 162 (17.16%) JMS

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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
1 170 (18.01%) Tomcat
2 139 (14.72%) JBoss
3 119 (12.61%) WebLogic
4 94 (9.96%) Apache
5 93 (9.85%) WebSphere
6 57 (6.04%) Confluence
7 29 (3.07%) MQSeries
8 28 (2.97%) Node.js
8 28 (2.97%) Jetty
9 24 (2.54%) Mule
10 23 (2.44%) CMS
11 22 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
11 22 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 20 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (1.38%) Mule ESB
13 13 (1.38%) GlassFish
14 12 (1.27%) Apache Solr
15 11 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 10 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
17 9 (0.95%) Alfresco
Applications
1 19 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (0.53%) Magento
2 5 (0.53%) Tridion
2 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.21%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.54%) GitHub
3 21 (2.22%) Amazon S3
4 19 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.53%) SaaS
6 5 (0.53%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.21%) PaaS
9 2 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 79 (8.37%) Internet
2 42 (4.45%) HTTP
3 24 (2.54%) AMQP
4 20 (2.12%) Firewall
5 16 (1.69%) SSL
6 13 (1.38%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.06%) HTTPS
8 9 (0.95%) LDAP
9 8 (0.85%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (0.64%) DAB
11 4 (0.42%) DHCP
12 3 (0.32%) FTP
12 3 (0.32%) Telnet
12 3 (0.32%) Broadband
12 3 (0.32%) Intranet
12 3 (0.32%) NAS
12 3 (0.32%) Wireless
13 2 (0.21%) SNMP
14 1 (0.11%) DNS
14 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.86%) Relational Database
2 82 (8.69%) Oracle Database
3 71 (7.52%) MongoDB
4 69 (7.31%) SQL Server
5 63 (6.67%) MySQL
6 62 (6.57%) NoSQL
7 58 (6.14%) DB2
8 54 (5.72%) RDBMS
9 35 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (3.71%) Hadoop
10 34 (3.60%) Big Data
11 31 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 17 (1.80%) MarkLogic
14 11 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.06%) Redis
15 10 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.74%) OLAP
17 6 (0.64%) Informix
18 5 (0.53%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 343 (36.33%) Maven
2 261 (27.65%) Selenium
3 232 (24.58%) Jenkins
4 219 (23.20%) Cucumber
5 186 (19.70%) Git (software)
6 163 (17.27%) Subversion
7 161 (17.06%) JIRA
8 157 (16.63%) Eclipse
9 154 (16.31%) Mockito
10 137 (14.51%) Ant
11 67 (7.10%) Gradle
12 63 (6.67%) WebDriver
13 61 (6.46%) JMeter
14 46 (4.87%) TestNG
15 38 (4.03%) SoapUI
16 36 (3.81%) TeamCity
17 34 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 29 (3.07%) Hudson
18 29 (3.07%) NUnit
General
1 143 (15.15%) Finance
2 77 (8.16%) Banking
3 37 (3.92%) Front Office
4 35 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 33 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.75%) Retail
7 23 (2.44%) Publishing
8 15 (1.59%) Legal
8 15 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.27%) Back Office
10 8 (0.85%) Games
11 6 (0.64%) Marketing
12 4 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.42%) Advertising
13 3 (0.32%) Electronics
13 3 (0.32%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 687 (72.78%) Developer
2 573 (60.70%) Java Developer
3 91 (9.64%) Senior Developer
4 75 (7.94%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (5.08%) Tester
6 38 (4.03%) Architect
6 38 (4.03%) Analyst
7 37 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 30 (3.18%) Test Analyst
8 30 (3.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 25 (2.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 21 (2.22%) Software Developer
10 21 (2.22%) Automation Tester
11 19 (2.01%) Web Developer
12 18 (1.91%) Test Leader
12 18 (1.91%) Hybris Developer
13 15 (1.59%) Java Software Developer
14 14 (1.48%) Technical Architect
14 14 (1.48%) Senior Software Engineer
14 14 (1.48%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (55.40%) Spring
2 346 (36.65%) Web Services
3 273 (28.92%) Hibernate
4 272 (28.81%) XML
5 256 (27.12%) HTML
6 231 (24.47%) J2EE
7 203 (21.50%) REST
8 194 (20.55%) SOAP
9 179 (18.96%) CSS
10 171 (18.11%) JSON
11 162 (17.16%) JMS
12 128 (13.56%) Spring MVC
13 120 (12.71%) RESTful
14 116 (12.29%) jQuery
15 105 (11.12%) JSP
15 105 (11.12%) Java EE
16 98 (10.38%) JPA
17 87 (9.22%) HTML5
18 83 (8.79%) AngularJS
19 78 (8.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.53%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 29 (3.07%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.44%) Market Risk
5 21 (2.22%) Derivative
6 18 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
7 15 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.48%) User Experience
8 14 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.27%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.06%) FMCG
10 10 (1.06%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.95%) W3C
12 8 (0.85%) Web 2.0
12 8 (0.85%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (0.74%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 220 (23.31%) Linux
2 114 (12.08%) UNIX
3 48 (5.08%) Windows
4 31 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (2.75%) Solaris
5 26 (2.75%) Android
6 12 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.74%) CentOS
8 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.53%) HPUX
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.11%) AIX
11 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (41.31%) TDD
3 255 (27.01%) Scrum
4 235 (24.89%) Continuous Integration
5 208 (22.03%) BDD
6 182 (19.28%) OO
7 164 (17.37%) MVC
8 148 (15.68%) SDLC
9 147 (15.57%) SOA
10 134 (14.19%) Unit Testing
11 129 (13.67%) Software Engineering
12 95 (10.06%) Open Source
13 81 (8.58%) OOD
14 78 (8.26%) Automated Testing
15 76 (8.05%) E-Commerce
16 71 (7.52%) UML
17 64 (6.78%) Web Development
18 60 (6.36%) Test Scripting
19 59 (6.25%) Test Automation
20 56 (5.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 882 (93.43%) Java
2 281 (29.77%) SQL
3 278 (29.45%) JavaScript
4 78 (8.26%) Python
5 71 (7.52%) Ruby
6 58 (6.14%) PL/SQL
7 54 (5.72%) C#
8 50 (5.30%) Perl
9 44 (4.66%) Scala
10 37 (3.92%) PHP
11 31 (3.28%) Groovy
12 29 (3.07%) Bash Shell
13 18 (1.91%) C++
14 15 (1.59%) XPath
15 14 (1.48%) XQuery
16 13 (1.38%) C
17 12 (1.27%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.95%) PowerShell
19 7 (0.74%) Korn
19 7 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 109 (11.55%) Security Cleared
2 50 (5.30%) DV Cleared
2 50 (5.30%) Degree
3 46 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.12%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.80%) ISEB
5 17 (1.80%) Sun Certification
6 11 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.42%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) HND
8 2 (0.21%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.85%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (2.01%) Docker
2 10 (1.06%) GridGain
3 7 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.53%) vCloud
4 5 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.42%) Squid
5 4 (0.42%) Varnish
6 3 (0.32%) Firmware
6 3 (0.32%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 63 (6.67%) Puppet
2 24 (2.54%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
3 15 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (1.48%) Ansible
5 10 (1.06%) Kibana
6 8 (0.85%) logstash
6 8 (0.85%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.85%) Rundeck
7 6 (0.64%) Apache Shiro
8 5 (0.53%) Salt
8 5 (0.53%) HAProxy
9 4 (0.42%) Graphite
10 3 (0.32%) Nagios
11 2 (0.21%) StatsD
12 1 (0.11%) OpenIDM
12 1 (0.11%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 247 (26.17%) Oracle
2 54 (5.72%) Red Hat
3 43 (4.56%) Sybase
4 39 (4.13%) Atlassian
5 38 (4.03%) IBM
6 28 (2.97%) Microsoft
7 26 (2.75%) hybris
8 19 (2.01%) Talend
9 16 (1.69%) CA
9 16 (1.69%) HP
9 16 (1.69%) TIBCO
10 14 (1.48%) webMethods
11 13 (1.38%) Splunk
12 11 (1.17%) Google
12 11 (1.17%) Adobe
13 9 (0.95%) VMware
14 8 (0.85%) WSO2
15 7 (0.74%) Apigee
15 7 (0.74%) Perforce
15 7 (0.74%) Software AG
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Networking People
Rate: neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per week + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 4 days ago
South East England
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
J & C Associates
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago