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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 213 236 224
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -12
Contract jobs citing JUnit 519 407 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.51% 6.74% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 260 279
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%

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
6910 6040 4989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 12.06% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 3823 3162
Average daily rate £400 £375 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 112 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £16.96 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £52.50 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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
England +34 456 £419 +1.51% 172
London +1 222 £488 +8.33% 67
South East +43 89 £373 +24.16% 25
City of London +6 52 £550 +10.00% 25
Hampshire +25 48 £385 +28.33% 4
North West +13 48 £375 +12.44% 12
Scotland -7 43 £400 - 10
Southampton +12 30 £395 +31.12% 1
South West -9 30 £388 +17.42% 26
Cheshire +24 25 £323 -11.03% 6
East of England +8 24 £450 +28.57% 14
Edinburgh +16 23 £400 +0.62% 3
Yorkshire -7 20 £323 +1.57% 12
Berkshire +7 19 £350 +17.64% 7
Gloucestershire - 19 £400 - 5
East Midlands +20 18 £313 +17.92% 8
Hertfordshire +14 17 £375 -6.36% 1
West Yorkshire -2 15 £323 +0.78% 8
Leeds -5 13 £320 - 4
Glasgow -9 12 £425 -5.55% 7
Nottingham - 10 £275 - 5
Nottinghamshire - 10 £275 - 5
Reading +2 8 £325 -10.03% 5
Manchester -8 8 £500 +49.92% 5
Docklands, London +7 7 £383 - 1
Northamptonshire -1 7 £325 +22.64% 2
Oxfordshire -13 7 £410 +17.14% 8
Hemel Hempstead - 7 - -
Wilmslow - 6 £320 -
Chester +14 5 £363 - 2

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 915 (91.32%) Java
2 625 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
3 514 (51.30%) Spring
4 424 (42.32%) TDD
5 366 (36.53%) Maven
6 352 (35.13%) Web Services
7 313 (31.24%) HTML
8 295 (29.44%) XML
9 292 (29.14%) JavaScript
10 282 (28.14%) Hibernate
11 270 (26.95%) SQL
12 269 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
13 261 (26.05%) Oracle
14 260 (25.95%) Scrum
15 259 (25.85%) Selenium
16 256 (25.55%) CSS
17 253 (25.25%) J2EE
18 245 (24.45%) Jenkins
19 243 (24.25%) Git (software)
20 236 (23.55%) Linux
21 231 (23.05%) Subversion
22 207 (20.66%) BDD
23 197 (19.66%) MVC
24 195 (19.46%) Tomcat
25 194 (19.36%) REST
26 192 (19.16%) Eclipse
27 189 (18.86%) JSP
28 188 (18.76%) Ant
29 187 (18.66%) Mockito
30 183 (18.26%) SOAP

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 195 (19.46%) Tomcat
2 108 (10.78%) Apache
3 107 (10.68%) WebLogic
4 80 (7.98%) JBoss
5 64 (6.39%) WebSphere
6 53 (5.29%) Confluence
7 43 (4.29%) CMS
8 29 (2.89%) Adobe CQ
9 25 (2.50%) Mule
10 18 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 18 (1.80%) Node.js
11 16 (1.60%) MQSeries
12 15 (1.50%) Documentum
12 15 (1.50%) Apache Solr
13 11 (1.10%) Jetty
13 11 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
14 9 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
14 9 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
15 7 (0.70%) TeamSite
Applications
1 13 (1.30%) MS Office
2 11 (1.10%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.00%) ION MarketView
2 9 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.60%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (0.30%) Magento
6 1 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.100%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.100%) Summit
6 1 (0.100%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (1.80%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.50%) SaaS
6 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.20%) GitHub
8 1 (0.100%) PaaS
8 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.100%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.100%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.100%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 62 (6.19%) Internet
2 52 (5.19%) HTTP
3 18 (1.80%) AMQP
3 18 (1.80%) Firewall
4 12 (1.20%) LDAP
5 11 (1.10%) SSL
6 8 (0.80%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.70%) ATM
8 6 (0.60%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.50%) Network Security
10 4 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.40%) Intranet
11 3 (0.30%) NGN
11 3 (0.30%) DAB
12 2 (0.20%) SNMP
12 2 (0.20%) DNS
12 2 (0.20%) DVB
12 2 (0.20%) Extranet
12 2 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (13.77%) Relational Database
2 85 (8.48%) Oracle Database
3 74 (7.39%) MongoDB
4 63 (6.29%) SQL Server
5 60 (5.99%) MySQL
6 59 (5.89%) NoSQL
6 59 (5.89%) RDBMS
7 54 (5.39%) DB2
8 41 (4.09%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 31 (3.09%) Big Data
11 18 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.80%) Jackrabbit
12 10 (1.00%) MarkLogic
12 10 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.80%) Hazelcast
13 8 (0.80%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.80%) HBase
Development Applications
1 366 (36.53%) Maven
2 259 (25.85%) Selenium
3 245 (24.45%) Jenkins
4 243 (24.25%) Git (software)
5 231 (23.05%) Subversion
6 192 (19.16%) Eclipse
7 188 (18.76%) Ant
8 187 (18.66%) Mockito
9 179 (17.86%) Cucumber
10 163 (16.27%) JIRA
11 68 (6.79%) TestNG
12 66 (6.59%) WebDriver
13 65 (6.49%) TeamCity
14 54 (5.39%) SoapUI
15 52 (5.19%) Hudson
16 46 (4.59%) IntelliJ
17 43 (4.29%) JMeter
18 40 (3.99%) jMock
19 37 (3.69%) Jasmine
20 35 (3.49%) JBehave
General
1 137 (13.67%) Finance
2 81 (8.08%) Banking
3 48 (4.79%) Front Office
4 36 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 22 (2.20%) Marketing
6 20 (2.00%) Publishing
6 20 (2.00%) Retail
7 13 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.70%) Electronics
10 6 (0.60%) Advertising
11 5 (0.50%) Legal
12 4 (0.40%) Games
13 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.30%) Back Office
14 1 (0.100%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.100%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.100%) French Language
14 1 (0.100%) German Language
Job Titles
1 762 (76.05%) Developer
2 580 (57.88%) Java Developer
3 96 (9.58%) Senior Developer
4 67 (6.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 34 (3.39%) Analyst
6 30 (2.99%) Tester
6 30 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 29 (2.89%) Software Engineer
8 25 (2.50%) Test Analyst
8 25 (2.50%) Hybris Developer
8 25 (2.50%) Android Developer
9 24 (2.40%) Architect
10 21 (2.10%) Lead Developer
10 21 (2.10%) Web Developer
11 20 (2.00%) Software Developer
11 20 (2.00%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (1.90%) Scala Developer
13 18 (1.80%) Automation Tester
14 16 (1.60%) Test Leader
15 15 (1.50%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (51.30%) Spring
2 352 (35.13%) Web Services
3 313 (31.24%) HTML
4 295 (29.44%) XML
5 282 (28.14%) Hibernate
6 256 (25.55%) CSS
7 253 (25.25%) J2EE
8 194 (19.36%) REST
9 189 (18.86%) JSP
10 183 (18.26%) SOAP
11 171 (17.07%) JSON
12 148 (14.77%) RESTful
13 135 (13.47%) jQuery
14 129 (12.87%) Spring MVC
15 125 (12.48%) JMS
16 119 (11.88%) Ajax
17 108 (10.78%) JPA
18 104 (10.38%) HTML5
19 102 (10.18%) Java EE
20 94 (9.38%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.28%) Open Source
2 78 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.09%) Derivative
5 29 (2.89%) User Experience
6 27 (2.69%) Fixed Income
6 27 (2.69%) Algorithms
7 25 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (2.50%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
9 17 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
9 17 (1.70%) Client/Server
9 17 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.50%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.20%) N-Tier
12 11 (1.10%) W3C
13 8 (0.80%) iPad
14 7 (0.70%) Equities
14 7 (0.70%) DTV
14 7 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 236 (23.55%) Linux
2 144 (14.37%) UNIX
3 40 (3.99%) Windows
3 40 (3.99%) Android
4 25 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.20%) CentOS
7 11 (1.10%) Solaris
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.100%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.100%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 424 (42.32%) TDD
3 269 (26.85%) Continuous Integration
4 260 (25.95%) Scrum
5 207 (20.66%) BDD
6 197 (19.66%) MVC
7 177 (17.66%) Unit Testing
8 163 (16.27%) OO
9 122 (12.18%) SOA
10 92 (9.18%) Software Engineering
11 84 (8.38%) Web Development
12 82 (8.18%) E-Commerce
13 71 (7.09%) OOD
13 71 (7.09%) Kanban
14 69 (6.89%) Multithreading
14 69 (6.89%) Test Automation
15 63 (6.29%) Pair Programming
16 61 (6.09%) UML
17 47 (4.69%) OOP
18 40 (3.99%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 915 (91.32%) Java
2 292 (29.14%) JavaScript
3 270 (26.95%) SQL
4 94 (9.38%) C#
5 75 (7.49%) Python
5 75 (7.49%) Ruby
6 66 (6.59%) PL/SQL
6 66 (6.59%) Scala
7 41 (4.09%) Perl
8 34 (3.39%) Groovy
9 33 (3.29%) Bash Shell
10 31 (3.09%) C++
11 27 (2.69%) PHP
12 13 (1.30%) XQuery
13 11 (1.10%) VB
14 10 (1.00%) C
15 9 (0.90%) Korn
15 9 (0.90%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.70%) AWK
16 7 (0.70%) sed
Qualifications
1 116 (11.58%) Security Cleared
2 80 (7.98%) Degree
3 68 (6.79%) SC Cleared
4 36 (3.59%) DV Cleared
5 25 (2.50%) Sun Certification
6 19 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.90%) ISEB
7 16 (1.60%) VCP4
8 11 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.90%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.100%) GNVQ
11 1 (0.100%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.100%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.100%) HND
11 1 (0.100%) PMP
11 1 (0.100%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.100%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (8.58%) QA
2 6 (0.60%) WCAG
3 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.100%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.100%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.100%) SLA
4 1 (0.100%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (1.60%) Docker
2 14 (1.40%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.30%) vSphere
3 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.20%) Varnish
4 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.100%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 57 (5.69%) Puppet
2 36 (3.59%) Vagrant
3 17 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (1.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 8 (0.80%) Oozie
6 6 (0.60%) OpenIDM
7 5 (0.50%) Kibana
7 5 (0.50%) StatsD
8 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.30%) Hyperic
8 3 (0.30%) logstash
9 2 (0.20%) Ansible
9 2 (0.20%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.100%) Nagios
10 1 (0.100%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 261 (26.05%) Oracle
2 40 (3.99%) Sybase
3 38 (3.79%) Red Hat
4 36 (3.59%) Microsoft
5 34 (3.39%) hybris
6 30 (2.99%) TIBCO
7 25 (2.50%) HP
8 20 (2.00%) Google
8 20 (2.00%) Atlassian
9 19 (1.90%) IBM
10 18 (1.80%) Adobe
11 17 (1.70%) ION Trading
12 16 (1.60%) SAP
13 15 (1.50%) Talend
14 14 (1.40%) Canoo
15 11 (1.10%) CA
15 11 (1.10%) Splunk
16 10 (1.00%) Syncfusion
17 9 (0.90%) Perforce
17 9 (0.90%) JD Edwards
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
East Riding
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £475 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago