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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 236 222 215
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing JUnit 499 504 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.96% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.80% 8.04% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 332 312
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £579 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £71.00 £85.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -

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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
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 £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -20 439 £400 -5.88% 137
London -14 245 £450 - 65
South East +33 76 £350 -0.70% 18
City of London +14 57 £500 +5.26% 24
Hampshire +12 41 £323 -15.13% 9
Scotland -30 26 £388 -10.91% 5
East of England -2 25 £391 -5.15% 8
Yorkshire +8 24 £340 +4.61% 9
South West -37 22 £350 - 14
North East -16 21 £325 -
Hertfordshire -11 19 £391 -5.15% 6
Tyne and Wear -18 19 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 19 £325 -
North West -21 19 £400 +11.11% 15
Southampton -1 13 £308 -28.69% 2
Wales - 13 £340 - 4
South Wales - 12 £333 - 4
Glasgow -35 10 £425 -5.55% 1
Newport - 10 £325 - 1
Cheshire -2 9 £400 +23.07% 4
Berkshire +4 8 £375 -6.25% 1
West Yorkshire +4 8 £300 -11.11% 6
Surrey -7 8 £400 +28.00% 4
Manchester -14 8 £450 - 11
Bristol -14 7 £350 - 8
Gloucestershire - 7 £313 -
East Sussex - 7 £350 - 2
Edinburgh 0 5 £375 -13.79% 1
Chester 0 5 £356 -5.00% 3
Leeds 0 5 £300 -7.69% 3

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 862 (90.36%) Java
2 547 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
3 487 (51.05%) Spring
4 351 (36.79%) TDD
5 326 (34.17%) Maven
6 310 (32.49%) XML
7 306 (32.08%) Selenium
8 301 (31.55%) Web Services
8 301 (31.55%) HTML
9 299 (31.34%) JavaScript
10 296 (31.03%) Scrum
11 272 (28.51%) Subversion
12 269 (28.20%) SQL
13 268 (28.09%) Oracle
14 260 (27.25%) CSS
15 258 (27.04%) Continuous Integration
16 255 (26.73%) Hibernate
17 234 (24.53%) J2EE
18 228 (23.90%) BDD
19 218 (22.85%) Jenkins
20 205 (21.49%) MVC
21 202 (21.17%) Linux
22 196 (20.55%) OO
23 195 (20.44%) UNIX
24 185 (19.39%) Unit Testing
25 174 (18.24%) Tomcat
26 167 (17.51%) Finance
27 163 (17.09%) Eclipse
28 162 (16.98%) JSP
29 159 (16.67%) jQuery

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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
1 174 (18.24%) Tomcat
2 93 (9.75%) Apache
3 62 (6.50%) Confluence
4 58 (6.08%) WebLogic
5 57 (5.97%) WebSphere
6 37 (3.88%) Adobe CQ
7 25 (2.62%) SharePoint
8 24 (2.52%) CMS
9 20 (2.10%) MQSeries
10 18 (1.89%) Jetty
11 16 (1.68%) FileNet
11 16 (1.68%) Documentum
12 14 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
13 13 (1.36%) Oracle Service Bus
14 9 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.94%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.84%) Node.js
16 7 (0.73%) AquaLogic
17 6 (0.63%) nginx
17 6 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) Mingle
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 11 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.73%) RMDS
3 6 (0.63%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.63%) Tridion
4 4 (0.42%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 3 (0.31%) Magento
6 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (1.15%) Amazon S3
3 8 (0.84%) SaaS
4 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.42%) Route 53
4 4 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.21%) PaaS
5 2 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.08%) HTTP
2 33 (3.46%) Internet
3 24 (2.52%) LDAP
4 15 (1.57%) Firewall
5 11 (1.15%) DHCP
6 10 (1.05%) Wireshark
6 10 (1.05%) DNS
7 9 (0.94%) SSL
8 8 (0.84%) AMQP
9 7 (0.73%) FTP
9 7 (0.73%) Broadband
9 7 (0.73%) Telnet
9 7 (0.73%) Wireless
9 7 (0.73%) NAS
10 5 (0.52%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.42%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.42%) LAN
11 4 (0.42%) WAN
12 2 (0.21%) Intranet
12 2 (0.21%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (10.90%) MySQL
2 99 (10.38%) Relational Database
3 68 (7.13%) SQL Server
4 65 (6.81%) Oracle Database
5 52 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 41 (4.30%) RDBMS
6 41 (4.30%) MongoDB
7 31 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (2.83%) DB2
9 23 (2.41%) Big Data
10 20 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.57%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.05%) Apache Hive
14 10 (1.05%) HBase
14 10 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.84%) CouchDB
15 8 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 326 (34.17%) Maven
2 306 (32.08%) Selenium
3 272 (28.51%) Subversion
4 218 (22.85%) Jenkins
5 163 (17.09%) Eclipse
6 153 (16.04%) Cucumber
7 148 (15.51%) JIRA
8 147 (15.41%) Ant
9 135 (14.15%) Git (software)
10 124 (13.00%) WebDriver
11 122 (12.79%) Mockito
12 105 (11.01%) Hudson
13 83 (8.70%) TeamCity
14 66 (6.92%) JMeter
15 52 (5.45%) TestNG
16 50 (5.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 47 (4.93%) CruiseControl
18 44 (4.61%) RSpec
18 44 (4.61%) JBehave
19 43 (4.51%) jMock
General
1 167 (17.51%) Finance
2 99 (10.38%) Banking
3 57 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 44 (4.61%) Front Office
5 29 (3.04%) Marketing
6 26 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.20%) Games
8 19 (1.99%) Publishing
8 19 (1.99%) Retail
9 11 (1.15%) Electronics
10 7 (0.73%) Advertising
11 6 (0.63%) Legal
11 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.63%) Back Office
12 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 1 (0.10%) Law
13 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 637 (66.77%) Developer
2 448 (46.96%) Java Developer
3 73 (7.65%) Senior Developer
4 60 (6.29%) Tester
5 56 (5.87%) Senior Java Developer
6 55 (5.77%) Architect
7 46 (4.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 39 (4.09%) Analyst
9 38 (3.98%) Test Analyst
10 35 (3.67%) Test Engineer
11 34 (3.56%) Hybris Developer
12 32 (3.35%) Web Developer
13 29 (3.04%) Software Engineer
14 24 (2.52%) Software Developer
15 21 (2.20%) Technical Architect
15 21 (2.20%) Lead Developer
15 21 (2.20%) J2EE Developer
16 20 (2.10%) Consultant
17 19 (1.99%) Automation Tester
18 17 (1.78%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (51.05%) Spring
2 310 (32.49%) XML
3 301 (31.55%) Web Services
3 301 (31.55%) HTML
4 260 (27.25%) CSS
5 255 (26.73%) Hibernate
6 234 (24.53%) J2EE
7 162 (16.98%) JSP
8 159 (16.67%) jQuery
9 138 (14.47%) Ajax
10 134 (14.05%) SOAP
11 133 (13.94%) REST
12 132 (13.84%) Spring MVC
13 127 (13.31%) JMS
14 114 (11.95%) Java EE
15 107 (11.22%) JSON
16 90 (9.43%) .NET
17 88 (9.22%) Struts
17 88 (9.22%) RESTful
18 76 (7.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (10.06%) Open Source
2 46 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (4.09%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.88%) User Experience
6 26 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 22 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (2.20%) Market Risk
9 18 (1.89%) Fixed Income
9 18 (1.89%) GIS
10 16 (1.68%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.68%) Derivative
11 13 (1.36%) Web 2.0
11 13 (1.36%) New Media
11 13 (1.36%) Mobile Payment
12 12 (1.26%) Taxonomies
13 11 (1.15%) DTV
13 11 (1.15%) W3C
13 11 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (0.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 202 (21.17%) Linux
2 195 (20.44%) UNIX
3 61 (6.39%) Windows
4 17 (1.78%) Android
5 15 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.36%) HPUX
6 13 (1.36%) Solaris
7 12 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.94%) CentOS
9 5 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Debian
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (57.34%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (36.79%) TDD
3 296 (31.03%) Scrum
4 258 (27.04%) Continuous Integration
5 228 (23.90%) BDD
6 205 (21.49%) MVC
7 196 (20.55%) OO
8 185 (19.39%) Unit Testing
9 117 (12.26%) Test Automation
10 98 (10.27%) SOA
11 90 (9.43%) UML
12 89 (9.33%) E-Commerce
13 84 (8.81%) Kanban
14 74 (7.76%) Automated Testing
14 74 (7.76%) Software Engineering
15 67 (7.02%) Software Testing
16 64 (6.71%) OOD
17 63 (6.60%) Test Scripting
17 63 (6.60%) Multithreading
18 60 (6.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 862 (90.36%) Java
2 299 (31.34%) JavaScript
3 269 (28.20%) SQL
4 98 (10.27%) C#
5 63 (6.60%) Ruby
6 48 (5.03%) PHP
7 44 (4.61%) Perl
8 43 (4.51%) PL/SQL
8 43 (4.51%) Scala
9 42 (4.40%) Bash Shell
10 34 (3.56%) C++
11 32 (3.35%) Python
12 27 (2.83%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.52%) Groovy
13 24 (2.52%) XPath
14 18 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 17 (1.78%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.47%) XQuery
17 12 (1.26%) C
18 11 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 82 (8.60%) Degree
3 67 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 40 (4.19%) ISTQB
5 39 (4.09%) ISEB
6 17 (1.78%) Sun Certification
6 17 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.52%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.21%) PhD
11 1 (0.10%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (11.01%) QA
2 6 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.73%) HDFS
2 6 (0.63%) VirtualBox
2 6 (0.63%) Docker
3 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (4.93%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.83%) Puppet
3 17 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.36%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.84%) Oozie
6 5 (0.52%) Nagios
7 4 (0.42%) Ganglia
7 4 (0.42%) collectd
7 4 (0.42%) WebInspect
8 3 (0.31%) Salt
8 3 (0.31%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.21%) Nessus
9 2 (0.21%) SCOM
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.10%) Control-M
10 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 268 (28.09%) Oracle
2 66 (6.92%) JBoss
3 43 (4.51%) IBM
4 38 (3.98%) hybris
5 37 (3.88%) Sybase
6 28 (2.94%) Microsoft
7 27 (2.83%) Adobe
8 23 (2.41%) TIBCO
9 20 (2.10%) HP
10 15 (1.57%) SAP
11 14 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.47%) Interwoven
12 12 (1.26%) Google
12 12 (1.26%) Sun
12 12 (1.26%) ATG
13 11 (1.15%) ION Trading
14 10 (1.05%) Bloomberg
14 10 (1.05%) Perforce
15 8 (0.84%) Zend
15 8 (0.84%) Atlassian
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £290 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgwater, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago