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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 230 244 211
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing JUnit 510 411 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.80% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.99% 6.84% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 270 295
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 15
Average hourly rate £71.00 £35.88 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.90% +3.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £33.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+115.15% -4.34%

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
7295 6008 5832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.19% 11.62% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 3856 3589
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 145 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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
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 18 December 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
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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 +13 436 £425 - 135
London +20 252 £475 +11.76% 57
South East 0 74 £365 -5.80% 13
City of London +6 60 £550 +22.22% 22
Hampshire +11 41 £365 -13.35% 1
Scotland -14 38 £375 -9.63% 5
Edinburgh +12 29 £375 -0.66% 1
Wales +3 28 £495 +25.31% 5
South Wales +8 26 £495 +26.92% 3
East of England +18 25 £402 -17.64% 8
North West -3 25 £388 +10.78% 18
Yorkshire -6 24 £325 -7.14% 10
Cardiff +8 23 £495 +26.92% 3
West Yorkshire -3 19 £325 -7.14% 6
Southampton +11 18 £370 +17.46%
Leeds -1 15 £323 -7.85% 6
South West -31 14 £380 +16.92% 19
East Midlands +14 13 £338 -6.96% 3
Surrey +2 13 £328 -9.65% 1
Hertfordshire +13 12 £450 -7.69% 5
Cheshire +8 12 £313 -15.25% 6
Reading +21 9 £363 - 1
Berkshire -6 9 £363 -14.20% 3
Nottinghamshire +10 8 £243 -42.94%
Nottingham +8 8 £243 -42.94%
North East -28 7 £300 -40.00% 4
Lancashire - 7 £450 -
Chester +10 6 £313 -16.66% 3
Bristol -12 6 £400 +23.07% 15
Woking - 6 £255 -

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 919 (90.45%) Java
2 637 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
3 517 (50.89%) Spring
4 408 (40.16%) TDD
5 346 (34.06%) Maven
6 343 (33.76%) Web Services
7 323 (31.79%) JavaScript
8 316 (31.10%) HTML
9 298 (29.33%) XML
10 294 (28.94%) Selenium
11 290 (28.54%) SQL
12 289 (28.44%) Scrum
13 284 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
14 283 (27.85%) Hibernate
15 265 (26.08%) CSS
16 261 (25.69%) Oracle
16 261 (25.69%) Subversion
17 256 (25.20%) J2EE
17 256 (25.20%) Jenkins
18 223 (21.95%) BDD
19 210 (20.67%) MVC
20 209 (20.57%) Git (software)
21 207 (20.37%) JSP
22 203 (19.98%) Linux
23 196 (19.29%) Eclipse
24 191 (18.80%) Tomcat
25 187 (18.41%) Unit Testing
25 187 (18.41%) Mockito
26 182 (17.91%) REST
27 180 (17.72%) UNIX

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 191 (18.80%) Tomcat
2 116 (11.42%) Apache
3 59 (5.81%) WebLogic
4 55 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 55 (5.41%) JBoss
5 52 (5.12%) Confluence
6 49 (4.82%) CMS
7 33 (3.25%) Adobe CQ
8 22 (2.17%) Documentum
9 18 (1.77%) Jetty
9 18 (1.77%) Apache Solr
10 17 (1.67%) Node.js
11 15 (1.48%) FileNet
12 10 (0.98%) MQSeries
12 10 (0.98%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.89%) Mule
14 7 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
14 7 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (0.59%) IIS
15 6 (0.59%) TeamSite
Applications
1 11 (1.08%) MS Office
2 6 (0.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.098%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.98%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.59%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 5 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.098%) Magento
6 1 (0.098%) Summit
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.098%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (1.48%) Amazon S3
4 6 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.30%) SaaS
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
6 2 (0.20%) Route 53
6 2 (0.20%) GitHub
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.098%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.71%) HTTP
2 44 (4.33%) Internet
3 20 (1.97%) LDAP
4 12 (1.18%) Wireshark
5 9 (0.89%) Firewall
6 8 (0.79%) AMQP
7 7 (0.69%) ATM
8 6 (0.59%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.59%) Network Security
9 4 (0.39%) DNS
9 4 (0.39%) DHCP
9 4 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.30%) NGN
10 3 (0.30%) DAB
10 3 (0.30%) SNMP
11 2 (0.20%) Broadband
11 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.20%) FTP
11 2 (0.20%) Wireless
11 2 (0.20%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (12.99%) Relational Database
2 99 (9.74%) MySQL
3 69 (6.79%) Oracle Database
3 69 (6.79%) SQL Server
4 68 (6.69%) MongoDB
5 64 (6.30%) NoSQL
6 56 (5.51%) RDBMS
7 42 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (4.04%) DB2
9 26 (2.56%) Big Data
10 23 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 16 (1.57%) HBase
15 14 (1.38%) Apache Hive
15 14 (1.38%) Jackrabbit
16 13 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.89%) MarkLogic
18 8 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 346 (34.06%) Maven
2 294 (28.94%) Selenium
3 261 (25.69%) Subversion
4 256 (25.20%) Jenkins
5 209 (20.57%) Git (software)
6 196 (19.29%) Eclipse
7 187 (18.41%) Mockito
8 163 (16.04%) Ant
9 152 (14.96%) Cucumber
10 148 (14.57%) JIRA
11 87 (8.56%) WebDriver
12 76 (7.48%) TeamCity
13 71 (6.99%) Hudson
14 68 (6.69%) TestNG
15 59 (5.81%) SoapUI
16 57 (5.61%) JMeter
17 52 (5.12%) IntelliJ
18 49 (4.82%) Jasmine
19 47 (4.63%) CruiseControl
19 47 (4.63%) jMock
General
1 143 (14.07%) Finance
2 92 (9.06%) Banking
3 55 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 41 (4.04%) Front Office
5 32 (3.15%) Marketing
6 23 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.17%) Publishing
8 16 (1.57%) Retail
9 13 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.18%) Games
11 9 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.69%) Electronics
13 6 (0.59%) Legal
14 5 (0.49%) Advertising
14 5 (0.49%) Back Office
15 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.098%) Local Government
16 1 (0.098%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.098%) French Language
16 1 (0.098%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 736 (72.44%) Developer
2 526 (51.77%) Java Developer
3 94 (9.25%) Senior Developer
4 70 (6.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 47 (4.63%) Tester
6 38 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 36 (3.54%) Web Developer
8 34 (3.35%) Analyst
9 33 (3.25%) Architect
10 30 (2.95%) Test Analyst
11 27 (2.66%) Software Engineer
12 26 (2.56%) Test Engineer
13 24 (2.36%) Scala Developer
14 23 (2.26%) Hybris Developer
15 22 (2.17%) Automation Tester
16 21 (2.07%) Lead Developer
16 21 (2.07%) Software Developer
17 18 (1.77%) Technical Architect
17 18 (1.77%) J2EE Developer
18 16 (1.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (50.89%) Spring
2 343 (33.76%) Web Services
3 316 (31.10%) HTML
4 298 (29.33%) XML
5 283 (27.85%) Hibernate
6 265 (26.08%) CSS
7 256 (25.20%) J2EE
8 207 (20.37%) JSP
9 182 (17.91%) REST
10 158 (15.55%) jQuery
11 152 (14.96%) Ajax
12 149 (14.67%) JSON
13 132 (12.99%) SOAP
13 132 (12.99%) Spring MVC
14 121 (11.91%) RESTful
15 105 (10.33%) HTML5
16 100 (9.84%) Java EE
17 98 (9.65%) JMS
18 95 (9.35%) JDBC
19 91 (8.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.73%) Open Source
2 60 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.51%) Computer Science
4 38 (3.74%) Derivative
5 37 (3.64%) User Experience
6 26 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 25 (2.46%) Fixed Income
8 24 (2.36%) Algorithms
9 20 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.67%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.67%) Market Risk
11 16 (1.57%) Client/Server
12 14 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
13 13 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
14 12 (1.18%) W3C
14 12 (1.18%) Taxonomies
15 11 (1.08%) GIS
16 9 (0.89%) iPad
16 9 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 203 (19.98%) Linux
2 180 (17.72%) UNIX
3 53 (5.22%) Windows
4 34 (3.35%) Android
5 17 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.08%) CentOS
8 6 (0.59%) Solaris
9 5 (0.49%) HPUX
10 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.098%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (40.16%) TDD
3 289 (28.44%) Scrum
4 284 (27.95%) Continuous Integration
5 223 (21.95%) BDD
6 210 (20.67%) MVC
7 187 (18.41%) Unit Testing
8 165 (16.24%) OO
9 101 (9.94%) Test Automation
10 93 (9.15%) Kanban
11 85 (8.37%) SOA
12 83 (8.17%) E-Commerce
13 82 (8.07%) Web Development
14 75 (7.38%) OOD
15 70 (6.89%) Pair Programming
15 70 (6.89%) Multithreading
16 69 (6.79%) Software Engineering
17 55 (5.41%) UML
18 54 (5.31%) Automated Testing
19 46 (4.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 919 (90.45%) Java
2 323 (31.79%) JavaScript
3 290 (28.54%) SQL
4 108 (10.63%) C#
5 67 (6.59%) Scala
5 67 (6.59%) Ruby
6 64 (6.30%) PL/SQL
7 58 (5.71%) Python
8 48 (4.72%) PHP
9 45 (4.43%) Perl
10 39 (3.84%) C++
11 38 (3.74%) Bash Shell
12 36 (3.54%) Groovy
13 16 (1.57%) XQuery
14 13 (1.28%) sed
14 13 (1.28%) AWK
14 13 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 12 (1.18%) VB
15 12 (1.18%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 114 (11.22%) Security Cleared
2 88 (8.66%) Degree
3 79 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.85%) Sun Certification
5 27 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 24 (2.36%) ISEB
7 23 (2.26%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.89%) OCPJP
9 9 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.20%) PhD
10 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.098%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.098%) PMP
11 1 (0.098%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.098%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (11.42%) QA
2 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.49%) WCAG
4 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.098%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.098%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (1.48%) VirtualBox
2 11 (1.08%) Docker
3 5 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.39%) Firmware
4 4 (0.39%) HDFS
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.30%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.20%) Varnish
7 1 (0.098%) vCloud
7 1 (0.098%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 44 (4.33%) Puppet
2 28 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
3 24 (2.36%) Vagrant
4 16 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.38%) Oozie
6 5 (0.49%) Nagios
7 4 (0.39%) WebInspect
7 4 (0.39%) OpenIDM
7 4 (0.39%) collectd
7 4 (0.39%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.39%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.30%) logstash
8 3 (0.30%) Salt
8 3 (0.30%) Hyperic
9 2 (0.20%) Nessus
9 2 (0.20%) Kibana
9 2 (0.20%) StatsD
9 2 (0.20%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.098%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 261 (25.69%) Oracle
2 32 (3.15%) IBM
2 32 (3.15%) hybris
3 31 (3.05%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.05%) HP
4 30 (2.95%) Sybase
5 27 (2.66%) TIBCO
6 19 (1.87%) Adobe
7 17 (1.67%) Google
7 17 (1.67%) ION Trading
8 16 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.48%) Canoo
10 13 (1.28%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.28%) SAP
11 12 (1.18%) Sun
12 10 (0.98%) Syncfusion
13 9 (0.89%) Perforce
14 8 (0.79%) Zend
14 8 (0.79%) Splunk
15 6 (0.59%) VMware
Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Hyphen
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Noir Consulting
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago