The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 254 220 198
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -22
Contract jobs citing JUnit 422 471 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.92% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.02% 8.03% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 267 324
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 £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £71.00 £35.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.61% -10.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £28.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+149.12% -28.75%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7010 5869 6065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.81% 11.51% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4501 3677 3558
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 143 221
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £24.70 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 -41 348 £400 -5.88% 132
London -44 210 £450 -4.00% 70
South East +7 65 £350 -12.50% 20
City of London +3 59 £550 +10.00% 21
Wales - 35 £388 - 4
South Wales - 29 £375 - 4
Scotland -35 25 £375 -16.66% 7
Hampshire -4 24 £353 +0.71% 6
East of England -4 22 £269 -32.81% 1
South West -12 20 £348 +6.92% 11
Berkshire -3 16 £375 -11.76% 3
Newport - 16 £350 - 1
North East -12 13 £325 -7.14% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 12 £325 -7.14% 3
Tyne and Wear -8 12 £325 -7.14% 3
East Midlands -2 10 £280 +0.90% 2
Yorkshire +2 9 £275 -21.42% 10
Surrey -2 9 £333 -33.50% 4
Glasgow -29 9 £425 -5.55% 5
Edinburgh - 9 £375 - 1
Cardiff - 9 £400 - 3
Southampton +1 8 £335 -5.63% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £280 -13.84%
Reading +10 7 - -
Hertfordshire 0 7 £270 -32.50% 1
North West -20 7 £356 -5.00% 14
Bristol - 7 £350 - 5
Essex +3 6 £165 -
West Yorkshire +1 6 £285 -18.57% 8
Leeds +7 5 £285 -18.57% 7

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 808 (87.83%) Java
2 475 (51.63%) Spring
3 350 (38.04%) TDD
4 320 (34.78%) XML
5 313 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
6 305 (33.15%) Maven
6 305 (33.15%) HTML
7 299 (32.50%) Selenium
8 285 (30.98%) JavaScript
9 273 (29.67%) SQL
10 257 (27.93%) Web Services
11 249 (27.07%) CSS
12 248 (26.96%) Scrum
13 242 (26.30%) Subversion
14 241 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
14 241 (26.20%) Oracle
15 231 (25.11%) Hibernate
16 213 (23.15%) Linux
17 210 (22.83%) J2EE
18 209 (22.72%) BDD
19 199 (21.63%) Jenkins
19 199 (21.63%) OO
20 184 (20.00%) UNIX
21 179 (19.46%) Finance
22 177 (19.24%) MVC
23 160 (17.39%) Cucumber
24 155 (16.85%) Eclipse
25 154 (16.74%) Ant
26 152 (16.52%) Unit Testing
27 149 (16.20%) JMS

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 138 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 73 (7.93%) Apache
3 68 (7.39%) WebLogic
4 57 (6.20%) WebSphere
5 45 (4.89%) Confluence
6 37 (4.02%) Adobe CQ
7 22 (2.39%) SharePoint
7 22 (2.39%) CMS
8 21 (2.28%) MQSeries
9 17 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
10 15 (1.63%) FileNet
11 14 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (1.41%) Jetty
13 12 (1.30%) TIBCO EMS
14 9 (0.98%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.98%) AquaLogic
15 7 (0.76%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.76%) nginx
15 7 (0.76%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) Mingle
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.30%) Tridion
2 10 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.76%) RMDS
4 6 (0.65%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.33%) Magento
5 3 (0.33%) RiskWrite
6 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.11%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.98%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.76%) Route 53
4 7 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 71 (7.72%) HTTP
2 37 (4.02%) Internet
3 29 (3.15%) LDAP
4 24 (2.61%) SSL
5 23 (2.50%) Firewall
6 16 (1.74%) DNS
7 15 (1.63%) DHCP
8 13 (1.41%) TCP/IP
9 11 (1.20%) FTP
10 9 (0.98%) HTTPS
11 8 (0.87%) Wireless
11 8 (0.87%) Telnet
11 8 (0.87%) Broadband
11 8 (0.87%) NAS
11 8 (0.87%) AMQP
12 7 (0.76%) LAN
12 7 (0.76%) WAN
13 5 (0.54%) Bluetooth
14 4 (0.43%) Wireshark
14 4 (0.43%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (10.65%) Relational Database
2 86 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 67 (7.28%) MySQL
4 63 (6.85%) NoSQL
5 58 (6.30%) Oracle Database
6 53 (5.76%) MongoDB
7 45 (4.89%) RDBMS
8 30 (3.26%) DB2
9 23 (2.50%) Big Data
10 21 (2.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (1.63%) KDB
14 12 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.30%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.76%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.54%) HBase
Development Applications
1 305 (33.15%) Maven
2 299 (32.50%) Selenium
3 242 (26.30%) Subversion
4 199 (21.63%) Jenkins
5 160 (17.39%) Cucumber
6 155 (16.85%) Eclipse
7 154 (16.74%) Ant
8 130 (14.13%) WebDriver
9 123 (13.37%) Mockito
10 122 (13.26%) Git (software)
11 121 (13.15%) JIRA
12 118 (12.83%) Hudson
13 70 (7.61%) TeamCity
14 64 (6.96%) JBehave
15 55 (5.98%) JMeter
16 54 (5.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 51 (5.54%) TestNG
18 42 (4.57%) SoapUI
19 37 (4.02%) RSpec
20 36 (3.91%) Apache Ivy
General
1 179 (19.46%) Finance
2 96 (10.43%) Banking
3 52 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 51 (5.54%) Front Office
5 24 (2.61%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.50%) Retail
7 19 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.96%) Publishing
9 17 (1.85%) Games
9 17 (1.85%) Marketing
10 9 (0.98%) Back Office
11 7 (0.76%) Advertising
11 7 (0.76%) Electronics
12 4 (0.43%) Legal
13 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 608 (66.09%) Developer
2 437 (47.50%) Java Developer
3 72 (7.83%) Senior Developer
4 64 (6.96%) Architect
5 52 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (5.54%) Tester
7 45 (4.89%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 40 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 32 (3.48%) Analyst
9 32 (3.48%) Web Developer
10 31 (3.37%) Test Analyst
11 26 (2.83%) Software Developer
11 26 (2.83%) Software Engineer
12 23 (2.50%) Consultant
13 20 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
14 18 (1.96%) Technical Architect
14 18 (1.96%) Automation Tester
15 17 (1.85%) Java Web Developer
16 16 (1.74%) Team Leader
17 15 (1.63%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (51.63%) Spring
2 320 (34.78%) XML
3 305 (33.15%) HTML
4 257 (27.93%) Web Services
5 249 (27.07%) CSS
6 231 (25.11%) Hibernate
7 210 (22.83%) J2EE
8 149 (16.20%) JMS
9 142 (15.43%) SOAP
10 131 (14.24%) JSP
10 131 (14.24%) jQuery
11 112 (12.17%) Spring MVC
12 111 (12.07%) Java EE
12 111 (12.07%) Struts
13 105 (11.41%) REST
14 101 (10.98%) Ajax
15 86 (9.35%) JSON
16 79 (8.59%) .NET
17 78 (8.48%) JPA
18 77 (8.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.35%) Open Source
2 67 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (4.02%) Fixed Income
4 29 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 23 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 20 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 19 (2.07%) Web 2.0
8 16 (1.74%) Market Risk
9 14 (1.52%) W3C
10 13 (1.41%) New Media
10 13 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
11 12 (1.30%) Derivative
11 12 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.30%) GIS
12 11 (1.20%) Data Conversion
13 10 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.09%) Semantic Web
14 9 (0.98%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.87%) Firmware
15 8 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 213 (23.15%) Linux
2 184 (20.00%) UNIX
3 46 (5.00%) Windows
4 22 (2.39%) Solaris
5 16 (1.74%) HPUX
6 15 (1.63%) Android
7 13 (1.41%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.76%) CentOS
9 6 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (38.04%) TDD
2 313 (34.02%) Agile Software Development
3 248 (26.96%) Scrum
4 241 (26.20%) Continuous Integration
5 209 (22.72%) BDD
6 199 (21.63%) OO
7 177 (19.24%) MVC
8 152 (16.52%) Unit Testing
9 131 (14.24%) Test Automation
10 107 (11.63%) SOA
11 103 (11.20%) UML
12 90 (9.78%) E-Commerce
13 88 (9.57%) Software Engineering
14 71 (7.72%) Kanban
15 66 (7.17%) Automated Testing
16 55 (5.98%) Software Testing
17 54 (5.87%) Pair Programming
18 53 (5.76%) OOD
19 50 (5.43%) Configuration Management
20 49 (5.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 808 (87.83%) Java
2 285 (30.98%) JavaScript
3 273 (29.67%) SQL
4 101 (10.98%) C#
5 61 (6.63%) Perl
6 59 (6.41%) Ruby
7 48 (5.22%) Groovy
8 45 (4.89%) PL/SQL
9 42 (4.57%) Bash Shell
10 39 (4.24%) PHP
11 37 (4.02%) Python
11 37 (4.02%) XPath
12 32 (3.48%) C++
13 29 (3.15%) Scala
13 29 (3.15%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.07%) XQuery
14 19 (2.07%) VB
15 15 (1.63%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.52%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 94 (10.22%) Degree
2 61 (6.63%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.59%) ISTQB
5 32 (3.48%) ISEB
6 13 (1.41%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.54%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (11.20%) QA
2 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (0.98%) HDFS
2 7 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Docker
4 2 (0.22%) vCloud
4 2 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.11%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.11%) qmail
5 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.11%) Xen
5 1 (0.11%) Squid
5 1 (0.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 40 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.93%) Puppet
3 15 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.30%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.54%) Capistrano
5 5 (0.54%) Nagios
6 3 (0.33%) Oozie
7 2 (0.22%) SCOM
7 2 (0.22%) Salt
8 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
8 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.11%) Control-M
8 1 (0.11%) Nessus
8 1 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 241 (26.20%) Oracle
2 63 (6.85%) JBoss
3 52 (5.65%) Sybase
4 47 (5.11%) IBM
5 44 (4.78%) TIBCO
6 38 (4.13%) Microsoft
7 29 (3.15%) Adobe
8 26 (2.83%) hybris
9 22 (2.39%) ION Trading
10 17 (1.85%) ATG
11 16 (1.74%) Interwoven
12 15 (1.63%) HP
12 15 (1.63%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.63%) Google
13 13 (1.41%) SAP
13 13 (1.41%) Bloomberg
14 12 (1.30%) Blue Martini
14 12 (1.30%) Perforce
14 12 (1.30%) Elastic Path
15 11 (1.20%) Sun
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Negotioable DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
London
Orgtel
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 280-320
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent salary + training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
York, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
People Source
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago