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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 279 248 221
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -27
Contract jobs citing JUnit 388 440 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.83% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 6.53% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 292 295
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.18% +82.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-47.18% +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
6890 6741 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.73% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4517 4356 3337
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 152 151
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.68 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 -36 345 £400 -11.11% 147
London -41 152 £450 -9.54% 63
South East +11 59 £350 -8.37% 25
City of London -21 34 £475 -10.58% 22
Scotland +3 32 £388 +3.33% 7
South West +19 29 £375 +7.14% 19
North West 0 29 £388 +6.89% 13
Yorkshire -15 25 £368 +13.95% 7
East of England 0 23 £450 +66.66% 6
Cheshire +5 21 £388 -6.06% 4
East Midlands +13 20 £353 +33.01% 7
West Yorkshire -13 20 £360 +12.50% 4
Hampshire +6 16 £406 +1.56% 4
Surrey +14 15 £270 -50.90% 2
Glasgow +1 12 £400 +3.22% 3
Wales -22 12 £331 -6.69% 2
Exeter - 12 £400 - 7
Devon - 12 £400 - 9
Leeds -19 11 £360 +11.62% 3
South Wales -20 11 £338 -7.53% 2
Edinburgh +2 10 £381 +1.66% 4
Oxfordshire -11 10 £440 +46.66% 7
Woking - 10 £270 -
Highlands - 10 - -
Hertfordshire -14 9 £450 +31.86%
Lincolnshire - 9 £425 -
Lincoln - 9 £425 -
Essex 0 8 £170 +3.03% 3
Gloucestershire +2 7 £350 -6.66%
Berkshire 0 7 £550 +29.41% 4

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 856 (93.65%) Java
2 557 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
3 487 (53.28%) Spring
4 379 (41.47%) TDD
5 334 (36.54%) Maven
6 330 (36.11%) Web Services
7 281 (30.74%) SQL
8 278 (30.42%) XML
9 276 (30.20%) JavaScript
10 266 (29.10%) HTML
11 263 (28.77%) Hibernate
12 261 (28.56%) Oracle
12 261 (28.56%) Selenium
13 243 (26.59%) Continuous Integration
14 232 (25.38%) J2EE
15 228 (24.95%) Linux
16 227 (24.84%) Scrum
17 224 (24.51%) Jenkins
18 197 (21.55%) Git (software)
19 196 (21.44%) Cucumber
20 189 (20.68%) BDD
21 188 (20.57%) CSS
22 179 (19.58%) OO
23 170 (18.60%) Subversion
24 169 (18.49%) JIRA
25 166 (18.16%) SOAP
25 166 (18.16%) MVC
25 166 (18.16%) REST
26 165 (18.05%) Ant
27 161 (17.61%) Eclipse

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 160 (17.51%) Tomcat
2 129 (14.11%) WebLogic
3 106 (11.60%) JBoss
4 95 (10.39%) WebSphere
5 80 (8.75%) Apache
6 58 (6.35%) Confluence
7 30 (3.28%) MQSeries
8 29 (3.17%) CMS
9 27 (2.95%) Node.js
10 26 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (2.63%) Mule
12 22 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
13 20 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 19 (2.08%) Jetty
15 16 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (1.42%) Mule ESB
17 12 (1.31%) GlassFish
18 10 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
19 8 (0.88%) Alfresco
19 8 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) HipChat
4 1 (0.11%) MS Project
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.55%) Tridion
1 5 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.44%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.97%) GitHub
3 16 (1.75%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.66%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.55%) SaaS
10 4 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.22%) PaaS
11 2 (0.22%) IaaS
12 1 (0.11%) Route 53
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (8.75%) Internet
2 45 (4.92%) HTTP
3 23 (2.52%) AMQP
4 21 (2.30%) Firewall
5 16 (1.75%) SSL
6 9 (0.98%) LDAP
6 9 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.77%) OpenLDAP
7 7 (0.77%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.44%) Intranet
8 4 (0.44%) DHCP
9 3 (0.33%) NAS
9 3 (0.33%) FTP
9 3 (0.33%) Broadband
9 3 (0.33%) Wireless
9 3 (0.33%) Telnet
10 2 (0.22%) SNMP
11 1 (0.11%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.11%) DNS
11 1 (0.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (13.57%) Relational Database
2 92 (10.07%) Oracle Database
3 72 (7.88%) MongoDB
4 68 (7.44%) RDBMS
5 67 (7.33%) SQL Server
6 60 (6.56%) NoSQL
7 54 (5.91%) MySQL
8 53 (5.80%) DB2
9 34 (3.72%) Hadoop
10 33 (3.61%) Big Data
11 32 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
11 32 (3.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (1.86%) MarkLogic
13 15 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.31%) Redis
15 8 (0.88%) Informix
15 8 (0.88%) Hazelcast
16 7 (0.77%) Couchbase
17 6 (0.66%) Jackrabbit
18 5 (0.55%) Riak
Development Applications
1 334 (36.54%) Maven
2 261 (28.56%) Selenium
3 224 (24.51%) Jenkins
4 197 (21.55%) Git (software)
5 196 (21.44%) Cucumber
6 170 (18.60%) Subversion
7 169 (18.49%) JIRA
8 165 (18.05%) Ant
9 161 (17.61%) Eclipse
10 130 (14.22%) Mockito
11 61 (6.67%) WebDriver
12 52 (5.69%) TeamCity
13 49 (5.36%) TestNG
14 47 (5.14%) JMeter
15 45 (4.92%) Gradle
16 37 (4.05%) SoapUI
16 37 (4.05%) Hudson
17 26 (2.84%) NUnit
18 25 (2.74%) RSpec
19 24 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 124 (13.57%) Finance
2 58 (6.35%) Banking
3 39 (4.27%) Front Office
4 33 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.17%) Retail
6 27 (2.95%) Investment Banking
7 23 (2.52%) Publishing
8 15 (1.64%) Legal
8 15 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.88%) Games
10 6 (0.66%) Marketing
11 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.33%) Electronics
13 3 (0.33%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Back Office
14 2 (0.22%) Automotive
15 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 668 (73.09%) Developer
2 543 (59.41%) Java Developer
3 82 (8.97%) Senior Developer
4 66 (7.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 42 (4.60%) Tester
6 36 (3.94%) Architect
7 35 (3.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 34 (3.72%) Software Engineer
9 28 (3.06%) Java Software Engineer
9 28 (3.06%) Analyst
10 23 (2.52%) Test Analyst
10 23 (2.52%) Android Developer
11 22 (2.41%) Automation Tester
12 21 (2.30%) Software Developer
12 21 (2.30%) Hybris Developer
13 17 (1.86%) Test Leader
13 17 (1.86%) Technical Architect
13 17 (1.86%) Web Developer
14 15 (1.64%) AWS Developer
14 15 (1.64%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 487 (53.28%) Spring
2 330 (36.11%) Web Services
3 278 (30.42%) XML
4 266 (29.10%) HTML
5 263 (28.77%) Hibernate
6 232 (25.38%) J2EE
7 188 (20.57%) CSS
8 166 (18.16%) SOAP
8 166 (18.16%) REST
9 156 (17.07%) JSON
10 141 (15.43%) JMS
11 131 (14.33%) Spring MVC
12 128 (14.00%) JSP
13 119 (13.02%) RESTful
14 111 (12.14%) jQuery
15 99 (10.83%) JPA
16 97 (10.61%) Java EE
17 93 (10.18%) Struts
18 89 (9.74%) JDBC
19 82 (8.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (5.25%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.50%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.84%) Derivative
5 20 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
7 17 (1.86%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.75%) User Experience
9 15 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.53%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.31%) Market Risk
11 12 (1.31%) W3C
12 11 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.20%) FMCG
13 10 (1.09%) Fixed Income
13 10 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
14 8 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.88%) Telematics
15 7 (0.77%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 228 (24.95%) Linux
2 119 (13.02%) UNIX
3 49 (5.36%) Windows
4 39 (4.27%) Android
5 29 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.74%) Solaris
7 16 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.88%) CentOS
9 7 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.55%) HPUX
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 557 (60.94%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (41.47%) TDD
3 243 (26.59%) Continuous Integration
4 227 (24.84%) Scrum
5 189 (20.68%) BDD
6 179 (19.58%) OO
7 166 (18.16%) MVC
8 139 (15.21%) Unit Testing
9 138 (15.10%) SDLC
10 137 (14.99%) SOA
11 124 (13.57%) Software Engineering
12 102 (11.16%) Open Source
13 84 (9.19%) UML
14 80 (8.75%) E-Commerce
15 74 (8.10%) OOD
16 61 (6.67%) Web Development
17 60 (6.56%) OOP
18 59 (6.46%) Test Automation
19 57 (6.24%) Automated Testing
20 51 (5.58%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 856 (93.65%) Java
2 281 (30.74%) SQL
3 276 (30.20%) JavaScript
4 76 (8.32%) PL/SQL
5 72 (7.88%) Python
6 69 (7.55%) Ruby
7 54 (5.91%) C#
8 44 (4.81%) Perl
9 43 (4.70%) Scala
10 28 (3.06%) PHP
11 26 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 22 (2.41%) C++
12 22 (2.41%) Groovy
13 14 (1.53%) XQuery
14 12 (1.31%) XPath
15 10 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.09%) C
16 7 (0.77%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.55%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 121 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 69 (7.55%) Degree
3 59 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 46 (5.03%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.84%) Sun Certification
6 17 (1.86%) ISEB
7 14 (1.53%) ISTQB
8 10 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (0.98%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.22%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.22%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.22%) HND
12 1 (0.11%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (8.64%) QA
2 3 (0.33%) WCAG
3 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.42%) Docker
2 7 (0.77%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.66%) Varnish
4 5 (0.55%) vCloud
4 5 (0.55%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.44%) Squid
6 3 (0.33%) Firmware
7 2 (0.22%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.11%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 62 (6.78%) Puppet
2 32 (3.50%) Vagrant
3 15 (1.64%) CA Single Sign-On
4 11 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (1.20%) Kibana
5 9 (0.98%) Ansible
6 7 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.77%) ZABBIX
6 7 (0.77%) logstash
6 7 (0.77%) Rundeck
7 5 (0.55%) HAProxy
7 5 (0.55%) Salt
8 4 (0.44%) StatsD
9 3 (0.33%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.22%) OpenIDM
11 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
11 1 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 261 (28.56%) Oracle
2 53 (5.80%) Red Hat
3 38 (4.16%) Atlassian
4 35 (3.83%) Sybase
5 32 (3.50%) IBM
6 29 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 29 (3.17%) hybris
7 22 (2.41%) Talend
8 19 (2.08%) HP
9 16 (1.75%) CA
9 16 (1.75%) Adobe
10 15 (1.64%) Google
11 14 (1.53%) TIBCO
12 11 (1.20%) Splunk
13 9 (0.98%) Software AG
13 9 (0.98%) VMware
13 9 (0.98%) webMethods
14 8 (0.88%) Perforce
14 8 (0.88%) Sun
15 7 (0.77%) Apigee
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