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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 264 251 216
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -35
Contract jobs citing JUnit 472 447 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.22% 6.32% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 317 280
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% +98.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.62 £30.00 £29.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.10 £71.00 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-43.66% +149.12%

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
7592 7069 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.33% 12.92% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 4540 3681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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 -2 419 £413 +3.12% 156
London -12 218 £443 -2.20% 66
South East +7 89 £403 +14.18% 21
City of London -19 56 £500 -9.09% 28
Scotland +20 46 £385 +2.66% 12
Hampshire +10 40 £326 -8.16% 2
Yorkshire -5 32 £375 +15.38% 12
South West +8 28 £375 +7.14% 18
West Yorkshire -1 28 £369 +29.38% 8
Leeds -6 22 £369 +29.38% 8
North West -7 21 £350 -3.44% 20
Edinburgh +8 20 £390 +4.00% 7
Glasgow +11 19 £350 -17.64% 5
Oxfordshire - 19 £475 - 4
Oxford - 15 £488 - 4
Winchester - 15 £315 -
Exeter - 14 £413 - 10
Devon - 14 £413 - 10
Cheshire +4 12 £330 - 4
East of England -8 11 £405 +50.00% 6
Berkshire -6 10 £488 +30.00% 11
North East -30 10 £308 -5.38% 5
Surrey -2 9 £270 -18.79% 3
Tyne and Wear -31 9 £308 -5.38% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -32 9 £308 -5.38% 4
West Midlands +12 8 £425 +26.86% 2
Southampton -4 6 £350 +4.47%
Hertfordshire -7 6 £450 +66.66% 2
Highlands - 6 - -
Slough +5 5 £488 +62.50% 6

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 815 (93.79%) Java
2 560 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (55.24%) Spring
4 388 (44.65%) TDD
5 321 (36.94%) Maven
6 311 (35.79%) Web Services
7 262 (30.15%) SQL
8 256 (29.46%) Scrum
9 255 (29.34%) JavaScript
10 246 (28.31%) Hibernate
11 242 (27.85%) Selenium
12 239 (27.50%) Jenkins
13 227 (26.12%) XML
14 226 (26.01%) J2EE
15 221 (25.43%) HTML
16 218 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
17 215 (24.74%) Oracle
18 214 (24.63%) Cucumber
19 206 (23.71%) REST
20 197 (22.67%) BDD
21 189 (21.75%) Linux
22 174 (20.02%) Git (software)
23 171 (19.68%) Mockito
24 168 (19.33%) SOAP
25 160 (18.41%) OO
26 156 (17.95%) Subversion
27 155 (17.84%) Tomcat
28 145 (16.69%) MVC
29 142 (16.34%) JMS
29 142 (16.34%) JIRA

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 155 (17.84%) Tomcat
2 123 (14.15%) JBoss
3 100 (11.51%) Apache
4 84 (9.67%) WebLogic
5 77 (8.86%) WebSphere
6 56 (6.44%) Confluence
7 40 (4.60%) Jetty
8 36 (4.14%) Node.js
9 26 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (2.65%) CMS
11 20 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
12 19 (2.19%) MQSeries
13 17 (1.96%) Mule
13 17 (1.96%) GlassFish
14 13 (1.50%) Alfresco
14 13 (1.50%) Mule ESB
15 12 (1.38%) nginx
15 12 (1.38%) Oracle Coherence
16 11 (1.27%) Apache Solr
17 10 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 20 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) HipChat
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.81%) Tridion
3 6 (0.69%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.46%) Summit
4 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.35%) Magento
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.12%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.12%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 47 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.88%) GitHub
3 16 (1.84%) Amazon S3
4 15 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.92%) OpenShift
6 6 (0.69%) SaaS
7 4 (0.46%) PaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.23%) IaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (8.98%) Internet
2 50 (5.75%) HTTP
3 19 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 18 (2.07%) AMQP
5 12 (1.38%) HTTPS
6 11 (1.27%) OpenLDAP
7 10 (1.15%) Firewall
8 7 (0.81%) LDAP
9 6 (0.69%) SSL
9 6 (0.69%) DAB
10 4 (0.46%) DHCP
11 3 (0.35%) FTP
11 3 (0.35%) Intranet
11 3 (0.35%) Wireless
11 3 (0.35%) NAS
11 3 (0.35%) Broadband
11 3 (0.35%) Telnet
12 2 (0.23%) SNMP
13 1 (0.12%) DNS
13 1 (0.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (11.74%) Relational Database
2 76 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 68 (7.83%) NoSQL
3 68 (7.83%) MySQL
4 64 (7.36%) SQL Server
4 64 (7.36%) Oracle Database
5 56 (6.44%) DB2
6 49 (5.64%) RDBMS
7 38 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 31 (3.57%) Hadoop
9 28 (3.22%) Big Data
10 16 (1.84%) Redis
11 14 (1.61%) MarkLogic
12 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.15%) OLAP
14 10 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.92%) Infinispan
16 7 (0.81%) Riak
Development Applications
1 321 (36.94%) Maven
2 242 (27.85%) Selenium
3 239 (27.50%) Jenkins
4 214 (24.63%) Cucumber
5 174 (20.02%) Git (software)
6 171 (19.68%) Mockito
7 156 (17.95%) Subversion
8 142 (16.34%) JIRA
9 133 (15.30%) Eclipse
10 107 (12.31%) Ant
11 82 (9.44%) Gradle
12 79 (9.09%) JMeter
13 75 (8.63%) WebDriver
14 41 (4.72%) SoapUI
15 40 (4.60%) TestNG
16 32 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 26 (2.99%) jMock
18 26 (2.99%) NUnit
18 26 (2.99%) RSpec
General
1 129 (14.84%) Finance
2 77 (8.86%) Banking
3 37 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 27 (3.11%) Front Office
5 24 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.42%) Retail
7 17 (1.96%) Publishing
8 14 (1.61%) Legal
9 13 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.50%) Back Office
10 10 (1.15%) Games
11 7 (0.81%) Marketing
11 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.35%) Automotive
12 3 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 643 (73.99%) Developer
2 529 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 93 (10.70%) Senior Developer
4 81 (9.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 50 (5.75%) Tester
6 37 (4.26%) Analyst
7 34 (3.91%) Architect
8 31 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 31 (3.57%) Test Analyst
9 28 (3.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 23 (2.65%) Automation Tester
11 22 (2.53%) Hybris Developer
12 20 (2.30%) Web Developer
13 17 (1.96%) Software Developer
13 17 (1.96%) Lead Developer
13 17 (1.96%) Java Software Engineer
13 17 (1.96%) AWS Developer
14 15 (1.73%) Test Engineer
14 15 (1.73%) Test Leader
15 14 (1.61%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (55.24%) Spring
2 311 (35.79%) Web Services
3 246 (28.31%) Hibernate
4 227 (26.12%) XML
5 226 (26.01%) J2EE
6 221 (25.43%) HTML
7 206 (23.71%) REST
8 168 (19.33%) SOAP
9 142 (16.34%) JMS
10 139 (16.00%) CSS
11 136 (15.65%) JSON
12 121 (13.92%) Spring MVC
13 99 (11.39%) jQuery
13 99 (11.39%) Java EE
14 96 (11.05%) JSP
15 94 (10.82%) RESTful
16 79 (9.09%) JPA
17 78 (8.98%) AngularJS
18 73 (8.40%) HTML5
19 72 (8.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 83 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 26 (2.99%) Market Risk
4 22 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 16 (1.84%) Derivative
6 14 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (1.50%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.38%) W3C
9 11 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.15%) Web 2.0
10 10 (1.15%) Fixed Income
11 9 (1.04%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.92%) FMCG
13 7 (0.81%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.69%) User Experience
14 6 (0.69%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 189 (21.75%) Linux
2 107 (12.31%) UNIX
3 42 (4.83%) Windows
4 24 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (2.19%) Solaris
6 18 (2.07%) Android
7 13 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.15%) CentOS
9 9 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.81%) HPUX
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (44.65%) TDD
3 256 (29.46%) Scrum
4 218 (25.09%) Continuous Integration
5 197 (22.67%) BDD
6 160 (18.41%) OO
7 145 (16.69%) MVC
8 135 (15.54%) SDLC
9 128 (14.73%) Unit Testing
10 121 (13.92%) SOA
11 119 (13.69%) Software Engineering
12 84 (9.67%) Automated Testing
13 82 (9.44%) Open Source
14 73 (8.40%) Test Automation
15 72 (8.29%) E-Commerce
16 70 (8.06%) OOD
17 58 (6.67%) Test Scripting
18 57 (6.56%) Multithreading
18 57 (6.56%) UML
19 56 (6.44%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 815 (93.79%) Java
2 262 (30.15%) SQL
3 255 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 75 (8.63%) Python
5 72 (8.29%) Ruby
6 62 (7.13%) C#
7 51 (5.87%) PL/SQL
7 51 (5.87%) Scala
8 49 (5.64%) Perl
9 39 (4.49%) PHP
10 38 (4.37%) Groovy
11 26 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 18 (2.07%) C++
13 17 (1.96%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.73%) XPath
15 12 (1.38%) C
16 10 (1.15%) XQuery
17 9 (1.04%) Korn
18 7 (0.81%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 45 (5.18%) DV Cleared
2 45 (5.18%) Degree
3 39 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.30%) ISTQB
5 17 (1.96%) Sun Certification
6 13 (1.50%) ISEB
7 11 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) HND
9 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.23%) OCMJD
10 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (10.70%) QA
2 7 (0.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (2.76%) Docker
2 14 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.27%) GridGain
4 8 (0.92%) vCloud
4 8 (0.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.81%) Squid
5 7 (0.81%) Varnish
6 3 (0.35%) Firmware
6 3 (0.35%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (6.67%) Puppet
2 20 (2.30%) Vagrant
3 19 (2.19%) Ansible
4 17 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (1.38%) Kibana
6 12 (1.38%) ZABBIX
7 11 (1.27%) logstash
7 11 (1.27%) Rundeck
8 9 (1.04%) Apache Shiro
9 8 (0.92%) Salt
9 8 (0.92%) Graphite
9 8 (0.92%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.35%) Nagios
12 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.12%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.12%) StatsD
13 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 215 (24.74%) Oracle
2 45 (5.18%) IBM
3 40 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 39 (4.49%) Sybase
5 35 (4.03%) Atlassian
6 33 (3.80%) hybris
7 26 (2.99%) Microsoft
8 21 (2.42%) TIBCO
9 17 (1.96%) HP
9 17 (1.96%) Splunk
10 16 (1.84%) VMware
11 13 (1.50%) webMethods
11 13 (1.50%) SOASTA, Inc
12 12 (1.38%) ATG
13 9 (1.04%) Adobe
14 8 (0.92%) Sun
14 8 (0.92%) Pega
14 8 (0.92%) Elastic Path
15 7 (0.81%) Twitter
15 7 (0.81%) Talend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + immediate start, extendable contract
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago