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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 231 213 287
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +74
Contract jobs citing JUnit 497 437 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.92% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.16% 8.11% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 334 228
Average daily rate £413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 1
Average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -2.50%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 432 £425 - 119
London -21 258 £475 +5.55% 67
City of London -7 75 £525 +16.66% 26
Scotland 0 44 £400 - 4
South West +10 41 £338 -3.57% 11
South East -71 37 £400 +14.28% 17
East of England +1 34 £350 -12.50% 4
Wiltshire - 23 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -6 21 £335 +1.13% 6
North West +2 20 £350 -6.66% 10
Glasgow +8 18 £400 +3.22% 2
Swindon - 18 £331 -
West Yorkshire -6 16 £335 +7.20% 6
Leeds -6 15 £350 +12.00% 1
North East - 14 £350 - 1
Hampshire -47 13 £413 +17.85%
Tyne and Wear - 13 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire -2 12 £413 - 2
Bristol -2 12 £330 +17.33% 6
Cardiff - 12 £425 - 2
Wales - 12 £425 - 10
South Wales - 12 £425 - 10
Edinburgh -20 11 £406 -4.41% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £350 - 1
Surrey -5 10 £382 +13.18% 7
Cheshire -5 9 £413 +10.00% 6
Watford -9 8 - -
Berkshire -18 8 £413 -2.94% 1
Chester -9 7 £425 +13.33% 5
Manchester - 7 £334 - 4

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 754 (87.78%) Java
2 467 (54.37%) Spring
3 335 (39.00%) XML
4 334 (38.88%) TDD
5 305 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
6 263 (30.62%) Maven
7 255 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
8 253 (29.45%) Linux
9 252 (29.34%) HTML
10 239 (27.82%) SQL
11 230 (26.78%) JavaScript
12 226 (26.31%) Hibernate
13 224 (26.08%) Subversion
14 221 (25.73%) Oracle
15 208 (24.21%) CSS
16 206 (23.98%) Web Services
17 204 (23.75%) Selenium
18 200 (23.28%) Scrum
19 193 (22.47%) J2EE
20 188 (21.89%) MVC
21 186 (21.65%) Jenkins
22 173 (20.14%) SOAP
23 169 (19.67%) Finance
24 163 (18.98%) UNIX
24 163 (18.98%) JMS
25 158 (18.39%) OO
26 157 (18.28%) Ant
27 156 (18.16%) Eclipse
28 144 (16.76%) Tomcat
28 144 (16.76%) BDD

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 144 (16.76%) Tomcat
2 61 (7.10%) Apache
3 60 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 50 (5.82%) WebLogic
5 29 (3.38%) Confluence
6 24 (2.79%) MQSeries
6 24 (2.79%) Mule
7 21 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 18 (2.10%) CMS
9 16 (1.86%) Adobe CQ
10 14 (1.63%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (1.40%) Jetty
12 11 (1.28%) Apache Solr
12 11 (1.28%) TIBCO EMS
13 10 (1.16%) IIS
14 9 (1.05%) Alfresco
14 9 (1.05%) SharePoint
14 9 (1.05%) GlassFish
15 8 (0.93%) Documentum
15 8 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.70%) MS Office
3 5 (0.58%) Mingle
4 4 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (2.21%) Tridion
2 16 (1.86%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (0.70%) RMDS
4 5 (0.58%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.58%) RiskWrite
5 4 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.12%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Global One
8 1 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (0.81%) Amazon S3
2 7 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (0.81%) Route 53
3 5 (0.58%) SaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Heroku
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.92%) HTTP
2 43 (5.01%) Internet
3 29 (3.38%) LDAP
4 25 (2.91%) SSL
5 17 (1.98%) Firewall
6 16 (1.86%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.63%) DNS
8 10 (1.16%) X.509
8 10 (1.16%) HTTPS
9 9 (1.05%) DHCP
10 8 (0.93%) AMQP
11 7 (0.81%) LAN
11 7 (0.81%) WAN
12 6 (0.70%) SSH
12 6 (0.70%) FTP
13 5 (0.58%) Bluetooth
14 2 (0.23%) NGN
14 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.23%) TELNET
14 2 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.11%) Relational Database
2 78 (9.08%) SQL Server
3 73 (8.50%) MySQL
4 68 (7.92%) MongoDB
5 60 (6.98%) RDBMS
6 56 (6.52%) NoSQL
7 44 (5.12%) DB2
8 41 (4.77%) Oracle Database
9 21 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (1.98%) Big Data
12 16 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (1.63%) KDB
14 12 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (1.28%) Hazelcast
16 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.93%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.93%) Apache Hive
18 7 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
19 6 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 263 (30.62%) Maven
2 224 (26.08%) Subversion
3 204 (23.75%) Selenium
4 186 (21.65%) Jenkins
5 157 (18.28%) Ant
6 156 (18.16%) Eclipse
7 133 (15.48%) Git (software)
8 124 (14.44%) Cucumber
9 117 (13.62%) Hudson
10 113 (13.15%) Mockito
11 87 (10.13%) WebDriver
12 75 (8.73%) JIRA
13 58 (6.75%) JBehave
14 57 (6.64%) FitNesse
15 49 (5.70%) jMock
15 49 (5.70%) SoapUI
16 40 (4.66%) TeamCity
17 39 (4.54%) JMeter
17 39 (4.54%) EasyMock
18 35 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 169 (19.67%) Finance
2 111 (12.92%) Banking
3 57 (6.64%) Front Office
4 52 (6.05%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.26%) Retail
6 24 (2.79%) Manufacturing
7 21 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.63%) Publishing
9 11 (1.28%) Games
10 9 (1.05%) Back Office
10 9 (1.05%) Marketing
11 8 (0.93%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.58%) Advertising
13 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.35%) Legal
14 3 (0.35%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.23%) French Language
15 2 (0.23%) German Language
15 2 (0.23%) Billing
15 2 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 597 (69.50%) Developer
2 444 (51.69%) Java Developer
3 69 (8.03%) Architect
4 67 (7.80%) Senior Developer
5 50 (5.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 32 (3.73%) Tester
7 31 (3.61%) Test Engineer
8 28 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 23 (2.68%) Consultant
10 21 (2.44%) Analyst
10 21 (2.44%) Software Engineer
11 20 (2.33%) Test Analyst
12 15 (1.75%) QA Engineer
13 14 (1.63%) Team Leader
13 14 (1.63%) J2EE Developer
13 14 (1.63%) Software Developer
14 13 (1.51%) Automation Tester
14 13 (1.51%) Agile Java Developer
14 13 (1.51%) Web Developer
14 13 (1.51%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 467 (54.37%) Spring
2 335 (39.00%) XML
3 252 (29.34%) HTML
4 226 (26.31%) Hibernate
5 208 (24.21%) CSS
6 206 (23.98%) Web Services
7 193 (22.47%) J2EE
8 173 (20.14%) SOAP
9 163 (18.98%) JMS
10 139 (16.18%) Spring MVC
11 129 (15.02%) jQuery
12 125 (14.55%) JSP
13 118 (13.74%) Ajax
14 109 (12.69%) REST
15 102 (11.87%) Struts
16 98 (11.41%) Java EE
16 98 (11.41%) JSON
17 82 (9.55%) JDBC
18 78 (9.08%) RESTful
19 73 (8.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.43%) Open Source
2 58 (6.75%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (3.96%) Fixed Income
4 27 (3.14%) Web 2.0
5 25 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (2.10%) W3C
9 17 (1.98%) Mathematics
10 16 (1.86%) Derivative
11 14 (1.63%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.51%) iPad
13 12 (1.40%) Data Conversion
13 12 (1.40%) Mobile Payment
14 9 (1.05%) Equities
14 9 (1.05%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.81%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.81%) Semantic Web
17 6 (0.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 253 (29.45%) Linux
2 163 (18.98%) UNIX
3 45 (5.24%) Windows
4 28 (3.26%) Solaris
5 20 (2.33%) HPUX
6 15 (1.75%) Android
7 12 (1.40%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.93%) CentOS
10 4 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.23%) Debian
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.12%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) AIX
12 1 (0.12%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (38.88%) TDD
2 305 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
4 200 (23.28%) Scrum
5 188 (21.89%) MVC
6 158 (18.39%) OO
7 144 (16.76%) BDD
8 131 (15.25%) Unit Testing
9 126 (14.67%) Test Automation
10 103 (11.99%) SOA
11 95 (11.06%) UML
12 91 (10.59%) E-Commerce
13 74 (8.61%) Software Engineering
14 66 (7.68%) Kanban
15 61 (7.10%) Pair Programming
16 53 (6.17%) Automated Testing
17 46 (5.36%) Multithreading
18 45 (5.24%) Web Development
19 43 (5.01%) OOD
20 41 (4.77%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 754 (87.78%) Java
2 239 (27.82%) SQL
3 230 (26.78%) JavaScript
4 71 (8.27%) Groovy
5 66 (7.68%) Perl
6 57 (6.64%) Ruby
7 56 (6.52%) Python
8 50 (5.82%) C#
9 47 (5.47%) XPath
10 44 (5.12%) Bash Shell
11 43 (5.01%) PL/SQL
12 38 (4.42%) C++
13 24 (2.79%) XQuery
13 24 (2.79%) Scala
14 23 (2.68%) PHP
14 23 (2.68%) Shell Script
15 18 (2.10%) C
16 14 (1.63%) VB
17 13 (1.51%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.05%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 76 (8.85%) Degree
2 35 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.93%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.81%) ISEB
7 6 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.70%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) CCNA
10 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.12%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.27%) QA
2 3 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) qmail
3 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.12%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.12%) KVM
3 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.12%) Snort
3 1 (0.12%) Xen
3 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (2.79%) Puppet
3 15 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.70%) Nagios
5 6 (0.70%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.35%) Control-M
7 1 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.12%) Nessus
Vendors
1 221 (25.73%) Oracle
2 65 (7.57%) Sybase
3 55 (6.40%) JBoss
4 47 (5.47%) TIBCO
5 38 (4.42%) IBM
6 35 (4.07%) Microsoft
7 30 (3.49%) Elastic Path
8 22 (2.56%) ATG
9 21 (2.44%) hybris
10 20 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 20 (2.33%) Interwoven
11 19 (2.21%) ION Trading
11 19 (2.21%) Blue Martini
12 15 (1.75%) Adobe
13 13 (1.51%) Perforce
14 12 (1.40%) Bloomberg
15 11 (1.28%) Google
16 8 (0.93%) HP
16 8 (0.93%) SAP
17 7 (0.81%) RightScale
Newport, Gwent
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum - dep on exp
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago