The table below looks at the statistics for JUnit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JUnit
Rank 189 286 248
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -38
Contract jobs citing JUnit 743 464 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 5.81% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 270 343
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -43.66%

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
8918 7981 7154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.36% 13.65% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6007 5246 4572
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 153 132
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.13 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

JUnit
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JUnit as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +102 701 £450 +9.09% 112
London +82 354 £475 +11.76% 42
South East +85 171 £450 +12.42% 14
Oxfordshire +47 83 £475 -2.56% 5
Oxford +22 47 £450 -10.00% 1
North West +43 44 £425 +13.33% 9
Yorkshire +12 43 £425 +13.33% 3
Croydon +18 38 £380 -
Manchester +26 37 £425 - 7
City of London +15 37 £463 -11.90% 8
West Yorkshire +20 36 £425 +14.67% 2
Scotland +7 36 £400 +2.89% 5
West Midlands -10 32 £475 +11.76% 6
Glasgow +15 30 £413 +19.56% 4
South West +14 26 £388 -3.12% 24
Leeds +7 26 £393 +4.66% 1
East of England +21 22 £470 +17.50% 7
Hampshire -16 22 £401 +22.85% 2
Birmingham +4 16 £450 - 4
East Sussex +22 14 £400 +12.67% 1
Berkshire +10 13 £418 -3.24% 3
East Midlands +1 13 £338 +3.84% 6
West Sussex +11 11 £475 +18.01%
Brighton - 11 £400 -
Surrey +8 10 £525 +28.04% 2
Kidlington - 9 £450 - 1
Luton - 8 £480 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £480 -
Reading +17 7 £435 +0.86% 1
Hook +7 7 £515 -

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JUnit.

1 1200 (86.21%) Java
2 980 (70.40%) Agile Software Development
3 819 (58.84%) Spring
4 617 (44.32%) Jenkins
5 589 (42.31%) Maven
6 522 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 505 (36.28%) Continuous Integration
8 478 (34.34%) TDD
9 475 (34.12%) SQL
10 474 (34.05%) Scrum
11 443 (31.82%) REST
12 432 (31.03%) HTML
13 414 (29.74%) Oracle
14 395 (28.38%) JIRA
15 388 (27.87%) Web Services
16 372 (26.72%) Linux
17 368 (26.44%) Mockito
18 353 (25.36%) JSON
19 343 (24.64%) Cucumber
20 338 (24.28%) CSS
21 330 (23.71%) JavaScript
22 310 (22.27%) XML
23 309 (22.20%) Hibernate
24 305 (21.91%) Subversion
25 303 (21.77%) Selenium
26 297 (21.34%) RESTful
27 290 (20.83%) J2EE
28 283 (20.33%) SOAP
29 278 (19.97%) Tomcat
30 273 (19.61%) BDD

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 278 (19.97%) Tomcat
2 196 (14.08%) Confluence
3 173 (12.43%) Apache
4 160 (11.49%) JBoss
5 142 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
6 125 (8.98%) WebSphere
7 94 (6.75%) WebLogic
8 62 (4.45%) Jetty
9 47 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 35 (2.51%) nginx
11 27 (1.94%) Apache Solr
12 25 (1.80%) IIS
13 23 (1.65%) GlassFish
14 20 (1.44%) Mule
15 18 (1.29%) Apache Spark
16 17 (1.22%) CMS
17 15 (1.08%) Apache ServiceMix
18 10 (0.72%) Documentum
18 10 (0.72%) Mule ESB
18 10 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 70 (5.03%) HipChat
2 8 (0.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) MS Office
6 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
1 18 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.29%) ION MarketView
3 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.22%) RMDS
4 2 (0.14%) Exchequer
4 2 (0.14%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 213 (15.30%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (4.96%) GitHub
4 50 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 31 (2.23%) Amazon SQS
7 25 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
8 23 (1.65%) Google Play
9 18 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 17 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.93%) PaaS
12 10 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.57%) Google App Engine
13 8 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.57%) SaaS
14 5 (0.36%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.29%) CloudBees
15 4 (0.29%) IaaS
16 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
17 2 (0.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 171 (12.28%) HTTP
2 78 (5.60%) SSH
3 76 (5.46%) DNS
4 72 (5.17%) OpenLDAP
4 72 (5.17%) OpenVPN
5 25 (1.80%) Internet
6 19 (1.36%) LDAP
7 18 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.08%) SNMP
9 11 (0.79%) Kerberos
10 8 (0.57%) SSL
10 8 (0.57%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.50%) IPsec
12 6 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
13 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.29%) AMQP
14 4 (0.29%) Network Security
14 4 (0.29%) VPN
15 3 (0.22%) DHCP
15 3 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (14.15%) Relational Database
2 150 (10.78%) MongoDB
3 145 (10.42%) NoSQL
4 141 (10.13%) MySQL
5 139 (9.99%) PostgreSQL
6 120 (8.62%) Oracle Database
7 117 (8.41%) Hadoop
8 95 (6.82%) RDBMS
9 93 (6.68%) SQL Server
10 68 (4.89%) DB2
11 41 (2.95%) Neo4j
12 39 (2.80%) Apache Hive
13 35 (2.51%) Couchbase
14 31 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (2.16%) Impala
16 21 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 20 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (1.44%) Redis
18 19 (1.36%) Big Data
19 18 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 617 (44.32%) Jenkins
2 589 (42.31%) Maven
3 522 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 395 (28.38%) JIRA
5 368 (26.44%) Mockito
6 343 (24.64%) Cucumber
7 305 (21.91%) Subversion
8 303 (21.77%) Selenium
9 205 (14.73%) Ant
10 166 (11.93%) Eclipse
11 165 (11.85%) Gradle
12 128 (9.20%) SonarQube
13 119 (8.55%) JMeter
13 119 (8.55%) SoapUI
14 99 (7.11%) Sonatype Nexus
15 93 (6.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 89 (6.39%) Bitbucket
17 81 (5.82%) TestNG
18 79 (5.68%) Liquibase
19 72 (5.17%) JIRA Agile
General
1 233 (16.74%) Finance
2 133 (9.55%) Banking
3 43 (3.09%) Front Office
4 39 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 39 (2.80%) Publishing
5 37 (2.66%) Retail
6 29 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.01%) Marketing
8 19 (1.36%) Electronics
9 18 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.79%) Advertising
11 7 (0.50%) Games
11 7 (0.50%) Legal
12 5 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.29%) Back Office
13 4 (0.29%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1002 (71.98%) Developer
2 754 (54.17%) Java Developer
3 208 (14.94%) Senior Developer
4 161 (11.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 94 (6.75%) Agile Developer
6 87 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 69 (4.96%) Lead Developer
8 68 (4.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 66 (4.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 64 (4.60%) Scala Developer
11 63 (4.53%) Software Engineer
12 55 (3.95%) Java Engineer
13 51 (3.66%) Analyst
14 47 (3.38%) Java Scala Developer
15 46 (3.30%) J2EE Developer
15 46 (3.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 45 (3.23%) Test Analyst
16 45 (3.23%) Tester
17 40 (2.87%) Lead Java Developer
18 39 (2.80%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (58.84%) Spring
2 443 (31.82%) REST
3 432 (31.03%) HTML
4 388 (27.87%) Web Services
5 353 (25.36%) JSON
6 338 (24.28%) CSS
7 310 (22.27%) XML
8 309 (22.20%) Hibernate
9 297 (21.34%) RESTful
10 290 (20.83%) J2EE
11 283 (20.33%) SOAP
12 258 (18.53%) HTML5
13 194 (13.94%) JSP
14 193 (13.86%) AngularJS
15 181 (13.00%) CSS3
15 181 (13.00%) jQuery
16 175 (12.57%) JMS
17 158 (11.35%) Ajax
18 146 (10.49%) Spring MVC
19 142 (10.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.89%) User Experience
3 53 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 40 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 29 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (1.58%) Algorithms
7 22 (1.58%) iPad
8 20 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.08%) Social Media
10 14 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 14 (1.01%) Wiki
11 13 (0.93%) Equities
11 13 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.86%) N-Tier
13 11 (0.79%) IVR
14 10 (0.72%) Smart Meter
15 8 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 372 (26.72%) Linux
2 204 (14.66%) Unix
3 89 (6.39%) Windows
4 56 (4.02%) CentOS
5 43 (3.09%) Android
6 26 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.93%) Solaris
9 12 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.57%) Windows Server
11 7 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.22%) VMS
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 980 (70.40%) Agile Software Development
2 505 (36.28%) Continuous Integration
3 478 (34.34%) TDD
4 474 (34.05%) Scrum
5 273 (19.61%) BDD
6 233 (16.74%) OO
7 195 (14.01%) Software Engineering
8 188 (13.51%) MVC
9 187 (13.43%) Open Source
10 183 (13.15%) Automated Testing
11 177 (12.72%) DevOps
11 177 (12.72%) Unit Testing
12 171 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
13 134 (9.63%) Configuration Management
14 132 (9.48%) Test Automation
14 132 (9.48%) Web Development
15 119 (8.55%) Kanban
16 110 (7.90%) Continuous Improvement
17 107 (7.69%) Microservices
18 106 (7.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1200 (86.21%) Java
2 475 (34.12%) SQL
3 330 (23.71%) JavaScript
4 234 (16.81%) Ruby
5 171 (12.28%) Scala
6 152 (10.92%) Python
7 110 (7.90%) C#
8 105 (7.54%) Shell Script
9 90 (6.47%) Groovy
10 74 (5.32%) PL/SQL
11 72 (5.17%) Perl
12 53 (3.81%) C++
13 24 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.58%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.36%) VB
16 16 (1.15%) PHP
17 12 (0.86%) Haskell
17 12 (0.86%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.79%) C
18 11 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 156 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 126 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 78 (5.60%) Degree
4 32 (2.30%) CTC Cleared
5 30 (2.16%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (1.36%) ISEB
8 15 (1.08%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
9 12 (0.86%) Sun Certification
10 11 (0.79%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.29%) PhD
12 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.22%) OCMJD
13 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.072%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.072%) HND
14 1 (0.072%) MCSA
14 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.072%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (10.56%) QA
2 17 (1.22%) SDET
3 6 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.29%) FATCA
5 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.22%) WCAG
6 2 (0.14%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.072%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.072%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.072%) SLA
7 1 (0.072%) TickIT
System Software
1 142 (10.20%) Docker
2 71 (5.10%) Postfix
2 71 (5.10%) Squid
3 68 (4.89%) vCloud
4 13 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.72%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.57%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.43%) HDFS
8 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.14%) GridGain
10 2 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 123 (8.84%) Puppet
2 99 (7.11%) Ansible
3 82 (5.89%) Kubernetes
4 74 (5.32%) logstash
4 74 (5.32%) Terraform
5 73 (5.24%) Kibana
5 73 (5.24%) Rancher
5 73 (5.24%) ZABBIX
6 30 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (0.79%) BladeLogic
8 11 (0.79%) yum
9 8 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
10 7 (0.50%) Packer
11 6 (0.43%) Consul
12 5 (0.36%) Oozie
12 5 (0.36%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.29%) Control-M
14 3 (0.22%) Bareos
14 3 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 414 (29.74%) Oracle
2 127 (9.12%) Google
3 86 (6.18%) VMware
4 83 (5.96%) Atlassian
5 75 (5.39%) Sonatype
6 63 (4.53%) Sybase
7 48 (3.45%) IBM
8 45 (3.23%) hybris
9 36 (2.59%) HP
10 30 (2.16%) Red Hat
11 28 (2.01%) Microsoft
12 22 (1.58%) ATG
13 18 (1.29%) Facebook
13 18 (1.29%) SAP
14 17 (1.22%) Endeca
14 17 (1.22%) Perforce
14 17 (1.22%) Talend
15 15 (1.08%) Rally
16 13 (0.93%) webMethods
17 12 (0.86%) ForgeRock
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