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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JUnit
Rank 236 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing JUnit 489 502 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.74% 8.03% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 309 336
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 £280 £307 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £71.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -

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
7258 6250 6319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.72% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4640 4003 3619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 132 217
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 £24.00 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -29 419 £400 -5.88% 141
London -26 237 £450 -5.26% 70
South East +17 69 £350 -12.50% 17
City of London +16 62 £550 +10.00% 31
Hampshire +9 34 £365 -0.68% 9
East of England -6 30 £379 -5.31% 7
Wales - 29 £425 - 4
Yorkshire +11 23 £330 -4.34% 12
North East 0 23 £325 - 3
South Wales - 23 £388 - 3
Scotland -34 22 £375 -16.66% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 21 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear -6 21 £325 - 3
South West -29 20 £356 +1.78% 11
Hertfordshire -4 18 £391 -2.34% 4
Newport - 16 £350 -
Berkshire +2 14 £375 -6.25% 2
North West -13 13 £375 +4.16% 17
Southampton +1 12 £303 -29.85% 1
East Midlands -5 8 £280 -20.00% 4
Manchester -11 8 £450 +11.11% 9
West Yorkshire +8 7 £280 -17.64% 8
Glasgow -39 7 £425 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £280 -13.84%
Edinburgh -11 6 £375 -16.66%
Gloucestershire - 6 £375 - 1
Leeds +8 5 £280 -13.84% 6
Bristol -20 5 £380 +8.57% 4
East Sussex - 5 £313 - 1
Essex - 5 £165 - 1

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 835 (89.50%) Java
2 477 (51.13%) Spring
3 347 (37.19%) TDD
4 315 (33.76%) HTML
4 315 (33.76%) XML
5 307 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
6 302 (32.37%) JavaScript
7 301 (32.26%) Maven
8 287 (30.76%) Selenium
9 277 (29.69%) Web Services
10 275 (29.47%) SQL
11 271 (29.05%) CSS
12 267 (28.62%) Scrum
13 265 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
14 253 (27.12%) Hibernate
15 251 (26.90%) Oracle
16 250 (26.80%) Subversion
17 220 (23.58%) J2EE
17 220 (23.58%) BDD
18 208 (22.29%) Jenkins
19 200 (21.44%) Linux
20 196 (21.01%) OO
21 194 (20.79%) MVC
22 188 (20.15%) UNIX
23 168 (18.01%) Tomcat
24 164 (17.58%) Unit Testing
25 163 (17.47%) Finance
26 159 (17.04%) Cucumber
27 152 (16.29%) jQuery
28 146 (15.65%) Eclipse

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 168 (18.01%) Tomcat
2 90 (9.65%) Apache
3 64 (6.86%) WebLogic
4 59 (6.32%) WebSphere
5 57 (6.11%) Confluence
6 43 (4.61%) Adobe CQ
7 27 (2.89%) CMS
8 24 (2.57%) MQSeries
9 18 (1.93%) SharePoint
10 17 (1.82%) Jetty
11 16 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
12 15 (1.61%) FileNet
13 14 (1.50%) Oracle Service Bus
14 10 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.96%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.96%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.96%) AquaLogic
16 8 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
16 8 (0.86%) Node.js
17 7 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.21%) Mingle
4 1 (0.11%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.86%) Tridion
2 7 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.75%) RMDS
3 6 (0.64%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.32%) Magento
5 2 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.11%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (1.29%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.75%) SaaS
4 7 (0.75%) Route 53
4 7 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (6.86%) HTTP
2 34 (3.64%) Internet
3 25 (2.68%) LDAP
4 20 (2.14%) Firewall
5 15 (1.61%) DHCP
6 13 (1.39%) DNS
7 11 (1.18%) SSL
7 11 (1.18%) FTP
8 8 (0.86%) Broadband
8 8 (0.86%) Telnet
8 8 (0.86%) Wireless
8 8 (0.86%) NAS
8 8 (0.86%) AMQP
9 5 (0.54%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.54%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.54%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.43%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.43%) LAN
10 4 (0.43%) WAN
11 2 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (10.40%) MySQL
2 90 (9.65%) Relational Database
3 73 (7.82%) SQL Server
4 61 (6.54%) Oracle Database
5 60 (6.43%) NoSQL
6 54 (5.79%) MongoDB
7 34 (3.64%) RDBMS
8 25 (2.68%) Big Data
9 24 (2.57%) DB2
10 20 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
14 14 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 11 (1.18%) KDB
16 10 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (0.96%) CouchDB
17 9 (0.96%) Apache Hive
18 8 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 301 (32.26%) Maven
2 287 (30.76%) Selenium
3 250 (26.80%) Subversion
4 208 (22.29%) Jenkins
5 159 (17.04%) Cucumber
6 146 (15.65%) Eclipse
7 136 (14.58%) JIRA
8 135 (14.47%) Ant
9 132 (14.15%) Git (software)
10 123 (13.18%) WebDriver
11 119 (12.75%) Mockito
12 115 (12.33%) Hudson
13 89 (9.54%) TeamCity
14 57 (6.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 54 (5.79%) JMeter
16 53 (5.68%) JBehave
17 45 (4.82%) TestNG
18 42 (4.50%) RSpec
19 41 (4.39%) CruiseControl
20 37 (3.97%) jMock
General
1 163 (17.47%) Finance
2 93 (9.97%) Banking
3 59 (6.32%) Investment Banking
4 49 (5.25%) Front Office
5 23 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 22 (2.36%) Retail
7 20 (2.14%) Publishing
7 20 (2.14%) Games
8 19 (2.04%) Marketing
9 17 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.96%) Back Office
11 7 (0.75%) Electronics
12 6 (0.64%) Advertising
13 5 (0.54%) Legal
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.11%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Local Government
15 1 (0.11%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 623 (66.77%) Developer
2 440 (47.16%) Java Developer
3 70 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 63 (6.75%) Architect
5 57 (6.11%) Tester
6 52 (5.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 48 (5.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 33 (3.54%) Test Engineer
8 33 (3.54%) Web Developer
9 31 (3.32%) Software Engineer
9 31 (3.32%) Analyst
9 31 (3.32%) Test Analyst
10 28 (3.00%) Hybris Developer
11 23 (2.47%) Technical Architect
12 22 (2.36%) Software Developer
13 20 (2.14%) J2EE Developer
14 18 (1.93%) Consultant
14 18 (1.93%) Automation Tester
15 17 (1.82%) Java Web Developer
16 15 (1.61%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (51.13%) Spring
2 315 (33.76%) HTML
2 315 (33.76%) XML
3 277 (29.69%) Web Services
4 271 (29.05%) CSS
5 253 (27.12%) Hibernate
6 220 (23.58%) J2EE
7 152 (16.29%) jQuery
8 143 (15.33%) JSP
9 139 (14.90%) JMS
10 127 (13.61%) SOAP
10 127 (13.61%) Spring MVC
11 123 (13.18%) Ajax
12 120 (12.86%) REST
13 115 (12.33%) Java EE
14 100 (10.72%) JSON
15 98 (10.50%) Struts
16 80 (8.57%) JPA
17 78 (8.36%) XSLT
18 76 (8.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.11%) Open Source
2 59 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (3.43%) Fixed Income
3 32 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.25%) Market Risk
4 21 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 19 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 18 (1.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.61%) Web 2.0
7 15 (1.61%) GIS
8 14 (1.50%) W3C
8 14 (1.50%) Derivative
9 13 (1.39%) New Media
10 11 (1.18%) Data Conversion
11 10 (1.07%) Firmware
11 10 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
11 10 (1.07%) Semantic Web
12 9 (0.96%) Credit Risk
13 8 (0.86%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 200 (21.44%) Linux
2 188 (20.15%) UNIX
3 61 (6.54%) Windows
4 18 (1.93%) Solaris
5 16 (1.71%) Android
6 15 (1.61%) HPUX
7 14 (1.50%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.75%) CentOS
10 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) OpenSolaris
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (37.19%) TDD
2 307 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (28.62%) Scrum
4 265 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
5 220 (23.58%) BDD
6 196 (21.01%) OO
7 194 (20.79%) MVC
8 164 (17.58%) Unit Testing
9 117 (12.54%) Test Automation
10 101 (10.83%) SOA
11 95 (10.18%) UML
12 87 (9.32%) E-Commerce
13 84 (9.00%) Software Engineering
14 81 (8.68%) Kanban
15 69 (7.40%) Automated Testing
16 58 (6.22%) Multithreading
17 56 (6.00%) Software Testing
18 53 (5.68%) Pair Programming
19 52 (5.57%) OOD
20 51 (5.47%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 835 (89.50%) Java
2 302 (32.37%) JavaScript
3 275 (29.47%) SQL
4 94 (10.08%) C#
5 60 (6.43%) Ruby
6 49 (5.25%) Perl
7 45 (4.82%) PL/SQL
8 43 (4.61%) PHP
9 41 (4.39%) Bash Shell
10 37 (3.97%) Scala
10 37 (3.97%) Groovy
11 35 (3.75%) C++
12 34 (3.64%) Python
13 29 (3.11%) XPath
13 29 (3.11%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.04%) T-SQL
15 17 (1.82%) XQuery
16 16 (1.71%) VB
17 14 (1.50%) VB.NET
18 10 (1.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (8.79%) Degree
2 69 (7.40%) Security Cleared
3 52 (5.57%) SC Cleared
4 32 (3.43%) ISTQB
5 30 (3.22%) ISEB
6 15 (1.61%) Sun Certification
7 10 (1.07%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.54%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (10.72%) QA
2 5 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (0.96%) HDFS
2 5 (0.54%) VirtualBox
2 5 (0.54%) Docker
3 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.21%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.11%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.11%) qmail
6 1 (0.11%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.11%) KVM
6 1 (0.11%) Squid
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
6 1 (0.11%) Snort
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (3.22%) Puppet
3 18 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (1.71%) Vagrant
5 6 (0.64%) Nagios
6 5 (0.54%) Oozie
7 4 (0.43%) collectd
7 4 (0.43%) Ganglia
8 3 (0.32%) Salt
8 3 (0.32%) Nessus
9 2 (0.21%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.21%) SCOM
9 2 (0.21%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.11%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 251 (26.90%) Oracle
2 66 (7.07%) JBoss
3 44 (4.72%) Sybase
3 44 (4.72%) IBM
4 34 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 32 (3.43%) hybris
6 31 (3.32%) TIBCO
7 30 (3.22%) Adobe
8 18 (1.93%) ION Trading
9 16 (1.71%) Red Hat
10 15 (1.61%) Interwoven
10 15 (1.61%) HP
11 13 (1.39%) ATG
12 12 (1.29%) Sun
12 12 (1.29%) SAP
12 12 (1.29%) Perforce
12 12 (1.29%) Bloomberg
12 12 (1.29%) Google
13 8 (0.86%) Zend
13 8 (0.86%) Atlassian
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Perth & Kinross
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago