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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JUnit
Rank 267 242 216
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -26
Contract jobs citing JUnit 476 488 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.88% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.79% 6.78% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 340 319
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 £313 £288 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
8225 7199 6187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.84% 12.93% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 4595 3968
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 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 133 132
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 £23.83 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 421 £420 +5.00% 140
London 0 228 £425 -5.55% 71
South East -19 81 £403 +12.58% 21
City of London -8 54 £513 -5.96% 22
Scotland +12 47 £386 -3.43% 9
Hampshire -6 38 £326 -10.68% 4
Yorkshire -25 27 £378 +11.02% 8
Glasgow +16 24 £340 -20.00% 2
South West -5 21 £400 +10.34% 10
West Yorkshire -14 21 £366 +33.18% 4
Leeds -10 20 £366 +33.18% 3
Edinburgh -1 19 £390 +0.64% 7
North West -28 18 £375 - 14
East of England -5 16 £375 -3.84% 7
Winchester - 15 £315 - 1
Exeter - 14 £413 - 1
Devon - 14 £413 - 1
Oxfordshire - 14 £488 - 3
Oxford - 11 £500 - 2
East Midlands -5 10 £325 +5.26% 5
Tyne and Wear -37 10 £308 -5.38% 4
North East -40 10 £308 -5.38% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -42 10 £308 -5.38% 4
West Midlands +5 9 £425 +26.86%
Berkshire -7 9 £432 +15.06% 12
Surrey 0 8 £500 +100.00%
Hertfordshire -8 6 £400 +2.23% 3
Southampton -9 6 £350 +15.70%
Slough +5 5 £488 +62.50%
Northamptonshire +2 5 £308 +9.82% 3

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 811 (93.87%) Java
2 559 (64.70%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (56.60%) Spring
4 373 (43.17%) TDD
5 313 (36.23%) Maven
6 302 (34.95%) Web Services
7 262 (30.32%) SQL
8 257 (29.75%) Scrum
9 256 (29.63%) Jenkins
10 253 (29.28%) JavaScript
11 240 (27.78%) Selenium
12 238 (27.55%) Hibernate
13 231 (26.74%) XML
14 230 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
15 225 (26.04%) J2EE
16 214 (24.77%) HTML
17 209 (24.19%) REST
18 203 (23.50%) Cucumber
19 200 (23.15%) Oracle
20 194 (22.45%) Git (software)
21 190 (21.99%) BDD
22 182 (21.06%) Mockito
23 180 (20.83%) Linux
24 160 (18.52%) OO
25 153 (17.71%) Tomcat
26 152 (17.59%) JMS
26 152 (17.59%) MVC
27 147 (17.01%) Subversion
28 146 (16.90%) SOAP
29 136 (15.74%) Unit Testing

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 153 (17.71%) Tomcat
2 129 (14.93%) JBoss
3 102 (11.81%) Apache
4 83 (9.61%) WebLogic
5 80 (9.26%) WebSphere
6 50 (5.79%) Confluence
7 45 (5.21%) Jetty
8 43 (4.98%) Node.js
9 31 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (2.55%) CMS
11 21 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 20 (2.31%) MQSeries
13 16 (1.85%) GlassFish
14 15 (1.74%) Alfresco
15 14 (1.62%) nginx
16 13 (1.50%) Mule
17 12 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 11 (1.27%) SharePoint
18 11 (1.27%) WildFly
18 11 (1.27%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 12 (1.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.16%) MS Office
3 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) HipChat
4 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (1.04%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.93%) Tridion
4 4 (0.46%) Summit
5 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) Magento
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
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 54 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (3.47%) GitHub
3 16 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
3 16 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.16%) OpenShift
5 9 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
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
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Force.com
9 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 77 (8.91%) Internet
2 57 (6.60%) HTTP
3 19 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.74%) AMQP
5 13 (1.50%) OpenLDAP
6 12 (1.39%) HTTPS
7 9 (1.04%) Firewall
8 6 (0.69%) SSL
8 6 (0.69%) DAB
9 5 (0.58%) LDAP
10 4 (0.46%) Broadband
10 4 (0.46%) SMTP
10 4 (0.46%) DHCP
11 3 (0.35%) FTP
11 3 (0.35%) Telnet
11 3 (0.35%) NAS
11 3 (0.35%) Wireless
12 2 (0.23%) SNMP
13 1 (0.12%) ATM
13 1 (0.12%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (11.57%) Relational Database
2 90 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 70 (8.10%) MySQL
4 69 (7.99%) NoSQL
5 65 (7.52%) SQL Server
6 58 (6.71%) Oracle Database
7 52 (6.02%) DB2
8 51 (5.90%) PostgreSQL
9 47 (5.44%) RDBMS
10 35 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (3.01%) Hadoop
12 23 (2.66%) Big Data
13 19 (2.20%) Redis
14 14 (1.62%) MarkLogic
15 13 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (1.27%) OLAP
18 10 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 9 (1.04%) Infinispan
19 9 (1.04%) Riak
Development Applications
1 313 (36.23%) Maven
2 256 (29.63%) Jenkins
3 240 (27.78%) Selenium
4 203 (23.50%) Cucumber
5 194 (22.45%) Git (software)
6 182 (21.06%) Mockito
7 147 (17.01%) Subversion
8 134 (15.51%) JIRA
9 119 (13.77%) Eclipse
10 101 (11.69%) Ant
11 87 (10.07%) Gradle
12 82 (9.49%) JMeter
13 75 (8.68%) WebDriver
14 41 (4.75%) TestNG
15 34 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 34 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 33 (3.82%) jMock
17 32 (3.70%) SoapUI
18 30 (3.47%) NUnit
19 27 (3.13%) Hudson
General
1 128 (14.81%) Finance
2 80 (9.26%) Banking
3 41 (4.75%) Investment Banking
4 25 (2.89%) Front Office
4 25 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 19 (2.20%) Retail
6 16 (1.85%) Publishing
7 14 (1.62%) Legal
8 13 (1.50%) Back Office
9 12 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.16%) Marketing
11 9 (1.04%) Games
12 7 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.46%) Advertising
13 4 (0.46%) Automotive
13 4 (0.46%) Billing
14 3 (0.35%) Electronics
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) French Language
15 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 652 (75.46%) Developer
2 523 (60.53%) Java Developer
3 102 (11.81%) Senior Developer
4 88 (10.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 48 (5.56%) Tester
6 37 (4.28%) Architect
7 34 (3.94%) Analyst
8 31 (3.59%) Software Engineer
9 29 (3.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 27 (3.13%) Lead Developer
10 27 (3.13%) Test Analyst
11 23 (2.66%) Hybris Developer
12 22 (2.55%) Web Developer
13 21 (2.43%) Lead Java Developer
13 21 (2.43%) Automation Tester
14 19 (2.20%) Test Engineer
14 19 (2.20%) AWS Developer
15 17 (1.97%) Java Software Engineer
16 16 (1.85%) Java Architect
17 14 (1.62%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (56.60%) Spring
2 302 (34.95%) Web Services
3 238 (27.55%) Hibernate
4 231 (26.74%) XML
5 225 (26.04%) J2EE
6 214 (24.77%) HTML
7 209 (24.19%) REST
8 152 (17.59%) JMS
9 146 (16.90%) SOAP
10 135 (15.63%) JSON
11 132 (15.28%) CSS
12 126 (14.58%) Spring MVC
13 111 (12.85%) jQuery
14 91 (10.53%) Java EE
15 85 (9.84%) RESTful
16 84 (9.72%) AngularJS
17 80 (9.26%) JSP
18 77 (8.91%) JDBC
18 77 (8.91%) HTML5
19 72 (8.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 24 (2.78%) Market Risk
4 20 (2.31%) Mobile App
5 17 (1.97%) Derivative
6 16 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 14 (1.62%) W3C
7 14 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (1.39%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.27%) Web 2.0
9 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 7 (0.81%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.69%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.69%) Equities
14 5 (0.58%) FMCG
14 5 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 180 (20.83%) Linux
2 120 (13.89%) UNIX
3 40 (4.63%) Windows
4 21 (2.43%) Solaris
5 18 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.62%) Android
7 12 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 11 (1.27%) CentOS
9 9 (1.04%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.93%) HPUX
11 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (64.70%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (43.17%) TDD
3 257 (29.75%) Scrum
4 230 (26.62%) Continuous Integration
5 190 (21.99%) BDD
6 160 (18.52%) OO
7 152 (17.59%) MVC
8 136 (15.74%) Unit Testing
9 125 (14.47%) SDLC
10 117 (13.54%) SOA
11 116 (13.43%) Software Engineering
12 87 (10.07%) Automated Testing
13 85 (9.84%) E-Commerce
14 73 (8.45%) Open Source
15 69 (7.99%) Test Automation
16 66 (7.64%) OOD
17 63 (7.29%) UML
18 62 (7.18%) Multithreading
19 59 (6.83%) Pair Programming
20 57 (6.60%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 811 (93.87%) Java
2 262 (30.32%) SQL
3 253 (29.28%) JavaScript
4 82 (9.49%) Python
5 71 (8.22%) Ruby
6 61 (7.06%) Scala
7 59 (6.83%) C#
8 55 (6.37%) PL/SQL
9 50 (5.79%) Perl
10 41 (4.75%) PHP
11 40 (4.63%) Groovy
12 28 (3.24%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.43%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.43%) C++
14 16 (1.85%) C
14 16 (1.85%) XPath
15 10 (1.16%) XQuery
16 9 (1.04%) VBA
16 9 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 97 (11.23%) Security Cleared
2 50 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 47 (5.44%) Degree
4 39 (4.51%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.55%) ISTQB
6 21 (2.43%) Sun Certification
7 14 (1.62%) ISEB
8 11 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.69%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.23%) HND
10 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.23%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.00%) QA
2 9 (1.04%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) MiFID
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 25 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (2.78%) Docker
3 15 (1.74%) Active Directory
4 11 (1.27%) GridGain
5 10 (1.16%) vCloud
6 9 (1.04%) Varnish
6 9 (1.04%) Squid
7 7 (0.81%) vSphere
8 4 (0.46%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.35%) GlusterFS
9 3 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 45 (5.21%) Puppet
2 21 (2.43%) Ansible
3 18 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.62%) ZABBIX
6 13 (1.50%) Rundeck
6 13 (1.50%) logstash
6 13 (1.50%) Kibana
7 10 (1.16%) Salt
7 10 (1.16%) Apache Shiro
7 10 (1.16%) HAProxy
8 9 (1.04%) Vagrant
8 9 (1.04%) Graphite
9 5 (0.58%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.35%) Nagios
11 2 (0.23%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 200 (23.15%) Oracle
2 49 (5.67%) IBM
3 38 (4.40%) hybris
4 37 (4.28%) Sybase
5 34 (3.94%) Red Hat
6 31 (3.59%) Atlassian
7 27 (3.13%) VMware
8 23 (2.66%) TIBCO
9 17 (1.97%) HP
9 17 (1.97%) Microsoft
10 16 (1.85%) SOASTA, Inc
11 15 (1.74%) Splunk
11 15 (1.74%) ATG
12 12 (1.39%) webMethods
13 11 (1.27%) Adobe
14 10 (1.16%) Pega
15 9 (1.04%) Twitter
15 9 (1.04%) Elastic Path
15 9 (1.04%) Google
16 8 (0.93%) Blue Martini
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day call for details
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
TRG
Rate: 300-360 Per Day call for details
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester
ABRS
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Welwyn
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 21 days ago