The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for JUnit skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JUnit over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 35 35 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.08% 0.33% 1.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.82% 2.63% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.31% -15.55%  

JUnit is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 44 38 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 15.88% 12.42% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 23
Median daily rate £445 £310 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.54% -34.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.73% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing JUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for JUnit in Bedfordshire

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JUnit in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Bedfordshire

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Luton - 3 - -
JUnit
East of England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
1 6 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) ATDD
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 5 (83.33%) SDET
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (66.67%) JBehave
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) API Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) Ant
5 2 (33.33%) Java

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 6 (100.00%) TestNG
2 5 (83.33%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) JBehave
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (66.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (33.33%) Ant
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Expert
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) ATDD
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Defect Management
2 5 (83.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (50.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) SDET