The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 28 June 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.

JUnit
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 60 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.10% 1.49% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.54% 9.68% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +1.17% +10.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +5.06% +3.94%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 107 124 88
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 16.74% 15.35% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 95 66
Median daily rate £375 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.79% +22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
3 7 (77.78%) Mockito
3 7 (77.78%) jMock
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
3 7 (77.78%) SonarQube
4 6 (66.67%) DbUnit
4 6 (66.67%) PowerMock
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) Open Source
5 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) J2EE
6 3 (33.33%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) Hibernate

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
1 1 (11.11%) Sauce Labs
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) jMock
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) Mockito
2 7 (77.78%) SonarQube
3 6 (66.67%) DbUnit
4 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
5 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) Gradle
5 1 (11.11%) JProfiler
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
1 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) RESTful
1 8 (88.89%) SOAP
2 7 (77.78%) Spring
3 6 (66.67%) PowerMock
4 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
5 3 (33.33%) J2EE
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 1 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (11.11%) Java EE
7 1 (11.11%) JPA
7 1 (11.11%) React
7 1 (11.11%) RESTEasy
7 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
7 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) BDD
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Scrum
4 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (66.67%) Kanban
5 5 (55.56%) Open Source
6 3 (33.33%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) MVC
7 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 1 (11.11%) DevOps
8 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (11.11%) OOP
8 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 1 (11.11%) RAD
8 1 (11.11%) SOA
8 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript