Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 76 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing JUnit 32 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.08% 0.84% 1.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.59% 4.87% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 18
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £450 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.95% -
10th Percentile £413 £425 £299
90th Percentile £474 £475 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +30.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

JUnit is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 276 226 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.91% 17.32% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 153 142
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £264 £210
90th Percentile £544 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +1.18% +7.59% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.86% -30.91% -2.94%
10th Percentile £22.35 £18.60 £36.63
90th Percentile £42.50 £40.00 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.08% -9.72% +9.09%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing JUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) Java
2 28 (87.50%) Jenkins
3 27 (84.38%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
4 25 (78.13%) Scrum
4 25 (78.13%) J2EE
4 25 (78.13%) Maven
5 24 (75.00%) SOAP
5 24 (75.00%) DbUnit
6 23 (71.88%) Mockito
6 23 (71.88%) BDD
6 23 (71.88%) Apache Camel
6 23 (71.88%) PowerMock
6 23 (71.88%) SonarQube
6 23 (71.88%) Web Services
6 23 (71.88%) TDD
6 23 (71.88%) Kanban
6 23 (71.88%) jMock
6 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
6 23 (71.88%) RESTful
7 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
7 22 (68.75%) Spring
7 22 (68.75%) Spring Boot
8 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 12 (37.50%) VMware
8 12 (37.50%) vSphere

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 3 (9.38%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Mule
2 2 (6.25%) Mule ESB
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 25 (78.13%) Maven
3 24 (75.00%) DbUnit
4 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
4 23 (71.88%) jMock
4 23 (71.88%) Mockito
4 23 (71.88%) SonarQube
5 4 (12.50%) Ant
5 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium
5 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 24 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (50.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 16 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
3 16 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Functional Tester
4 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft Developer
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) J2EE
2 24 (75.00%) SOAP
3 23 (71.88%) Apache Camel
3 23 (71.88%) PowerMock
3 23 (71.88%) RESTful
3 23 (71.88%) Web Services
4 22 (68.75%) Spring
4 22 (68.75%) Spring Boot
5 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
5 3 (9.38%) JPA
6 2 (6.25%) Ajax
6 2 (6.25%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) Java EE
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware
6 2 (6.25%) SailPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Struts
6 2 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (78.13%) Scrum
4 23 (71.88%) BDD
4 23 (71.88%) Kanban
4 23 (71.88%) TDD
5 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 12 (37.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (15.63%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (84.38%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (37.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft