Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 73 84
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 +9
Contract jobs citing JUnit 26 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.79% 1.41% 1.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.85% 9.17% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -27.78% -
10th Percentile £413 £263 £269
90th Percentile £494 £486 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +36.36%
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 264 218 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.14% 15.37% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 148 177
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £250
90th Percentile £544 £538 £507
West Midlands median daily rate £429 £425 £395
% change year-on-year +0.88% +7.53% +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -60.00% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +60.00% +18.18% -12.53%

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (92.31%) Java
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 21 (80.77%) J2EE
3 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
3 21 (80.77%) Scrum
4 20 (76.92%) TDD
4 20 (76.92%) Spring
4 20 (76.92%) Maven
4 20 (76.92%) SOAP
4 20 (76.92%) DbUnit
4 20 (76.92%) Mockito
4 20 (76.92%) Spring Boot
5 19 (73.08%) SonarQube
5 19 (73.08%) BDD
5 19 (73.08%) Apache Camel
5 19 (73.08%) PowerMock
5 19 (73.08%) Web Services
5 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
5 19 (73.08%) RESTful
5 19 (73.08%) Kanban
5 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
5 19 (73.08%) jMock
6 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (26.92%) VMware
7 7 (26.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (26.92%) 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 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Mule
2 1 (3.85%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 20 (76.92%) DbUnit
2 20 (76.92%) Maven
2 20 (76.92%) Mockito
3 19 (73.08%) Git (software)
3 19 (73.08%) jMock
3 19 (73.08%) SonarQube
4 3 (11.54%) Ant
4 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium
5 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) Java Developer
3 16 (61.54%) J2EE Developer
3 16 (61.54%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 14 (53.85%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Functional Tester
6 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) J2EE
2 20 (76.92%) SOAP
2 20 (76.92%) Spring
2 20 (76.92%) Spring Boot
3 19 (73.08%) Apache Camel
3 19 (73.08%) PowerMock
3 19 (73.08%) RESTful
3 19 (73.08%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
4 3 (11.54%) JPA
5 2 (7.69%) Java EE
5 2 (7.69%) LDAP
5 2 (7.69%) SailPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) Struts
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (80.77%) Scrum
4 20 (76.92%) TDD
5 19 (73.08%) BDD
5 19 (73.08%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 4 (15.38%) Open Source
9 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.69%) DevOps
10 2 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
10 2 (7.69%) Load Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Migration
10 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
11 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (26.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) MuleSoft