The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England / East of England
Rank 87 99 100
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 39 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.80% 0.98% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.24% 7.64% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 16
Median daily rate £313 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% -3.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £460 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
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 the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 381 314 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.54% 12.86% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 171 173
Median daily rate £433 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £32.57 £31.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £50.68 £40.15
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in the East of England

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in the East of England

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JUnit in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in the East of England

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JUnit in the East of England

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the East of England 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
Essex +11 23 £275 -18.51%
Norfolk -1 6 £466 +2.47% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £275 -19.70%
Hertfordshire +3 3 £313 -24.24% 3
Bedfordshire 0 3 - -
Suffolk -3 1 - -
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 55 (79.71%) TDD
2 53 (76.81%) Java
3 51 (73.91%) Jenkins
4 47 (68.12%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (55.07%) MVC
5 38 (55.07%) HTML
5 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (52.17%) XML
7 35 (50.72%) RESTful
8 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
8 34 (49.28%) Spring
9 29 (42.03%) JSON
10 24 (34.78%) BDD
11 23 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 23 (33.33%) Mobile App
11 23 (33.33%) Pair Programming
12 22 (31.88%) Hibernate
12 22 (31.88%) OOA/OOD
12 22 (31.88%) OOD
12 22 (31.88%) GitHub
12 22 (31.88%) Animation
12 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
12 22 (31.88%) Core Animation
12 22 (31.88%) Core Data
12 22 (31.88%) Push Notifications
13 21 (30.43%) Maven
14 19 (27.54%) Selenium
15 17 (24.64%) SQL
16 16 (23.19%) REST
17 15 (21.74%) Gradle

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (11.59%) JBoss
1 8 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.25%) Apache ServiceMix
2 5 (7.25%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.35%) Apache
3 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) GitHub
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Yammer
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) LDAP
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.90%) IPv4
2 2 (2.90%) SSL
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) BGP
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.45%) IPv6
3 1 (1.45%) Multicast
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) OSPF
3 1 (1.45%) SDH
3 1 (1.45%) SONET
3 1 (1.45%) VPLS
3 1 (1.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
1 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.25%) MariaDB
3 5 (7.25%) MySQL
4 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 51 (73.91%) Jenkins
2 23 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 22 (31.88%) Git (software)
4 21 (30.43%) Maven
5 19 (27.54%) Selenium
6 15 (21.74%) Gradle
7 14 (20.29%) Mockito
8 13 (18.84%) SoapUI
8 13 (18.84%) WebDriver
9 12 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (17.39%) Calabash
9 12 (17.39%) JBehave
9 12 (17.39%) JIRA
10 10 (14.49%) Xcode
11 9 (13.04%) TeamCity
12 6 (8.70%) Mercurial
12 6 (8.70%) TestNG
13 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
13 5 (7.25%) IntelliJ
13 5 (7.25%) WebStorm
General
1 12 (17.39%) Automotive
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Android Developer
4 10 (14.49%) iOS Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Designer
6 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Automation Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Hybris Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (55.07%) HTML
2 36 (52.17%) XML
3 35 (50.72%) RESTful
4 34 (49.28%) Spring
5 29 (42.03%) JSON
6 22 (31.88%) Core Animation
6 22 (31.88%) Core Data
6 22 (31.88%) Hibernate
7 16 (23.19%) REST
8 15 (21.74%) JPA
9 13 (18.84%) Android SDK
10 10 (14.49%) Cocoa
10 10 (14.49%) iOS SDK
10 10 (14.49%) iPhone SDK
11 9 (13.04%) CSS
12 8 (11.59%) Gherkin
12 8 (11.59%) Spring MVC
13 7 (10.14%) EclipseLink
13 7 (10.14%) jQuery
13 7 (10.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 22 (31.88%) Animation
3 10 (14.49%) iPhone
4 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) IPTV
6 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.45%) RIA
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Android
2 10 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 9 (13.04%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.80%) Windows
5 2 (2.90%) Solaris
6 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (79.71%) TDD
2 47 (68.12%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (55.07%) MVC
4 24 (34.78%) BDD
5 23 (33.33%) Pair Programming
6 22 (31.88%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (31.88%) OOD
6 22 (31.88%) Push Notifications
7 13 (18.84%) Android Development
8 12 (17.39%) ATDD
8 12 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 11 (15.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (15.94%) OO
10 10 (14.49%) iOS Development
10 10 (14.49%) Open Source
10 10 (14.49%) Scrum
11 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
12 7 (10.14%) Automation Testing
12 7 (10.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (76.81%) Java
2 34 (49.28%) JavaScript
3 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 11 (15.94%) C++
5 10 (14.49%) Apple Swift
5 10 (14.49%) Objective-C
6 7 (10.14%) C#
6 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.14%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) Ruby
7 6 (8.70%) Perl
8 5 (7.25%) Groovy
8 5 (7.25%) Scala
9 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) CCNA
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 7 (10.14%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Ansible
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
2 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (2.90%) Adobe
4 2 (2.90%) hybris
4 2 (2.90%) Infor
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) NetApp
4 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.90%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) Huawei
5 1 (1.45%) Juniper
5 1 (1.45%) Tellabs