The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 29 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.

JUnit
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 56 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 2 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.29% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.70% 4.26% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £350 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +10.00%  
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 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.28% -13.33%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 74 47 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.61% 6.84% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 44
Median daily rate £463 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Median hourly rate £50.25 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Hertfordshire

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Watford -1 1 £350 -15.15% 1
JUnit
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
3 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (70.00%) ATDD
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
3 7 (70.00%) JIRA
3 7 (70.00%) Kanban
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (70.00%) Maven
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (60.00%) High Availability
5 5 (50.00%) JBehave
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) Confluence
5 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
5 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (50.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Maven
2 7 (70.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) JBehave
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (30.00%) Mockito
5 3 (30.00%) Moq
5 3 (30.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 1 (10.00%) JMeter
6 1 (10.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 8 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (70.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (70.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) JMS
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) iPad
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) ATDD
3 7 (70.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) Kanban
3 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (60.00%) High Availability
4 6 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle