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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.15% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 1.25% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £378
% change year-on-year +1.17% +12.58%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 100 80 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.70% 12.05% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 97 110
Median daily rate £425 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +23.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £301 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £638 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 28 June 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 - 3 - - 1
JUnit
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Mockito
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Maven
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) jMock
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
4 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Games
4 2 (33.33%) Log4j
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ

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 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Mockito
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) jMock
3 2 (33.33%) Log4j
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Moq
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Security
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) HPUX
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
1 2 (33.33%) Talend
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian