The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 90 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 13 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 0.89% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.53% 6.78% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 7
Median daily rate £338 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 235 236 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 17.75% 13.15% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 162 135
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Manchester

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Manchester

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in Manchester

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stockport +2 3 - - 2
JUnit
North West

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 34 (77.27%) TDD
2 31 (70.45%) Java
3 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (63.64%) REST
5 27 (61.36%) SQL
6 25 (56.82%) Web Services
6 25 (56.82%) Software Engineering
7 23 (52.27%) BDD
8 21 (47.73%) Scrum
8 21 (47.73%) Linux
9 20 (45.45%) Spring
9 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
10 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
11 16 (36.36%) XML
11 16 (36.36%) HTML
11 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
12 15 (34.09%) OO
13 14 (31.82%) HTML5
13 14 (31.82%) RESTful
14 13 (29.55%) High Availability
14 13 (29.55%) CSS
14 13 (29.55%) HTTP
14 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
14 13 (29.55%) Banking
15 12 (27.27%) Finance
15 12 (27.27%) JSON
15 12 (27.27%) SOAP
15 12 (27.27%) Node.js
15 12 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (25.00%) Spring Boot

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Slack
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.91%) MySQL
3 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.55%) MarkLogic
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (20.45%) Maven
3 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
4 5 (11.36%) Jasmine
5 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 4 (9.09%) Mockito
6 3 (6.82%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.55%) JBehave
7 2 (4.55%) JProfiler
7 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.27%) Gradle
8 1 (2.27%) JMeter
8 1 (2.27%) RSpec
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium
8 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (29.55%) Banking
2 12 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 24 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.27%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) AWS Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Scala Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) MongoDB Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) REST
2 25 (56.82%) Web Services
3 20 (45.45%) Spring
4 16 (36.36%) HTML
4 16 (36.36%) XML
5 14 (31.82%) HTML5
5 14 (31.82%) RESTful
6 13 (29.55%) CSS
6 13 (29.55%) Hibernate
7 12 (27.27%) JSON
7 12 (27.27%) Node.js
7 12 (27.27%) SOAP
8 11 (25.00%) Java EE
8 11 (25.00%) JPA
8 11 (25.00%) Spring Boot
8 11 (25.00%) XSLT
9 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
10 9 (20.45%) J2EE
11 8 (18.18%) CSS3
12 3 (6.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Linux
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) TDD
2 30 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (56.82%) Software Engineering
4 23 (52.27%) BDD
5 21 (47.73%) Scrum
6 15 (34.09%) OO
7 13 (29.55%) High Availability
8 12 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.64%) DevOps
11 5 (11.36%) Kanban
11 5 (11.36%) Open Source
12 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (6.82%) SDLC
14 2 (4.55%) API Testing
14 2 (4.55%) Security Testing
14 2 (4.55%) System Testing
15 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
15 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Perforce
2 5 (11.36%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.82%) Twitter
4 1 (2.27%) HP
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