The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
England / North East
Rank 35 65 56
Rank change year-on-year +30 -9  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 45 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.24% 1.03% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.96% 6.72% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 3 0
Median daily rate £323 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.26% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 196 134 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 27.18% 15.37% 14.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 86 60
Median daily rate £383 £325 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% -8.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East

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

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in the North East

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the North East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in the North East

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in the North East

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear +22 45 £323 -0.76% 3
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 58 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (92.06%) Jenkins
2 55 (87.30%) Automated Testing
3 52 (82.54%) Scala
4 39 (61.90%) JSON
5 38 (60.32%) TDD
5 38 (60.32%) Selenium
6 36 (57.14%) Java
7 34 (53.97%) Python
7 34 (53.97%) Ruby
7 34 (53.97%) Web Testing
7 34 (53.97%) Test Scripting
7 34 (53.97%) Test Automation
7 34 (53.97%) RSpec
7 34 (53.97%) WebDriver
7 34 (53.97%) Cucumber
7 34 (53.97%) Defect Tracking
8 33 (52.38%) Automation Testing
9 31 (49.21%) C#
10 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
11 26 (41.27%) Open Source
12 25 (39.68%) REST
13 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (38.10%) HTML
13 24 (38.10%) Subversion
14 23 (36.51%) Spring
14 23 (36.51%) CSS
15 22 (34.92%) Ajax
16 21 (33.33%) Web Design
16 21 (33.33%) HTTP

JUnit
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 14 (22.22%) Confluence
2 6 (9.52%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) JBoss
3 4 (6.35%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.59%) G Suite
1 1 (1.59%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 58 (92.06%) Jenkins
2 38 (60.32%) Selenium
3 34 (53.97%) Cucumber
3 34 (53.97%) RSpec
3 34 (53.97%) WebDriver
4 27 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 24 (38.10%) Subversion
6 14 (22.22%) JIRA
7 3 (4.76%) Ant
7 3 (4.76%) Gradle
7 3 (4.76%) Maven
7 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.59%) jMock
8 1 (1.59%) Mockito
General
1 20 (31.75%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 21 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 18 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 18 (28.57%) QA Test Engineer
4 17 (26.98%) Quality Engineer
5 15 (23.81%) Automation Tester
5 15 (23.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (23.81%) Tester
6 13 (20.63%) Agile Tester
6 13 (20.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 13 (20.63%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Scala Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
10 3 (4.76%) HTML Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Quality Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (3.17%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (61.90%) JSON
2 25 (39.68%) REST
3 24 (38.10%) HTML
4 23 (36.51%) CSS
4 23 (36.51%) Spring
5 22 (34.92%) Ajax
6 19 (30.16%) HTML5
7 18 (28.57%) CSS3
7 18 (28.57%) Play Framework
8 17 (26.98%) Django
8 17 (26.98%) Guice
8 17 (26.98%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (20.63%) Gherkin
10 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
11 9 (14.29%) RESTful
12 5 (7.94%) Hibernate
12 5 (7.94%) J2EE
13 4 (6.35%) Akka
13 4 (6.35%) spray
14 3 (4.76%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Smartphone
2 8 (12.70%) User Experience
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (92.06%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (87.30%) Automated Testing
3 38 (60.32%) TDD
4 34 (53.97%) Defect Tracking
4 34 (53.97%) Test Automation
4 34 (53.97%) Test Scripting
4 34 (53.97%) Web Testing
5 33 (52.38%) Automation Testing
6 26 (41.27%) Open Source
7 24 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (33.33%) Web Design
9 20 (31.75%) Test Strategy
9 20 (31.75%) User Stories
10 14 (22.22%) OWASP
11 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
11 13 (20.63%) Front End Development
11 13 (20.63%) Scrum
12 11 (17.46%) MVC
13 9 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (82.54%) Scala
2 36 (57.14%) Java
3 34 (53.97%) Python
3 34 (53.97%) Ruby
4 31 (49.21%) C#
5 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.35%) SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.59%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (1.59%) Groovy
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) WCAG
2 18 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (1.59%) Apigee
2 1 (1.59%) CA
2 1 (1.59%) webMethods
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