The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 30 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
England / North West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 129 118
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 19 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.73% 0.82% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.40% 6.07% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 28
Median daily rate £381 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% -8.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £481 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.93% -  
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 £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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 432 527 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.61% 13.55% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 316 263
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £44.50 £46.09
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 the North West

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

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in the North West

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the North West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in the North West

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in the North West

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester +12 13 £350 -17.64% 6
Cheshire +32 6 £500 +42.85% 1
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 45 (77.59%) Java
2 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (67.24%) TDD
3 33 (56.90%) Web Services
3 33 (56.90%) REST
4 30 (51.72%) Spring
5 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 29 (50.00%) SQL
6 28 (48.28%) Scrum
7 27 (46.55%) HTML
7 27 (46.55%) Software Engineering
8 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
8 26 (44.83%) BDD
9 22 (37.93%) Linux
10 21 (36.21%) SOAP
10 21 (36.21%) XML
11 20 (34.48%) CSS
11 20 (34.48%) Finance
11 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
11 20 (34.48%) HTML5
12 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
13 17 (29.31%) OO
13 17 (29.31%) RESTful
13 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
14 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
14 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
15 15 (25.86%) Spring Boot
15 15 (25.86%) Oracle
16 14 (24.14%) J2EE
16 14 (24.14%) HTTP

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.90%) Confluence
1 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Slack
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) HTTP
2 3 (5.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.97%) MySQL
3 9 (15.52%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
5 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
6 5 (8.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
7 4 (6.90%) DB2
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.17%) JasperReports
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.45%) MarkLogic
10 1 (1.72%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.41%) Maven
4 11 (18.97%) Eclipse
4 11 (18.97%) JIRA
4 11 (18.97%) Mockito
5 7 (12.07%) IntelliJ
6 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 6 (10.34%) Subversion
7 5 (8.62%) Jasmine
8 4 (6.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (6.90%) Bitbucket
8 4 (6.90%) Hudson
8 4 (6.90%) JBehave
8 4 (6.90%) MyEclipse
8 4 (6.90%) Selenium
9 3 (5.17%) Ant
10 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Developer
2 36 (62.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Scala Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Digital Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
7 2 (3.45%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Java Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Java Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Web Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (56.90%) REST
1 33 (56.90%) Web Services
2 30 (51.72%) Spring
3 27 (46.55%) HTML
4 21 (36.21%) SOAP
4 21 (36.21%) XML
5 20 (34.48%) CSS
5 20 (34.48%) HTML5
6 18 (31.03%) Hibernate
7 17 (29.31%) RESTful
8 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
9 15 (25.86%) Spring Boot
10 14 (24.14%) J2EE
11 13 (22.41%) CSS3
11 13 (22.41%) Java EE
11 13 (22.41%) JPA
11 13 (22.41%) Node.js
12 12 (20.69%) JSON
12 12 (20.69%) XSLT
13 7 (12.07%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Android
4 2 (3.45%) Windows
5 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (67.24%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (67.24%) TDD
2 28 (48.28%) Scrum
3 27 (46.55%) Software Engineering
4 26 (44.83%) BDD
5 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
6 17 (29.31%) OO
7 13 (22.41%) High Availability
8 12 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
10 7 (12.07%) DevOps
10 7 (12.07%) MVC
11 6 (10.34%) Kanban
12 5 (8.62%) Open Source
13 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
14 3 (5.17%) SDLC
14 3 (5.17%) Web Development
15 2 (3.45%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) Java
2 29 (50.00%) SQL
3 26 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) Scala
5 1 (1.72%) Perl
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.45%) Capistrano
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Perforce
2 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.17%) Twitter
4 2 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Sybase
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