Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 2018 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 112 143
Rank change year-on-year -21 +31 +75
Contract jobs citing JUnit 86 98 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.44% 1.72% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.90% 9.84% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 95 60
North West median daily rate £424 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.79% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £362 £315 £318
90th Percentile £519 £555 £502
England median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.41% -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% +73.61% -11.11%

JUnit is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,246 996 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.86% 17.49% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 678 634
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 27
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.59% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.00 £33.40 £34.85
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.50 £44.30
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing JUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 6 months to 20 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 38 £405 -4.71% 3
Manchester -33 34 £425 +3.66% 12
Lancashire -28 10 £425 - 3
Merseyside +2 4 £450 +41.18%
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 74 (86.05%) Java
2 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (53.49%) DevOps
3 42 (48.84%) Test Automation
4 41 (47.67%) Jenkins
5 40 (46.51%) Selenium
6 36 (41.86%) Spring
7 32 (37.21%) Node.js
8 29 (33.72%) Git (software)
9 28 (32.56%) BDD
10 27 (31.40%) TDD
10 27 (31.40%) Scrum
11 26 (30.23%) Cucumber
12 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
12 25 (29.07%) Maven
13 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (26.74%) JMeter
15 21 (24.42%) Docker
15 21 (24.42%) Java 8
16 20 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (22.09%) SQL
18 18 (20.93%) SharePoint
18 18 (20.93%) REST
19 17 (19.77%) MySQL
19 17 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
19 17 (19.77%) JIRA
20 16 (18.60%) Unit Testing
20 16 (18.60%) Web Services
20 16 (18.60%) Gradle
21 15 (17.44%) Ansible

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 18 (20.93%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.30%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) JBoss
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) BrowserStack
3 3 (3.49%) GitHub
4 2 (2.33%) npm
4 2 (2.33%) Slack
4 2 (2.33%) Yarn
5 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) MySQL
1 17 (19.77%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.14%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.98%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.49%) ZAP BI
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.16%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 41 (47.67%) Jenkins
2 40 (46.51%) Selenium
3 29 (33.72%) Git (software)
4 26 (30.23%) Cucumber
5 25 (29.07%) Maven
6 23 (26.74%) JMeter
7 17 (19.77%) JIRA
8 16 (18.60%) Gradle
9 14 (16.28%) Mockito
9 14 (16.28%) Spock
10 13 (15.12%) Gatling
11 10 (11.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 9 (10.47%) TestNG
13 8 (9.30%) Subversion
14 6 (6.98%) GitLab
14 6 (6.98%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (6.98%) SoapUI
14 6 (6.98%) SonarQube
15 5 (5.81%) Android Studio
15 5 (5.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Front Office
2 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Developer
2 35 (40.70%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.77%) Java Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Tester
5 11 (12.79%) Automation Tester
6 8 (9.30%) Android Developer
7 7 (8.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (5.81%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Developer in Test
10 4 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Lead Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) Spring
2 32 (37.21%) Node.js
3 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
4 18 (20.93%) REST
5 16 (18.60%) Web Services
6 15 (17.44%) SOAP
7 14 (16.28%) hapi
7 14 (16.28%) JSON
8 13 (15.12%) CSS
9 11 (12.79%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (12.79%) HTML
9 11 (12.79%) Spring Boot
9 11 (12.79%) XML
10 10 (11.63%) RESTful
11 8 (9.30%) Android SDK
11 8 (9.30%) Gherkin
12 7 (8.14%) jQuery
13 6 (6.98%) .NET
13 6 (6.98%) Java EE
14 5 (5.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.33%) Equities
2 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.16%) Fintech
3 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Linux
2 8 (9.30%) Android
2 8 (9.30%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (53.49%) DevOps
2 42 (48.84%) Test Automation
3 28 (32.56%) BDD
4 27 (31.40%) Scrum
4 27 (31.40%) TDD
5 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (18.60%) Unit Testing
7 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.95%) MVC
8 12 (13.95%) Test Strategy
9 10 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (10.47%) OWASP
10 9 (10.47%) SDLC
11 8 (9.30%) Android Development
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (9.30%) CRM
11 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
11 8 (9.30%) Static Code Analysis
12 7 (8.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (86.05%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) Java 8
3 19 (22.09%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Python
5 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.95%) PHP
6 6 (6.98%) C#
7 5 (5.81%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.49%) Delphi
9 2 (2.33%) ES6
9 2 (2.33%) Java 9
9 2 (2.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.16%) Scala
10 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) HND
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) Ansible
2 13 (15.12%) Terraform
3 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) Packer
3 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) Facebook
3 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.16%) SaltStack
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter