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 26 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 126 123
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 33 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 1.04% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.92% 8.13% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 10
Median daily rate £410 £419 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +8.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £534 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% -  
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 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 477 480 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.18% 12.80% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 319 253
Median daily rate £406 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 9
Median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.96 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.10 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 26 June 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 26 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
Manchester +6 18 £418 -4.57% 17
Cheshire +27 12 £425 +13.33% 5
Lancashire - 2 £413 -
Merseyside - 1 £375 - 2
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
3 26 (50.98%) Spring
4 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (47.06%) TDD
4 24 (47.06%) SQL
5 23 (45.10%) Web Services
6 21 (41.18%) Oracle
7 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
8 19 (37.25%) Scrum
8 19 (37.25%) SOAP
9 18 (35.29%) HTML
9 18 (35.29%) OO
9 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
9 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
10 17 (33.33%) REST
10 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 17 (33.33%) J2EE
11 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
12 15 (29.41%) Banking
13 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (23.53%) Eclipse
13 12 (23.53%) Finance
13 12 (23.53%) Mockito
13 12 (23.53%) HTML5
14 11 (21.57%) DevOps
14 11 (21.57%) CSS
14 11 (21.57%) XML
14 11 (21.57%) JPA
14 11 (21.57%) JIRA

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 7 (13.73%) JBoss
2 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) Apache
4 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (17.65%) MySQL
3 8 (15.69%) MongoDB
4 7 (13.73%) RDBMS
4 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (9.80%) NoSQL
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (5.88%) JasperReports
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 18 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 12 (23.53%) Mockito
3 11 (21.57%) JIRA
4 9 (17.65%) IntelliJ
5 8 (15.69%) Maven
6 6 (11.76%) Cucumber
7 5 (9.80%) Bitbucket
7 5 (9.80%) Jasmine
8 4 (7.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (7.84%) Gradle
8 4 (7.84%) Hudson
8 4 (7.84%) JProfiler
8 4 (7.84%) MyEclipse
9 3 (5.88%) jMock
9 3 (5.88%) Selenium
10 2 (3.92%) SonarQube
10 2 (3.92%) Subversion
11 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (29.41%) Banking
2 12 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (78.43%) Developer
2 37 (72.55%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Java Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Spring
2 23 (45.10%) Web Services
3 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
4 19 (37.25%) SOAP
5 18 (35.29%) HTML
6 17 (33.33%) J2EE
6 17 (33.33%) REST
7 12 (23.53%) HTML5
8 11 (21.57%) CSS
8 11 (21.57%) JPA
8 11 (21.57%) XML
9 10 (19.61%) Java EE
10 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 9 (17.65%) Apache Camel
11 8 (15.69%) Apache CXF
11 8 (15.69%) jQuery
12 7 (13.73%) Spring Boot
13 6 (11.76%) .NET
13 6 (11.76%) Node.js
13 6 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) AIX
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (47.06%) TDD
2 19 (37.25%) Scrum
3 18 (35.29%) OO
4 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 16 (31.37%) Unit Testing
6 12 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.57%) DevOps
8 10 (19.61%) Data Modelling
9 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 8 (15.69%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (15.69%) Open Source
11 7 (13.73%) BDD
12 5 (9.80%) Case Management
12 5 (9.80%) Integration Testing
12 5 (9.80%) Kanban
13 4 (7.84%) Microservices
13 4 (7.84%) RAD
14 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
14 3 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) SQL
4 6 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Capistrano
1 1 (1.96%) Nagios
1 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Perforce
3 5 (9.80%) Pega
3 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Inspire Corporation Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £390 to £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £430 per day £390 (NON-SC) £430 (SC)
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Source Technology
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Pearson Frank
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago