Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 157 127
Rank change year-on-year 0 -30 +37
Contract jobs citing JUnit 45 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.85% 1.06% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.13% 5.23% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 72
North West median daily rate £450 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.50% -2.41% -
10th Percentile £325 £352 £325
90th Percentile £544 £488 £645
England median daily rate £495 £499 £450
% change year-on-year -0.70% +10.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
North West median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £40.84 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -9.26% +8.43% +9.21%

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 878 1,244 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.60% 20.31% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 822 665
North West median daily rate £435 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +4.69% +0.95%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £288
90th Percentile £600 £564 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 54
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -7.41% -2.41%
10th Percentile £37.35 £27.38 £35.38
90th Percentile £47.03 £47.50 £45.70
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% -2.37%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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
Manchester +8 17 £463 +12.46% 25
Merseyside -7 11 £450 - 1
Cheshire +8 9 £338 -15.63% 6
Lancashire -2 2 £525 +26.51% 2
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 38 (84.44%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (60.00%) DevOps
4 24 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 24 (53.33%) Spring
4 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
6 21 (46.67%) JIRA
7 20 (44.44%) SQL
7 20 (44.44%) Spring Boot
8 19 (42.22%) HTML
8 19 (42.22%) CSS
9 17 (37.78%) REST
10 15 (33.33%) jQuery
11 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
12 12 (26.67%) Servlets
12 12 (26.67%) TDD
12 12 (26.67%) Maven
12 12 (26.67%) Scrum
13 11 (24.44%) Subversion
13 11 (24.44%) React
13 11 (24.44%) Gradle
13 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
14 10 (22.22%) Confluence
14 10 (22.22%) Mockito
15 9 (20.00%) Azure
16 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
16 8 (17.78%) Selenium

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 10 (22.22%) Confluence
2 6 (13.33%) Anypoint
3 5 (11.11%) Mule
3 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) JBoss
5 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Azure
2 8 (17.78%) GitHub
3 6 (13.33%) AWS
3 6 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.44%) GCP
4 2 (4.44%) Slack
5 1 (2.22%) npm
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.44%) Infinispan
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Redis
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Git (software)
1 24 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 21 (46.67%) JIRA
3 12 (26.67%) Maven
4 11 (24.44%) Gradle
4 11 (24.44%) Subversion
5 10 (22.22%) Mockito
6 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (17.78%) Selenium
7 7 (15.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (13.33%) Ant
8 6 (13.33%) Bitbucket Server
9 5 (11.11%) Artifactory
10 4 (8.89%) Hamcrest
10 4 (8.89%) TestNG
11 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
11 3 (6.67%) SonarQube
12 2 (4.44%) Appium
12 2 (4.44%) GitLab
12 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) MuleSoft Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Backend Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.22%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (53.33%) Spring
2 20 (44.44%) Spring Boot
3 19 (42.22%) CSS
3 19 (42.22%) HTML
4 17 (37.78%) REST
5 15 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (26.67%) Servlets
7 11 (24.44%) React
8 7 (15.56%) RESTful
8 7 (15.56%) Web Services
9 6 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.11%) HTML5
10 5 (11.11%) Java EE
10 5 (11.11%) Node.js
11 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
11 3 (6.67%) J2EE
11 3 (6.67%) JMS
11 3 (6.67%) JSP
11 3 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Android
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) MVS
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) DevOps
3 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) TDD
5 11 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.78%) Microservices
7 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
8 7 (15.56%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) ERP
9 6 (13.33%) OOP
10 5 (11.11%) BDD
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
11 4 (8.89%) SDLC
12 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (6.67%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 38 (84.44%) Java
2 22 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 20 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Java 8
5 2 (4.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) JCL
6 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Kibana
3 1 (2.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) MuleSoft
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) SAP
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (2.22%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) Sitecore