Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 122 142
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 +73
Contract jobs citing JUnit 98 80 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 1.47% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.41% 8.06% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 50
North West median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £358 £290 £311
90th Percentile £555 £475 £488
England median daily rate £500 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £29.53
England median hourly rate £43.75 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +73.61% -34.55%

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 1,165 993 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.51% 18.26% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 690 652
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £284
90th Percentile £608 £563 £500
England median daily rate £488 £473 £438
% change year-on-year +3.17% +8.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 31
North West median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -3.61% +9.93%
10th Percentile £33.70 £36.25 £35.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £56.50 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.75 £44.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.64% +1.25%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cheshire +21 47 £419 +7.37% 5
Manchester -5 33 £475 +18.75% 8
Merseyside +2 10 £450 +71.43% 1
Lancashire -30 7 £450 +6.51% 2
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 82 (83.67%) Java
2 65 (66.33%) DevOps
3 49 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (42.86%) Spring
6 41 (41.84%) Test Automation
6 41 (41.84%) Node.js
7 38 (38.78%) Selenium
8 37 (37.76%) BDD
9 34 (34.69%) TDD
10 33 (33.67%) JMeter
10 33 (33.67%) Java 8
11 32 (32.65%) Cucumber
12 28 (28.57%) Maven
12 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
13 27 (27.55%) SharePoint
13 27 (27.55%) REST
14 26 (26.53%) Hibernate
14 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (24.49%) Scrum
15 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
15 24 (24.49%) Docker
15 24 (24.49%) hapi
16 19 (19.39%) Mockito
17 18 (18.37%) JIRA
17 18 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
17 18 (18.37%) Ansible
17 18 (18.37%) Static Code Analysis
17 18 (18.37%) Gradle

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 27 (27.55%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.18%) Confluence
3 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.12%) Anypoint
5 3 (3.06%) Apache
6 2 (2.04%) JBoss
7 1 (1.02%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.12%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (6.12%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (3.06%) BrowserStack
4 3 (3.06%) GitHub
5 2 (2.04%) npm
5 2 (2.04%) Yarn
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.02%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (16.33%) MySQL
3 6 (6.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.06%) ZAP BI
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 49 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 38 (38.78%) Selenium
3 33 (33.67%) JMeter
4 32 (32.65%) Cucumber
5 28 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 28 (28.57%) Maven
6 19 (19.39%) Mockito
7 18 (18.37%) Gradle
7 18 (18.37%) JIRA
8 17 (17.35%) Spock
9 16 (16.33%) Gatling
10 14 (14.29%) SonarQube
11 11 (11.22%) Subversion
12 10 (10.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 7 (7.14%) GitLab
14 6 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (5.10%) Android Studio
15 5 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 4 (4.08%) NUnit
16 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (2.04%) Banking
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Front Office
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (52.04%) Developer
2 41 (41.84%) Java Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Java Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Automation Tester
4 11 (11.22%) Tester
5 10 (10.20%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.16%) Android Developer
6 8 (8.16%) AWS Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Agile Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
7 7 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Agile Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 5 (5.10%) QA Automation Tester
9 5 (5.10%) QA Tester
9 5 (5.10%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (42.86%) Spring
2 41 (41.84%) Node.js
3 27 (27.55%) REST
4 26 (26.53%) Hibernate
5 24 (24.49%) hapi
6 15 (15.31%) Spring Boot
7 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 12 (12.24%) SOAP
8 12 (12.24%) Web Services
9 11 (11.22%) Apache Camel
9 11 (11.22%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (10.20%) JSON
10 10 (10.20%) React
11 9 (9.18%) Gherkin
11 9 (9.18%) WireMock
12 8 (8.16%) Android SDK
12 8 (8.16%) CSS
12 8 (8.16%) Dropwizard
12 8 (8.16%) J2EE
12 8 (8.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Equities
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Android
2 4 (4.08%) Unix
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (66.33%) DevOps
2 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.84%) Test Automation
4 37 (37.76%) BDD
5 34 (34.69%) TDD
6 24 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (24.49%) Scrum
7 18 (18.37%) Static Code Analysis
8 13 (13.27%) Unit Testing
9 12 (12.24%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.24%) Test Strategy
10 11 (11.22%) MVC
11 9 (9.18%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.18%) OWASP
12 8 (8.16%) Android Development
12 8 (8.16%) CRM
12 8 (8.16%) Microservices
12 8 (8.16%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (8.16%) Regression Testing
13 7 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (83.67%) Java
2 33 (33.67%) Java 8
3 14 (14.29%) Python
4 12 (12.24%) PHP
5 10 (10.20%) SQL
6 6 (6.12%) C#
7 5 (5.10%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.06%) Delphi
8 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.04%) ES6
9 2 (2.04%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.02%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.04%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) Ansible
2 16 (16.33%) Terraform
3 4 (4.08%) Packer
4 1 (1.02%) CloudHub
4 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) MuleSoft
2 6 (6.12%) SAP
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.02%) Facebook
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter