Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 144 208
Rank change year-on-year +31 +64 -33
Contract jobs citing JUnit 98 85 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.71% 1.23% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.91% 8.47% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 61 22
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +5.26%
10th Percentile £315 £319 £325
90th Percentile £555 £500 £488
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.39% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £29.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.41% - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -11.11% +35.00%

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 989 1003 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.29% 14.46% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 673 689
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 46
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £33.40 £34.85 £27.88
90th Percentile £50.50 £44.30 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +1 52 £410 -4.09% 4
Cheshire +20 21 £425 +10.39% 7
Lancashire +34 20 £425 -5.56% 1
Merseyside +3 2 £319 -5.56%
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 98 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (63.27%) Web Services
3 47 (47.96%) Apache Camel
4 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (42.86%) Apache CXF
6 39 (39.80%) Test Automation
7 38 (38.78%) TDD
8 36 (36.73%) Git (software)
9 34 (34.69%) SQL
10 33 (33.67%) Spring
11 32 (32.65%) REST
12 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
13 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
13 28 (28.57%) Hibernate
14 24 (24.49%) Oracle
14 24 (24.49%) OO
15 23 (23.47%) Scrum
16 21 (21.43%) Unit Testing
17 20 (20.41%) JPA
17 20 (20.41%) Perforce
17 20 (20.41%) Relational Database
18 19 (19.39%) Finance
18 19 (19.39%) Linux
18 19 (19.39%) Data Modelling
18 19 (19.39%) SOAP
19 18 (18.37%) Eclipse
19 18 (18.37%) RDBMS
20 17 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (17.35%) MySQL
20 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering

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 (7.14%) Confluence
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Slack
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.04%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) HTTP
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) AMQP
2 2 (2.04%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.41%) Relational Database
2 18 (18.37%) RDBMS
3 17 (17.35%) MySQL
3 17 (17.35%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (15.31%) MongoDB
5 14 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 13 (13.27%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (2.04%) Big Data
8 2 (2.04%) Flink
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.02%) CouchDB
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (36.73%) Git (software)
2 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
3 18 (18.37%) Eclipse
4 16 (16.33%) Maven
5 14 (14.29%) Gradle
5 14 (14.29%) JIRA
6 13 (13.27%) Jasmine
7 11 (11.22%) IntelliJ
8 10 (10.20%) JProfiler
9 9 (9.18%) Mockito
10 8 (8.16%) Cucumber
11 6 (6.12%) SonarQube
12 4 (4.08%) Bitbucket
13 3 (3.06%) Selenium
13 3 (3.06%) Subversion
13 3 (3.06%) TestNG
13 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
14 2 (2.04%) jMock
14 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (2.04%) Spock
General
1 19 (19.39%) Finance
2 15 (15.31%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Automotive
3 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (83.67%) Developer
2 80 (81.63%) Java Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Senior Developer
3 20 (20.41%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (11.22%) Java Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Software Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Agile Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Java Team Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.08%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (4.08%) JavaScript Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Java Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (63.27%) Web Services
2 47 (47.96%) Apache Camel
3 42 (42.86%) Apache CXF
4 33 (33.67%) Spring
5 32 (32.65%) REST
6 28 (28.57%) Hibernate
7 20 (20.41%) JPA
8 19 (19.39%) SOAP
9 15 (15.31%) Java EE
10 13 (13.27%) Node.js
10 13 (13.27%) Spring Boot
11 10 (10.20%) J2EE
12 9 (9.18%) HTML
12 9 (9.18%) XML
13 7 (7.14%) XSLT
14 6 (6.12%) JSON
15 5 (5.10%) Ajax
15 5 (5.10%) jQuery
15 5 (5.10%) RESTful
16 4 (4.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
1 2 (2.04%) STB
1 2 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.02%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (1.02%) RIA
2 1 (1.02%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Linux
2 13 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Android
3 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.02%) AIX
5 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.80%) Test Automation
3 38 (38.78%) TDD
4 24 (24.49%) OO
5 23 (23.47%) Scrum
6 21 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 19 (19.39%) Data Modelling
8 17 (17.35%) Open Source
8 17 (17.35%) Software Engineering
9 15 (15.31%) Kanban
9 15 (15.31%) Microservices
10 12 (12.24%) BDD
11 11 (11.22%) Coaching
12 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (10.20%) RAD
12 10 (10.20%) SDLC
13 9 (9.18%) Data Protection
14 8 (8.16%) Integration Testing
14 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
15 7 (7.14%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (34.69%) SQL
3 28 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.08%) VB
5 3 (3.06%) Groovy
5 3 (3.06%) Python
5 3 (3.06%) VBA
6 2 (2.04%) C
6 2 (2.04%) C++
6 2 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.02%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Oracle
2 20 (20.41%) Perforce
3 13 (13.27%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.10%) Pega
5 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.06%) IBM