Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 19 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 131 135
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4 +20
Contract jobs citing JUnit 91 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.94% 1.09% 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.56% 6.62% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 16
Scotland median daily rate £375 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +28.79% -12.00%
10th Percentile £281 £366 £243
90th Percentile £483 £571 £456
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% +73.61% -28.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 952 785 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.25% 16.43% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 494 390
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £285 £288 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £425
% change year-on-year +4.97% +6.47% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 £30.00 £24.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +20.43% -38.31%
10th Percentile £29.15 £12.71 £14.23
90th Percentile £45.10 £43.25 £48.54
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +6.10% +2.50%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing JUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for JUnit in Scotland

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JUnit in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Scotland

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Scotland

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in Scotland

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh +40 48 £400 -4.76% 4
Glasgow -8 33 £375 -11.76% 2
West Lothian +9 5 £288 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
JUnit
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 83 (91.21%) Java
2 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (53.85%) SQL
3 49 (53.85%) Test Automation
4 46 (50.55%) Spring
5 44 (48.35%) Jenkins
6 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
7 36 (39.56%) HTML
8 34 (37.36%) Maven
9 33 (36.26%) TeamCity
9 33 (36.26%) Git (software)
10 31 (34.07%) AngularJS
10 31 (34.07%) Python
11 29 (31.87%) Scrum
12 27 (29.67%) JIRA
12 27 (29.67%) JMeter
13 26 (28.57%) CSS
14 25 (27.47%) C#
14 25 (27.47%) Unit Testing
15 23 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (25.27%) Cucumber
15 23 (25.27%) DevOps
16 22 (24.18%) SOAP
16 22 (24.18%) Linux
17 21 (23.08%) TDD
17 21 (23.08%) Appium
18 19 (20.88%) React
18 19 (20.88%) Banking
18 19 (20.88%) Oracle
18 19 (20.88%) Gatling

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 17 (18.68%) Confluence
2 8 (8.79%) Apache
2 8 (8.79%) JBoss
2 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.40%) WildFly
5 1 (1.10%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.40%) Yarn
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.20%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.09%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (10.99%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.40%) DB2
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.20%) Big Data
8 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.20%) Flink
8 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 44 (48.35%) Jenkins
2 34 (37.36%) Maven
3 33 (36.26%) Git (software)
3 33 (36.26%) TeamCity
4 27 (29.67%) JIRA
4 27 (29.67%) JMeter
5 23 (25.27%) Cucumber
6 21 (23.08%) Appium
7 19 (20.88%) Gatling
8 18 (19.78%) Subversion
9 17 (18.68%) SpecFlow
10 15 (16.48%) JBehave
11 14 (15.38%) Calabash
12 12 (13.19%) Selenium
13 10 (10.99%) Ant
13 10 (10.99%) Eclipse
14 9 (9.89%) Mockito
14 9 (9.89%) Protractor
15 8 (8.79%) Grunt
16 7 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (20.88%) Banking
2 14 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Games
4 2 (2.20%) Front Office
4 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (59.34%) Developer
2 34 (37.36%) Java Developer
3 23 (25.27%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Tester
5 12 (13.19%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Automation Tester
8 6 (6.59%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (3.30%) HTML Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Performance Tester
11 3 (3.30%) Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.20%) Agile Java Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Development Engineer
12 2 (2.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 2 (2.20%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (50.55%) Spring
2 36 (39.56%) HTML
3 31 (34.07%) AngularJS
4 26 (28.57%) CSS
5 22 (24.18%) SOAP
6 19 (20.88%) React
7 18 (19.78%) Web Services
8 17 (18.68%) XML
9 14 (15.38%) Hibernate
10 13 (14.29%) HTML5
10 13 (14.29%) REST
11 12 (13.19%) RESTful
12 11 (12.09%) J2EE
13 10 (10.99%) jQuery
13 10 (10.99%) Sass
13 10 (10.99%) Thymeleaf
14 9 (9.89%) Java EE
14 9 (9.89%) JSTL
14 9 (9.89%) Node.js
14 9 (9.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.49%) User Experience
2 3 (3.30%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) Equities
3 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Fintech
4 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Linux
2 12 (13.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 29 (31.87%) Scrum
4 25 (27.47%) Unit Testing
5 23 (25.27%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (25.27%) DevOps
6 21 (23.08%) TDD
7 18 (19.78%) Microservices
8 16 (17.58%) Front End Development
9 14 (15.38%) BDD
10 13 (14.29%) Kanban
11 12 (13.19%) Software Engineering
12 11 (12.09%) OO
12 11 (12.09%) Refactoring
13 9 (9.89%) API Testing
13 9 (9.89%) Stress Testing
14 8 (8.79%) Case Management
14 8 (8.79%) Performance Management
15 7 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 83 (91.21%) Java
2 49 (53.85%) SQL
3 38 (41.76%) JavaScript
4 31 (34.07%) Python
5 25 (27.47%) C#
6 15 (16.48%) Perl
7 13 (14.29%) Groovy
7 13 (14.29%) Ruby
8 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.30%) Scala
11 2 (2.20%) ES6
11 2 (2.20%) Java 8
11 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.10%) VB
12 1 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) Degree
1 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.10%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.20%) Ansible
2 2 (2.20%) Kibana
2 2 (2.20%) logstash
2 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Oracle
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.49%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) IBM
4 3 (3.30%) Sybase
5 2 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.20%) RedGate
5 2 (2.20%) Tableau
5 2 (2.20%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.10%) TOWER Software