Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 98 126
Rank change year-on-year -23 +28 +4
Contract jobs citing JUnit 56 104 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.35% 1.95% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.91% 9.81% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 58 31
Scotland median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £352 £294 £363
90th Percentile £534 £495 £550
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £40.84 £42.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year -3.92% -32.00% +73.61%

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 708 1,060 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.03% 19.84% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 596 515
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £274
90th Percentile £557 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 12
Scotland median hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.43% -19.34% +2.09%
10th Percentile £31.25 £29.15 £37.73
90th Percentile £46.30 £44.27 £195.00
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +3.66%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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
Glasgow +9 33 £450 +12.50% 2
Edinburgh -5 22 £375 -11.76% 5
JUnit
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (62.50%) Spring
3 35 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 24 (42.86%) SQL
4 24 (42.86%) JIRA
5 23 (41.07%) REST
5 23 (41.07%) Public Sector
6 22 (39.29%) Spring Boot
6 22 (39.29%) JSON
7 21 (37.50%) Java 8
8 20 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 18 (32.14%) Gradle
10 17 (30.36%) Maven
10 17 (30.36%) Groovy
10 17 (30.36%) XML
11 16 (28.57%) Cucumber
12 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 14 (25.00%) Alfresco
12 14 (25.00%) DB2
12 14 (25.00%) Process Management
12 14 (25.00%) Scrum
13 12 (21.43%) IBM
13 12 (21.43%) SOA
13 12 (21.43%) WebSphere
14 11 (19.64%) Selenium
14 11 (19.64%) Confluence
14 11 (19.64%) BDD
14 11 (19.64%) Client/Server
15 10 (17.86%) OO

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 14 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 12 (21.43%) WebSphere
3 11 (19.64%) Confluence
4 7 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.93%) Apache Spark
6 4 (7.14%) Apache
6 4 (7.14%) JBoss
7 3 (5.36%) WildFly
8 2 (3.57%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (3.57%) SAS
9 1 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Google Docs
1 6 (10.71%) Slack
2 4 (7.14%) AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.79%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 4 (7.14%) Big Data
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) HBase
4 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.57%) Impala
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.57%) Parquet
5 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.57%) Spark SQL
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.79%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 35 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 24 (42.86%) JIRA
3 20 (35.71%) Jenkins
4 18 (32.14%) Gradle
5 17 (30.36%) Maven
6 16 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 11 (19.64%) Selenium
8 10 (17.86%) Subversion
9 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
10 6 (10.71%) Mockito
11 5 (8.93%) IntelliJ
12 4 (7.14%) Ant
13 3 (5.36%) Appium
13 3 (5.36%) Axure RP
13 3 (5.36%) FindBugs
13 3 (5.36%) Gatling
13 3 (5.36%) TestNG
14 2 (3.57%) Protractor
14 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
14 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (41.07%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Android Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.36%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) BPM Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Android Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Tester
7 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) Spring
2 23 (41.07%) REST
3 22 (39.29%) JSON
3 22 (39.29%) Spring Boot
4 17 (30.36%) XML
5 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
6 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 7 (12.50%) JPA
6 7 (12.50%) XSLT
7 6 (10.71%) SOAP
8 5 (8.93%) Dagger
8 5 (8.93%) HTML
9 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.14%) J2EE
9 4 (7.14%) Java SE
9 4 (7.14%) Kafka
9 4 (7.14%) Node.js
9 4 (7.14%) Web Services
10 3 (5.36%) Java EE
10 3 (5.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.93%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Unix
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (73.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) Process Management
2 14 (25.00%) Scrum
2 14 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (21.43%) SOA
4 11 (19.64%) BDD
5 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 10 (17.86%) Critical Thinking
5 10 (17.86%) OO
5 10 (17.86%) Test Management
5 10 (17.86%) User Stories
6 9 (16.07%) API Testing
7 8 (14.29%) TDD
8 7 (12.50%) Microservices
8 7 (12.50%) UML
9 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (42.86%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) Java 8
4 17 (30.36%) Groovy
5 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.93%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) Scala
8 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.57%) C#
9 2 (3.57%) Perl
9 2 (3.57%) Python
9 2 (3.57%) VB
9 2 (3.57%) VB6
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.07%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) HDFS
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) IBM
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Google
4 3 (5.36%) Cloudera
5 2 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.57%) StreamSets
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat