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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
UK / Scotland
Rank 86 104 90
Rank change year-on-year +18 -14  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 21 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.20% 1.00% 1.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.84% 8.70% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 24
Median daily rate £310 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £265 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £38.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.31% -15.55%  

JUnit is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 268 299 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.27% 11.55% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 166 209
Median daily rate £389 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.48% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.27% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing JUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Scotland

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 9 £310 -11.42% 4
Glasgow -6 9 £475 +58.33% 8
West Lothian - 3 - -
JUnit
UK

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 16 (59.26%) Spring
5 12 (44.44%) Mockito
6 10 (37.04%) Selenium
6 10 (37.04%) Unix
7 9 (33.33%) TDD
7 9 (33.33%) Banking
7 9 (33.33%) Maven
7 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
8 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
8 8 (29.63%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) XML
9 7 (25.93%) Linux
9 7 (25.93%) SOAP
9 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
10 6 (22.22%) DbUnit
10 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
10 6 (22.22%) QA
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (22.22%) DB2
10 6 (22.22%) J2SE
10 6 (22.22%) JMS
10 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 5 (18.52%) Gradle

JUnit
Top Related 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (22.22%) DB2
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Mockito
2 10 (37.04%) Selenium
3 9 (33.33%) Maven
4 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
4 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
5 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
6 6 (22.22%) DbUnit
6 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 5 (18.52%) Gradle
8 4 (14.81%) Ant
9 3 (11.11%) Concordion
9 3 (11.11%) Hudson
9 3 (11.11%) JBehave
9 3 (11.11%) Subversion
10 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
10 2 (7.41%) NUnit
10 2 (7.41%) PHPUnit
10 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
10 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Expert
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Agile Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Spring
2 7 (25.93%) SOAP
2 7 (25.93%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 6 (22.22%) J2SE
3 6 (22.22%) JMS
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
4 4 (14.81%) J2EE
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 3 (11.11%) JDBC
5 3 (11.11%) JSON
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.41%) JAX-RS
6 2 (7.41%) Node.js
6 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.70%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) DataPower
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (3.70%) W3C
2 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Automation Testing
3 8 (29.63%) Scrum
4 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (14.81%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Microservices
8 2 (7.41%) Software Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) XPath
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (3.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Perforce
2 3 (11.11%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Reuters
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