The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 23 June 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 47 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.86% 0.79% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.65% 3.06% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £425 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £378
% change year-on-year +1.17% +12.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +1.26% -39.23%  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 43 98 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 18.45% 25.79% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 82 25
Median daily rate £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.87% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Sheffield

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in Sheffield over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Sheffield

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) Scala
5 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
5 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 3 (42.86%) Mockito
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) Maven
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) NUnit
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) J2EE
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Unix

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (28.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Mockito
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) DbUnit
3 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) jMock
3 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) Sahi
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Spock
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
4 2 (28.57%) Apache CXF
4 2 (28.57%) J2EE
4 2 (28.57%) PowerMock
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Meteor
5 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 3 (42.86%) Refactoring
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) Kanban
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Service Design
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) Go
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ECMAScript
4 1 (14.29%) ES6
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Solace
1 1 (14.29%) VMware