Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 August 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 206 197
Rank change year-on-year -47 -9 -72
Contract jobs citing JUnit 96 185 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 1.11% 1.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.72% 6.13% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 112 118
South East median daily rate £450 £439 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -10.14% +8.50%
10th Percentile £354 £287 £312
90th Percentile £625 £575 £580
England median daily rate £495 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +1.54% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 6
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.38% -3.03%
England median hourly rate £40.84 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -9.26% +8.43% +9.93%

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,581 3,020 2,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.69% 18.16% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,560 1,849 1,596
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 60 84
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £24.00 £35.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.63 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.38
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% -2.53%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JUnit in the South East

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in the South East

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in the South East

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in the South East

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Thames Valley -4 40 £450 +7.46% 10
Berkshire -20 31 £450 +9.09% 4
West Sussex +16 24 £394 -20.21% 5
Hampshire -31 14 £468 +19.87% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £463 +55.46% 3
East Sussex -13 8 £600 +22.76%
Surrey +3 7 £563 +12.50% 10
Kent - 2 £388 - 2
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 South East region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 90 (93.75%) Java
2 64 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (55.21%) Spring
5 49 (51.04%) Maven
5 49 (51.04%) Jenkins
6 45 (46.88%) Docker
7 44 (45.83%) SQL
8 38 (39.58%) DevOps
9 37 (38.54%) JIRA
10 36 (37.50%) XML
10 36 (37.50%) Microservices
11 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
11 34 (35.42%) Scrum
12 33 (34.38%) Selenium
12 33 (34.38%) RESTful
13 31 (32.29%) Mockito
14 30 (31.25%) TDD
15 28 (29.17%) JSON
15 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (28.13%) Cucumber
16 27 (28.13%) Node.js
16 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
17 26 (27.08%) Linux
17 26 (27.08%) HTML
18 25 (26.04%) Test Automation
18 25 (26.04%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (26.04%) SonarQube
19 24 (25.00%) Eclipse
20 23 (23.96%) J2EE

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 27 (28.13%) Tomcat
2 21 (21.88%) Apache
3 17 (17.71%) Confluence
4 14 (14.58%) JBoss
5 10 (10.42%) GeoServer
6 6 (6.25%) WebLogic
7 5 (5.21%) nginx
7 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
7 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.08%) GemFire
9 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.04%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.04%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.46%) SaaS
4 8 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (8.33%) GitHub
5 5 (5.21%) Google Analytics
5 5 (5.21%) Yarn
6 3 (3.13%) TestFlight
7 2 (2.08%) Coveralls
7 2 (2.08%) IaaS
7 2 (2.08%) PaaS
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.04%) Boomi
8 1 (1.04%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.04%) Firebase
8 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) HTTP
2 6 (6.25%) SSL
3 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.13%) FTP
4 3 (3.13%) SNMP
5 2 (2.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.96%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (13.54%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (10.42%) GIS
6 10 (10.42%) MySQL
7 9 (9.38%) NoSQL
8 8 (8.33%) DB2
9 6 (6.25%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.08%) Redis
12 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (1.04%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 64 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 49 (51.04%) Jenkins
2 49 (51.04%) Maven
3 37 (38.54%) JIRA
4 33 (34.38%) Selenium
5 31 (32.29%) Mockito
6 27 (28.13%) Cucumber
7 25 (26.04%) SonarQube
8 24 (25.00%) Eclipse
9 23 (23.96%) JMeter
10 15 (15.63%) Ant
11 13 (13.54%) IntelliJ
12 12 (12.50%) GitLab
13 11 (11.46%) Bitbucket
14 10 (10.42%) DbUnit
14 10 (10.42%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (9.38%) Subversion
15 9 (9.38%) Vagrant
16 8 (8.33%) jMock
16 8 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (21.88%) Finance
2 8 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.21%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (69.79%) Developer
2 51 (53.13%) Java Developer
3 16 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 15 (15.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Lead Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior J2EE Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Developer in Test
9 4 (4.17%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.13%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.13%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (55.21%) Spring
2 36 (37.50%) XML
3 33 (34.38%) RESTful
4 28 (29.17%) JSON
5 27 (28.13%) Node.js
6 26 (27.08%) HTML
7 23 (23.96%) J2EE
7 23 (23.96%) SOAP
7 23 (23.96%) Web Services
8 21 (21.88%) AngularJS
8 21 (21.88%) Hibernate
9 19 (19.79%) Apache Camel
10 18 (18.75%) JDBC
10 18 (18.75%) REST
10 18 (18.75%) Spring Boot
11 17 (17.71%) HTML5
11 17 (17.71%) Java EE
12 16 (16.67%) JMS
13 14 (14.58%) JPA
14 13 (13.54%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.08%) Linux
2 18 (18.75%) Unix
3 11 (11.46%) Windows
4 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.08%) VMS
8 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (63.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (39.58%) DevOps
3 36 (37.50%) Microservices
4 34 (35.42%) Scrum
5 30 (31.25%) TDD
6 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (26.04%) Test Automation
8 19 (19.79%) BDD
9 18 (18.75%) Kanban
10 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
11 13 (13.54%) Integration Testing
11 13 (13.54%) Open Source
11 13 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (13.54%) Unit Testing
12 12 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (12.50%) OWASP
13 11 (11.46%) OO
14 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
14 9 (9.38%) User Stories
15 8 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 90 (93.75%) Java
2 44 (45.83%) SQL
3 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.83%) Java 8
5 18 (18.75%) Python
6 11 (11.46%) Groovy
6 11 (11.46%) Perl
7 10 (10.42%) Scala
8 8 (8.33%) C
8 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
9 7 (7.29%) Ruby
10 6 (6.25%) BeanShell
10 6 (6.25%) Bourne shell
10 6 (6.25%) Korn
11 5 (5.21%) C#
11 5 (5.21%) Haskell
11 5 (5.21%) PHP
12 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
13 3 (3.13%) Objective-C
13 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (46.88%) Docker
2 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.25%) RACF
4 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.21%) vSphere
5 3 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) Puppet
2 9 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.33%) Ansible
4 5 (5.21%) Grafana
4 5 (5.21%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (5.21%) Kibana
4 5 (5.21%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Oracle
2 13 (13.54%) Atlassian
3 11 (11.46%) Google
4 9 (9.38%) IBM
5 7 (7.29%) Adobe
5 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.25%) webMethods
7 5 (5.21%) VMware
8 2 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (1.04%) Dell
9 1 (1.04%) Informatica
9 1 (1.04%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.04%) New Relic
9 1 (1.04%) Splunk