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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JUnit
England / South East
Rank 180 147 182
Rank change year-on-year -33 +35  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 73 122 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 1.32% 0.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.14% 9.94% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 54
Median daily rate £456 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.87% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £319 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.75 -
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1188 1227 1224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.24% 13.31% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 784 700
Median daily rate £405 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.92% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £54.54
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £400 +23.07%
West Sussex -30 14 £512 +46.14% 1
Berkshire +32 13 £425 -17.07% 1
Oxfordshire - 9 £500 - 3
Surrey -7 8 £440 -16.19% 3
Hampshire -14 6 £438 +17.29% 4
Kent +15 3 £400 +86.04%
East Sussex +6 2 £398 +9.72%
JUnit
England

JUnit
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 157 (87.71%) Java
2 127 (70.95%) Spring
3 126 (70.39%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (49.16%) Jenkins
5 80 (44.69%) Maven
6 71 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (39.11%) SQL
8 68 (37.99%) Unit Testing
9 65 (36.31%) Scrum
10 63 (35.20%) TDD
11 56 (31.28%) Oracle
11 56 (31.28%) REST
12 53 (29.61%) Mockito
12 53 (29.61%) JBoss
13 51 (28.49%) Git (software)
14 50 (27.93%) Java EE
15 47 (26.26%) JavaScript
15 47 (26.26%) DevOps
16 45 (25.14%) XML
17 43 (24.02%) Hibernate
18 42 (23.46%) Cucumber
19 40 (22.35%) BPMN
20 38 (21.23%) Linux
20 38 (21.23%) GitHub
21 37 (20.67%) Tomcat
22 36 (20.11%) HTML
23 35 (19.55%) CSS
23 35 (19.55%) JIRA
23 35 (19.55%) Selenium
24 34 (18.99%) JSON

JUnit
Top Related 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 53 (29.61%) JBoss
2 37 (20.67%) Tomcat
3 33 (18.44%) WebSphere
4 25 (13.97%) Apache
4 25 (13.97%) WebSphere Process Server
5 22 (12.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (10.61%) Confluence
7 16 (8.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (6.15%) Alfresco
10 10 (5.59%) nginx
10 10 (5.59%) WebLogic
11 9 (5.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (2.79%) Apache Spark
13 4 (2.23%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (2.23%) Jetty
14 3 (1.68%) Apache Solr
14 3 (1.68%) GemFire
14 3 (1.68%) GlassFish
15 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.03%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.35%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.23%) GitHub
2 18 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (2.23%) Google Analytics
6 3 (1.68%) PaaS
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.12%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.53%) HTTP
2 9 (5.03%) Internet
3 5 (2.79%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.23%) AMQP
4 4 (2.23%) LDAP
4 4 (2.23%) SSL
5 2 (1.12%) SNMP
6 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.53%) Relational Database
2 18 (10.06%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.15%) MySQL
4 9 (5.03%) MarkLogic
5 8 (4.47%) Big Data
6 7 (3.91%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.91%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.35%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.23%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.23%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.23%) SQLite
9 3 (1.68%) HBase
9 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.12%) OLTP
10 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.56%) GIS
11 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 88 (49.16%) Jenkins
2 80 (44.69%) Maven
3 53 (29.61%) Mockito
4 51 (28.49%) Git (software)
5 42 (23.46%) Cucumber
6 35 (19.55%) JIRA
6 35 (19.55%) Selenium
7 33 (18.44%) Eclipse
8 32 (17.88%) Subversion
9 31 (17.32%) Gradle
10 19 (10.61%) Ant
10 19 (10.61%) IntelliJ
11 14 (7.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (7.82%) Checkstyle
12 12 (6.70%) FindBugs
13 10 (5.59%) Artifactory
14 8 (4.47%) Mercurial
14 8 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (3.91%) Bitbucket
15 7 (3.91%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (15.08%) Publishing
2 6 (3.35%) Banking
3 5 (2.79%) Finance
3 5 (2.79%) Games
3 5 (2.79%) Legal
4 4 (2.23%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.68%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 146 (81.56%) Developer
2 110 (61.45%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.73%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.50%) Scala Developer
5 16 (8.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.82%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Java Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Java Software Developer
8 11 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (5.59%) J2EE Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Agile Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Agile Java Developer
10 8 (4.47%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Java Scala Developer
12 6 (3.35%) Middleware Developer
12 6 (3.35%) Test Engineer
13 5 (2.79%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (70.95%) Spring
2 56 (31.28%) REST
3 50 (27.93%) Java EE
4 45 (25.14%) XML
5 43 (24.02%) Hibernate
6 36 (20.11%) HTML
7 35 (19.55%) CSS
8 34 (18.99%) JSON
8 34 (18.99%) Web Services
9 33 (18.44%) J2EE
10 29 (16.20%) Spring MVC
11 25 (13.97%) JMS
11 25 (13.97%) Play Framework
12 24 (13.41%) JSF
13 22 (12.29%) Middleware
14 21 (11.73%) Apache Camel
14 21 (11.73%) SOAP
15 20 (11.17%) HTML5
15 20 (11.17%) RESTful
16 19 (10.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.68%) Smart Meter
3 3 (1.68%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.56%) Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Replication
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
5 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (21.23%) Linux
2 16 (8.94%) Unix
3 7 (3.91%) Windows
4 6 (3.35%) Android
5 4 (2.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (70.39%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
3 68 (37.99%) Unit Testing
4 65 (36.31%) Scrum
5 63 (35.20%) TDD
6 47 (26.26%) DevOps
7 40 (22.35%) BPMN
8 34 (18.99%) BPEL
9 31 (17.32%) MVC
10 29 (16.20%) Pair Programming
11 27 (15.08%) Automated Testing
12 25 (13.97%) Migration
12 25 (13.97%) SOA
13 22 (12.29%) Web Development
14 20 (11.17%) Open Source
14 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
15 19 (10.61%) BDD
15 19 (10.61%) Configuration Management
16 16 (8.94%) UML
17 15 (8.38%) OO
Programming Languages
1 157 (87.71%) Java
2 70 (39.11%) SQL
3 47 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 31 (17.32%) Python
5 23 (12.85%) Scala
6 16 (8.94%) C#
7 15 (8.38%) Ruby
8 9 (5.03%) XQuery
9 8 (4.47%) Groovy
9 8 (4.47%) XPath
10 7 (3.91%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.91%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.79%) C++
12 4 (2.23%) C
12 4 (2.23%) Haskell
12 4 (2.23%) Perl
13 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) Degree
4 5 (2.79%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.68%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.53%) QA
2 5 (2.79%) WCAG
3 1 (0.56%) PA-DSS
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (8.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.68%) HDFS
3 2 (1.12%) Varnish
4 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (8.38%) Puppet
2 9 (5.03%) Ansible
3 8 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.23%) Grafana
4 4 (2.23%) Kibana
5 2 (1.12%) Consul
5 2 (1.12%) Terraform
6 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.56%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 56 (31.28%) Oracle
2 14 (7.82%) Google
3 7 (3.91%) webMethods
4 6 (3.35%) AppDynamics
4 6 (3.35%) Splunk
4 6 (3.35%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.79%) Adobe
5 5 (2.79%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.23%) IBM
7 2 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.56%) ATG
8 1 (0.56%) Cadence
8 1 (0.56%) Coverity
8 1 (0.56%) Luciad
8 1 (0.56%) Perforce
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Veracode
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