Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 175 141
Rank change year-on-year -31 -34 +113
Contract jobs citing JUnit 203 239 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.41% 1.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.16% 8.03% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 145 200
South East median daily rate £429 £513 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.34% +11.11% +8.53%
10th Percentile £369 £300 £318
90th Percentile £575 £625 £576
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 3
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -25.00%
10th Percentile £36.21 £40.00 £42.00
90th Percentile £46.02 £40.90 £51.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% +73.61% -17.24%

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 3,296 2,975 2,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.57% 17.59% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,031 1,816 1,479
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 86 77
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% -3.53%
10th Percentile £34.00 £26.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £59.25 £60.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 18 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 December 2018. 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
West Sussex +4 60 £456 -15.12% 3
Thames Valley -39 58 £425 -20.56% 14
Berkshire +24 53 £425 +3.03% 10
Surrey -7 38 £525 +75.00% 4
Hampshire -27 27 £404 -7.66% 7
East Sussex -2 18 £550 -8.33% 4
Oxfordshire -47 4 £425 -24.11% 3
Kent +7 1 - - 3
Sussex +6 1 £438 -
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 187 (92.12%) Java
2 150 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (65.52%) Spring
4 125 (61.58%) Jenkins
5 114 (56.16%) Git (software)
6 104 (51.23%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (46.80%) Test Automation
7 95 (46.80%) TDD
8 94 (46.31%) REST
9 89 (43.84%) Scrum
10 84 (41.38%) JSON
11 79 (38.92%) JavaScript
12 77 (37.93%) JIRA
13 74 (36.45%) RESTful
13 74 (36.45%) Scala
14 72 (35.47%) BDD
15 68 (33.50%) Maven
16 67 (33.00%) Open Source
16 67 (33.00%) Linux
17 66 (32.51%) Microservices
18 63 (31.03%) SQL
18 63 (31.03%) MVC
19 61 (30.05%) Confluence
19 61 (30.05%) Selenium
20 56 (27.59%) CSS
20 56 (27.59%) Play Framework
21 55 (27.09%) HTML
22 54 (26.60%) Web Services
22 54 (26.60%) Google
23 53 (26.11%) HTTP

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 61 (30.05%) Confluence
2 31 (15.27%) JBoss
3 28 (13.79%) Apache
4 24 (11.82%) WebLogic
5 23 (11.33%) Tomcat
6 15 (7.39%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (7.39%) nginx
7 12 (5.91%) Apache Solr
8 11 (5.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (2.46%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (1.97%) GemFire
10 4 (1.97%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.49%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.49%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.49%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 40 (19.70%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (11.82%) GitHub
3 14 (6.90%) Google Analytics
4 13 (6.40%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (5.91%) Serverless
6 11 (5.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (5.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 11 (5.42%) Amazon S3
6 11 (5.42%) Amazon SQS
6 11 (5.42%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (5.42%) CloudFront
7 9 (4.43%) BrowserStack
7 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (2.46%) PaaS
9 5 (2.46%) TestFlight
10 4 (1.97%) npm
10 4 (1.97%) Tricentis Tosca
11 2 (0.99%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.99%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 53 (26.11%) HTTP
2 18 (8.87%) SSL
3 16 (7.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.97%) DVB
4 4 (1.97%) SNMP
5 1 (0.49%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.20%) Relational Database
2 39 (19.21%) MongoDB
3 33 (16.26%) NoSQL
4 24 (11.82%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (11.33%) MySQL
6 14 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (5.91%) SQL Server
8 11 (5.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.94%) DB2
10 4 (1.97%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.99%) Big Data
12 2 (0.99%) Cloud Spanner
12 2 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.99%) HBase
12 2 (0.99%) OLTP
12 2 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 125 (61.58%) Jenkins
2 114 (56.16%) Git (software)
3 77 (37.93%) JIRA
4 68 (33.50%) Maven
5 61 (30.05%) Selenium
6 52 (25.62%) Cucumber
7 50 (24.63%) Eclipse
8 49 (24.14%) Subversion
9 39 (19.21%) IntelliJ
10 31 (15.27%) Mockito
11 27 (13.30%) SonarQube
12 25 (12.32%) Gatling
13 24 (11.82%) Hudson
14 22 (10.84%) Gradle
15 19 (9.36%) Ant
15 19 (9.36%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (7.88%) JMeter
17 15 (7.39%) Mercurial
18 14 (6.90%) Grunt
18 14 (6.90%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (5.42%) Finance
2 10 (4.93%) Banking
3 7 (3.45%) Games
4 6 (2.96%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (77.83%) Developer
2 99 (48.77%) Java Developer
3 36 (17.73%) Scala Developer
4 25 (12.32%) Agile Developer
5 21 (10.34%) Tester
6 15 (7.39%) Senior Developer
7 13 (6.40%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Senior Tester
9 9 (4.43%) Automation Tester
9 9 (4.43%) Java Scala Developer
9 9 (4.43%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Backend Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Performance Tester
10 8 (3.94%) QA Automation Tester
10 8 (3.94%) QA Tester
10 8 (3.94%) Senior Performance Tester
11 5 (2.46%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.46%) iOS Developer
11 5 (2.46%) Software Engineer
11 5 (2.46%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (65.52%) Spring
2 94 (46.31%) REST
3 84 (41.38%) JSON
4 74 (36.45%) RESTful
5 56 (27.59%) CSS
5 56 (27.59%) Play Framework
6 55 (27.09%) HTML
7 54 (26.60%) Web Services
8 48 (23.65%) Spring MVC
9 46 (22.66%) XML
10 41 (20.20%) HTML5
11 40 (19.70%) Hibernate
12 36 (17.73%) AngularJS
13 35 (17.24%) Django
13 35 (17.24%) Guice
13 35 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
14 33 (16.26%) SOAP
15 31 (15.27%) J2EE
16 27 (13.30%) J2SE
16 27 (13.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.91%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.96%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.97%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.97%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.97%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.48%) User Experience
6 2 (0.99%) Fintech
6 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.49%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.49%) NHS
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 67 (33.00%) Linux
2 30 (14.78%) Unix
3 19 (9.36%) Windows
4 14 (6.90%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.99%) VMS
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (73.89%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (51.23%) Continuous Integration
3 95 (46.80%) TDD
3 95 (46.80%) Test Automation
4 89 (43.84%) Scrum
5 72 (35.47%) BDD
6 67 (33.00%) Open Source
7 66 (32.51%) Microservices
8 63 (31.03%) MVC
9 52 (25.62%) Configuration Management
9 52 (25.62%) Kanban
10 47 (23.15%) DevOps
10 47 (23.15%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (20.69%) OWASP
12 39 (19.21%) Pair Programming
13 37 (18.23%) User Stories
14 35 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
14 35 (17.24%) Unit Testing
14 35 (17.24%) Web Design
15 29 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 187 (92.12%) Java
2 79 (38.92%) JavaScript
3 74 (36.45%) Scala
4 63 (31.03%) SQL
5 51 (25.12%) Java 8
6 50 (24.63%) Ruby
7 26 (12.81%) Groovy
7 26 (12.81%) Python
8 23 (11.33%) C#
9 15 (7.39%) C++
9 15 (7.39%) Haskell
9 15 (7.39%) Perl
10 6 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.46%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.97%) Tcl
12 4 (1.97%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.48%) C
13 3 (1.48%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 30 (14.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 12 (5.91%) Degree
3 6 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.30%) QA
2 7 (3.45%) WCAG
3 1 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (25.12%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.99%) HDFS
2 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.99%) vSphere
3 1 (0.49%) ACF2
3 1 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 28 (13.79%) Puppet
2 15 (7.39%) Grafana
2 15 (7.39%) Kibana
3 10 (4.93%) Ansible
3 10 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.96%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.48%) HP ALM
5 3 (1.48%) Terraform
6 1 (0.49%) logstash
6 1 (0.49%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 54 (26.60%) Google
2 24 (11.82%) Adobe
3 22 (10.84%) webMethods
4 20 (9.85%) Oracle
5 13 (6.40%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.46%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.97%) HP
7 4 (1.97%) IBM
8 2 (0.99%) VMware
9 1 (0.49%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.49%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.49%) Software AG
9 1 (0.49%) Xamarin