The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 April 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 121 113
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 26 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 0.67% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.08% 5.18% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 22
Median daily rate £444 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £343 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £429 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £54.25
% change year-on-year -4.93% -25.34%  

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 512 386 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 19.43% 12.91% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 227 273
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 39
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 West

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in the South West

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the South West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in the South West

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in the South West

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Devon - 9 £413 -
Wiltshire - 6 £431 - 2
Somerset - 5 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £525 - 9
Bristol -13 1 - - 1
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (66.67%) Spring
4 28 (58.33%) Hibernate
5 26 (54.17%) Maven
6 25 (52.08%) Scrum
6 25 (52.08%) XML
7 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
7 22 (45.83%) Oracle
7 22 (45.83%) SQL
7 22 (45.83%) Web Services
8 21 (43.75%) MVC
9 19 (39.58%) HTML
10 18 (37.50%) CSS
10 18 (37.50%) JSF
10 18 (37.50%) TDD
10 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
11 17 (35.42%) EJB
12 15 (31.25%) J2EE
13 14 (29.17%) Ant
13 14 (29.17%) Subversion
14 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
14 13 (27.08%) Docker
14 13 (27.08%) REST
15 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
15 12 (25.00%) SOAP
15 12 (25.00%) Struts
16 11 (22.92%) OOA/OOD
16 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 10 (20.83%) JBoss
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
2 7 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) OpenShift
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
1 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Maven
2 18 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (29.17%) Ant
3 14 (29.17%) Subversion
4 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
5 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
6 8 (16.67%) Apache Buildr
6 8 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 8 (16.67%) Gradle
6 8 (16.67%) jMock
6 8 (16.67%) Mercurial
6 8 (16.67%) Mockito
7 7 (14.58%) IntelliJ
8 5 (10.42%) Selenium
9 3 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
10 2 (4.17%) Capybara
10 2 (4.17%) JMeter
10 2 (4.17%) RSpec
10 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 36 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Java Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.08%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) Spring
2 28 (58.33%) Hibernate
3 25 (52.08%) XML
4 22 (45.83%) Web Services
5 19 (39.58%) HTML
6 18 (37.50%) CSS
6 18 (37.50%) JSF
7 17 (35.42%) EJB
8 15 (31.25%) J2EE
9 13 (27.08%) REST
10 12 (25.00%) SOAP
10 12 (25.00%) Spring MVC
10 12 (25.00%) Struts
11 10 (20.83%) Ajax
11 10 (20.83%) JPA
11 10 (20.83%) JSP
11 10 (20.83%) XSD
11 10 (20.83%) XSLT
12 9 (18.75%) EJB 3.0
12 9 (18.75%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) RIA
1 7 (14.58%) Web 2.0
2 6 (12.50%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) Scrum
3 21 (43.75%) MVC
4 18 (37.50%) TDD
5 11 (22.92%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
6 10 (20.83%) Open Source
6 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 9 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (18.75%) SDLC
7 9 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 9 (18.75%) UML
7 9 (18.75%) Workflow
8 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 8 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 8 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 8 (16.67%) XML Parsing
9 7 (14.58%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (12.50%) Microservices
11 5 (10.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (45.83%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) C
4 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) Scala
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Ansible
2 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) ATG
3 3 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) BEA
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) webMethods