Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 169 149
Rank change year-on-year +10 -20 -3
Contract jobs citing JUnit 45 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 0.66% 1.00%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.47% 4.70% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 38
South West median daily rate £438 £381 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +0.99% +9.42%
10th Percentile £355 £315 £319
90th Percentile £563 £478 £439
England median daily rate £450 £450 £408
% change year-on-year - +10.43% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £43.00 -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.21% +1.33% -6.25%

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 1006 851 887
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 18.19% 14.11% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 556 568
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £513 £538 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 58 56
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £37.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.67% +0.38%
10th Percentile £34.50 £31.10 £30.00
90th Percentile £51.38 £48.55 £43.83
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Devon - 25 £413 - 4
Wiltshire +7 6 £431 +34.77%
Somerset - 6 - - 1
Gloucestershire +9 4 £525 +16.67% 6
Bristol -25 3 £375 +1.69% 5
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (91.11%) Spring
3 38 (84.44%) Maven
4 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
6 24 (53.33%) Spring Boot
7 19 (42.22%) Open Source
7 19 (42.22%) Web Services
7 19 (42.22%) UML
7 19 (42.22%) OOA/OOD
8 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
9 17 (37.78%) MVC
10 16 (35.56%) Struts
10 16 (35.56%) Microservices
10 16 (35.56%) Cloud Native
11 15 (33.33%) Scrum
12 14 (31.11%) XML
12 14 (31.11%) CSS
12 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
12 14 (31.11%) HTML
12 14 (31.11%) SQL
12 14 (31.11%) Oracle
13 12 (26.67%) OpenShift
14 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
15 10 (22.22%) GWT
15 10 (22.22%) Google
15 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
15 10 (22.22%) EJB
15 10 (22.22%) TDD
15 10 (22.22%) JSF

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 7 (15.56%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.22%) Jetty
5 1 (2.22%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) OpenShift
2 6 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Redis
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (84.44%) Maven
2 26 (57.78%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.00%) Ant
4 9 (20.00%) Subversion
5 8 (17.78%) Eclipse
6 6 (13.33%) Apache Buildr
6 6 (13.33%) Gradle
6 6 (13.33%) IntelliJ
6 6 (13.33%) jMock
6 6 (13.33%) Mercurial
7 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.89%) Selenium
9 2 (4.44%) Mockito
10 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.22%) Liquibase
10 1 (2.22%) TestNG
10 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (86.67%) Developer
1 39 (86.67%) Java Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
2 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (8.89%) AWS Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Principal Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Principal Java Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Java Web Applications Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (91.11%) Spring
2 24 (53.33%) Spring Boot
3 19 (42.22%) Web Services
4 18 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 16 (35.56%) Struts
6 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 14 (31.11%) HTML
6 14 (31.11%) XML
7 11 (24.44%) Spring MVC
8 10 (22.22%) EJB
8 10 (22.22%) GWT
8 10 (22.22%) JSF
9 8 (17.78%) RESTful
9 8 (17.78%) SOAP
10 7 (15.56%) JSON
10 7 (15.56%) JSP
10 7 (15.56%) REST
11 6 (13.33%) Ajax
11 6 (13.33%) JPA
11 6 (13.33%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Cloud Native
2 6 (13.33%) RIA
2 6 (13.33%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) OOA/OOD
2 19 (42.22%) Open Source
2 19 (42.22%) UML
3 17 (37.78%) MVC
4 16 (35.56%) Microservices
5 15 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) TDD
7 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
7 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.33%) Refactoring
8 6 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) XML Parsing
9 5 (11.11%) SDLC
10 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) C
4 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) DV Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 6 (13.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 10 (22.22%) Google
3 6 (13.33%) ATG