Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 November 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 134 96
Rank change year-on-year +65 -38 -36
Contract jobs citing JUnit 22 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.41% 0.94% 0.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.02% 5.16% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 9
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £340 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +10.57% -5.38%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £290
90th Percentile £450 £390 £347
North East median daily rate £365 £340 £308
% change year-on-year +7.35% +10.57% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 169 426 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.53% 18.16% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 298 200
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.54% +13.89%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £274
90th Percentile £615 £500 £535
North East median daily rate £413 £375 £386
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.83 £28.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.68% +60.00% -41.67%
10th Percentile £39.75 £26.33 £16.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £29.26 £18.75
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +60.71% +107.41% -55.00%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing JUnit as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for JUnit in Tyne and Wear

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JUnit in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in Tyne and Wear

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Tyne and Wear

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +57 18 £365 +7.35% 1
Sunderland - 4 - -
JUnit
North East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) TDD
2 20 (90.91%) Java
3 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
4 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 13 (59.09%) Ruby
4 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 13 (59.09%) Scala
5 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (50.00%) Web Testing
6 11 (50.00%) RSpec
6 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 11 (50.00%) WCAG
6 11 (50.00%) Spring
6 11 (50.00%) Selenium
6 11 (50.00%) Games
6 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
7 10 (45.45%) BDD
8 8 (36.36%) XML
9 7 (31.82%) Python
9 7 (31.82%) C#
9 7 (31.82%) HTML
9 7 (31.82%) MVC
9 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
9 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
10 6 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (27.27%) REST
10 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 6 (27.27%) JSON
10 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Jenkins
2 11 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 11 (50.00%) RSpec
2 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) Firebug
4 4 (18.18%) Gradle
4 4 (18.18%) Hamcrest
5 2 (9.09%) JIRA
5 2 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (4.55%) jMock
6 1 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 11 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Agile Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Scala Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) XML
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) Spring MVC
4 6 (27.27%) CSS
4 6 (27.27%) JSON
4 6 (27.27%) REST
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) EJB
6 4 (18.18%) JPA
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) JSP
6 4 (18.18%) Spring Boot
6 4 (18.18%) XSD
7 2 (9.09%) CSS3
7 2 (9.09%) Django
7 2 (9.09%) Guice
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (90.91%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (50.00%) Web Testing
6 10 (45.45%) BDD
7 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
7 7 (31.82%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (22.73%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (22.73%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) SOA
9 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
9 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
9 5 (22.73%) User Stories
9 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Ruby
2 13 (59.09%) Scala
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) WCAG
2 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Google