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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 122 56
Rank change year-on-year +92 -66  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 15 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.95% 0.14% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.73% 1.02% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £320 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +1.17% +11.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £51.23
% change year-on-year +5.06% -22.88%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 66 196 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.37% 13.87% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 136 70
Median daily rate £370 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £28.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in Tyne and Wear

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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 3 months to 24 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +92 13 £320 -8.57% 3
Sunderland - 2 - -
JUnit
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 55 (88.71%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (85.48%) Jenkins
3 50 (80.65%) Scala
3 50 (80.65%) Test Automation
4 48 (77.42%) Java
5 40 (64.52%) Ruby
6 36 (58.06%) TDD
6 36 (58.06%) Selenium
7 35 (56.45%) Python
8 32 (51.61%) C#
8 32 (51.61%) JSON
9 30 (48.39%) Web Testing
9 30 (48.39%) RSpec
9 30 (48.39%) WebDriver
9 30 (48.39%) Cucumber
10 29 (46.77%) Spring
11 28 (45.16%) REST
11 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (43.55%) HTML
13 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
13 26 (41.94%) Open Source
14 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
14 25 (40.32%) CSS
14 25 (40.32%) Defect Tracking
15 23 (37.10%) Subversion
16 22 (35.48%) Ajax
16 22 (35.48%) HTML5
17 20 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (32.26%) Play Framework
17 20 (32.26%) Web Design

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 14 (22.58%) Confluence
2 8 (12.90%) Apache
2 8 (12.90%) JBoss
3 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (1.61%) G Suite
1 1 (1.61%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 53 (85.48%) Jenkins
2 36 (58.06%) Selenium
3 30 (48.39%) Cucumber
3 30 (48.39%) RSpec
3 30 (48.39%) WebDriver
4 26 (41.94%) Git (software)
5 23 (37.10%) Subversion
6 14 (22.58%) JIRA
7 3 (4.84%) Ant
7 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.84%) Gradle
7 3 (4.84%) IntelliJ
7 3 (4.84%) Maven
7 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.23%) jMock
8 2 (3.23%) Mockito
General
1 16 (25.81%) Games
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Automation Tester
2 18 (29.03%) Tester
3 16 (25.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 16 (25.81%) Selenium Tester
4 15 (24.19%) Test Engineer
5 14 (22.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 13 (20.97%) Agile Tester
7 11 (17.74%) QA Engineer
7 11 (17.74%) QA Test Engineer
8 10 (16.13%) Java Developer
8 10 (16.13%) Quality Engineer
9 8 (12.90%) Scala Developer
10 5 (8.06%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) HTML CSS Developer
11 3 (4.84%) HTML Developer
11 3 (4.84%) Java Scala Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Analyst
12 2 (3.23%) Java Web Developer
12 2 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (51.61%) JSON
2 29 (46.77%) Spring
3 28 (45.16%) REST
4 27 (43.55%) HTML
5 25 (40.32%) CSS
6 22 (35.48%) Ajax
6 22 (35.48%) HTML5
7 20 (32.26%) Play Framework
8 19 (30.65%) CSS3
9 17 (27.42%) Django
9 17 (27.42%) Guice
9 17 (27.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 13 (20.97%) Gherkin
11 11 (17.74%) Spring MVC
12 9 (14.52%) RESTful
12 9 (14.52%) SOAP
13 8 (12.90%) Hibernate
13 8 (12.90%) J2EE
14 7 (11.29%) XML
15 5 (8.06%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Smartphone
2 6 (9.68%) User Experience
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (88.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (80.65%) Test Automation
3 36 (58.06%) TDD
4 30 (48.39%) Web Testing
5 28 (45.16%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (41.94%) Open Source
7 25 (40.32%) Defect Tracking
7 25 (40.32%) Test Scripting
8 20 (32.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 20 (32.26%) Web Design
9 14 (22.58%) OWASP
10 13 (20.97%) MVC
11 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
12 11 (17.74%) Test Strategy
12 11 (17.74%) User Stories
13 10 (16.13%) Front End Development
13 10 (16.13%) Scrum
14 8 (12.90%) Web Development
15 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (9.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (80.65%) Scala
2 48 (77.42%) Java
3 40 (64.52%) Ruby
4 35 (56.45%) Python
5 32 (51.61%) C#
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.68%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) WCAG
2 11 (17.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) webMethods
3 1 (1.61%) Apigee
3 1 (1.61%) CA
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