The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for jMock skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited jMock over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

jMock
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 625 587
Rank change year-on-year +40 -38  
Contract jobs citing jMock 20 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.043% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.29% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 36
Median daily rate £450 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £540 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

jMock 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7833 7833 7014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.55% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5287 5237 4483
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 186 130
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

jMock
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing jMock as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for jMock in the UK

jMock
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for jMock in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing jMock over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for jMock in the UK

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Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jMock within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 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
England +44 18 £450 - 9
London +28 6 £375 -25.00% 5
Somerset - 6 - -
South West - 6 - -
City of London -2 5 £375 -33.33% 3
West Yorkshire +18 2 £463 +48.00%
Yorkshire +17 2 £463 +48.00% 1
Leeds +8 2 £463 +48.00%
Sheffield +4 2 £463 -
South Yorkshire +3 2 £463 -
South East +10 1 £375 -16.66%
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £450 -
Manchester - 1 £450 -
Kent - 1 £375 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 2
North West - 1 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
North East - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing jMock also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for jMock.

1 39 (90.70%) Java
2 38 (88.37%) Spring
3 37 (86.05%) JUnit
4 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (81.40%) TDD
5 31 (72.09%) Scrum
6 26 (60.47%) Hibernate
7 25 (58.14%) Mockito
8 24 (55.81%) HTML
8 24 (55.81%) SOAP
8 24 (55.81%) Web Services
9 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
10 22 (51.16%) MVC
10 22 (51.16%) Maven
11 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
12 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
13 17 (39.53%) J2EE
13 17 (39.53%) Oracle
14 16 (37.21%) OO
15 15 (34.88%) Spring MVC
16 14 (32.56%) RESTful
16 14 (32.56%) Subversion
16 14 (32.56%) BDD
16 14 (32.56%) Docker
17 13 (30.23%) Open Source
17 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (30.23%) XML
17 13 (30.23%) CSS
18 12 (27.91%) Eclipse
18 12 (27.91%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) JBoss
3 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 4 (9.30%) Confluence
4 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
1 6 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (86.05%) JUnit
2 25 (58.14%) Mockito
3 22 (51.16%) Maven
4 19 (44.19%) Git (software)
5 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
6 14 (32.56%) Subversion
7 12 (27.91%) Eclipse
8 9 (20.93%) Ant
8 9 (20.93%) Gradle
9 8 (18.60%) IntelliJ
9 8 (18.60%) Selenium
10 7 (16.28%) JIRA
11 6 (13.95%) Apache Buildr
11 6 (13.95%) DbUnit
11 6 (13.95%) EasyMock
11 6 (13.95%) Mercurial
11 6 (13.95%) Spock
12 5 (11.63%) Gerrit
12 5 (11.63%) SonarQube
13 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Developer
2 26 (60.47%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Lead Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Android Developer
5 3 (6.98%) J2EE Applications Developer
5 3 (6.98%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (88.37%) Spring
2 26 (60.47%) Hibernate
3 24 (55.81%) HTML
3 24 (55.81%) SOAP
3 24 (55.81%) Web Services
4 17 (39.53%) J2EE
5 15 (34.88%) Spring MVC
6 14 (32.56%) RESTful
7 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 13 (30.23%) XML
8 12 (27.91%) REST
9 9 (20.93%) Ajax
10 8 (18.60%) JSON
11 7 (16.28%) Java EE
11 7 (16.28%) JSF
11 7 (16.28%) Struts
12 6 (13.95%) EJB
12 6 (13.95%) JSP
12 6 (13.95%) PowerMock
13 5 (11.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.95%) Web 2.0
3 5 (11.63%) RIA
4 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
1 8 (18.60%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (81.40%) TDD
2 31 (72.09%) Scrum
3 22 (51.16%) MVC
4 16 (37.21%) OO
5 14 (32.56%) BDD
6 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (30.23%) Open Source
7 10 (23.26%) UML
8 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
9 8 (18.60%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (16.28%) Microservices
10 7 (16.28%) Mobile Application Development
10 7 (16.28%) Open Source Development
10 7 (16.28%) Refactoring
10 7 (16.28%) SOA
10 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
10 7 (16.28%) Web Application Development
11 6 (13.95%) DevOps
11 6 (13.95%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) Java
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.93%) Scala
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) Clojure
6 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.30%) Groovy
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) Go
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Jython
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) OCMJD
2 3 (6.98%) OCPJWCD
2 3 (6.98%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Ansible
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) Terraform
3 1 (2.33%) Control-M
3 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) ATG
3 2 (4.65%) Veracode
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.33%) Actimize
4 1 (2.33%) BEA
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
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