The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 120 117
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 26 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.28% 0.70% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.95% 4.67% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 5
Median daily rate £494 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.92% +79.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £271 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £480 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.17% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +1.26% -39.23%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 327 450 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.12% 14.96% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 265 176
Median daily rate £475 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +28.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £21.10 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JUnit in the West Midlands

JUnit
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JUnit in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JUnit in the West Midlands

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JUnit in the West Midlands

JUnit
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JUnit within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Shropshire +25 9 £500 +11.35%
Birmingham +9 7 £450 - 1
Coventry - 3 £331 - 2
Warwickshire +5 2 - - 1
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 37 (94.87%) Java
2 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) Spring
3 24 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
4 23 (58.97%) SOAP
5 20 (51.28%) Scrum
6 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
6 19 (48.72%) RESTful
6 19 (48.72%) Open Source
6 19 (48.72%) SQL
7 18 (46.15%) HTML
7 18 (46.15%) Scala
7 18 (46.15%) TDD
7 18 (46.15%) JSON
7 18 (46.15%) REST
7 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
8 16 (41.03%) Linux
8 16 (41.03%) JBoss
9 15 (38.46%) CSS
9 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
9 15 (38.46%) Docker
10 14 (35.90%) Play Framework
10 14 (35.90%) HTML5
10 14 (35.90%) J2EE
10 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
11 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
12 12 (30.77%) HTTP
12 12 (30.77%) EJB
12 12 (30.77%) Microservices

JUnit
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 16 (41.03%) JBoss
2 9 (23.08%) Apache
2 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
4 6 (15.38%) Confluence
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
5 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (7.69%) GlassFish
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (7.69%) WildFly
6 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.56%) nginx
7 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) HTTP
2 7 (17.95%) SSL
2 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.69%) Big Data
5 3 (7.69%) Hadoop
5 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Git (software)
2 18 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 13 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 11 (28.21%) IntelliJ
4 11 (28.21%) Mockito
4 11 (28.21%) Selenium
5 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
5 8 (20.51%) jMock
5 8 (20.51%) Subversion
6 7 (17.95%) Maven
7 6 (15.38%) JIRA
7 6 (15.38%) SonarQube
8 5 (12.82%) DbUnit
9 4 (10.26%) Ant
10 3 (7.69%) Hudson
10 3 (7.69%) JBehave
10 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
11 2 (5.13%) Gradle
11 2 (5.13%) JMeter
11 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Java Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Scala Developer
4 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Digital Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Quality Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) Spring
2 23 (58.97%) SOAP
3 19 (48.72%) Hibernate
3 19 (48.72%) RESTful
4 18 (46.15%) HTML
4 18 (46.15%) JSON
4 18 (46.15%) REST
5 15 (38.46%) CSS
6 14 (35.90%) HTML5
6 14 (35.90%) J2EE
6 14 (35.90%) Play Framework
7 12 (30.77%) EJB
8 11 (28.21%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) J2SE
10 8 (20.51%) Spring Boot
10 8 (20.51%) Spring MVC
11 6 (15.38%) Akka
11 6 (15.38%) spray
12 5 (12.82%) CSS3
12 5 (12.82%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Unix
3 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.26%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (51.28%) Scrum
4 19 (48.72%) Open Source
5 18 (46.15%) TDD
6 14 (35.90%) Test Automation
7 12 (30.77%) Microservices
8 11 (28.21%) Configuration Management
8 11 (28.21%) Kanban
9 10 (25.64%) BDD
10 9 (23.08%) MVC
11 6 (15.38%) SOA
12 5 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (12.82%) Web Design
12 5 (12.82%) Web Development
13 4 (10.26%) Analytics
13 4 (10.26%) DevOps
13 4 (10.26%) OWASP
13 4 (10.26%) Software Delivery
13 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) Scala
4 10 (25.64%) C#
4 10 (25.64%) Python
5 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 6 (15.38%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
8 1 (2.56%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.56%) Groovy
8 1 (2.56%) Haskell
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Puppet
2 4 (10.26%) Grafana
2 4 (10.26%) Kibana
3 3 (7.69%) logstash
3 3 (7.69%) rkt
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) webMethods
2 7 (17.95%) Adobe
3 6 (15.38%) Google
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) AppDynamics
5 3 (7.69%) Splunk
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.56%) Sun
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