Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 2018 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
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 126 148
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 +17
Contract jobs citing JUnit 62 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.14% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.43% 7.35% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 26
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £368 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -23.04% +12.35%
10th Percentile £375 £263 £331
90th Percentile £575 £511 £581
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £32.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% +73.61% -17.24%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,141 748 866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.01% 15.44% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 487 474
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £280
90th Percentile £560 £563 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 12
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +40.43% -24.19%
10th Percentile £42.50 £13.51 £11.50
90th Percentile £61.38 £40.05 £35.78
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Birmingham +1 27 £450 +30.43% 4
Shropshire -36 26 £425 -15.84% 1
Coventry -11 4 £550 +62.96% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £410 -
Warwickshire +7 1 £550 +175.00%
Solihull - 1 - - 2
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JUnit also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JUnit.

1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (85.48%) Spring
3 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (74.19%) Git (software)
5 41 (66.13%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (61.29%) Jenkins
7 36 (58.06%) SOAP
8 32 (51.61%) J2EE
8 32 (51.61%) Maven
9 31 (50.00%) RESTful
10 29 (46.77%) Spring Boot
11 27 (43.55%) Docker
11 27 (43.55%) Scrum
12 26 (41.94%) Apache Camel
13 22 (35.48%) Mockito
13 22 (35.48%) TDD
14 21 (33.87%) jMock
14 21 (33.87%) DbUnit
14 21 (33.87%) Kanban
14 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
14 21 (33.87%) Hibernate
14 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
14 21 (33.87%) Web Services
14 21 (33.87%) BDD
14 21 (33.87%) REST
14 21 (33.87%) PowerMock
14 21 (33.87%) Microservices
14 21 (33.87%) SonarQube
15 20 (32.26%) SQL
15 20 (32.26%) Open Source

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 12 (19.35%) Apache
2 11 (17.74%) nginx
2 11 (17.74%) Tomcat
3 10 (16.13%) JBoss
3 10 (16.13%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.84%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (17.74%) GitHub
2 11 (17.74%) Google Analytics
3 10 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (4.84%) IaaS
5 3 (4.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.42%) SSL
1 17 (27.42%) TCP/IP
2 15 (24.19%) HTTP
3 8 (12.90%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 11 (17.74%) NoSQL
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (74.19%) Git (software)
2 38 (61.29%) Jenkins
3 32 (51.61%) Maven
4 22 (35.48%) Mockito
5 21 (33.87%) DbUnit
5 21 (33.87%) jMock
5 21 (33.87%) SonarQube
6 20 (32.26%) Selenium
7 16 (25.81%) Ant
7 16 (25.81%) Cucumber
8 14 (22.58%) IntelliJ
9 12 (19.35%) Eclipse
10 11 (17.74%) Gatling
10 11 (17.74%) Grunt
10 11 (17.74%) gulp
10 11 (17.74%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (17.74%) Sublime Text
11 10 (16.13%) Bitbucket
12 8 (12.90%) GitLab
13 7 (11.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.06%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (85.48%) Developer
2 44 (70.97%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (19.35%) J2EE Developer
4 12 (19.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Scala Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Backend Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Java Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.23%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Support
9 1 (1.61%) Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) Spring
2 36 (58.06%) SOAP
3 32 (51.61%) J2EE
4 31 (50.00%) RESTful
5 29 (46.77%) Spring Boot
6 26 (41.94%) Apache Camel
7 21 (33.87%) Hibernate
7 21 (33.87%) PowerMock
7 21 (33.87%) REST
7 21 (33.87%) Web Services
8 18 (29.03%) JSON
9 16 (25.81%) CSS
9 16 (25.81%) HTML
10 14 (22.58%) AngularJS
10 14 (22.58%) jQuery
11 13 (20.97%) Gherkin
12 12 (19.35%) XML
13 11 (17.74%) HTML5
13 11 (17.74%) JPA
13 11 (17.74%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) NHS
2 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Unix
3 11 (17.74%) Ubuntu
3 11 (17.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (66.13%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (43.55%) Scrum
4 22 (35.48%) TDD
5 21 (33.87%) BDD
5 21 (33.87%) Kanban
5 21 (33.87%) Microservices
6 20 (32.26%) Open Source
7 15 (24.19%) DevOps
8 14 (22.58%) Process Improvement
8 14 (22.58%) Test Automation
8 14 (22.58%) Test Strategy
9 12 (19.35%) Configuration Management
10 11 (17.74%) Analytics
10 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
10 11 (17.74%) Lean Software Development
11 10 (16.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (33.87%) JavaScript
3 20 (32.26%) SQL
4 12 (19.35%) C#
4 12 (19.35%) Python
4 12 (19.35%) Ruby
5 11 (17.74%) Groovy
5 11 (17.74%) Haskell
5 11 (17.74%) Perl
5 11 (17.74%) Scala
6 7 (11.29%) Java 8
7 2 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) PMO
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 27 (43.55%) Docker
2 10 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Puppet
2 11 (17.74%) Grafana
2 11 (17.74%) Kibana
3 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Google
2 10 (16.13%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle
4 6 (9.68%) webMethods
5 4 (6.45%) Adobe
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.84%) SAP