Period
to 18 July 2019

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 July 2019 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 155 129
Rank change year-on-year +12 -26 +31
Contract jobs citing JUnit 46 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 0.85% 1.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.88% 4.78% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 25
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £359 £363 £319
90th Percentile £475 £475 £519
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.67 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +3.71% +8.43% +9.21%

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 943 921 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 20.52% 17.84% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 573 469
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +6.33%
10th Percentile £319 £305 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £553
England median daily rate £480 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +1.05% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 13
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -23.08% -11.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £17.03 £23.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.50 £41.31
England median hourly rate £44.46 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% - -

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 +3 28 £463 +2.78% 2
Coventry - 8 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £358 - 1
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 43 (93.48%) Java
1 43 (93.48%) Jenkins
2 42 (91.30%) SOAP
3 41 (89.13%) Web Services
3 41 (89.13%) Spring
3 41 (89.13%) Maven
4 39 (84.78%) RESTful
5 35 (76.09%) Git (software)
6 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (65.22%) Mockito
8 29 (63.04%) jMock
9 27 (58.70%) Amazon AWS
9 27 (58.70%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (54.35%) ActiveMQ
11 25 (54.35%) DbUnit
11 25 (54.35%) PowerMock
11 25 (54.35%) SonarQube
12 24 (52.17%) Scrum
13 23 (50.00%) Open Source
14 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
14 22 (47.83%) BDD
14 22 (47.83%) TDD
14 22 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (47.83%) Kanban
15 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
16 20 (43.48%) Amazon SQS
16 20 (43.48%) Amazon RDS
17 19 (41.30%) Postfix
17 19 (41.30%) Spring Cloud

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 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
1 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) JBoss
1 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 27 (58.70%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (58.70%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (43.48%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon EKS
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (15.22%) Amazon S3
3 7 (15.22%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (15.22%) Serverless
4 1 (2.17%) IaaS
4 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (43.48%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (19.57%) MongoDB
3 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 43 (93.48%) Jenkins
2 41 (89.13%) Maven
3 35 (76.09%) Git (software)
4 30 (65.22%) Mockito
5 29 (63.04%) jMock
6 25 (54.35%) DbUnit
6 25 (54.35%) SonarQube
7 5 (10.87%) TestNG
8 4 (8.70%) JMeter
9 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.35%) JIRA
9 2 (4.35%) Selenium
9 2 (4.35%) Subversion
10 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
10 1 (2.17%) Liquibase
10 1 (2.17%) Log4j
10 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Developer
2 41 (89.13%) Java Developer
3 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.52%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) WSO2 Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.17%) Java Developer in Test
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) WSO2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (91.30%) SOAP
2 41 (89.13%) Spring
2 41 (89.13%) Web Services
3 39 (84.78%) RESTful
4 25 (54.35%) ActiveMQ
4 25 (54.35%) PowerMock
5 19 (41.30%) Spring Cloud
6 16 (34.78%) J2EE
7 14 (30.43%) REST
8 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
8 12 (26.09%) Hibernate
8 12 (26.09%) JPA
8 12 (26.09%) JSON
8 12 (26.09%) XML
9 10 (21.74%) Spring Boot
10 9 (19.57%) Apache Camel
11 8 (17.39%) Kafka
12 4 (8.70%) JMS
13 3 (6.52%) CSS
13 3 (6.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (52.17%) Scrum
4 23 (50.00%) Open Source
5 22 (47.83%) BDD
5 22 (47.83%) Kanban
5 22 (47.83%) TDD
6 18 (39.13%) Microservices
7 10 (21.74%) BPMN
8 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.57%) Migration
9 7 (15.22%) DevOps
9 7 (15.22%) OO
10 4 (8.70%) Re-Platforming
11 3 (6.52%) Code Coverage
11 3 (6.52%) EAI
11 3 (6.52%) SDLC
11 3 (6.52%) SOA
11 3 (6.52%) Use Case
12 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (93.48%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (45.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) Postfix
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) WSO2
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle