Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 154 119
Rank change year-on-year +45 -35 +31
Contract jobs citing JUnit 54 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.42% 1.13% 1.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.56% 5.38% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 30
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £411 £375 £263
90th Percentile £519 £575 £514
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £62.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% -32.00% +73.61%

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 565 1,078 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.86% 21.06% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 647 472
West Midlands median daily rate £469 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.76% +3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £562
England median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +66.67% +6.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £42.50 £13.51
90th Percentile £51.38 £61.38 £35.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +16 42 £475 +5.56% 3
Shropshire +36 7 £479 +12.65% 2
Warwickshire +6 3 £365 -33.64%
Coventry +7 1 £425 -22.73% 1
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 53 (98.15%) Git (software)
2 52 (96.30%) Spring
3 51 (94.44%) Java
4 50 (92.59%) SOAP
5 48 (88.89%) Maven
5 48 (88.89%) Jenkins
6 46 (85.19%) Mockito
6 46 (85.19%) Web Services
7 45 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (79.63%) ActiveMQ
9 43 (79.63%) jMock
10 42 (77.78%) RESTful
10 42 (77.78%) DbUnit
10 42 (77.78%) PowerMock
10 42 (77.78%) SonarQube
11 41 (75.93%) Scrum
12 40 (74.07%) TDD
13 38 (70.37%) BDD
13 38 (70.37%) Amazon EC2
13 38 (70.37%) AWS
14 37 (68.52%) Open Source
14 37 (68.52%) Amazon SQS
14 37 (68.52%) Amazon RDS
15 36 (66.67%) Postfix
15 36 (66.67%) Kanban
15 36 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (64.81%) Microservices
17 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
18 30 (55.56%) SC Cleared

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 6 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) nginx
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 38 (70.37%) Amazon EC2
1 38 (70.37%) AWS
2 37 (68.52%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.70%) GitHub
3 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.56%) HTTP
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (68.52%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 53 (98.15%) Git (software)
2 48 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 48 (88.89%) Maven
3 46 (85.19%) Mockito
4 43 (79.63%) jMock
5 42 (77.78%) DbUnit
5 42 (77.78%) SonarQube
6 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.41%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.41%) JIRA
7 4 (7.41%) Selenium
8 3 (5.56%) Ant
8 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.56%) Gradle
8 3 (5.56%) IntelliJ
8 3 (5.56%) JMeter
8 3 (5.56%) TestNG
9 2 (3.70%) Grunt
9 2 (3.70%) gulp
9 2 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 22 (40.74%) Public Sector
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (94.44%) Developer
2 48 (88.89%) Java Developer
3 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 2 (3.70%) Consultant
4 2 (3.70%) WSO2 Consultant
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (1.85%) React Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Scala Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (1.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (1.85%) WSO2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (96.30%) Spring
2 50 (92.59%) SOAP
3 46 (85.19%) Web Services
4 43 (79.63%) ActiveMQ
5 42 (77.78%) PowerMock
5 42 (77.78%) RESTful
6 29 (53.70%) AngularJS
6 29 (53.70%) Hibernate
6 29 (53.70%) REST
6 29 (53.70%) Spring Cloud
7 26 (48.15%) JPA
8 16 (29.63%) J2EE
9 11 (20.37%) JSON
10 9 (16.67%) Spring Boot
10 9 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (11.11%) Gherkin
12 4 (7.41%) jQuery
13 3 (5.56%) J2SE
13 3 (5.56%) JMS
13 3 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (75.93%) Scrum
4 40 (74.07%) TDD
5 38 (70.37%) BDD
6 37 (68.52%) Open Source
7 36 (66.67%) Kanban
8 35 (64.81%) Microservices
9 25 (46.30%) BPMN
10 18 (33.33%) Migration
11 10 (18.52%) Biometrics
12 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 6 (11.11%) Process Improvement
12 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
13 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
13 3 (5.56%) EAI
13 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
13 3 (5.56%) SDLC
13 3 (5.56%) SOA
13 3 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) Java
2 24 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Scala
4 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Groovy
5 2 (3.70%) Haskell
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 30 (55.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 36 (66.67%) Postfix
2 6 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Grafana
2 2 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (7.41%) Adobe
2 3 (5.56%) BEA
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) webMethods
2 3 (5.56%) WSO2
3 2 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) VMware