Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 129 158
Rank change year-on-year -14 +29 +8
Contract jobs citing JUnit 60 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.25% 0.92%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.93% 8.41% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 34
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £371 £319 £327
90th Percentile £575 £513 £496
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £32.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -32.00% +73.61% -5.26%

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 1,011 690 949
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.88% 14.91% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 453 546
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £283 £278
90th Percentile £538 £575 £507
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.58% +32.00% -20.48%
10th Percentile £21.60 £13.36 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.20 £36.63 £39.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 October 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 October 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 +4 27 £450 +38.46% 9
Shropshire -31 24 £425 -15.00% 1
Solihull - 3 £375 - 1
Coventry -29 2 £550 +62.96%
Worcestershire - 2 £410 -
Warwickshire +7 1 £550 -
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 59 (98.33%) Java
2 51 (85.00%) Spring
3 50 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (75.00%) Git (software)
5 40 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (63.33%) SOAP
7 37 (61.67%) Jenkins
8 34 (56.67%) J2EE
8 34 (56.67%) Maven
9 31 (51.67%) Spring Boot
10 30 (50.00%) RESTful
11 29 (48.33%) Scrum
11 29 (48.33%) Apache Camel
12 24 (40.00%) TDD
12 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
12 24 (40.00%) DbUnit
12 24 (40.00%) Mockito
13 23 (38.33%) BDD
13 23 (38.33%) Kanban
13 23 (38.33%) jMock
13 23 (38.33%) Web Services
13 23 (38.33%) Docker
13 23 (38.33%) PowerMock
13 23 (38.33%) SonarQube
14 21 (35.00%) Hibernate
15 20 (33.33%) Selenium
15 20 (33.33%) SC Cleared
16 19 (31.67%) Open Source
17 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
17 18 (30.00%) SQL

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 11 (18.33%) Apache
1 11 (18.33%) JBoss
1 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.67%) nginx
3 9 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.00%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.67%) Mule
5 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.33%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (16.67%) GitHub
3 10 (16.67%) Google Analytics
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.00%) IaaS
5 3 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 14 (23.33%) HTTP
3 13 (21.67%) SSL
4 7 (11.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 37 (61.67%) Jenkins
3 34 (56.67%) Maven
4 24 (40.00%) DbUnit
4 24 (40.00%) Mockito
5 23 (38.33%) jMock
5 23 (38.33%) SonarQube
6 20 (33.33%) Selenium
7 16 (26.67%) Ant
7 16 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 13 (21.67%) IntelliJ
9 12 (20.00%) Eclipse
10 10 (16.67%) Bitbucket
10 10 (16.67%) Gatling
10 10 (16.67%) Grunt
10 10 (16.67%) gulp
10 10 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (16.67%) Sublime Text
11 7 (11.67%) GitLab
12 4 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 41 (68.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 15 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Backend Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Java Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
8 1 (1.67%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Functional Tester
8 1 (1.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (85.00%) Spring
2 38 (63.33%) SOAP
3 34 (56.67%) J2EE
4 31 (51.67%) Spring Boot
5 30 (50.00%) RESTful
6 29 (48.33%) Apache Camel
7 23 (38.33%) PowerMock
7 23 (38.33%) Web Services
8 21 (35.00%) Hibernate
9 15 (25.00%) JSON
10 14 (23.33%) jQuery
10 14 (23.33%) REST
11 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
11 13 (21.67%) HTML
12 12 (20.00%) CSS
12 12 (20.00%) Gherkin
12 12 (20.00%) JPA
12 12 (20.00%) XML
13 10 (16.67%) Node.js
13 10 (16.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) NHS
2 4 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 11 (18.33%) Unix
3 10 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 10 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (48.33%) Scrum
4 24 (40.00%) TDD
5 23 (38.33%) BDD
5 23 (38.33%) Kanban
6 19 (31.67%) Open Source
7 16 (26.67%) Microservices
8 15 (25.00%) DevOps
9 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
10 13 (21.67%) Process Improvement
10 13 (21.67%) Test Strategy
11 11 (18.33%) Configuration Management
11 11 (18.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 10 (16.67%) Analytics
12 10 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) Java
2 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (30.00%) SQL
3 11 (18.33%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) Python
3 11 (18.33%) Ruby
4 10 (16.67%) Groovy
4 10 (16.67%) Haskell
4 10 (16.67%) Perl
4 10 (16.67%) Scala
5 2 (3.33%) Java 8
5 2 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) PMO
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 23 (38.33%) Docker
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (18.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Puppet
2 10 (16.67%) Grafana
2 10 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Google
1 11 (18.33%) VMware
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 6 (10.00%) webMethods
4 4 (6.67%) Adobe
5 3 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft