Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 149 167
Rank change year-on-year +18 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing JUnit 55 55 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.14% 0.94% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 6.35% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 1
West Midlands median daily rate £368 £478 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.04% +12.35% +26.87%
10th Percentile £263 £331 £413
90th Percentile £511 £581 £438
England median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.18% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.25 -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +73.61% -17.24% +45.00%

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 742 866 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.42% 14.85% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 475 225
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £188
90th Percentile £563 £502 £478
England median daily rate £463 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +7.56% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £31.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -24.73% -14.93%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £35.78 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +8.11%

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 17 December 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 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 +15 29 £345 -23.33% 4
Coventry +12 11 £338 -27.03%
Shropshire +14 7 £505 -8.18%
Warwickshire +5 6 £200 -
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 50 (90.91%) Java
2 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (63.64%) Scrum
3 35 (63.64%) Git (software)
3 35 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 34 (61.82%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (54.55%) Spring
6 27 (49.09%) TDD
7 24 (43.64%) RESTful
8 22 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (38.18%) Kanban
9 21 (38.18%) Docker
10 20 (36.36%) Spring Boot
10 20 (36.36%) Maven
11 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
11 19 (34.55%) Hibernate
11 19 (34.55%) SOAP
11 19 (34.55%) SonarQube
11 19 (34.55%) REST
12 17 (30.91%) Scala
12 17 (30.91%) Web Services
12 17 (30.91%) Android
12 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
13 16 (29.09%) JBoss
13 16 (29.09%) SQL
13 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (27.27%) VMware
15 14 (25.45%) J2EE
15 14 (25.45%) Linux

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 (29.09%) JBoss
2 13 (23.64%) Apache
2 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
3 11 (20.00%) Confluence
4 10 (18.18%) Apache Spark
4 10 (18.18%) GlassFish
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (18.18%) WildFly
5 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (27.27%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (14.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 8 (14.55%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (14.55%) Amazon S3
3 8 (14.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) HTTP
2 8 (14.55%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (14.55%) OpenVPN
2 8 (14.55%) SSH
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (23.64%) MongoDB
3 10 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (18.18%) Big Data
3 10 (18.18%) Hadoop
3 10 (18.18%) MySQL
3 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 8 (14.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 35 (63.64%) Git (software)
1 35 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 20 (36.36%) Maven
3 19 (34.55%) SonarQube
4 13 (23.64%) Mockito
5 12 (21.82%) jMock
6 11 (20.00%) Ant
6 11 (20.00%) DbUnit
7 10 (18.18%) Bitbucket
7 10 (18.18%) Hudson
7 10 (18.18%) JBehave
7 10 (18.18%) JIRA
7 10 (18.18%) Selenium
8 8 (14.55%) Eclipse
8 8 (14.55%) Liquibase
8 8 (14.55%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (10.91%) IntelliJ
10 5 (9.09%) Subversion
11 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
12 3 (5.45%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Automotive
2 1 (1.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Developer
2 19 (34.55%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Digital Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Android Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.45%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
9 2 (3.64%) BPM Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Android Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) Spring
2 24 (43.64%) RESTful
3 20 (36.36%) Spring Boot
4 19 (34.55%) Hibernate
4 19 (34.55%) REST
4 19 (34.55%) SOAP
5 17 (30.91%) Web Services
6 14 (25.45%) J2EE
6 14 (25.45%) JSON
7 13 (23.64%) Java EE
8 11 (20.00%) PowerMock
9 10 (18.18%) HornetQ
9 10 (18.18%) HTML
9 10 (18.18%) JAX-RS
9 10 (18.18%) JMS
9 10 (18.18%) RESTEasy
9 10 (18.18%) WireMock
10 8 (14.55%) CSS
10 8 (14.55%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (14.55%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.55%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Android
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 11 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (14.55%) CentOS
5 3 (5.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (63.64%) Scrum
3 34 (61.82%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (49.09%) TDD
5 21 (38.18%) Kanban
6 19 (34.55%) Unit Testing
7 17 (30.91%) Test Automation
8 13 (23.64%) BDD
9 11 (20.00%) DevOps
9 11 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 11 (20.00%) Open Source
9 11 (20.00%) SOA
10 10 (18.18%) Analytics
10 10 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (18.18%) DSDM
10 10 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 10 (18.18%) Personalization
10 10 (18.18%) Predictive Analytics
10 10 (18.18%) Software Delivery
10 10 (18.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) Scala
3 16 (29.09%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.36%) Groovy
6 8 (14.55%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.27%) Python
8 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) Docker
2 8 (14.55%) Postfix
2 8 (14.55%) Squid
2 8 (14.55%) vCloud
2 8 (14.55%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Ansible
2 8 (14.55%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (14.55%) Kibana
2 8 (14.55%) Kubernetes
2 8 (14.55%) logstash
2 8 (14.55%) Rancher
2 8 (14.55%) Rsyslog
2 8 (14.55%) Sysdig
2 8 (14.55%) Terraform
2 8 (14.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) VMware
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 8 (14.55%) Sonatype
4 3 (5.45%) webMethods
5 2 (3.64%) Google