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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 100 125
Rank change year-on-year 0 +25  
Contract jobs citing JUnit 15 29 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.06% 0.078%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.87% 6.62% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 1
Median daily rate £475 £388 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +76.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.28% -13.33%  

JUnit is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 308 438 224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.76% 15.94% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 228 129
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing JUnit as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +28 8 £500 -
Birmingham 0 3 £450 +6.95% 2
Coventry 0 3 £319 -1.76%
Warwickshire -1 1 £375 - 1
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 25 (69.44%) Java
2 22 (61.11%) Git (software)
3 20 (55.56%) Linux
3 20 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (47.22%) Selenium
6 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
7 16 (44.44%) Subversion
8 14 (38.89%) Unix
8 14 (38.89%) Cucumber
9 13 (36.11%) Puppet
9 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 13 (36.11%) Scrum
9 13 (36.11%) Spring
10 12 (33.33%) HTML
10 12 (33.33%) Open Source
11 11 (30.56%) CSS
11 11 (30.56%) TDD
11 11 (30.56%) Scala
12 10 (27.78%) RESTful
12 10 (27.78%) JSON
12 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (25.00%) DevOps
13 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
13 9 (25.00%) Apple iOS
13 9 (25.00%) Python
13 9 (25.00%) HTTP

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 (16.67%) Confluence
1 6 (16.67%) JBoss
2 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.33%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (5.56%) Documentum
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 9 (25.00%) HTTP
3 7 (19.44%) DNS
3 7 (19.44%) LDAP
4 3 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 20 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 17 (47.22%) Selenium
4 16 (44.44%) Subversion
5 14 (38.89%) Cucumber
6 10 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (22.22%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (22.22%) ClearCase
7 8 (22.22%) ClearQuest
8 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 6 (16.67%) JIRA
8 6 (16.67%) RSpec
9 5 (13.89%) IntelliJ
10 4 (11.11%) Ant
10 4 (11.11%) Mockito
10 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
11 3 (8.33%) Capybara
11 3 (8.33%) Gradle
11 3 (8.33%) SonarQube
11 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Scala Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Digital Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) Spring
2 12 (33.33%) HTML
3 11 (30.56%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) JSON
4 10 (27.78%) RESTful
5 8 (22.22%) SOAP
6 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
6 7 (19.44%) REST
7 6 (16.67%) HTML5
7 6 (16.67%) J2EE
7 6 (16.67%) Play Framework
7 6 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) EJB
9 4 (11.11%) JSP
9 4 (11.11%) Spring MVC
9 4 (11.11%) Struts
10 3 (8.33%) Django
10 3 (8.33%) Guice
10 3 (8.33%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Linux
2 14 (38.89%) Unix
3 9 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (22.22%) AIX
5 3 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (47.22%) Configuration Management
4 13 (36.11%) Scrum
5 12 (33.33%) Open Source
6 11 (30.56%) TDD
7 10 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 9 (25.00%) DevOps
9 7 (19.44%) BDD
9 7 (19.44%) Microservices
10 6 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
10 6 (16.67%) Kanban
10 6 (16.67%) OO
10 6 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (16.67%) Use Case
10 6 (16.67%) Web Design
10 6 (16.67%) Web Development
11 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Scala
4 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (16.67%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Ansible
2 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.33%) Grafana
3 3 (8.33%) Kibana
3 3 (8.33%) logstash
3 3 (8.33%) rkt
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Adobe
1 3 (8.33%) AppDynamics
1 3 (8.33%) Google
1 3 (8.33%) Splunk
1 3 (8.33%) webMethods
2 2 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Pega
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