Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 158 169
Rank change year-on-year +33 +11 +7
Contract jobs citing JUnit 58 56 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.26% 0.90% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.50% 5.92% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 3
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £319 £326 £411
90th Percentile £513 £498 £448
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.00 -
England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +73.61% -5.26% +26.67%

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 682 946 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.82% 15.24% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 542 271
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £156
90th Percentile £575 £507 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.53% -16.83%
10th Percentile £13.46 £11.50 £21.94
90th Percentile £57.28 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.64
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.12% +3.03%

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 October 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 October 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 +14 24 £325 -27.78% 2
Shropshire +23 12 £500 -
Coventry +22 11 £338 -27.03%
Warwickshire +7 6 - -
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 52 (89.66%) Java
2 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (68.97%) Spring
3 40 (68.97%) Git (software)
4 37 (63.79%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (62.07%) Jenkins
6 34 (58.62%) Scrum
7 29 (50.00%) TDD
8 28 (48.28%) RESTful
9 27 (46.55%) Hibernate
9 27 (46.55%) SOAP
10 25 (43.10%) Scala
11 24 (41.38%) REST
12 23 (39.66%) Docker
12 23 (39.66%) Spring Boot
12 23 (39.66%) JSON
12 23 (39.66%) SQL
12 23 (39.66%) JBoss
13 22 (37.93%) Kanban
14 21 (36.21%) Open Source
15 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
16 19 (32.76%) Android
16 19 (32.76%) MongoDB
17 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
17 18 (31.03%) Linux
17 18 (31.03%) J2EE
18 17 (29.31%) PostgreSQL
19 16 (27.59%) Maven
19 16 (27.59%) HTML
20 15 (25.86%) Web Services

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 23 (39.66%) JBoss
2 13 (22.41%) Apache
3 11 (18.97%) Apache Spark
3 11 (18.97%) GlassFish
3 11 (18.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (18.97%) WildFly
4 10 (17.24%) Tomcat
5 9 (15.52%) Confluence
6 8 (13.79%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.72%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.52%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) HTTP
2 6 (10.34%) SSL
2 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (6.90%) OpenVPN
3 4 (6.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) MongoDB
2 17 (29.31%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 11 (18.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (18.97%) Big Data
4 11 (18.97%) Hadoop
4 11 (18.97%) MySQL
5 4 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (68.97%) Git (software)
2 36 (62.07%) Jenkins
3 16 (27.59%) Maven
4 15 (25.86%) SonarQube
5 14 (24.14%) Eclipse
5 14 (24.14%) Mockito
6 13 (22.41%) jMock
7 11 (18.97%) DbUnit
7 11 (18.97%) Hudson
7 11 (18.97%) IntelliJ
7 11 (18.97%) JBehave
7 11 (18.97%) Selenium
8 9 (15.52%) Ant
8 9 (15.52%) JIRA
8 9 (15.52%) Subversion
9 6 (10.34%) Bitbucket
10 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
10 4 (6.90%) Liquibase
10 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 47 (81.03%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) Java Developer
3 15 (25.86%) Senior Developer
4 13 (22.41%) Digital Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Scala Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Android Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Programmer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) Spring
2 28 (48.28%) RESTful
3 27 (46.55%) Hibernate
3 27 (46.55%) SOAP
4 24 (41.38%) REST
5 23 (39.66%) JSON
5 23 (39.66%) Spring Boot
6 18 (31.03%) J2EE
7 16 (27.59%) HTML
8 15 (25.86%) Web Services
9 14 (24.14%) HTML5
9 14 (24.14%) Java EE
10 13 (22.41%) CSS
10 13 (22.41%) Play Framework
11 12 (20.69%) EJB
12 11 (18.97%) HornetQ
12 11 (18.97%) JAX-RS
12 11 (18.97%) JMS
12 11 (18.97%) PowerMock
12 11 (18.97%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Android
2 18 (31.03%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) Apple iOS
4 8 (13.79%) Unix
5 4 (6.90%) CentOS
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (63.79%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (58.62%) Scrum
4 29 (50.00%) TDD
5 22 (37.93%) Kanban
6 21 (36.21%) Open Source
7 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
8 18 (31.03%) Test Automation
9 13 (22.41%) SOA
10 12 (20.69%) Analytics
10 12 (20.69%) BDD
10 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 11 (18.97%) Dependency Injection
11 11 (18.97%) DSDM
11 11 (18.97%) Functional Testing
11 11 (18.97%) Mathematics
11 11 (18.97%) Personalization
11 11 (18.97%) Predictive Analytics
11 11 (18.97%) Software Delivery
12 10 (17.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) Scala
3 23 (39.66%) SQL
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.07%) Python
6 6 (10.34%) Groovy
6 6 (10.34%) Ruby
7 5 (8.62%) C#
8 4 (6.90%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) Haskell
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
10 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Docker
2 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) vSphere
3 4 (6.90%) Postfix
3 4 (6.90%) Squid
3 4 (6.90%) vCloud
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Puppet
2 5 (8.62%) Kibana
3 4 (6.90%) Ansible
3 4 (6.90%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.90%) logstash
3 4 (6.90%) Rancher
3 4 (6.90%) Rsyslog
3 4 (6.90%) Sysdig
3 4 (6.90%) Terraform
3 4 (6.90%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.72%) Grafana
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) webMethods
4 6 (10.34%) Google
5 4 (6.90%) Adobe
5 4 (6.90%) Sonatype