Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 126 155
Rank change year-on-year -29 +29 +20
Contract jobs citing JUnit 45 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 1.10% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.92% 6.94% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 40
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +33.33%
10th Percentile £364 £319 £325
90th Percentile £531 £518 £480
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% +9.21% +1.33%

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 914 706 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.74% 15.92% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 475 501
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £420 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +5.66% +13.57%
10th Percentile £306 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £553 £506
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -9.72% +9.92%
10th Percentile £17.03 £23.75 £19.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.31 £43.75
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 July 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 22 July 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 +2 32 £450 - 9
Shropshire -32 5 £488 -2.50%
Solihull - 2 £375 - 1
Warwickshire -5 1 £550 -
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 41 (91.11%) Java
2 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (80.00%) Git (software)
4 35 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (77.78%) SOAP
5 34 (75.56%) Jenkins
6 33 (73.33%) Spring
7 31 (68.89%) Maven
8 30 (66.67%) J2EE
9 29 (64.44%) TDD
9 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
9 29 (64.44%) Spring Boot
10 28 (62.22%) SonarQube
10 28 (62.22%) Scrum
10 28 (62.22%) Web Services
11 26 (57.78%) RESTful
11 26 (57.78%) DbUnit
12 25 (55.56%) Mockito
12 25 (55.56%) BDD
12 25 (55.56%) Kanban
12 25 (55.56%) jMock
12 25 (55.56%) Apache Camel
12 25 (55.56%) PowerMock
13 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
14 14 (31.11%) VMware
14 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
14 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (31.11%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (31.11%) vSphere

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 (13.33%) JBoss
2 5 (11.11%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) Mule
4 2 (4.44%) Mule ESB
4 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (31.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) GitHub
2 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 34 (75.56%) Jenkins
3 31 (68.89%) Maven
4 28 (62.22%) SonarQube
5 26 (57.78%) DbUnit
6 25 (55.56%) jMock
6 25 (55.56%) Mockito
7 11 (24.44%) Eclipse
8 10 (22.22%) Selenium
9 9 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (15.56%) IntelliJ
11 6 (13.33%) Ant
11 6 (13.33%) WebDriver
12 4 (8.89%) Gradle
13 3 (6.67%) JProfiler
13 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
14 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
14 2 (4.44%) JIRA
14 2 (4.44%) WinAutomation
15 1 (2.22%) Gatling
General
1 5 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) Java Developer
3 18 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 16 (35.56%) J2EE Developer
4 16 (35.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Functional Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Java Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (4.44%) MuleSoft Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Programmer
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) SOAP
2 33 (73.33%) Spring
3 30 (66.67%) J2EE
4 29 (64.44%) Spring Boot
5 28 (62.22%) Web Services
6 26 (57.78%) RESTful
7 25 (55.56%) Apache Camel
7 25 (55.56%) PowerMock
8 13 (28.89%) Hibernate
9 10 (22.22%) JPA
10 7 (15.56%) HTML
10 7 (15.56%) Java EE
10 7 (15.56%) REST
10 7 (15.56%) XML
11 6 (13.33%) JSON
12 5 (11.11%) CSS
13 4 (8.89%) jQuery
14 3 (6.67%) EJB
14 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
14 3 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (64.44%) TDD
4 28 (62.22%) Scrum
5 25 (55.56%) BDD
5 25 (55.56%) Kanban
6 14 (31.11%) E-Commerce
6 14 (31.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) Open Source
9 5 (11.11%) DevOps
9 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.89%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Load Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Microservices
10 4 (8.89%) OO
10 4 (8.89%) RAD
10 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) Java
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) Java 8
4 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Scala
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) Haskell
7 1 (2.22%) Java 9
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Security Cleared
2 22 (48.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (31.11%) vSphere
2 4 (8.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) Grafana
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) VMware
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Perforce
2 3 (6.67%) webMethods
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) SAP