Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 91 166
Rank change year-on-year -21 +75 -24
Contract jobs citing JUnit 4 61 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 2.01% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.19% 12.95% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 45 19
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £360 £411 £367
90th Percentile £540 £546 £484
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £58.00 £52.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% +15.56% -28.00%

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 337 471 1,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.03% 15.48% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 290 716
Median daily rate £400 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £287 £325 £319
90th Percentile £495 £575 £581
England median daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 17
Median hourly rate £33.75 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% +5.56% +34.11%
10th Percentile £15.00 £46.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £55.75 £59.05
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.25 £44.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +6.18% -1.11%

JUnit
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JUnit as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JUnit in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for JUnit in the West Midlands

JUnit
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JUnit in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JUnit in the West Midlands

JUnit
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JUnit in the West Midlands.

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 2 March 2021. 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
Shropshire -14 3 £450 +7.46%
Birmingham -16 1 £500 +2.56%
JUnit
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 4 (100.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) webMethods
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) J2SE
3 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Docker

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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
General
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) J2SE
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) WireMock
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) API Design
3 2 (50.00%) Conflict Resolution
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods