The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
294 261 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.97% 9.21% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 164 89
Average daily rate £350 £314 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -13.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £223 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £427 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 - £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing eggPlant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited eggPlant.

1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing eggPlant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited eggPlant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby