The first table below looks at the demand for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.64% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
53 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.48% 6.94% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 7
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
eggPlant
South Wales

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

eggPlant
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eggPlant across the Cardiff region.

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) J2ME
3 4 (66.67%) Handset
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) WAP
3 4 (66.67%) Toad
3 4 (66.67%) Sun
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (66.67%) Apple
3 4 (66.67%) 3G
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) 2G
3 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (66.67%) 4G
3 4 (66.67%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) QA

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) 3G
1 4 (66.67%) 2G
1 4 (66.67%) 4G
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) Toad
2 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) Calabash
4 1 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Robotium
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) QA Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) J2ME
2 4 (66.67%) WAP
2 4 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Handset
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Sun
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) Apple
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago