The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.37% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £398 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £381 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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 Cardiff region.

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
40 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.67% 10.33% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) Maven
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) Selenium
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
5 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (50.00%) QA
5 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) Ant
5 4 (50.00%) WAP
5 4 (50.00%) Toad
5 4 (50.00%) Sun
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (50.00%) Apple
5 4 (50.00%) Apache
5 4 (50.00%) J2ME
5 4 (50.00%) 3G
5 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (50.00%) 2G
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Handset
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) 3G
1 4 (50.00%) 2G
1 4 (50.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) JIRA
1 6 (75.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Toad
2 4 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (50.00%) Calabash
2 4 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Robotium
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) JBehave
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Leader
2 4 (50.00%) QA Leader
3 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) WAP
3 4 (50.00%) J2ME
3 4 (50.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (50.00%) Handset
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Apple