The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 153 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 1 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% - 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate £390 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
563 700 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.12% 12.73% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 532 636
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (100.00%) Java
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