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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 207 198 224
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-33.75% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
780 796 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.32% 13.71% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 626 613
Average daily rate £450 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) RTSP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) IPTV
1 1 (100.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DRM
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin