The first table below looks at the demand for FitNesse 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 FitNesse over the 3 months to 17 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 City of London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 200 182 216
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +34
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 10 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.29% 0.087%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.15% 2.37% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 7
Average daily rate £463 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £365 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
871 759 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.47% 12.22% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 601 490
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +52.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
FitNesse
London

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FitNesse
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 FitNesse across the City of London region.

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

FitNesse
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FitNesse across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

FitNesse Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

FitNesse
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FitNesse across the City of London region.

FitNesse Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse.

1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) QA
4 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
5 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) JIRA
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (30.43%) Banking
7 7 (30.43%) UNIX
7 7 (30.43%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) LAN
8 6 (26.09%) WAN
8 6 (26.09%) HTTP
8 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
8 6 (26.09%) SSL
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) JUnit
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
9 5 (21.74%) LDAP
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 4 (17.39%) JBoss

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) LAN
1 6 (26.09%) WAN
1 6 (26.09%) HTTP
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
1 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
1 6 (26.09%) SSL
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
3 9 (39.13%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) JUnit
5 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
7 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
7 1 (4.35%) Maven
7 1 (4.35%) WebLOAD
7 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
7 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.35%) Sahi
7 1 (4.35%) WATIR
7 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Front Office
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
1 7 (30.43%) Tester
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Mustache
4 1 (4.35%) Sass
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) DOM
4 1 (4.35%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
2 2 (8.70%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) IPTV
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.70%) MVC
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) Lua
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) XQuery
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Murex