The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
FitNesse
Rank 151 194 203
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +9
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 3 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.036% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.29% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
Average daily rate £588 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £365 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FitNesse
London

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%

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
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 30 April 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) CruiseControl
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Ruby
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
7 3 (25.00%) Twitter
7 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) MSBuild
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services

FitNesse
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 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Markit EDM
1 1 (8.33%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (33.33%) CruiseControl
5 3 (25.00%) MSBuild
5 3 (25.00%) NUnit
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) JBehave
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 2 (16.67%) Subversion
6 2 (16.67%) WATIR
7 1 (8.33%) Ant
7 1 (8.33%) Geb
7 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
7 1 (8.33%) Maven
7 1 (8.33%) Sahi
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) LINQ
3 3 (25.00%) WCF
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Autofac
4 2 (16.67%) AutoMapper
4 2 (16.67%) Behat
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Drools
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) Test Management
7 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) AWK
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) sed
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) SDET
3 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Perforce
2 1 (8.33%) SimCorp
2 1 (8.33%) Solace