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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 194 208 210
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 13 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.24% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 2.08% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £369 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
795 818 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.37% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 605 505
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 25 (75.76%) Selenium
2 23 (69.70%) QA
3 22 (66.67%) C#
3 22 (66.67%) Finance
4 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (51.52%) SQL
6 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) .NET
8 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 11 (33.33%) TDD
8 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
10 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
10 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
10 9 (27.27%) Banking
11 8 (24.24%) Java
12 7 (21.21%) Fixed Income
12 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
12 7 (21.21%) BDD
13 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (18.18%) NUnit
13 6 (18.18%) Scrum
14 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (15.15%) Web Services
14 5 (15.15%) XML
14 5 (15.15%) SpecFlow
14 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
14 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (15.15%) WebDriver

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) DTS
3 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (75.76%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 6 (18.18%) NUnit
5 5 (15.15%) SpecFlow
5 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
6 4 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (9.09%) JIRA
8 2 (6.06%) Subversion
8 2 (6.06%) JUnit
8 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
9 1 (3.03%) Concordion
9 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.03%) Ant
9 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.03%) WinRunner
9 1 (3.03%) Maven
9 1 (3.03%) WATIR
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Fixed Income
2 5 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Equities
4 1 (3.03%) Derivative
4 1 (3.03%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) TDD
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
4 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 7 (21.21%) BDD
6 6 (18.18%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
8 4 (12.12%) System Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Kanban
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Test Management
9 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.06%) Analytics
10 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.06%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) XPath
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) OpenLink
4 1 (3.03%) Trayport