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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 188 195 175
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 1 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 1.22% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 17
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
693 819 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.50% 13.50% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 624 553
Average daily rate £425 £425 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £58.75 £50.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.41% +16.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 2015, 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 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) EAI
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP