The table below looks at the statistics for jMock 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 jMock over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jMock
Rank 190 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Contract jobs citing jMock 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.083% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 0.69% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 12
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£600 £450 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £373 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £586 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
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
786 869 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.41% 12.08% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 644 543
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £45.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £36.44 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

jMock
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

jMock Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

jMock
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 jMock across the City of London region.

jMock Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

jMock
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jMock across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

jMock Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing jMock 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 jMock.

1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) JUnit
4 13 (61.90%) Spring
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
6 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (42.86%) Linux
7 9 (42.86%) JMS
7 9 (42.86%) Scrum
8 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
8 8 (38.10%) Maven
9 7 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
10 6 (28.57%) Hudson
10 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 6 (28.57%) Banking
10 6 (28.57%) Data Management
10 6 (28.57%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) Front Office
10 6 (28.57%) Python
10 6 (28.57%) OO
10 6 (28.57%) JBoss
10 6 (28.57%) UNIX
10 6 (28.57%) Web Services
10 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 6 (28.57%) Sybase
10 6 (28.57%) J2EE
11 5 (23.81%) MySQL
11 5 (23.81%) JavaScript

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing jMock 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 jMock. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Redis
4 1 (4.76%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) JUnit
2 8 (38.10%) Maven
3 6 (28.57%) Hudson
4 5 (23.81%) CruiseControl
4 5 (23.81%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.76%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) Selenium
6 1 (4.76%) JSUnit
6 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.76%) EasyMock
6 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.76%) JBehave
6 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Mockito
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (28.57%) Front Office
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Banking
1 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) Spring
2 9 (42.86%) JMS
3 8 (38.10%) Hibernate
4 6 (28.57%) J2EE
4 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) JDBC
5 5 (23.81%) Middleware
5 5 (23.81%) Java EE
6 4 (19.05%) JTA
6 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
6 4 (19.05%) JTS
7 3 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP
8 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
8 2 (9.52%) jQuery
9 1 (4.76%) Apache CXF
9 1 (4.76%) WCF
9 1 (4.76%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Credit Risk
1 5 (23.81%) Market Risk
2 3 (14.29%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (47.62%) Unit Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (28.57%) Data Management
4 6 (28.57%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) UML
5 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
8 2 (9.52%) EAI
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
8 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
8 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (9.52%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Sybase
2 6 (28.57%) JBoss
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.52%) Bloomberg
4 2 (9.52%) Murex
4 2 (9.52%) Fidessa
5 1 (4.76%) Perforce
5 1 (4.76%) GoldenSource