The table below looks at the statistics for FitNesse skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FitNesse over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 77 73 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.81% 2.07% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
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 Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
172 145 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.70% 12.60% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 31
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

FitNesse
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FitNesse across the Edinburgh region.

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

FitNesse
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FitNesse across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

FitNesse Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 13 (76.47%) XML
4 12 (70.59%) XML Schema
4 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
5 11 (64.71%) Spring
5 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
5 11 (64.71%) Java
5 11 (64.71%) JUnit
5 11 (64.71%) Pair Programming
6 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
6 10 (58.82%) JDBC
6 10 (58.82%) iBATIS
7 8 (47.06%) jMock
7 8 (47.06%) Mockito
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) JMS
10 3 (17.65%) Banking
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) Markit EDM
10 3 (17.65%) Selenium
10 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
10 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
10 3 (17.65%) BDD
10 3 (17.65%) Open Source
11 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (11.76%) RESTful
11 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (11.76%) Jenkins

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (64.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) JUnit
2 8 (47.06%) jMock
2 8 (47.06%) Mockito
3 3 (17.65%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Ant
4 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
5 1 (5.88%) Calabash
5 1 (5.88%) Concordion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Java Developer
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) QA Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) XML
2 12 (70.59%) XML Schema
3 11 (64.71%) Spring
4 10 (58.82%) Hibernate
4 10 (58.82%) JDBC
4 10 (58.82%) iBATIS
5 4 (23.53%) JMS
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (82.35%) TDD
3 11 (64.71%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (64.71%) Pair Programming
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) XPath
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle