The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 587 608 606
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 11 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.026% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Median daily rate £350 £575 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +76.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £575 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +76.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7637 7561 6727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.59% 14.96% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5134 5108 4718
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 159 113
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.77 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £51.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing eggPlant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in England

eggPlant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in England

eggPlant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eggPlant across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

eggPlant Daily Rate Histogram in England

eggPlant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant across the England region.

eggPlant Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 7 £450 -
London -1 4 £350 +5.10%
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eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for eggPlant.

1 9 (60.00%) Java
1 9 (60.00%) XML
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) JSON
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
1 9 (60.00%) BDD
1 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 7 (46.67%) REST
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
2 7 (46.67%) Groovy
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) OOP
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 7 (46.67%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
4 5 (33.33%) Splunk
4 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 5 (33.33%) Gradle
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) JMeter
4 5 (33.33%) CMS
4 5 (33.33%) Ant
4 5 (33.33%) HP

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CMS
1 5 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Selenium
1 9 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (33.33%) Ant
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 5 (33.33%) Gradle
2 5 (33.33%) JMeter
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (26.67%) HP UFT
3 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) Fiddler
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (13.33%) Xcode
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Development Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) JSON
1 9 (60.00%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Android
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) BDD
1 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) OOP
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) Content Management
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Document Management
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) C++
2 7 (46.67%) Groovy
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Apple Swift
4 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) XenApp
1 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
1 5 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 5 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) VMware