The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 564 574 555
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 25 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.006% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.046% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 8
Average daily rate
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£280 £375 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £355 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £395 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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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
7444 6584 5761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.01% 13.08% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4958 4264 3771
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 119 122
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in England

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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

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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 28 August 2015.

eggPlant Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 10 £280 -
London +23 6 £463 +15.62% 2
North West - 4 £350 -
East of England - 3 £265 -
South East - 2 - -
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eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant.

1 23 (67.65%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) ETL
4 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
4 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
5 11 (32.35%) Test Management
5 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
5 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (29.41%) Tableau
7 9 (26.47%) C#
7 9 (26.47%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (23.53%) QA
8 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
9 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
9 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
10 6 (17.65%) Scrum
11 5 (14.71%) TDD
11 5 (14.71%) C++
11 5 (14.71%) SOAP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) RTSP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (67.65%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
3 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
4 4 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) JUnit
5 3 (8.82%) Xcode
6 2 (5.88%) Subversion
6 2 (5.88%) MSTest
7 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.94%) Calabash
7 1 (2.94%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.94%) Appium
7 1 (2.94%) JMeter
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
1 17 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tester
7 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (8.82%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.94%) EFT
3 1 (2.94%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ETL
2 13 (38.24%) E-Commerce
2 13 (38.24%) Test Automation
3 11 (32.35%) Test Management
3 11 (32.35%) Test Scripting
3 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
6 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 5 (14.71%) Open Source
8 3 (8.82%) Content Management
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) Automation Testing
8 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Email Management
9 2 (5.88%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 9 (26.47%) C#
3 9 (26.47%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) C++
4 5 (14.71%) Ruby
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Tableau
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.94%) Mercator
6 1 (2.94%) ESRI