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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TestPlant eggPlant
UK / England
Rank 561 592 584
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 18 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.042% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 5
Median daily rate £450 £563 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +93.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £700 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £563 £288
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +95.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
7165 6997 6482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.11% 14.67% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4816 4675 4370
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 186 120
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.83 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.75 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

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 24 February 2017.

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

eggPlant
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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +29 13 £450 +28.57%
London +26 4 £350 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
eggPlant
UK

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 18 (81.82%) Java
1 18 (81.82%) XML
1 18 (81.82%) Python
1 18 (81.82%) HTTP
1 18 (81.82%) TDD
1 18 (81.82%) Ruby
1 18 (81.82%) JSON
1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
1 18 (81.82%) Groovy
1 18 (81.82%) WebDriver
1 18 (81.82%) BDD
1 18 (81.82%) REST
2 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 15 (68.18%) Bitbucket
2 15 (68.18%) Gradle
2 15 (68.18%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (68.18%) Sitecore
2 15 (68.18%) Maven
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Content Management
2 15 (68.18%) JMeter
2 15 (68.18%) CMS
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 15 (68.18%) OOP
2 15 (68.18%) OO
2 15 (68.18%) Ant
2 15 (68.18%) Apache Ivy
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 14 (63.64%) C++
3 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing

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 15 (68.18%) CMS
1 15 (68.18%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Selenium
1 18 (81.82%) WebDriver
2 15 (68.18%) Ant
2 15 (68.18%) Apache Ivy
2 15 (68.18%) Bitbucket
2 15 (68.18%) Gradle
2 15 (68.18%) JMeter
2 15 (68.18%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 4 (18.18%) Gatling
4 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
4 4 (18.18%) NeoLoad
5 3 (13.64%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
1 13 (59.09%) Developer in Test
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Functional Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Development Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) JSON
1 18 (81.82%) REST
1 18 (81.82%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) React
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) BDD
1 18 (81.82%) TDD
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Content Management
2 15 (68.18%) OO
2 15 (68.18%) OOP
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
4 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 12 (54.55%) Visualisation
5 11 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 11 (50.00%) Security Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Test Management
7 4 (18.18%) Document Management
7 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) Software Delivery
9 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Groovy
1 18 (81.82%) Java
1 18 (81.82%) Python
1 18 (81.82%) Ruby
2 14 (63.64%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
1 4 (18.18%) XenApp
1 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Fortify
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Sitecore
1 15 (68.18%) Splunk
2 8 (36.36%) HP