The table below looks at the statistics for FitNesse 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 FitNesse over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 509 483 456
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -27
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 79 75 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 1.31% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 76
Average daily rate
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£445 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £563 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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
6715 5734 5881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.87% 12.06% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4503 3792 3310
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £281 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 118 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in England

FitNesse
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in England

FitNesse
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FitNesse across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

FitNesse Daily Rate Histogram in England

FitNesse
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FitNesse Hourly Rate Trend in England

FitNesse
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 FitNesse within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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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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
London -30 44 £438 +2.94% 3
South East +15 22 £450 +18.42% 3
South West - 12 £400 - 4
East of England - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 4
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FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 117 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (58.75%) Selenium
3 82 (51.25%) Cucumber
4 69 (43.13%) Java
5 66 (41.25%) Finance
6 64 (40.00%) C#
6 64 (40.00%) QA
7 58 (36.25%) Jenkins
8 56 (35.00%) TDD
8 56 (35.00%) SQL
9 55 (34.38%) BDD
10 49 (30.63%) Test Automation
11 48 (30.00%) Scrum
12 42 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (23.75%) Web Services
14 37 (23.13%) JIRA
14 37 (23.13%) Maven
15 36 (22.50%) Microsoft
16 35 (21.88%) .NET
16 35 (21.88%) Automation Testing
17 29 (18.13%) Open Source
18 28 (17.50%) RESTful
19 25 (15.63%) Ruby
20 24 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (15.00%) Visual Studio
20 24 (15.00%) Eclipse
21 22 (13.75%) WebDriver
21 22 (13.75%) Puppet
22 21 (13.13%) Test Scripting
22 21 (13.13%) Linux

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (11.25%) Apache
2 12 (7.50%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.50%) Confluence
3 4 (2.50%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.25%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.25%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MS Office
1 6 (3.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (2.50%) Firewall
2 4 (2.50%) LDAP
2 4 (2.50%) LAN
2 4 (2.50%) WAN
2 4 (2.50%) HTTP
2 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.50%) DNS
2 4 (2.50%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (0.63%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.50%) MySQL
5 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.88%) Big Data
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) DTS
7 2 (1.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.25%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 94 (58.75%) Selenium
2 82 (51.25%) Cucumber
3 58 (36.25%) Jenkins
4 37 (23.13%) Maven
4 37 (23.13%) JIRA
5 24 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 24 (15.00%) Eclipse
5 24 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (13.75%) WebDriver
7 17 (10.63%) Hudson
8 16 (10.00%) JUnit
9 15 (9.38%) SpecFlow
10 12 (7.50%) Subversion
10 12 (7.50%) Git (software)
11 11 (6.88%) Ant
12 10 (6.25%) NUnit
13 9 (5.63%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (5.63%) SoapUI
14 7 (4.38%) Concordion
14 7 (4.38%) WATIR
General
1 66 (41.25%) Finance
2 16 (10.00%) Banking
3 12 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.38%) General Ledger
4 7 (4.38%) Legal
5 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.88%) Electronics
6 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.88%) Marketing
6 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.25%) Front Office
7 2 (1.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (33.75%) Analyst
2 46 (28.75%) Developer
3 38 (23.75%) Test Analyst
4 26 (16.25%) Tester
5 25 (15.63%) QA Analyst
6 19 (11.88%) Architect
7 18 (11.25%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (10.63%) Java Developer
9 12 (7.50%) Automation Tester
9 12 (7.50%) Automation Analyst
10 11 (6.88%) QA Engineer
10 11 (6.88%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.38%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.38%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.38%) Test Leader
13 6 (3.75%) Python Developer
13 6 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (3.75%) QA Tester
14 5 (3.13%) J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.75%) Web Services
2 35 (21.88%) .NET
3 28 (17.50%) RESTful
4 20 (12.50%) J2EE
5 13 (8.13%) XML
6 12 (7.50%) PostGIS
7 10 (6.25%) SOAP
8 8 (5.00%) Spring
9 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.13%) JMS
10 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.50%) NHibernate
11 4 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.88%) WCF
12 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.88%) JSON
12 3 (1.88%) Struts
12 3 (1.88%) CSS
13 2 (1.25%) HTML
13 2 (1.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.13%) Open Source
2 13 (8.13%) Fixed Income
3 9 (5.63%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.50%) Derivative
6 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.88%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.88%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.88%) DTV
7 3 (1.88%) STB
7 3 (1.88%) User Experience
8 2 (1.25%) GIS
8 2 (1.25%) Equities
8 2 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.13%) Linux
2 17 (10.63%) UNIX
3 6 (3.75%) Windows
4 3 (1.88%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (73.13%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (35.00%) TDD
3 55 (34.38%) BDD
4 49 (30.63%) Test Automation
5 48 (30.00%) Scrum
6 42 (26.25%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (21.88%) Automation Testing
8 21 (13.13%) Test Scripting
9 20 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 19 (11.88%) Performance Testing
11 18 (11.25%) Automated Testing
12 14 (8.75%) Test Strategy
13 12 (7.50%) OO
14 11 (6.88%) ETL
14 11 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.88%) Kanban
15 10 (6.25%) Pair Programming
16 9 (5.63%) User Stories
17 8 (5.00%) Web Development
17 8 (5.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.13%) Java
2 64 (40.00%) C#
3 56 (35.00%) SQL
4 25 (15.63%) Ruby
5 13 (8.13%) Python
6 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.00%) PHP
8 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.88%) XPath
11 3 (1.88%) C++
12 2 (1.25%) XAML
12 2 (1.25%) C
13 1 (0.63%) Delphi
13 1 (0.63%) Perl
13 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.88%) Degree
2 8 (5.00%) ISEB
2 8 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (13.75%) Puppet
2 8 (5.00%) Vagrant
2 8 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.25%) Oracle
3 8 (5.00%) HP
3 8 (5.00%) Informatica
4 7 (4.38%) VMware
5 3 (1.88%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.88%) Sybase
5 3 (1.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.63%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.63%) Trayport
6 1 (0.63%) Murex
6 1 (0.63%) Fidessa
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