The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 484 483 475
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 82 56 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.27% 1.02% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 60
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6456 5516 5685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 11.84% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3529 3389
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 133 206
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
London +34 64 £475 +11.76% 10
South East -3 13 £400 +8.84% 5
East of England - 3 £425 -
South West - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - -
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FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 121 (69.14%) Selenium
2 87 (49.71%) QA
3 78 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (44.00%) C#
5 75 (42.86%) Finance
6 71 (40.57%) Cucumber
7 67 (38.29%) Java
8 59 (33.71%) Test Automation
9 54 (30.86%) Automation Testing
10 53 (30.29%) TDD
10 53 (30.29%) SQL
11 51 (29.14%) BDD
12 48 (27.43%) Scrum
13 45 (25.71%) Microsoft
14 36 (20.57%) Visual Studio
14 36 (20.57%) Automated Testing
15 35 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (19.43%) Jenkins
17 31 (17.71%) Test Scripting
18 30 (17.14%) .NET
19 27 (15.43%) Ruby
20 26 (14.86%) JIRA
20 26 (14.86%) Open Source
21 22 (12.57%) Test Strategy
21 22 (12.57%) WebDriver
21 22 (12.57%) JUnit
22 21 (12.00%) Performance Testing
23 20 (11.43%) Software Testing
23 20 (11.43%) Maven

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (7.43%) Apache
2 5 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.71%) Confluence
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (1.14%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.14%) Node.js
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.57%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (0.57%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.14%) Internet
2 8 (4.57%) HTTPS
2 8 (4.57%) HTTP
2 8 (4.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.00%) DNS
3 7 (4.00%) LDAP
3 7 (4.00%) LAN
3 7 (4.00%) WAN
3 7 (4.00%) SSL
3 7 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.57%) MySQL
2 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.71%) Big Data
6 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.57%) Redis
8 1 (0.57%) DTS
8 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 121 (69.14%) Selenium
2 71 (40.57%) Cucumber
3 36 (20.57%) Visual Studio
4 35 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 34 (19.43%) Jenkins
6 26 (14.86%) JIRA
7 22 (12.57%) JUnit
7 22 (12.57%) WebDriver
8 20 (11.43%) Maven
9 14 (8.00%) SpecFlow
10 12 (6.86%) Hudson
11 10 (5.71%) Eclipse
11 10 (5.71%) NUnit
12 9 (5.14%) Ant
12 9 (5.14%) JBehave
13 8 (4.57%) Subversion
14 7 (4.00%) WATIR
14 7 (4.00%) RSpec
15 6 (3.43%) Git (software)
15 6 (3.43%) SoapUI
General
1 75 (42.86%) Finance
2 17 (9.71%) Banking
3 15 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.14%) General Ledger
4 9 (5.14%) Legal
5 5 (2.86%) Back Office
6 3 (1.71%) Front Office
6 3 (1.71%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
7 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (42.29%) Analyst
2 50 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 39 (22.29%) Developer
3 39 (22.29%) QA Analyst
4 38 (21.71%) Tester
5 18 (10.29%) Automation Tester
6 15 (8.57%) QA Tester
7 13 (7.43%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.43%) QA Engineer
8 12 (6.86%) Selenium Tester
9 11 (6.29%) Automation Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) QA Test Analyst
9 11 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.14%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (5.14%) Test Leader
11 8 (4.57%) Architect
12 7 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.00%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.14%) .NET
2 17 (9.71%) Web Services
3 10 (5.71%) XML
4 9 (5.14%) Spring
4 9 (5.14%) J2EE
4 9 (5.14%) RESTful
5 6 (3.43%) Zend Framework
6 5 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.86%) PostGIS
7 4 (2.29%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.71%) REST
8 3 (1.71%) JSON
8 3 (1.71%) JMS
8 3 (1.71%) CSS
8 3 (1.71%) SOAP
8 3 (1.71%) Struts
9 2 (1.14%) HTML
9 2 (1.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.86%) Open Source
2 15 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.71%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.29%) Derivative
8 3 (1.71%) Streaming Video
8 3 (1.71%) STB
9 2 (1.14%) GIS
9 2 (1.14%) Equities
9 2 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.57%) iPhone
10 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
10 1 (0.57%) iPad
10 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.57%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.57%) UNIX
1 15 (8.57%) Linux
2 8 (4.57%) Windows
3 5 (2.86%) CentOS
4 4 (2.29%) Android
5 3 (1.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.71%) Test Automation
3 54 (30.86%) Automation Testing
4 53 (30.29%) TDD
5 51 (29.14%) BDD
6 48 (27.43%) Scrum
7 36 (20.57%) Automated Testing
8 34 (19.43%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (17.71%) Test Scripting
10 22 (12.57%) Test Strategy
11 21 (12.00%) Performance Testing
12 20 (11.43%) Software Testing
13 17 (9.71%) Regression Testing
14 15 (8.57%) ETL
15 13 (7.43%) Pair Programming
15 13 (7.43%) Kanban
16 11 (6.29%) Software Engineering
16 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.29%) OO
17 10 (5.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (44.00%) C#
2 67 (38.29%) Java
3 53 (30.29%) SQL
4 27 (15.43%) Ruby
5 13 (7.43%) Python
6 12 (6.86%) PHP
7 11 (6.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.86%) C++
9 5 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.86%) PHP5
9 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.71%) Groovy
10 3 (1.71%) Scala
10 3 (1.71%) Delphi
11 2 (1.14%) Perl
11 2 (1.14%) XAML
12 1 (0.57%) XPath
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) ISEB
1 16 (9.14%) ISTQB
2 11 (6.29%) Degree
3 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (49.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (7.43%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.71%) Puppet
3 3 (1.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.86%) Oracle
3 11 (6.29%) Informatica
4 10 (5.71%) HP
5 6 (3.43%) Zend
6 3 (1.71%) Cognos
6 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.71%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.14%) Sybase
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) Compuware
8 1 (0.57%) Murex
8 1 (0.57%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.57%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.57%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) Empirix
8 1 (0.57%) Trayport
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