The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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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 Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
306 231 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.59% 17.23% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 170 113
Average daily rate £420 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

eggPlant Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Process

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum-ban
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Process
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle