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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 95 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -8
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £575 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+91.30% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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West Yorkshire

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
287 169 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.44% 15.13% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 136 81
Average daily rate £425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

eggPlant
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 5 February 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 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Tableau
3 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) MSTest
5 1 (12.50%) Toad
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
1 5 (62.50%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) DSDM
5 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Tableau
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle