The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 403 401 384
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 6 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.070% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.56% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 -
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
eggPlant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3431 3049 2874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.52% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2237 2054
Average daily rate £425 £420 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in London

eggPlant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in London

eggPlant
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the London region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - - 1
eggPlant
England

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) V-Model
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) NeoLoad
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) LoadRunner
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (83.33%) NeoLoad
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (83.33%) Performance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 5 (83.33%) V-Model
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) ISTQB
1 5 (83.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) HP