The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 432 422 421
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.056% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £575 £325
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +76.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3886 3555 3555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.20% 15.73% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2661 2764
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £69.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing eggPlant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for eggPlant.

1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
3 4 (57.14%) Document Management
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
3 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) iPhone
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Fiddler
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Xcode
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Functional Test Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
1 2 (28.57%) JSON
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Document Management
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) XenApp
1 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP