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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 408 - 421
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% - 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£500 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 - £308
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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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
3661 3541 3259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.45% 14.79% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2644 2538 2328
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 17
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.75 £22.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) CRM
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) ESRI
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JMeter
5 1 (12.50%) Billing
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) Calabash
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
3 1 (12.50%) Appium
3 1 (12.50%) Toad
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) EFT
2 1 (12.50%) IPTV
2 1 (12.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) CRM
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Kanban
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Mercator
2 1 (12.50%) ESRI
2 1 (12.50%) Xamarin
2 1 (12.50%) HP