The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 389 375 417
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +42
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 27 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.018% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.82% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 5
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £320 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3301 2745 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.34% 12.49% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2445 2033 1815
Average daily rate £410 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eggPlant across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

eggPlant Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 10 £450 +5.88% 1
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eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (81.58%) BDD
2 28 (73.68%) TDD
3 26 (68.42%) Selenium
4 25 (65.79%) Web Services
5 23 (60.53%) Cucumber
6 22 (57.89%) SOAP
7 17 (44.74%) Calabash
8 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
8 16 (42.11%) JBehave
8 16 (42.11%) WebDriver
8 16 (42.11%) Mobile App
8 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (39.47%) Android
9 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
9 15 (39.47%) Finance
10 14 (36.84%) REST
10 14 (36.84%) Robotium
11 12 (31.58%) SoapUI
11 12 (31.58%) JIRA
12 11 (28.95%) Scrum
12 11 (28.95%) Automation Testing
13 10 (26.32%) SOA
14 9 (23.68%) Java
14 9 (23.68%) Banking
14 9 (23.68%) Maven
15 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (21.05%) Ruby
15 8 (21.05%) QA
15 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
15 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) 4G
1 4 (10.53%) 2G
1 4 (10.53%) 3G
2 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQLite
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) Selenium
2 23 (60.53%) Cucumber
3 17 (44.74%) Calabash
4 16 (42.11%) JBehave
4 16 (42.11%) WebDriver
5 14 (36.84%) Robotium
6 12 (31.58%) SoapUI
6 12 (31.58%) JIRA
7 9 (23.68%) Maven
8 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
9 5 (13.16%) LoadRunner
9 5 (13.16%) Subversion
10 4 (10.53%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (10.53%) Ranorex
10 4 (10.53%) TestNG
10 4 (10.53%) Ant
10 4 (10.53%) JUnit
10 4 (10.53%) Toad
11 3 (7.89%) Bugzilla
11 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Tester
2 9 (23.68%) Test Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Test Leader
3 7 (18.42%) Automation Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Engineering Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (65.79%) Web Services
2 22 (57.89%) SOAP
3 14 (36.84%) REST
4 8 (21.05%) HTML
5 5 (13.16%) HTML5
6 4 (10.53%) J2ME
6 4 (10.53%) WAP
7 3 (7.89%) Flash
7 3 (7.89%) Cocoa
7 3 (7.89%) Cocoa Touch
7 3 (7.89%) RESTful
8 2 (5.26%) Gherkin
8 2 (5.26%) .NET
9 1 (2.63%) XML
9 1 (2.63%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (10.53%) IPTV
4 4 (10.53%) Video on Demand
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (10.53%) Handset
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Kindle
6 1 (2.63%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Android
1 15 (39.47%) Apple iOS
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) BDD
2 28 (73.68%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
4 11 (28.95%) Automation Testing
5 10 (26.32%) SOA
6 8 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 8 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.16%) User Stories
7 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.63%) ITIL
10 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.63%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) Ruby
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) Python
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) Groovy
5 2 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) ISEB
2 5 (13.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) HP
2 6 (15.79%) Apple
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Sun
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