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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 404 385 394
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 4 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.12% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.90% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 4
Average daily rate
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- £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
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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
3111 3126 2747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.97% 13.22% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2180 2310 2049
Average daily rate £425 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.20 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £127.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) Calabash
3 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Appium
3 5 (38.46%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) Ruby
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
3 5 (38.46%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 3 (23.08%) RTSP
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) Python

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
1 3 (23.08%) CMS
1 3 (23.08%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) RTSP
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Calabash
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Appium
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (23.08%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) WatiN
2 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) NeoLoad
2 3 (23.08%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (7.69%) Toad
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
1 5 (38.46%) REST
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Test Strategy
3 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) Validation
4 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) UML
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) V-Model
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
1 6 (46.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) hybris
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Mercator
2 1 (7.69%) ESRI