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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 420 395 411
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 4 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.074% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.53% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £383 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £31.00
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
3335 3196 2894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.30% 13.95% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2403 2296 2103
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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 £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -2.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £25.75 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £48.75 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 1 £425 +6.25%
eggPlant
England

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) RTSP
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) HTTP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) Calabash
2 4 (40.00%) Appium
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) CMS
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (30.00%) Java

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (30.00%) CMS
1 3 (30.00%) Joomla!
1 3 (30.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) Calabash
1 4 (40.00%) Appium
2 3 (30.00%) WatiN
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
1 3 (30.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) EFT
2 1 (10.00%) IPTV
2 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) DRM
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (30.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Mercator
2 1 (10.00%) ESRI