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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 410 406 394
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 1 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.047% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.031% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Average daily rate - £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+91.30% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
3205 3165 2963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.10% 14.94% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2376 2398 2143
Average daily rate £475 £425 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Calabash
1 2 (66.67%) Appium
2 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) UI Automator
2 1 (33.33%) WATIR
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Robotium
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Handset

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Appium
1 2 (66.67%) Calabash
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Robotium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) UI Automator
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau