The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 434 440 435
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.025% 0.008%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.073% 0.17% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £390 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £280 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4082 3609 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.98% 15.26% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2964 2594 2561
Median daily rate £463 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £78.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing eggPlant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 2 £390 -8.23%
eggPlant
England

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for eggPlant.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) Fiddler
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) iPhone
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Finance

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Fiddler
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Sahi
3 1 (16.67%) WATIR
3 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Java Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Gherkin
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 4 (66.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP