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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 394 387 368
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 6 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.079% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.58% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Average daily rate
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£290 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.71% +2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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
3055 3104 2573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.16% 13.70% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 2280 1902
Average daily rate £425 £401 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.15 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% +3.10%

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 30 March 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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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 - - - - 2
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England

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 8 (61.54%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Validation
5 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (38.46%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) UML
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) JSON
5 5 (38.46%) Ruby
5 5 (38.46%) TDD
5 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Management
5 5 (38.46%) Kanban
5 5 (38.46%) V-Model
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 5 (38.46%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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%) CMS
1 3 (23.08%) Joomla!
1 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
1 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (38.46%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (38.46%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
1 5 (38.46%) Calabash
1 5 (38.46%) NeoLoad
1 5 (38.46%) Appium
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) WatiN
2 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
1 5 (38.46%) REST
1 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
3 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Validation
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) UML
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Management
4 5 (38.46%) Kanban
4 5 (38.46%) V-Model
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) Test Strategy
4 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.69%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) ISEB
1 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 3 (23.08%) hybris