The table below looks at the statistics for RIATest skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RIATest over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cogitek RIATest
Rank 429 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIATest 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.024% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RIATest
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
4116 3671 3639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.04% 15.76% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2947 2664 2716
Median daily rate £463 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
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 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

RIATest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing RIATest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

RIATest Jobs Demand Trend in London

RIATest
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RIATest across the London region.

RIATest Daily Rate Trend in London

RIATest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RIATest 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 RIATest.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Green Hat
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (75.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) FlexUnit
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Mocha
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3

RIATest
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Robot
2 3 (75.00%) SilkTest
2 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) FlexUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Grunt
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) Mocha
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Browserify
1 1 (25.00%) Chai
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) D3.js
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) LESS
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Sass
1 1 (25.00%) WebSockets
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) API Design
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Green Hat
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Perforce
3 1 (25.00%) Rally
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase