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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cogitek RIATest
Rank 423 - 426
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RIATest 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% - 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.079% - 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £500 - £475
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
3784 3072 3103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.60% 13.74% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2796 2142 2291
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 12
Median hourly rate £43.63 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.45 £37.02 £38.15
% change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.96%

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 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 3 (100.00%) Green Hat

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 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 3 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Green Hat
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle