The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
-39.39% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
eggPlant
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
459 414 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.77% 10.93% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 249 162
Median daily rate £400 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £37.00 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.48 £81.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

eggPlant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

eggPlant
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 North West region with a requirement for eggPlant.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tester
3 2 (40.00%) Tester
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle