The table below looks at the statistics for FitNesse skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FitNesse over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FitNesse
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FitNesse
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
534 420 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.28% 10.82% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 258 157
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 15
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £20.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £46.05 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FitNesse across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

FitNesse
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in the North West

FitNesse
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FitNesse across the North West region.

FitNesse Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

FitNesse
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ATDD
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared