The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
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Contract jobs citing eggPlant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-33.75% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
116 82 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.39% 9.11% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 33 49
Average daily rate £355 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB