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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £563 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+95.65% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
113 106 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.47% 12.10% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 67 68
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) EPoS
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) EPoS Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EPoS
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB