The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TestPlant eggPlant
England / South East
Rank 226 259 262
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.046% 0.052%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.17% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £563 £288
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +95.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1114 1200 1225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.55% 13.72% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 759 682
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.60 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

eggPlant
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in the South East

eggPlant
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +32 13 £450 +12.50%
eggPlant
England

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for eggPlant.

1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) Python
1 17 (100.00%) HTTP
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby
1 17 (100.00%) JSON
1 17 (100.00%) Selenium
1 17 (100.00%) Groovy
1 17 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 17 (100.00%) BDD
1 17 (100.00%) REST
2 15 (88.24%) Splunk
2 15 (88.24%) Bitbucket
2 15 (88.24%) Gradle
2 15 (88.24%) Apache Ivy
2 15 (88.24%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (88.24%) Sitecore
2 15 (88.24%) Content Management
2 15 (88.24%) Maven
2 15 (88.24%) OOP
2 15 (88.24%) OO
2 15 (88.24%) Ant
2 15 (88.24%) Project Management
2 15 (88.24%) JMeter
2 15 (88.24%) CMS
3 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (76.47%) C++
4 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
4 13 (76.47%) Scrum

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (88.24%) CMS
1 15 (88.24%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Selenium
1 17 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 15 (88.24%) Ant
2 15 (88.24%) Apache Ivy
2 15 (88.24%) Bitbucket
2 15 (88.24%) Gradle
2 15 (88.24%) JMeter
2 15 (88.24%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Gatling
3 4 (23.53%) NeoLoad
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
1 12 (70.59%) Developer in Test
2 3 (17.65%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Development Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) JSON
1 17 (100.00%) REST
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) React
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) BDD
1 17 (100.00%) TDD
2 15 (88.24%) Content Management
2 15 (88.24%) OO
2 15 (88.24%) OOP
2 15 (88.24%) Project Management
3 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (76.47%) Automated Testing
4 13 (76.47%) Scrum
5 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
5 12 (70.59%) Visualisation
6 11 (64.71%) Manual Testing
6 11 (64.71%) Security Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.88%) High Availability
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Groovy
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Python
1 17 (100.00%) Ruby
2 13 (76.47%) C++
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Sitecore
1 15 (88.24%) Splunk
2 4 (23.53%) HP