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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 257 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £400 £250
% change year-on-year
-40.62% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1205 1026 941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.19% 11.50% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 562 497
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 50
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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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

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

eggPlant Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Wall Street Systems
4 2 (22.22%) Content Management
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Android
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone
5 1 (11.11%) V-Model
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) CDMA

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) CDMA
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) NeoLoad
3 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (11.11%) HP