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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 261 234 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.011% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.099% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 - -
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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
1172 1006 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.91% 11.12% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 574 492
Average daily rate £362 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £38.40 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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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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Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (42.86%) CDMA
3 3 (42.86%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Android
3 3 (42.86%) iPhone
3 3 (42.86%) iPad
3 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) CDMA
1 3 (42.86%) GSM
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Android
1 3 (42.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
1 3 (42.86%) VB
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP