The first table below looks at the demand for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 294 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.80% 12.64% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 184 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.35 £30.10 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £47.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
eggPlant
England

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA