The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 138 - -
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 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £308 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
398 263 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.11% 11.76% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 166 148
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 49
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

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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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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA