The table below looks at the statistics for FitNesse 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 FitNesse over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 133 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 12 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% - 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.59% - 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £218
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +22.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
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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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
464 220 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.76% 10.24% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 141 164
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 56
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.04 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

FitNesse
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in the South West

FitNesse
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FitNesse across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

FitNesse Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

FitNesse
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

FitNesse Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

FitNesse
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FitNesse within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Bristol - 12 £425 -
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
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FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse.

1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) Web Services
3 9 (64.29%) UNIX
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (64.29%) RESTful
3 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) DTV
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) Maven
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (14.29%) Finance

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) WATIR
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Tester
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Tester
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
1 9 (64.29%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (7.14%) EJB
3 1 (7.14%) JSP
3 1 (7.14%) Servlets
3 1 (7.14%) Struts
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) JMS
3 1 (7.14%) JavaBeans
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 1 (7.14%) ETL
8 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) Java
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle