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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 135 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 3 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.098% 0.44% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.68% 3.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
440 445 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.33% 13.97% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 268 162
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.50 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £46.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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
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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ATG
2 3 (75.00%) ATG Dynamo
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) C#

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) ATG Dynamo
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) ATG