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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 146 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% - 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£500 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
FitNesse
England

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
507 253 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.52% 10.72% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 160 158
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £433 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 38
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.90% -20.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.15 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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
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 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
FitNesse
England

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
4 9 (64.29%) UNIX
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
4 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 9 (64.29%) RESTful
4 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
5 7 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 5 (35.71%) RDBMS
7 4 (28.57%) Selenium
8 3 (21.43%) QA
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 3 (21.43%) PHP
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
9 2 (14.29%) C#
9 2 (14.29%) SAP
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (14.29%) Electronics
9 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (14.29%) DTV

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
1 11 (78.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) WATIR
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Ant
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
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%) QA Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
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
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) UNIX
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (64.29%) Test Automation
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Code Coverage
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft