The first table below looks at the demand for jMock 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 jMock 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
jMock
Rank 140 121 145
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing jMock 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.086% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 0.68% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -30.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -23.12%
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%
jMock
England

jMock
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

jMock Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

jMock
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

jMock Daily Rate Trend in the South West

jMock
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 jMock within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 3 £325 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
jMock
England

jMock
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing jMock 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 jMock.

1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JBehave
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (20.00%) EasyMock
4 1 (20.00%) TestPartner
4 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner

jMock
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 jMock 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 jMock. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) JBehave
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (20.00%) EasyMock
3 1 (20.00%) TestPartner
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Kanban
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle