The table below looks at the statistics for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
TestPlant eggPlant
UK
Rank 588 599 584
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 12 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.037% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.25% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 6
Median daily rate £425 £575 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +98.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £364 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £575 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +76.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7405 7624 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 14.99% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4949 5089 4633
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 198 123
Median hourly rate £41.13 £41.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing eggPlant as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eggPlant within the UK.

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

eggPlant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing eggPlant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

eggPlant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant within the UK.

eggPlant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

eggPlant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 12 £425 -26.08% 3
South East +27 8 £450 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +14 8 £450 +12.50% 1
Bracknell - 7 £450 - 1
London +10 4 £350 -11.61%

eggPlant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for eggPlant.

1 11 (68.75%) C++
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) XML
1 11 (68.75%) Python
1 11 (68.75%) HTTP
1 11 (68.75%) Scrum
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
1 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
1 11 (68.75%) Ruby
1 11 (68.75%) JSON
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
1 11 (68.75%) Groovy
1 11 (68.75%) WebDriver
1 11 (68.75%) BDD
1 11 (68.75%) REST
2 9 (56.25%) Splunk
2 9 (56.25%) Bitbucket
2 9 (56.25%) Gradle
2 9 (56.25%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (56.25%) Visualisation
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) Security Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Maven
2 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (56.25%) Sitecore
2 9 (56.25%) Content Management
2 9 (56.25%) Ant
2 9 (56.25%) OOP

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) CMS
1 9 (56.25%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
1 11 (68.75%) WebDriver
2 9 (56.25%) Ant
2 9 (56.25%) Apache Ivy
2 9 (56.25%) Bitbucket
2 9 (56.25%) Gradle
2 9 (56.25%) JMeter
2 9 (56.25%) Maven
3 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Developer in Test
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Development Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) JSON
1 11 (68.75%) REST
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
1 11 (68.75%) BDD
1 11 (68.75%) Scrum
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) Content Management
2 9 (56.25%) Manual Testing
2 9 (56.25%) OO
2 9 (56.25%) OOP
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Security Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Document Management
3 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C++
1 11 (68.75%) Groovy
1 11 (68.75%) Java
1 11 (68.75%) Python
1 11 (68.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) XenApp
1 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Sitecore
1 9 (56.25%) Splunk
2 5 (31.25%) HP
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