The table below looks at the statistics for FitNesse skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FitNesse over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 519 502 469
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 81 73 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 1.17% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 78
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7162 6249 6473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.71% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4010 3701
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 135 224
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £54.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FitNesse
Daily Rate Trend

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

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FitNesse
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FitNesse within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

FitNesse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FitNesse
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FitNesse Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FitNesse
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FitNesse within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -4 80 £450 +5.88% 16
London -5 58 £475 +11.76% 9
City of London +27 22 £525 +23.52% 2
Hampshire +2 16 £450 +26.76% 2
South East -1 16 £450 +22.44% 4
Southampton -3 9 £450 +26.76% 1
South West - 4 £413 - 1
Bristol - 3 £413 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £438 -
East of England - 2 £438 -
Scotland -23 1 £375 +6.99%
Chiswick - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Stirling - - - -
York - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 103 (61.68%) Selenium
2 78 (46.71%) Cucumber
3 75 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (43.71%) Java
5 72 (43.11%) QA
6 71 (42.51%) C#
7 69 (41.32%) Finance
8 62 (37.13%) TDD
9 54 (32.34%) SQL
9 54 (32.34%) BDD
10 50 (29.94%) Scrum
11 48 (28.74%) Test Automation
12 44 (26.35%) Jenkins
13 43 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (24.55%) Automation Testing
15 40 (23.95%) Microsoft
16 35 (20.96%) .NET
17 34 (20.36%) JIRA
18 30 (17.96%) Maven
19 29 (17.37%) Web Services
20 28 (16.77%) Visual Studio
20 28 (16.77%) Ruby
20 28 (16.77%) Team Foundation Server
21 27 (16.17%) Open Source
22 26 (15.57%) Test Scripting
23 24 (14.37%) WebDriver
24 23 (13.77%) JUnit
25 22 (13.17%) Automated Testing
26 21 (12.57%) Performance Testing
27 20 (11.98%) Banking

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 12 (7.19%) Apache
2 8 (4.79%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.40%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (2.40%) Confluence
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.20%) Node.js
5 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (0.60%) Jetty
6 1 (0.60%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.60%) IIS
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (5.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.19%) Internet
2 4 (2.40%) Firewall
2 4 (2.40%) LDAP
2 4 (2.40%) LAN
2 4 (2.40%) WAN
2 4 (2.40%) HTTP
2 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.40%) DNS
2 4 (2.40%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.39%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.99%) MySQL
6 4 (2.40%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.80%) Big Data
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.80%) DTS
8 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
9 1 (0.60%) DB2
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 103 (61.68%) Selenium
2 78 (46.71%) Cucumber
3 44 (26.35%) Jenkins
4 34 (20.36%) JIRA
5 30 (17.96%) Maven
6 28 (16.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (16.77%) Visual Studio
7 24 (14.37%) WebDriver
8 23 (13.77%) JUnit
9 18 (10.78%) Eclipse
10 16 (9.58%) Hudson
11 14 (8.38%) SpecFlow
12 12 (7.19%) Subversion
13 11 (6.59%) Ant
13 11 (6.59%) Git (software)
14 9 (5.39%) NUnit
15 8 (4.79%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (4.79%) JBehave
15 8 (4.79%) SoapUI
16 7 (4.19%) Concordion
General
1 69 (41.32%) Finance
2 20 (11.98%) Banking
3 15 (8.98%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.79%) Legal
5 7 (4.19%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.40%) Retail
6 4 (2.40%) Back Office
7 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.20%) Marketing
8 2 (1.20%) Electronics
8 2 (1.20%) Front Office
8 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (37.13%) Analyst
2 49 (29.34%) Developer
3 44 (26.35%) Test Analyst
4 30 (17.96%) Tester
4 30 (17.96%) QA Analyst
5 20 (11.98%) Java Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Automation Tester
7 13 (7.78%) Architect
8 12 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
9 11 (6.59%) Automation Analyst
9 11 (6.59%) QA Engineer
9 11 (6.59%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (5.99%) QA Tester
11 9 (5.39%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (4.79%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (4.79%) Selenium Tester
13 7 (4.19%) Test Leader
13 7 (4.19%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (4.19%) C# Developer
14 6 (3.59%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (20.96%) .NET
2 29 (17.37%) Web Services
3 18 (10.78%) RESTful
4 17 (10.18%) Spring
5 16 (9.58%) XML
6 15 (8.98%) J2EE
7 10 (5.99%) Hibernate
8 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.79%) JMS
8 8 (4.79%) PostGIS
9 6 (3.59%) SOAP
9 6 (3.59%) JDBC
9 6 (3.59%) iBATIS
10 5 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.99%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.40%) NHibernate
11 4 (2.40%) XML Schema
12 3 (1.80%) Struts
12 3 (1.80%) JSON
12 3 (1.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.17%) Open Source
2 13 (7.78%) Client/Server
3 12 (7.19%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.19%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.40%) Derivative
6 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.80%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.80%) STB
8 2 (1.20%) Equities
8 2 (1.20%) DTV
8 2 (1.20%) GIS
8 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.60%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.60%) Social Media
9 1 (0.60%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.58%) UNIX
2 15 (8.98%) Linux
3 7 (4.19%) Windows
4 4 (2.40%) Android
5 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.13%) TDD
3 54 (32.34%) BDD
4 50 (29.94%) Scrum
5 48 (28.74%) Test Automation
6 43 (25.75%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (24.55%) Automation Testing
8 26 (15.57%) Test Scripting
9 22 (13.17%) Automated Testing
10 21 (12.57%) Performance Testing
11 18 (10.78%) Software Testing
12 17 (10.18%) Pair Programming
13 15 (8.98%) Test Strategy
14 13 (7.78%) Kanban
15 12 (7.19%) ETL
16 11 (6.59%) OO
16 11 (6.59%) Regression Testing
16 11 (6.59%) User Stories
17 10 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (5.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (43.71%) Java
2 71 (42.51%) C#
3 54 (32.34%) SQL
4 28 (16.77%) Ruby
5 13 (7.78%) Python
6 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.79%) PHP
8 7 (4.19%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.19%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.99%) C++
9 5 (2.99%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.80%) XPath
10 3 (1.80%) Groovy
10 3 (1.80%) Scala
11 2 (1.20%) XAML
11 2 (1.20%) Perl
11 2 (1.20%) VB
11 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.20%) C
12 1 (0.60%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) ISEB
1 11 (6.59%) ISTQB
1 11 (6.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (43.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (9.58%) Puppet
2 10 (5.99%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.59%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.38%) Oracle
3 9 (5.39%) HP
4 8 (4.79%) Informatica
5 3 (1.80%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.80%) VMware
5 3 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.20%) SAP
6 2 (1.20%) Sybase
6 2 (1.20%) Cognos
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) Murex
7 1 (0.60%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.60%) JBoss
7 1 (0.60%) Zend
7 1 (0.60%) Trayport
7 1 (0.60%) OpenLink
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