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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 552 511 497
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -14
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 61 81 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 1.20% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 44
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£475 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £336 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.63%
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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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 3 July 2015.

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 20 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 3 July 2015. 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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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 -56 53 £480 +1.05% 21
London -34 44 £486 +2.36% 14
City of London -12 9 £475 -9.52% 3
Scotland +9 8 £388 +3.33% 1
Glasgow - 4 £275 -
Edinburgh +3 3 £413 +10.00%
South West -9 3 - - 2
East of England +1 2 £500 +17.64%
North West - 2 £365 - 1
Manchester - 2 £365 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 -
South East -16 1 £415 +3.75% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Kent - 1 £415 -
West Lothian - 1 £280 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £413 -
Yorkshire - 1 £413 -
Sidcup - 1 £375 -
Leeds - 1 £413 -
Livingston - 1 £280 - 1

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 69 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (58.70%) Java
3 49 (53.26%) Selenium
4 48 (52.17%) TDD
5 36 (39.13%) BDD
5 36 (39.13%) SDLC
6 34 (36.96%) SQL
6 34 (36.96%) Finance
7 33 (35.87%) Cucumber
8 32 (34.78%) XML
9 31 (33.70%) C#
10 29 (31.52%) Scrum
10 29 (31.52%) Test Automation
11 28 (30.43%) QA
12 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (26.09%) SpecFlow
13 23 (25.00%) .NET
14 22 (23.91%) JUnit
15 21 (22.83%) Spring
16 20 (21.74%) Relational Database
17 19 (20.65%) Hibernate
18 18 (19.57%) XML Schema
19 17 (18.48%) Banking
20 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
21 15 (16.30%) Web Services
22 14 (15.22%) ISEB
22 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
22 14 (15.22%) Test Scripting
23 13 (14.13%) JSON
23 13 (14.13%) Software Testing

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (53.26%) Selenium
2 33 (35.87%) Cucumber
3 24 (26.09%) SpecFlow
4 22 (23.91%) JUnit
5 16 (17.39%) Jenkins
6 10 (10.87%) Ant
6 10 (10.87%) Maven
6 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (9.78%) JIRA
7 9 (9.78%) Mockito
8 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 8 (8.70%) HP UFT
9 7 (7.61%) Eclipse
9 7 (7.61%) jMock
9 7 (7.61%) WebDriver
10 6 (6.52%) NUnit
11 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
11 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
12 4 (4.35%) WATIR
12 4 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Developer
2 31 (33.70%) Analyst
3 23 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 15 (16.30%) QA Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Tester
7 7 (7.61%) Senior QA Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.43%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.78%) XML
2 23 (25.00%) .NET
3 21 (22.83%) Spring
4 19 (20.65%) Hibernate
5 18 (19.57%) XML Schema
6 15 (16.30%) Web Services
7 13 (14.13%) JSON
8 12 (13.04%) JDBC
8 12 (13.04%) REST
9 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
9 11 (11.96%) iBATIS
10 8 (8.70%) J2EE
10 8 (8.70%) RESTful
10 8 (8.70%) Gherkin
11 7 (7.61%) AngularJS
11 7 (7.61%) JMS
12 6 (6.52%) Drools
13 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
14 4 (4.35%) Ext JS
14 4 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 8 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.26%) Equities
4 3 (3.26%) Derivative
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.17%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.09%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.78%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.17%) TDD
3 36 (39.13%) BDD
3 36 (39.13%) SDLC
4 29 (31.52%) Test Automation
4 29 (31.52%) Scrum
5 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (15.22%) Test Scripting
7 13 (14.13%) Test Strategy
7 13 (14.13%) Software Testing
7 13 (14.13%) Pair Programming
8 10 (10.87%) SOA
8 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (10.87%) Automation Testing
9 9 (9.78%) User Stories
9 9 (9.78%) Open Source
10 7 (7.61%) Test Management
10 7 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) Java
2 34 (36.96%) SQL
3 31 (33.70%) C#
4 9 (9.78%) Ruby
5 6 (6.52%) XPath
6 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.26%) Python
7 3 (3.26%) Groovy
8 2 (2.17%) Erlang
8 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.17%) C++
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) XAML
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) ISEB
2 7 (7.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.43%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (30.43%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) EMIR
4 1 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) ATG
4 2 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.09%) ESRI
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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