The table below looks at the statistics for FitNesse skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FitNesse over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FitNesse
Rank 640 587 545
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -42
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 21 62 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.81% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 60
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
8741 7639 6993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.38% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5984 5042 4484
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 151
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.39 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.93 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FitNesse as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FitNesse within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -39 18 £463 -2.63% 11
London -31 16 £466 -4.35% 9
Scotland -1 3 £350 +25.00% 1
Stirling - 3 £350 -
Croydon - 3 £470 -
City of London +39 1 £475 -
South East +7 1 - - 1
Leeds +4 1 £325 -21.21%
West Yorkshire 0 1 £325 -21.21%
Yorkshire 0 1 £325 -21.21%
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse.

1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Selenium
3 20 (43.48%) Java
4 19 (41.30%) Test Automation
4 19 (41.30%) Cucumber
5 18 (39.13%) JUnit
6 16 (34.78%) SQL
6 16 (34.78%) BDD
6 16 (34.78%) Open Source
7 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (32.61%) XML
7 15 (32.61%) TDD
8 14 (30.43%) QA
9 13 (28.26%) Banking
9 13 (28.26%) C#
9 13 (28.26%) Web Services
10 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 12 (26.09%) Finance
10 12 (26.09%) Performance Testing
11 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
11 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
11 11 (23.91%) JIRA
11 11 (23.91%) .NET
11 11 (23.91%) SOAP
12 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 10 (21.74%) Maven
13 9 (19.57%) Python
13 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
14 8 (17.39%) Apache CXF
14 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting

FitNesse
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 6 (13.04%) Confluence
2 5 (10.87%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Mingle
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) JasperReports
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Selenium
2 19 (41.30%) Cucumber
3 18 (39.13%) JUnit
4 11 (23.91%) Jenkins
4 11 (23.91%) JIRA
5 10 (21.74%) Maven
6 8 (17.39%) NUnit
7 6 (13.04%) HP UFT
7 6 (13.04%) JMeter
8 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
8 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
9 4 (8.70%) Gerrit
9 4 (8.70%) SonarQube
9 4 (8.70%) WebDriver
10 3 (6.52%) Ant
10 3 (6.52%) JBehave
10 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 13 (28.26%) Banking
2 12 (26.09%) Finance
3 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Front Office
5 2 (4.35%) Games
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Tester
4 9 (19.57%) Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) QA Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.70%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 3 (6.52%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (4.35%) Developer in Test
9 2 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) XML
2 13 (28.26%) Web Services
3 11 (23.91%) .NET
3 11 (23.91%) SOAP
4 8 (17.39%) Apache CXF
5 7 (15.22%) REST
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
7 5 (10.87%) Drools
7 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 5 (10.87%) J2EE
7 5 (10.87%) JAXB
7 5 (10.87%) JMS
8 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (8.70%) WCF
9 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
9 3 (6.52%) JSON
9 3 (6.52%) LINQ
9 3 (6.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.35%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Unix
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (41.30%) Test Automation
3 16 (34.78%) BDD
3 16 (34.78%) Open Source
4 15 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (32.61%) TDD
5 12 (26.09%) Performance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 7 (15.22%) Scrum
8 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.87%) Defect Management
9 5 (10.87%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.87%) SDLC
10 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.70%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Microservices
10 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) C#
4 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) Python
6 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.04%) Ruby
8 5 (10.87%) Perl
9 4 (8.70%) C
9 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
9 4 (8.70%) VB
9 4 (8.70%) VBA
9 4 (8.70%) VBScript
10 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.35%) C++
11 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.35%) XPath
12 1 (2.17%) PHP
12 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) IIBA
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) QA
2 4 (8.70%) Solvency II
3 2 (4.35%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) Ansible
2 2 (4.35%) Control-M
2 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) HP
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Rally
5 2 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (4.35%) Twitter
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian