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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 546 446 469
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +23
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 30 130 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 2.13% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 91 55
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
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
7067 6116 5041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.45% 11.96% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 3849 3188
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 113 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £19.19 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £54.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 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 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 2 March 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 -126 14 £400 - 11
Scotland -5 13 £400 +6.66% 1
London -62 12 £400 -13.51% 5
Glasgow +4 2 - -
City of London -2 2 £344 -14.06% 2
South West -28 1 £500 +42.85% 1
East Midlands - 1 £375 - 1
Derby - 1 £375 -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Devon - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Barnstaple - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Colchester - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 76 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (58.16%) Java
3 53 (54.08%) TDD
4 43 (43.88%) Selenium
5 39 (39.80%) SQL
5 39 (39.80%) XML
6 38 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (37.76%) Cucumber
8 34 (34.69%) Relational Database
9 30 (30.61%) BDD
10 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
10 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
11 27 (27.55%) Web Services
12 25 (25.51%) Scrum
13 24 (24.49%) JUnit
13 24 (24.49%) XML Schema
14 23 (23.47%) QA
14 23 (23.47%) Open Source
15 22 (22.45%) RESTful
15 22 (22.45%) Spring
16 20 (20.41%) Maven
17 18 (18.37%) Tomcat
18 17 (17.35%) Pair Programming
18 17 (17.35%) Hibernate
19 15 (15.31%) QuickTest Pro
19 15 (15.31%) Banking
19 15 (15.31%) Eclipse
19 15 (15.31%) .NET
19 15 (15.31%) UNIX
19 15 (15.31%) JDBC

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 18 (18.37%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
3 5 (5.10%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.02%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.02%) GemFire
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (1.02%) AMQP
3 1 (1.02%) LDAP
3 1 (1.02%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.69%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
7 1 (1.02%) Big Data
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (43.88%) Selenium
2 37 (37.76%) Cucumber
3 29 (29.59%) Jenkins
4 24 (24.49%) JUnit
5 20 (20.41%) Maven
6 15 (15.31%) JIRA
6 15 (15.31%) Eclipse
6 15 (15.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 11 (11.22%) jMock
7 11 (11.22%) Mockito
8 9 (9.18%) Ant
9 8 (8.16%) SpecFlow
10 7 (7.14%) WATIR
11 6 (6.12%) WebDriver
12 5 (5.10%) Sahi
12 5 (5.10%) SoapUI
12 5 (5.10%) JMeter
12 5 (5.10%) NUnit
13 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
13 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (15.31%) Banking
2 13 (13.27%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) Developer
2 24 (24.49%) Java Developer
3 21 (21.43%) Tester
4 20 (20.41%) Analyst
5 16 (16.33%) Test Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) Architect
7 9 (9.18%) Automation Tester
8 7 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (6.12%) QA Tester
9 6 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.06%) Test Automation Architect
11 3 (3.06%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Test Architect
11 3 (3.06%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Delivery Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Test Engineer
12 2 (2.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (39.80%) XML
2 27 (27.55%) Web Services
3 24 (24.49%) XML Schema
4 22 (22.45%) Spring
4 22 (22.45%) RESTful
5 17 (17.35%) Hibernate
6 15 (15.31%) JDBC
6 15 (15.31%) .NET
6 15 (15.31%) iBATIS
7 11 (11.22%) JSON
8 10 (10.20%) JMS
9 7 (7.14%) J2EE
9 7 (7.14%) SOAP
10 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET
11 5 (5.10%) HTML
11 5 (5.10%) PostGIS
11 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.08%) WCF
13 3 (3.06%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) Open Source
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.04%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.04%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) DTV
5 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) UNIX
2 11 (11.22%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Solaris
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (54.08%) TDD
3 38 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (30.61%) BDD
5 29 (29.59%) Test Automation
6 25 (25.51%) Scrum
7 17 (17.35%) Pair Programming
8 13 (13.27%) Test Scripting
9 12 (12.24%) SOA
10 9 (9.18%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Automation Testing
12 7 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.12%) User Stories
14 5 (5.10%) OO
15 4 (4.08%) MVC
15 4 (4.08%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.08%) Test Strategy
15 4 (4.08%) Waterfall
16 3 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 57 (58.16%) Java
2 39 (39.80%) SQL
3 12 (12.24%) C#
4 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.20%) Ruby
5 7 (7.14%) XPath
6 5 (5.10%) PHP
6 5 (5.10%) Python
7 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.04%) VBScript
8 2 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) ISEB
2 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.47%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) EMIR
2 2 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Puppet
2 6 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.04%) Control-M
5 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle
1 7 (7.14%) HP
2 5 (5.10%) VMware
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.04%) IBM
4 2 (2.04%) Twitter
5 1 (1.02%) Sybase
5 1 (1.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.02%) Endeca
5 1 (1.02%) ATG
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago