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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 548 447 472
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +25
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 29 111 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 1.92% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 78 55
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£400 £415 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
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
6852 5790 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.48% 11.89% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3680 3330
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 209
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 January 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 27 January 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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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
Scotland -13 13 £400 +6.66%
England -94 13 £400 -11.11% 10
London -70 10 £388 -13.88% 4
City of London +7 2 £344 -18.39% 3
East of England - 2 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 -
South West -21 1 £500 +42.85% 3
Cambridge - 1 £350 -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Barnstaple - - - -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 87 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (56.48%) Java
3 54 (50.00%) TDD
4 47 (43.52%) Cucumber
5 46 (42.59%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (37.96%) SQL
7 40 (37.04%) Selenium
7 40 (37.04%) Jenkins
8 39 (36.11%) Web Services
9 38 (35.19%) BDD
10 32 (29.63%) XML
11 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
12 30 (27.78%) Test Automation
13 26 (24.07%) RESTful
13 26 (24.07%) JIRA
13 26 (24.07%) Scrum
14 25 (23.15%) Maven
14 25 (23.15%) QA
14 25 (23.15%) Open Source
15 23 (21.30%) .NET
16 22 (20.37%) JUnit
16 22 (20.37%) C#
17 21 (19.44%) Spring
18 20 (18.52%) Eclipse
19 19 (17.59%) Finance
19 19 (17.59%) Banking
20 18 (16.67%) UNIX
21 17 (15.74%) Tomcat
21 17 (15.74%) XML Schema
22 16 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (15.74%) Tomcat
2 11 (10.19%) Apache
3 9 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.93%) GemFire
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) LDAP
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Firewall
3 1 (0.93%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.70%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 9 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.85%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.85%) DTS
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (43.52%) Cucumber
2 40 (37.04%) Selenium
2 40 (37.04%) Jenkins
3 26 (24.07%) JIRA
4 25 (23.15%) Maven
5 22 (20.37%) JUnit
6 20 (18.52%) Eclipse
7 16 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (12.04%) SpecFlow
9 11 (10.19%) WebDriver
10 9 (8.33%) jMock
10 9 (8.33%) Mockito
11 8 (7.41%) WATIR
11 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
12 7 (6.48%) Subversion
12 7 (6.48%) Hudson
13 6 (5.56%) SoapUI
13 6 (5.56%) JMeter
13 6 (5.56%) NUnit
13 6 (5.56%) Ant
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
1 19 (17.59%) Banking
2 10 (9.26%) Investment Banking
3 7 (6.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Electronics
5 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (35.19%) Developer
2 22 (20.37%) Java Developer
2 22 (20.37%) Analyst
3 18 (16.67%) Architect
3 18 (16.67%) Tester
3 18 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 13 (12.04%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (4.63%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) QA Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Agile Tester
7 5 (4.63%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) J2EE Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (3.70%) J2EE Architect
8 4 (3.70%) QA Analyst
9 3 (2.78%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) QA Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.11%) Web Services
2 32 (29.63%) XML
3 26 (24.07%) RESTful
4 23 (21.30%) .NET
5 21 (19.44%) Spring
6 17 (15.74%) XML Schema
7 15 (13.89%) Hibernate
8 13 (12.04%) iBATIS
8 13 (12.04%) JDBC
9 12 (11.11%) J2EE
10 11 (10.19%) SOAP
11 10 (9.26%) JMS
12 9 (8.33%) PostGIS
13 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET
14 5 (4.63%) HTML
14 5 (4.63%) .NET Framework
14 5 (4.63%) JSON
15 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
16 3 (2.78%) MSMQ
16 3 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Open Source
2 4 (3.70%) Reference Data
2 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.85%) DTV
4 2 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.93%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.67%) UNIX
2 14 (12.96%) Linux
3 5 (4.63%) Windows
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (50.00%) TDD
3 46 (42.59%) Continuous Integration
4 38 (35.19%) BDD
5 30 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 26 (24.07%) Scrum
7 15 (13.89%) Pair Programming
8 14 (12.96%) Test Scripting
9 9 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 8 (7.41%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.41%) SOA
10 8 (7.41%) Automation Testing
11 7 (6.48%) User Stories
11 7 (6.48%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.63%) OO
12 5 (4.63%) Test Strategy
12 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
13 4 (3.70%) Agile Testing
13 4 (3.70%) MVC
13 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 61 (56.48%) Java
2 41 (37.96%) SQL
3 22 (20.37%) C#
4 13 (12.04%) Ruby
5 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.48%) Python
6 7 (6.48%) PHP
7 5 (4.63%) XPath
8 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.85%) VBScript
9 2 (1.85%) Perl
9 2 (1.85%) C
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (2.78%) ISEB
1 3 (2.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.15%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) EMIR
2 1 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (14.81%) Puppet
2 6 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.56%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.85%) Control-M
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.41%) HP
4 7 (6.48%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) SAP
5 2 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Sybase
6 1 (0.93%) ATG
6 1 (0.93%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.93%) Endeca
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