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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 560 535 515
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -20
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 65 81 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 1.13% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 63
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
-15.42% +20.68%
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
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 22 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 28 August 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
England -39 53 £500 +11.11% 5
London +3 43 £500 +5.26% 4
Scotland +6 12 £340 -9.33% 2
Glasgow - 7 £308 - 2
City of London -12 6 £500 -4.76%
South East -31 4 £373 -17.22%
West Lothian - 3 £280 -
North West - 3 £345 - 1
Livingston - 3 £280 -
Manchester - 3 £345 - 1
Southampton -7 2 £370 -17.77%
Edinburgh -13 2 £444 +18.33%
Hampshire -22 2 £370 -17.77%
Yorkshire - 2 £328 -
Sidcup - 2 £378 -
Leeds - 2 £328 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £328 -
South West -13 1 - -
Kent - 1 £415 -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Guildford - 1 £375 -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 64 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (55.88%) Java
3 54 (52.94%) TDD
4 52 (50.98%) Selenium
5 45 (44.12%) Finance
6 44 (43.14%) C#
7 41 (40.20%) BDD
8 39 (38.24%) SDLC
9 38 (37.25%) Cucumber
10 33 (32.35%) SpecFlow
10 33 (32.35%) QA
11 31 (30.39%) SQL
11 31 (30.39%) .NET
12 29 (28.43%) Scrum
12 29 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (28.43%) Test Automation
13 24 (23.53%) Banking
14 22 (21.57%) Web Services
14 22 (21.57%) XML
15 19 (18.63%) JUnit
15 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
16 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 18 (17.65%) Spring
17 17 (16.67%) Hibernate
18 16 (15.69%) ISEB
18 16 (15.69%) REST
18 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (15.69%) Software Testing
19 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
19 15 (14.71%) Test Strategy

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.92%) ATG Dynamo
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (50.98%) Selenium
2 38 (37.25%) Cucumber
3 33 (32.35%) SpecFlow
4 19 (18.63%) Jenkins
4 19 (18.63%) JUnit
5 16 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (9.80%) JIRA
7 9 (8.82%) Maven
7 9 (8.82%) Visual Studio
7 9 (8.82%) HP UFT
7 9 (8.82%) WebDriver
8 8 (7.84%) Git (software)
9 7 (6.86%) Mockito
9 7 (6.86%) Ant
10 6 (5.88%) Hudson
11 5 (4.90%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.90%) jMock
11 5 (4.90%) NUnit
11 5 (4.90%) Subversion
12 4 (3.92%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (44.12%) Finance
2 24 (23.53%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Back Office
5 2 (1.96%) Games
5 2 (1.96%) Front Office
5 2 (1.96%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (44.12%) Developer
2 32 (31.37%) Analyst
3 23 (22.55%) Java Developer
4 17 (16.67%) QA Analyst
5 16 (15.69%) Test Analyst
6 11 (10.78%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.84%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Senior QA Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Tester
10 5 (4.90%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.92%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Test Manager
12 3 (2.94%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Technical Test Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.39%) .NET
2 22 (21.57%) Web Services
2 22 (21.57%) XML
3 18 (17.65%) Spring
4 17 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 16 (15.69%) REST
6 14 (13.73%) ASP.NET
7 11 (10.78%) J2EE
7 11 (10.78%) JDBC
8 9 (8.82%) JMS
8 9 (8.82%) XML Schema
8 9 (8.82%) JSON
8 9 (8.82%) Gherkin
9 7 (6.86%) SOAP
10 6 (5.88%) iBATIS
10 6 (5.88%) WCF
10 6 (5.88%) Drools
10 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.90%) HTML
11 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.82%) Client/Server
1 9 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.90%) Fixed Income
2 5 (4.90%) Derivative
3 4 (3.92%) Equities
4 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.96%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Online Games
6 1 (0.98%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (52.94%) TDD
3 41 (40.20%) BDD
4 39 (38.24%) SDLC
5 29 (28.43%) Test Automation
5 29 (28.43%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (28.43%) Scrum
6 16 (15.69%) Software Testing
7 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 15 (14.71%) Test Strategy
8 12 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 12 (11.76%) MVC
9 11 (10.78%) User Stories
10 10 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.82%) SOA
11 9 (8.82%) Open Source
12 8 (7.84%) Test Management
12 8 (7.84%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.84%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (55.88%) Java
2 44 (43.14%) C#
3 31 (30.39%) SQL
4 10 (9.80%) Ruby
5 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (2.94%) XPath
7 3 (2.94%) Groovy
7 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.96%) Erlang
9 1 (0.98%) XAML
9 1 (0.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) C++
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) ISEB
2 8 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (6.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.92%) Degree
5 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (32.35%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.98%) MiFID
4 1 (0.98%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) ATG
4 3 (2.94%) ESRI
5 2 (1.96%) Informatica
5 2 (1.96%) Sybase
6 1 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.98%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.98%) Ektron
6 1 (0.98%) Facebook
6 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
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