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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FitNesse
Rank 620 573 528
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -45
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 23 37 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.52% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 65
Median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £380 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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
8217 7051 6825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5651 4615 4417
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 129 155
Median hourly rate £42.13 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.85% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £21.99 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

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 31 May 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 8 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 31 May 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 -20 18 £475 - 5
London 0 16 £475 - 3
Scotland -16 5 £350 -12.50% 2
Stirling - 5 £350 -
City of London +39 4 £550 +15.78% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Leeds - 1 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) SQL
3 29 (45.31%) Finance
4 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (39.06%) Jenkins
5 25 (39.06%) C#
6 24 (37.50%) Selenium
7 22 (34.38%) Cucumber
7 22 (34.38%) BDD
8 21 (32.81%) TDD
8 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
9 19 (29.69%) Java
9 19 (29.69%) SpecFlow
10 17 (26.56%) JIRA
10 17 (26.56%) XML
11 15 (23.44%) .NET
11 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
11 15 (23.44%) Scrum
11 15 (23.44%) Banking
11 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
12 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
13 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
13 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
13 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
13 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
13 12 (18.75%) Open Source
14 11 (17.19%) SDLC
15 10 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (15.63%) 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 (9.38%) Confluence
2 4 (6.25%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Mingle
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) FTP
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.13%) JasperReports
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) OLTP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Jenkins
2 24 (37.50%) Selenium
3 22 (34.38%) Cucumber
4 19 (29.69%) SpecFlow
5 17 (26.56%) JIRA
6 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
7 10 (15.63%) JUnit
7 10 (15.63%) Maven
8 9 (14.06%) HP UFT
8 9 (14.06%) WebDriver
9 7 (10.94%) NUnit
9 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (9.38%) CruiseControl
10 6 (9.38%) JMeter
10 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
11 5 (7.81%) JBehave
12 4 (6.25%) Ant
12 4 (6.25%) Gerrit
12 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
12 4 (6.25%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Front Office
5 2 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.06%) Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 20 (31.25%) Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Agile Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) XML
2 15 (23.44%) .NET
3 9 (14.06%) jQuery
4 7 (10.94%) Web Services
5 6 (9.38%) AngularJS
5 6 (9.38%) HTML
5 6 (9.38%) SOAP
6 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.81%) Drools
6 5 (7.81%) JMS
7 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.25%) J2EE
7 4 (6.25%) JAXB
7 4 (6.25%) LINQ
7 4 (6.25%) RESTful
7 4 (6.25%) WCF
7 4 (6.25%) XSD
8 3 (4.69%) AutoMapper
8 3 (4.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) PMI
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Unix
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (34.38%) BDD
4 21 (32.81%) TDD
4 21 (32.81%) Test Automation
5 15 (23.44%) Automated Testing
5 15 (23.44%) Scrum
6 12 (18.75%) Open Source
7 11 (17.19%) SDLC
8 10 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 9 (14.06%) Kanban
9 9 (14.06%) Risk Management
9 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (12.50%) Refactoring
10 8 (12.50%) Systematic Trading
11 7 (10.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 25 (39.06%) C#
3 19 (29.69%) Java
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.94%) Python
5 7 (10.94%) Ruby
5 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
6 5 (7.81%) Perl
6 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.81%) VB
6 5 (7.81%) VBA
6 5 (7.81%) VBScript
7 4 (6.25%) C
8 2 (3.13%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) ISTQB
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) ISEB
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) IIBA
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 4 (6.25%) Solvency II
3 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.13%) ISO20022
5 1 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.56%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) Control-M
2 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) HP
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) IBM
3 4 (6.25%) Twitter
4 3 (4.69%) ATG
5 2 (3.13%) Splunk
5 2 (3.13%) Sybase
6 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.56%) Rally
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Solace