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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 528 502 485
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 84 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 1.34% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 76
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -7 81 £441 +3.82% 20
London -15 45 £438 +2.94% 8
South East +24 22 £450 +18.42% 3
Hampshire +9 22 £450 +22.44% 1
City of London +22 17 £485 +17.57% 3
Southampton +2 13 £450 +26.76%
South West - 13 £425 - 4
Bristol - 12 £425 - 1
Scotland -15 3 £375 +4.09% 1
East of England - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 -
Cheshire - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
South Wales - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 4
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 2
Colchester - - - -
Coventry - - - -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 126 (74.12%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (55.88%) Selenium
3 86 (50.59%) Cucumber
4 78 (45.88%) Java
5 67 (39.41%) Finance
6 65 (38.24%) QA
7 64 (37.65%) TDD
7 64 (37.65%) C#
8 59 (34.71%) SQL
8 59 (34.71%) Jenkins
9 57 (33.53%) BDD
10 51 (30.00%) Test Automation
11 49 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (28.24%) Scrum
13 42 (24.71%) Web Services
14 38 (22.35%) Maven
14 38 (22.35%) JIRA
15 36 (21.18%) Microsoft
15 36 (21.18%) .NET
16 35 (20.59%) Automation Testing
17 31 (18.24%) Open Source
18 30 (17.65%) RESTful
19 25 (14.71%) Eclipse
19 25 (14.71%) Ruby
20 24 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (14.12%) Visual Studio
21 22 (12.94%) JUnit
21 22 (12.94%) J2EE
21 22 (12.94%) Linux
21 22 (12.94%) WebDriver

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (10.59%) Apache
2 12 (7.06%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.35%) Confluence
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.18%) Node.js
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 7 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.76%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.41%) Internet
2 4 (2.35%) Firewall
2 4 (2.35%) SSL
2 4 (2.35%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.35%) LAN
2 4 (2.35%) WAN
2 4 (2.35%) HTTP
2 4 (2.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.35%) DNS
2 4 (2.35%) LDAP
3 1 (0.59%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.24%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (4.71%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.35%) Big Data
6 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.35%) MySQL
7 3 (1.76%) DTS
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.18%) DB2
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.59%) MS Access
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 95 (55.88%) Selenium
2 86 (50.59%) Cucumber
3 59 (34.71%) Jenkins
4 38 (22.35%) Maven
4 38 (22.35%) JIRA
5 25 (14.71%) Eclipse
6 24 (14.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (14.12%) Visual Studio
7 22 (12.94%) JUnit
7 22 (12.94%) WebDriver
8 17 (10.00%) Hudson
9 15 (8.82%) SpecFlow
10 13 (7.65%) Subversion
11 12 (7.06%) Git (software)
12 11 (6.47%) Ant
13 10 (5.88%) NUnit
14 9 (5.29%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (5.29%) SoapUI
15 7 (4.12%) WATIR
15 7 (4.12%) JBehave
General
1 67 (39.41%) Finance
2 17 (10.00%) Banking
3 12 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.12%) Legal
4 7 (4.12%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.76%) Electronics
6 3 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.76%) Marketing
6 3 (1.76%) Retail
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Front Office
7 2 (1.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (31.76%) Analyst
2 53 (31.18%) Developer
3 38 (22.35%) Test Analyst
4 26 (15.29%) Tester
5 25 (14.71%) QA Analyst
6 24 (14.12%) Java Developer
7 19 (11.18%) Architect
8 18 (10.59%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (7.06%) Automation Tester
9 12 (7.06%) Automation Analyst
10 11 (6.47%) Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (6.47%) QA Engineer
11 9 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
12 7 (4.12%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.12%) Test Leader
13 6 (3.53%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (3.53%) QA Tester
13 6 (3.53%) Python Developer
14 5 (2.94%) J2EE Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.71%) Web Services
2 36 (21.18%) .NET
3 30 (17.65%) RESTful
4 22 (12.94%) J2EE
5 19 (11.18%) XML
6 16 (9.41%) Spring
7 12 (7.06%) PostGIS
8 10 (5.88%) SOAP
8 10 (5.88%) JMS
9 9 (5.29%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.53%) iBATIS
11 6 (3.53%) JDBC
12 5 (2.94%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.35%) JSON
13 4 (2.35%) NHibernate
13 4 (2.35%) XML Schema
13 4 (2.35%) Struts
14 3 (1.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.24%) Open Source
2 13 (7.65%) Fixed Income
3 10 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 9 (5.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.35%) Derivative
6 4 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.76%) DTV
7 3 (1.76%) Streaming Video
7 3 (1.76%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.76%) STB
7 3 (1.76%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.18%) Equities
8 2 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.18%) GIS
9 1 (0.59%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.94%) Linux
2 19 (11.18%) UNIX
3 7 (4.12%) Windows
4 3 (1.76%) Android
5 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (74.12%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (37.65%) TDD
3 57 (33.53%) BDD
4 51 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 49 (28.82%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (28.24%) Scrum
7 35 (20.59%) Automation Testing
8 21 (12.35%) Test Scripting
9 20 (11.76%) Software Testing
10 19 (11.18%) Performance Testing
11 18 (10.59%) Automated Testing
12 16 (9.41%) Pair Programming
13 14 (8.24%) Test Strategy
14 13 (7.65%) OO
15 12 (7.06%) ETL
16 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.47%) Kanban
17 9 (5.29%) User Stories
18 8 (4.71%) Software Engineering
18 8 (4.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (45.88%) Java
2 64 (37.65%) C#
3 59 (34.71%) SQL
4 25 (14.71%) Ruby
5 13 (7.65%) Python
6 11 (6.47%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.71%) PHP
8 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.76%) C++
11 3 (1.76%) XPath
12 2 (1.18%) XAML
12 2 (1.18%) C
12 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) VB
13 1 (0.59%) Perl
13 1 (0.59%) Delphi
13 1 (0.59%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Degree
2 8 (4.71%) ISTQB
2 8 (4.71%) ISEB
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (38.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (12.94%) Puppet
2 8 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.71%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.59%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.18%) Oracle
3 8 (4.71%) HP
3 8 (4.71%) Informatica
4 7 (4.12%) VMware
5 3 (1.76%) Sybase
5 3 (1.76%) SAP
5 3 (1.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.59%) IBM
6 1 (0.59%) Murex
6 1 (0.59%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.59%) Trayport
6 1 (0.59%) GoldenSource
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