The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 475 477 523
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +46
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 112 67 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.61% 1.24% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 56 53
Average daily rate £401 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 102 £450 +12.50% 24
London +17 78 £475 +18.75% 11
South West -7 16 £350 +7.69% 6
City of London -21 10 £463 +15.62% 2
Bristol -5 9 £350 +7.69% 2
Luton - 4 £300 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £300 -
East of England - 4 £300 -
South East -28 2 £425 +16.43% 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
Hampshire -5 1 £400 +12.67%
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 2
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Manchester - - - - 2
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
York - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 125 (58.41%) Selenium
2 107 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (49.53%) Java
4 87 (40.65%) QA
5 78 (36.45%) C#
5 78 (36.45%) Test Automation
6 73 (34.11%) TDD
7 63 (29.44%) SQL
8 61 (28.50%) Finance
9 57 (26.64%) JUnit
10 56 (26.17%) BDD
10 56 (26.17%) Automation Testing
11 48 (22.43%) Cucumber
11 48 (22.43%) Scrum
11 48 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (21.50%) XML
13 44 (20.56%) Spring
14 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
15 42 (19.63%) Automated Testing
15 42 (19.63%) Team Foundation Server
16 39 (18.22%) Visual Studio
17 33 (15.42%) JIRA
18 32 (14.95%) Hibernate
19 31 (14.49%) Test Scripting
20 30 (14.02%) .NET
21 29 (13.55%) Tomcat
21 29 (13.55%) ISTQB
22 28 (13.08%) Banking
22 28 (13.08%) Oracle
22 28 (13.08%) Relational Database

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (13.55%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.74%) Apache
3 6 (2.80%) Confluence
4 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.40%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.40%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.93%) Node.js
7 1 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Jetty
7 1 (0.47%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.87%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) HTTP
2 8 (3.74%) HTTPS
2 8 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.74%) SSL
3 7 (3.27%) LAN
3 7 (3.27%) WAN
3 7 (3.27%) DNS
3 7 (3.27%) Firewall
4 6 (2.80%) LDAP
5 3 (1.40%) Internet
6 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.08%) Relational Database
2 23 (10.75%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.61%) RDBMS
4 11 (5.14%) MySQL
5 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.27%) DB2
8 4 (1.87%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.40%) Big Data
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.93%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.47%) HBase
11 1 (0.47%) Redis
11 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 125 (58.41%) Selenium
2 57 (26.64%) JUnit
3 48 (22.43%) Cucumber
4 42 (19.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (18.22%) Visual Studio
6 33 (15.42%) JIRA
7 27 (12.62%) Jenkins
8 25 (11.68%) WebDriver
9 19 (8.88%) Maven
10 18 (8.41%) SpecFlow
11 14 (6.54%) SoapUI
12 12 (5.61%) RSpec
13 10 (4.67%) Bugzilla
13 10 (4.67%) EasyMock
14 9 (4.21%) JBehave
14 9 (4.21%) Mockito
14 9 (4.21%) NUnit
14 9 (4.21%) WATIR
14 9 (4.21%) Ant
15 8 (3.74%) Subversion
General
1 61 (28.50%) Finance
2 28 (13.08%) Banking
3 18 (8.41%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.27%) General Ledger
5 7 (3.27%) Front Office
5 7 (3.27%) Back Office
6 6 (2.80%) Retail
7 4 (1.87%) Legal
8 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.93%) Advertising
9 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) Games
10 1 (0.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (33.18%) Analyst
2 63 (29.44%) Developer
3 59 (27.57%) Tester
4 43 (20.09%) QA Analyst
5 42 (19.63%) Java Developer
6 40 (18.69%) Test Analyst
7 23 (10.75%) QA Tester
8 20 (9.35%) Automation Tester
9 15 (7.01%) QA Test Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) Test Engineer
10 13 (6.07%) Software Engineer
11 11 (5.14%) QA Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Selenium Tester
13 7 (3.27%) Test Leader
13 7 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Software Tester
14 6 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
14 6 (2.80%) Automation Engineer
15 4 (1.87%) Analyst Developer
15 4 (1.87%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.50%) XML
2 44 (20.56%) Spring
3 32 (14.95%) Hibernate
4 30 (14.02%) .NET
5 26 (12.15%) JMS
5 26 (12.15%) XML Schema
6 25 (11.68%) JDBC
7 24 (11.21%) iBATIS
8 16 (7.48%) Web Services
9 11 (5.14%) SOAP
10 8 (3.74%) HTML
10 8 (3.74%) Silverlight
10 8 (3.74%) Zend Framework
11 7 (3.27%) WPF
11 7 (3.27%) CSS
11 7 (3.27%) ASP.NET
12 6 (2.80%) DOM
12 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.34%) HTML5
13 5 (2.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.21%) Open Source
2 11 (5.14%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.27%) Derivative
4 5 (2.34%) Video on Demand
4 5 (2.34%) IPTV
4 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.87%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.87%) Equities
5 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.47%) iPhone
7 1 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.47%) iPad
7 1 (0.47%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.21%) Linux
2 17 (7.94%) UNIX
3 11 (5.14%) Windows
4 8 (3.74%) CentOS
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Android
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.45%) Test Automation
3 73 (34.11%) TDD
4 56 (26.17%) BDD
4 56 (26.17%) Automation Testing
5 48 (22.43%) Scrum
5 48 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (19.63%) Automated Testing
7 31 (14.49%) Test Scripting
8 23 (10.75%) Test Strategy
9 19 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (8.41%) Pair Programming
11 16 (7.48%) Regression Testing
11 16 (7.48%) Software Testing
11 16 (7.48%) User Stories
12 13 (6.07%) Unit Testing
12 13 (6.07%) Kanban
12 13 (6.07%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.07%) OO
13 12 (5.61%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 106 (49.53%) Java
2 78 (36.45%) C#
3 63 (29.44%) SQL
4 16 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.54%) Ruby
6 13 (6.07%) PHP
6 13 (6.07%) Python
7 9 (4.21%) Perl
7 9 (4.21%) C++
7 9 (4.21%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.27%) Scala
8 7 (3.27%) PHP5
8 7 (3.27%) Groovy
8 7 (3.27%) XPath
9 6 (2.80%) XQuery
10 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.87%) Lua
11 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.40%) Korn
11 3 (1.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (13.55%) ISTQB
2 25 (11.68%) ISEB
3 9 (4.21%) Degree
4 3 (1.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (40.65%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (6.07%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.27%) Puppet
3 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.08%) Oracle
3 11 (5.14%) IBM
4 9 (4.21%) Informatica
5 8 (3.74%) Zend
6 7 (3.27%) Sybase
7 6 (2.80%) HP
7 6 (2.80%) Business Objects
7 6 (2.80%) JBoss
8 5 (2.34%) Cognos
9 4 (1.87%) Green Hat
10 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.93%) VMware
12 1 (0.47%) Sophis
12 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.47%) SAP
12 1 (0.47%) Empirix
12 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.47%) Murex
12 1 (0.47%) Sun
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Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £225 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum - dep on exp
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis IT
Posted: 6 days ago