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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank 546 477 497
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +20
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 46 93 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.56% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 62 47
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£425 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £289 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £549 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
7223 5965 5730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.32% 11.65% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 3815 3554
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 148 226
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.35 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £45.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -68 29 £450 -2.70% 9
London -27 23 £450 -5.26% 2
Scotland -10 15 £375 -
City of London -2 5 £500 +18.69%
South East -28 3 £385 +22.22% 1
East of England - 2 £425 -
South Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 £500 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Barnstaple - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Bridgwater - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - - 4
Leicester - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 99 (76.15%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (48.46%) Java
3 62 (47.69%) Cucumber
4 60 (46.15%) TDD
5 56 (43.08%) Selenium
6 50 (38.46%) Jenkins
7 47 (36.15%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (35.38%) BDD
8 46 (35.38%) Web Services
9 45 (34.62%) SQL
10 38 (29.23%) QA
11 36 (27.69%) JIRA
11 36 (27.69%) Scrum
12 35 (26.92%) C#
13 33 (25.38%) Test Automation
14 31 (23.85%) Maven
14 31 (23.85%) Finance
15 30 (23.08%) RESTful
16 29 (22.31%) XML
16 29 (22.31%) .NET
17 28 (21.54%) Open Source
18 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
19 23 (17.69%) Eclipse
20 22 (16.92%) JUnit
20 22 (16.92%) Puppet
21 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
22 20 (15.38%) UNIX
23 19 (14.62%) QuickTest Pro
23 19 (14.62%) Banking
24 18 (13.85%) Spring

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (11.54%) Apache
2 12 (9.23%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.23%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.85%) Confluence
4 3 (2.31%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (2.31%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.54%) uiautomator
6 1 (0.77%) IIS
6 1 (0.77%) JBoss
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.77%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.77%) GemFire
6 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Office
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.77%) DNS
3 1 (0.77%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.77%) SSL
3 1 (0.77%) LDAP
3 1 (0.77%) LAN
3 1 (0.77%) WAN
3 1 (0.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.77%) Firewall
3 1 (0.77%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.77%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.38%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.31%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.54%) DTS
7 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.54%) Big Data
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) MySQL
8 1 (0.77%) DB2
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (47.69%) Cucumber
2 56 (43.08%) Selenium
3 50 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 36 (27.69%) JIRA
5 31 (23.85%) Maven
6 23 (17.69%) Eclipse
7 22 (16.92%) JUnit
8 19 (14.62%) QuickTest Pro
9 14 (10.77%) Visual Studio
9 14 (10.77%) SpecFlow
10 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (9.23%) WebDriver
12 11 (8.46%) Hudson
13 9 (6.92%) SoapUI
13 9 (6.92%) WATIR
13 9 (6.92%) Subversion
14 8 (6.15%) NUnit
14 8 (6.15%) JMeter
14 8 (6.15%) Mockito
General
1 31 (23.85%) Finance
2 19 (14.62%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.54%) Back Office
5 2 (1.54%) Electronics
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Games
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (27.69%) Developer
2 33 (25.38%) Analyst
3 24 (18.46%) Test Analyst
4 22 (16.92%) Architect
4 22 (16.92%) Tester
5 19 (14.62%) Java Developer
6 17 (13.08%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.46%) Automation Tester
7 11 (8.46%) Automation Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (6.92%) QA Analyst
10 6 (4.62%) Agile Tester
11 5 (3.85%) QA Tester
11 5 (3.85%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.08%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) J2EE Architect
12 4 (3.08%) QA Engineer
12 4 (3.08%) J2EE Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (35.38%) Web Services
2 30 (23.08%) RESTful
3 29 (22.31%) XML
3 29 (22.31%) .NET
4 18 (13.85%) J2EE
4 18 (13.85%) Spring
5 13 (10.00%) XML Schema
6 12 (9.23%) SOAP
6 12 (9.23%) PostGIS
7 11 (8.46%) Hibernate
8 9 (6.92%) iBATIS
8 9 (6.92%) JDBC
9 8 (6.15%) JMS
10 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.62%) HTML
12 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
12 5 (3.85%) JSON
13 4 (3.08%) AngularJS
13 4 (3.08%) Java SE
14 3 (2.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.54%) Open Source
2 7 (5.38%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.08%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.31%) Streaming Video
5 3 (2.31%) STB
5 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.54%) DTV
6 2 (1.54%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.77%) Equities
7 1 (0.77%) Derivative
7 1 (0.77%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.77%) User Experience
7 1 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.38%) UNIX
2 15 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (3.85%) Windows
4 3 (2.31%) Android
5 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (76.15%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (46.15%) TDD
3 47 (36.15%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (35.38%) BDD
5 36 (27.69%) Scrum
6 33 (25.38%) Test Automation
7 15 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 13 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 13 (10.00%) Pair Programming
9 11 (8.46%) Software Testing
10 10 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.92%) User Stories
12 8 (6.15%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.15%) SOA
13 7 (5.38%) OO
14 6 (4.62%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.62%) Test Strategy
15 4 (3.08%) Agile Testing
15 4 (3.08%) Kanban
15 4 (3.08%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.46%) Java
2 45 (34.62%) SQL
3 35 (26.92%) C#
4 18 (13.85%) Ruby
5 11 (8.46%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.92%) Python
7 7 (5.38%) PHP
8 5 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.85%) XPath
9 4 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.54%) VBScript
10 2 (1.54%) Perl
10 2 (1.54%) C++
10 2 (1.54%) C
11 1 (0.77%) Scala
11 1 (0.77%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.31%) ISEB
1 3 (2.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (29.23%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) EMIR
2 1 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (16.92%) Puppet
2 8 (6.15%) Vagrant
3 7 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.54%) Control-M
5 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.00%) Oracle
3 10 (7.69%) HP
4 7 (5.38%) VMware
5 2 (1.54%) SAP
5 2 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.77%) Sybase
6 1 (0.77%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.77%) ATG
6 1 (0.77%) GoldenSource
6 1 (0.77%) Endeca
6 1 (0.77%) Trayport
6 1 (0.77%) Twitter