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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FitNesse
Rank 633 589 520
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -69
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 25 42 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.075% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.58% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 74
Average daily rate £425 £419 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £366 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.46% +12.50%
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
8247 7225 6836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 12.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5600 4623 4389
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 144 132
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.47 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 7 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 22 £433 -10.82% 10
London -4 21 £433 -12.18% 8
City of London +43 3 £588 +38.23% 3
Scotland -28 3 £325 -18.75% 3
Croydon - 3 £325 -
Stirling - 3 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (56.58%) SQL
3 39 (51.32%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (46.05%) Selenium
5 32 (42.11%) BDD
6 31 (40.79%) Test Automation
7 30 (39.47%) Cucumber
7 30 (39.47%) TDD
8 28 (36.84%) Finance
8 28 (36.84%) C#
8 28 (36.84%) Java
9 26 (34.21%) SpecFlow
9 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
10 23 (30.26%) .NET
11 22 (28.95%) Open Source
12 21 (27.63%) Automated Testing
12 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
13 18 (23.68%) XML
13 18 (23.68%) QA
14 16 (21.05%) TeamCity
15 15 (19.74%) Ruby
15 15 (19.74%) Scrum
16 14 (18.42%) HP UFT
16 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
16 14 (18.42%) JIRA
16 14 (18.42%) SDLC
17 12 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
17 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
17 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
17 12 (15.79%) JavaScript

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (6.58%) Confluence
2 3 (3.95%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
3 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Mingle
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.63%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) FTP
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.63%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.63%) OLTP
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (46.05%) Selenium
2 30 (39.47%) Cucumber
3 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
3 26 (34.21%) SpecFlow
4 16 (21.05%) TeamCity
5 14 (18.42%) HP UFT
5 14 (18.42%) JIRA
6 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
7 9 (11.84%) JUnit
7 9 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (11.84%) WebDriver
8 8 (10.53%) Maven
9 7 (9.21%) CruiseControl
9 7 (9.21%) JBehave
9 7 (9.21%) JMeter
9 7 (9.21%) NUnit
9 7 (9.21%) WATIR
10 6 (7.89%) Concordion
10 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
11 5 (6.58%) Geb
General
1 28 (36.84%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (31.58%) Analyst
2 23 (30.26%) Test Analyst
3 20 (26.32%) Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Tester
5 11 (14.47%) Agile Test Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Developer
7 8 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) C# Developer
9 6 (7.89%) Automation Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.95%) Architect
11 3 (3.95%) Developer in Test
11 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) .NET
2 18 (23.68%) XML
3 11 (14.47%) Web Services
4 9 (11.84%) jQuery
5 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.89%) Gherkin
5 6 (7.89%) HTML
5 6 (7.89%) JSON
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (5.26%) LINQ
7 4 (5.26%) SOAP
7 4 (5.26%) WCF
7 4 (5.26%) YAML
8 3 (3.95%) Ajax
8 3 (3.95%) Drools
8 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Fintech
3 2 (2.63%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Equities
4 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Unix
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (51.32%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (42.11%) BDD
4 31 (40.79%) Test Automation
5 30 (39.47%) TDD
6 22 (28.95%) Open Source
7 21 (27.63%) Automated Testing
8 15 (19.74%) Scrum
9 14 (18.42%) SDLC
10 12 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (14.47%) Functional Testing
12 10 (13.16%) Automation Testing
12 10 (13.16%) Kanban
12 10 (13.16%) Risk Management
13 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
14 8 (10.53%) Manual Testing
14 8 (10.53%) Refactoring
14 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
14 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (56.58%) SQL
2 28 (36.84%) C#
2 28 (36.84%) Java
3 15 (19.74%) Ruby
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 12 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 10 (13.16%) Python
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
6 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 5 (6.58%) Groovy
7 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.58%) VB
7 5 (6.58%) VBA
7 5 (6.58%) VBScript
8 4 (5.26%) C
9 2 (2.63%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) AWK
10 1 (1.32%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
1 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
2 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SDET
2 4 (5.26%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.63%) ISO20022
5 1 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.32%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ansible
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) HP
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Twitter
5 3 (3.95%) ATG
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) SimCorp
6 2 (2.63%) Splunk
6 2 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.32%) Perforce
7 1 (1.32%) Rally
7 1 (1.32%) SAP
7 1 (1.32%) Solace