The first table below looks at the demand for jMock skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited jMock over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jMock
Rank 563 535 552
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing jMock 25 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.044% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 0.39% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 24
Average daily rate £330 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £311 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £569 £587
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -23.12%
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
6913 5399 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3425 3417
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
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 123 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
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 £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

jMock
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing jMock within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

jMock Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

jMock
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing jMock within the UK.

jMock Daily Rate Trend in the UK

jMock
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing jMock within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

jMock Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jMock
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing jMock within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 -36 20 £425 -15.00% 5
London -40 11 £625 +13.63% 5
City of London -6 5 £630 +32.63% 2
Scotland - 5 £330 -
South West -22 4 £325 +17.11%
Bristol - 3 £325 -
Uxbridge - 2 £240 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Guildford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing jMock 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 jMock.

1 63 (87.50%) Java
2 50 (69.44%) JUnit
3 45 (62.50%) Spring
4 40 (55.56%) TDD
5 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (48.61%) Hibernate
7 34 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (45.83%) Maven
9 29 (40.28%) Oracle
9 29 (40.28%) JMS
10 26 (36.11%) XML
10 26 (36.11%) Scrum
10 26 (36.11%) MVC
11 23 (31.94%) Mockito
12 22 (30.56%) Finance
13 21 (29.17%) Banking
13 21 (29.17%) J2EE
14 20 (27.78%) Unit Testing
14 20 (27.78%) Spring MVC
15 19 (26.39%) EasyMock
16 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
16 18 (25.00%) Selenium
17 17 (23.61%) Hudson
17 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
17 17 (23.61%) JDBC
18 16 (22.22%) OO
18 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
18 16 (22.22%) Linux
19 15 (20.83%) Investment Banking
19 15 (20.83%) Subversion

jMock
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing jMock 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 jMock. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
1 8 (11.11%) Confluence
2 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.56%) Apache
4 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.17%) JasperReports
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.17%) DB2
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) KDB
6 1 (1.39%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 50 (69.44%) JUnit
2 33 (45.83%) Maven
3 23 (31.94%) Mockito
4 19 (26.39%) EasyMock
5 18 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 18 (25.00%) Selenium
6 17 (23.61%) Hudson
6 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
7 15 (20.83%) Subversion
8 11 (15.28%) Ant
8 11 (15.28%) JIRA
8 11 (15.28%) SoapUI
9 9 (12.50%) CruiseControl
10 5 (6.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
11 4 (5.56%) JBehave
11 4 (5.56%) Cucumber
12 3 (4.17%) Subclipse
12 3 (4.17%) Hamcrest
12 3 (4.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 21 (29.17%) Banking
3 15 (20.83%) Investment Banking
4 8 (11.11%) Front Office
5 7 (9.72%) Financial Institution
6 6 (8.33%) Games
7 2 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 46 (63.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.94%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.56%) Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.17%) Senior Tester
7 3 (4.17%) Automation Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (2.78%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Lead Tester
9 1 (1.39%) Senior J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.39%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.39%) Real Time Developer
9 1 (1.39%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (62.50%) Spring
2 35 (48.61%) Hibernate
3 29 (40.28%) JMS
4 26 (36.11%) XML
5 21 (29.17%) J2EE
6 20 (27.78%) Spring MVC
7 17 (23.61%) JDBC
8 13 (18.06%) Struts
9 10 (13.89%) Web Services
9 10 (13.89%) Ajax
9 10 (13.89%) Java EE
10 7 (9.72%) iBATIS
10 7 (9.72%) XML Schema
11 5 (6.94%) SOAP
11 5 (6.94%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (6.94%) JSON
11 5 (6.94%) jQuery
11 5 (6.94%) Google Maps API
12 4 (5.56%) FreeMarker
12 4 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Open Source
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.94%) Augmented Reality
4 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.56%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.17%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.78%) Derivative
7 1 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.39%) Equities
7 1 (1.39%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) UNIX
3 8 (11.11%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Windows
5 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (55.56%) TDD
2 39 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (36.11%) Scrum
4 26 (36.11%) MVC
5 20 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 16 (22.22%) OO
7 10 (13.89%) Extreme Programming
7 10 (13.89%) Integration Testing
7 10 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (11.11%) Data Management
8 8 (11.11%) BDD
8 8 (11.11%) Android Development
9 7 (9.72%) Analytics
9 7 (9.72%) Kanban
9 7 (9.72%) Multithreading
9 7 (9.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Web Development
10 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 6 (8.33%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 63 (87.50%) Java
2 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (6.94%) C++
5 4 (5.56%) Python
5 4 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.56%) C
6 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.78%) VB
6 2 (2.78%) Scala
7 1 (1.39%) Groovy
7 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.39%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) MOM
2 1 (1.39%) Nagios
2 1 (1.39%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (40.28%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) JBoss
3 9 (12.50%) Sybase
4 5 (6.94%) Google
4 5 (6.94%) Facebook
4 5 (6.94%) Twitter
5 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
5 3 (4.17%) Murex
5 3 (4.17%) Fidessa
5 3 (4.17%) Bloomberg
6 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) GoldenSource
7 1 (1.39%) Sun
7 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.39%) ION Trading
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