The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jMock
Rank 562 580 529
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -51
Contract jobs citing jMock 41 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.038% 0.048%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 19
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £309 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £359 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.98% +10.38%
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
7165 6971 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.87% 12.57% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4586 4476 3387
Average daily rate £400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 146 139
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.35 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 7 May 2015.

jMock Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jMock
Top 8 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 7 May 2015. 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 +11 34 £588 +6.81% 16
London +16 33 £588 -6.00% 7
Scotland 0 6 £406 +23.10%
Edinburgh - 6 £406 -
Docklands, London - 2 £615 - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 75 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (96.10%) Java
3 59 (76.62%) Hibernate
4 58 (75.32%) Oracle
5 56 (72.73%) TDD
6 52 (67.53%) Pair Programming
6 52 (67.53%) Relational Database
7 50 (64.94%) JavaScript
8 46 (59.74%) OO
9 42 (54.55%) RDBMS
10 41 (53.25%) Linux
11 40 (51.95%) SQL
11 40 (51.95%) Banking
12 39 (50.65%) Investment Banking
13 38 (49.35%) User Stories
13 38 (49.35%) Technical Analysis
14 36 (46.75%) Python
15 35 (45.45%) Spring
16 34 (44.16%) J2SE
16 34 (44.16%) OOD
16 34 (44.16%) Web Development
17 32 (41.56%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (38.96%) JUnit
19 21 (27.27%) Maven
19 21 (27.27%) Unit Testing
20 20 (25.97%) Scrum
21 17 (22.08%) Web Services
21 17 (22.08%) J2EE
22 16 (20.78%) XML
23 15 (19.48%) JDBC

jMock
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 10 (12.99%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.39%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (6.49%) JBoss
5 2 (2.60%) Jetty
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) HTTP
2 5 (6.49%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (67.53%) Relational Database
2 42 (54.55%) RDBMS
3 7 (9.09%) DB2
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (38.96%) JUnit
2 21 (27.27%) Maven
3 15 (19.48%) Mockito
4 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
4 8 (10.39%) FitNesse
5 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.79%) Hudson
6 6 (7.79%) CruiseControl
7 5 (6.49%) DbUnit
7 5 (6.49%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.60%) Subversion
10 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 40 (51.95%) Banking
2 39 (50.65%) Investment Banking
3 11 (14.29%) Finance
4 6 (7.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 77 (100.00%) Developer
2 73 (94.81%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Lead Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Lead Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (2.60%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (2.60%) Programmer
6 2 (2.60%) Analyst
6 2 (2.60%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (2.60%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 2 (2.60%) Java Programmer
7 1 (1.30%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.30%) Scala Developer
7 1 (1.30%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (76.62%) Hibernate
2 35 (45.45%) Spring
3 34 (44.16%) J2SE
4 17 (22.08%) Web Services
4 17 (22.08%) J2EE
5 16 (20.78%) XML
6 15 (19.48%) JDBC
7 12 (15.58%) SOAP
8 9 (11.69%) XML Schema
8 9 (11.69%) iBATIS
8 9 (11.69%) REST
9 8 (10.39%) JMS
10 7 (9.09%) JSON
11 6 (7.79%) Spring MVC
11 6 (7.79%) RESTful
12 5 (6.49%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (6.49%) PowerMock
12 5 (6.49%) Apache CXF
12 5 (6.49%) Apache Camel
13 2 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.79%) Derivative
3 6 (7.79%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (7.79%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.49%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.90%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.30%) Open Source
6 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Linux
2 11 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (97.40%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (72.73%) TDD
3 52 (67.53%) Pair Programming
4 46 (59.74%) OO
5 38 (49.35%) User Stories
5 38 (49.35%) Technical Analysis
6 34 (44.16%) OOD
6 34 (44.16%) Web Development
7 32 (41.56%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 20 (25.97%) Scrum
10 11 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
11 10 (12.99%) SOA
12 8 (10.39%) BDD
13 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 7 (9.09%) Release Management
13 7 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (7.79%) Kanban
15 5 (6.49%) MVC
15 5 (6.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (96.10%) Java
2 50 (64.94%) JavaScript
3 40 (51.95%) SQL
4 36 (46.75%) Python
5 2 (2.60%) C#
6 1 (1.30%) Scala
6 1 (1.30%) R
6 1 (1.30%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
1 3 (3.90%) logstash
1 3 (3.90%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 58 (75.32%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
3 3 (3.90%) Sybase
4 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
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