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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jMock
Rank 595 567 559
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing jMock 16 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.048% 0.051%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.37% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 19
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£615 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £575 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - -
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
7542 6993 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.22% 12.78% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4967 4486 3661
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 149 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 28 July 2015.

jMock Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jMock
Top 10 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 28 July 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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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 -38 14 £615 +2.50% 11
London -12 13 £620 +3.33% 4
Docklands, London -4 2 £615 +2.50%
City of London -17 2 £650 +8.33%
East Midlands - 1 £463 - 1
Scotland - 1 £413 -
Nottingham - 1 £463 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £463 - 1
Bromley - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £413 -

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (98.36%) Java
2 58 (95.08%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (78.69%) Oracle
4 45 (73.77%) Hibernate
5 44 (72.13%) TDD
6 41 (67.21%) JavaScript
7 40 (65.57%) Pair Programming
7 40 (65.57%) Banking
8 38 (62.30%) Investment Banking
9 37 (60.66%) OO
9 37 (60.66%) Relational Database
10 32 (52.46%) Linux
10 32 (52.46%) Python
10 32 (52.46%) SQL
11 31 (50.82%) RDBMS
11 31 (50.82%) Technical Analysis
11 31 (50.82%) User Stories
12 28 (45.90%) OOD
13 27 (44.26%) J2SE
13 27 (44.26%) Web Development
14 25 (40.98%) Spring
15 23 (37.70%) JUnit
16 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
18 15 (24.59%) SDLC
19 14 (22.95%) JDBC
19 14 (22.95%) J2EE
19 14 (22.95%) Maven
20 13 (21.31%) XML
20 13 (21.31%) Scrum

jMock
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (13.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (11.48%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.56%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.64%) Jetty
5 1 (1.64%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) Relational Database
2 31 (50.82%) RDBMS
3 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.56%) DB2
5 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) JUnit
2 14 (22.95%) Maven
3 10 (16.39%) Mockito
4 6 (9.84%) Hudson
4 6 (9.84%) FitNesse
4 6 (9.84%) CruiseControl
5 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.28%) Subversion
6 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.28%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.64%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.64%) DbUnit
General
1 40 (65.57%) Banking
2 38 (62.30%) Investment Banking
3 11 (18.03%) Finance
4 6 (9.84%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (98.36%) Developer
2 56 (91.80%) Java Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Lead Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Lead Java Developer
4 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.28%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Android Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Scala Developer
6 1 (1.64%) AWS Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.64%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (1.64%) Python Developer
6 1 (1.64%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (73.77%) Hibernate
2 27 (44.26%) J2SE
3 25 (40.98%) Spring
4 14 (22.95%) J2EE
4 14 (22.95%) JDBC
5 13 (21.31%) XML
6 10 (16.39%) JMS
7 9 (14.75%) Web Services
8 7 (11.48%) Spring MVC
9 6 (9.84%) iBATIS
9 6 (9.84%) REST
9 6 (9.84%) XML Schema
10 5 (8.20%) SOAP
10 5 (8.20%) JSON
11 4 (6.56%) jQuery
12 3 (4.92%) Ajax
12 3 (4.92%) HTML5
12 3 (4.92%) Spring Integration
12 3 (4.92%) HTML
13 2 (3.28%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.48%) Credit Risk
3 6 (9.84%) Market Risk
4 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.28%) Derivative
6 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.64%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (95.08%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) TDD
3 40 (65.57%) Pair Programming
4 37 (60.66%) OO
5 31 (50.82%) User Stories
5 31 (50.82%) Technical Analysis
6 28 (45.90%) OOD
7 27 (44.26%) Web Development
8 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (29.51%) Unit Testing
10 15 (24.59%) SDLC
11 13 (21.31%) Scrum
12 6 (9.84%) SOA
12 6 (9.84%) MVC
12 6 (9.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
13 5 (8.20%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (8.20%) Data Management
13 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
14 4 (6.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) Java
2 41 (67.21%) JavaScript
3 32 (52.46%) SQL
3 32 (52.46%) Python
4 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) VBA
5 1 (1.64%) AspectJ
5 1 (1.64%) Scala
5 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Vendors
1 48 (78.69%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Sybase
3 1 (1.64%) VMware
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.64%) Facebook
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter