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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jMock
Rank 575 563 533
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs citing jMock 32 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.036% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £309 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £650 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.23%
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
6998 6715 5264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.76% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4545 4348 3311
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 150
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £52.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 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 22 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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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 -17 27 £600 +4.80% 10
London +4 26 £600 -4.00%
Scotland 0 5 £413 +25.00%
Edinburgh - 5 £413 -
Brighton - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £615 -
South East - 1 - - 3

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 51 (78.46%) Oracle
5 46 (70.77%) TDD
6 45 (69.23%) Pair Programming
6 45 (69.23%) Relational Database
7 44 (67.69%) JavaScript
8 40 (61.54%) OO
9 37 (56.92%) Banking
10 36 (55.38%) Investment Banking
10 36 (55.38%) RDBMS
11 35 (53.85%) Linux
12 34 (52.31%) SQL
13 32 (49.23%) User Stories
13 32 (49.23%) Technical Analysis
14 31 (47.69%) Python
15 29 (44.62%) Spring
16 28 (43.08%) J2SE
16 28 (43.08%) OOD
16 28 (43.08%) Web Development
17 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (36.92%) JUnit
19 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
20 16 (24.62%) J2EE
20 16 (24.62%) Maven
21 15 (23.08%) XML
21 15 (23.08%) Computer Science
22 14 (21.54%) Degree
22 14 (21.54%) Scrum

jMock
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
2 8 (12.31%) Apache
3 6 (9.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.08%) Jetty
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (69.23%) Relational Database
2 36 (55.38%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.77%) DB2
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) JUnit
2 16 (24.62%) Maven
3 10 (15.38%) Mockito
4 7 (10.77%) FitNesse
5 5 (7.69%) Hudson
5 5 (7.69%) CruiseControl
6 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.08%) Subversion
8 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.54%) JIRA
9 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
9 1 (1.54%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.54%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (56.92%) Banking
2 36 (55.38%) Investment Banking
3 9 (13.85%) Finance
4 5 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 65 (100.00%) Developer
2 64 (98.46%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.15%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (1.54%) Scala Developer
6 1 (1.54%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (80.00%) Hibernate
2 29 (44.62%) Spring
3 28 (43.08%) J2SE
4 16 (24.62%) J2EE
5 15 (23.08%) XML
6 13 (20.00%) Web Services
6 13 (20.00%) JDBC
7 9 (13.85%) REST
8 8 (12.31%) XML Schema
8 8 (12.31%) SOAP
8 8 (12.31%) iBATIS
9 7 (10.77%) JSON
9 7 (10.77%) JMS
10 5 (7.69%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.08%) HTML
11 2 (3.08%) Swing
11 2 (3.08%) Spring Integration
11 2 (3.08%) JAX-RS
11 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (3.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 5 (7.69%) Derivative
3 5 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.62%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.54%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Linux
2 11 (16.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (98.46%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (70.77%) TDD
3 45 (69.23%) Pair Programming
4 40 (61.54%) OO
5 32 (49.23%) User Stories
5 32 (49.23%) Technical Analysis
6 28 (43.08%) OOD
6 28 (43.08%) Web Development
7 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (30.77%) Unit Testing
9 14 (21.54%) Scrum
10 9 (13.85%) SOA
11 7 (10.77%) Release Management
11 7 (10.77%) Extreme Programming
11 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.77%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.69%) Data Management
13 4 (6.15%) MVC
14 3 (4.62%) BDD
14 3 (4.62%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (67.69%) JavaScript
3 34 (52.31%) SQL
4 31 (47.69%) Python
5 2 (3.08%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) Scala
6 1 (1.54%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Vendors
1 51 (78.46%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Sybase
3 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.54%) VMware