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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
jMock
Rank 608 566 536
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -30
Contract jobs citing jMock 11 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.069% 0.089%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 30
Average daily rate £413 £575 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.26% +63.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £418 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £650 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +28.78%
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
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

jMock Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jMock
Top 11 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 5 February 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 -24 8 £413 -28.26% 15
London -27 6 £413 -31.25% 11
Scotland -8 3 £364 -14.44%
City of London +37 2 - - 2
Stirling - 2 £364 -
South East 0 1 £325 -28.76% 2
East Midlands -8 1 £525 +23.52%
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £525 +23.52%
Nottingham -12 1 £525 +23.52%
Burgess Hill - 1 £325 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £325 - 1

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (80.65%) JUnit
2 25 (80.65%) TDD
2 25 (80.65%) Spring
3 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (67.74%) Web Services
5 20 (64.52%) REST
6 19 (61.29%) Mockito
6 19 (61.29%) Maven
7 18 (58.06%) Finance
7 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
8 17 (54.84%) MVC
8 17 (54.84%) Hibernate
8 17 (54.84%) OO
9 16 (51.61%) XML
9 16 (51.61%) SOAP
9 16 (51.61%) Banking
9 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
10 15 (48.39%) JMS
11 14 (45.16%) Oracle
12 13 (41.94%) SQL
12 13 (41.94%) J2EE
12 13 (41.94%) Subversion
13 12 (38.71%) Tomcat
13 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
13 12 (38.71%) BDD
14 11 (35.48%) Linux
14 11 (35.48%) jQuery
15 10 (32.26%) AOP

jMock
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (38.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (19.35%) JBoss
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (3.23%) Lightstreamer
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (29.03%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.68%) MySQL
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
7 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (80.65%) JUnit
2 19 (61.29%) Maven
2 19 (61.29%) Mockito
3 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
4 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
5 13 (41.94%) Subversion
6 9 (29.03%) DbUnit
7 7 (22.58%) SonarQube
8 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (19.35%) ClearCase
9 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
10 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
11 2 (6.45%) Ant
11 2 (6.45%) Hudson
11 2 (6.45%) JBehave
11 2 (6.45%) JIRA
12 1 (3.23%) Gradle
12 1 (3.23%) JMeter
12 1 (3.23%) Selenium
12 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) Banking
3 7 (22.58%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
1 30 (96.77%) Java Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Senior Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (6.45%) EAI Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Messaging Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Principal Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Architect
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) Spring
2 21 (67.74%) Web Services
3 20 (64.52%) REST
4 17 (54.84%) Hibernate
5 16 (51.61%) SOAP
5 16 (51.61%) XML
6 15 (48.39%) JMS
7 13 (41.94%) J2EE
8 11 (35.48%) jQuery
9 10 (32.26%) JDBC
10 9 (29.03%) PowerMock
11 8 (25.81%) JPA
11 8 (25.81%) JSON
11 8 (25.81%) RESTful
12 7 (22.58%) Java EE
12 7 (22.58%) RESTEasy
13 6 (19.35%) Ext JS
13 6 (19.35%) JAXB
13 6 (19.35%) Spring Integration
14 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (9.68%) Reference Data
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) TDD
2 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (54.84%) MVC
4 17 (54.84%) OO
5 12 (38.71%) BDD
6 10 (32.26%) AOP
6 10 (32.26%) Scrum
7 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
8 8 (25.81%) Kanban
8 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.90%) ETL
10 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.68%) Concurrent Programming
11 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
11 3 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
11 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
11 3 (9.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
4 6 (19.35%) PL/SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
1 1 (3.23%) ISEB
1 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (22.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Control-M
2 2 (6.45%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 10 (32.26%) Sybase
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Murex
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) GoldenSource
5 1 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) Rally
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Rate: neg, long term
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