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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
jMock
Rank 545 513 497
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -16
Contract jobs citing jMock 33 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.090% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.76% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 20
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £250 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 -
% change year-on-year
+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
6844 5801 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.91% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3690 3277
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 137 204
Average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 23 January 2015.

jMock Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jMock
Top 14 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 23 January 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 -35 28 £588 +30.55% 35
London -11 23 £608 +27.89% 10
Reading - 3 £456 -
Berkshire - 3 £456 - 6
South East - 3 £456 - 11
City of London +6 2 £615 +134.28% 7
East of England - - - - 7
Essex - - - - 4
Kent - - - - 3
Surrey - - - - 2
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 74 (94.87%) Java
2 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (66.67%) Hibernate
4 50 (64.10%) TDD
5 49 (62.82%) Oracle
6 48 (61.54%) Relational Database
7 46 (58.97%) JUnit
8 43 (55.13%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
10 39 (50.00%) OO
11 37 (47.44%) Spring
12 36 (46.15%) Pair Programming
12 36 (46.15%) Scrum
13 35 (44.87%) Linux
14 32 (41.03%) Banking
15 29 (37.18%) Maven
15 29 (37.18%) RDBMS
16 27 (34.62%) SQL
16 27 (34.62%) Investment Banking
16 27 (34.62%) Unit Testing
17 26 (33.33%) J2SE
18 25 (32.05%) XML
19 24 (30.77%) Web Services
19 24 (30.77%) OOD
19 24 (30.77%) Python
19 24 (30.77%) User Stories
19 24 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
20 23 (29.49%) Web Development
21 22 (28.21%) UNIX
22 21 (26.92%) Mockito

jMock
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (21.79%) Tomcat
2 14 (17.95%) Apache
3 10 (12.82%) JBoss
4 7 (8.97%) Jetty
5 6 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.28%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (1.28%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.69%) HTTP
2 4 (5.13%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.28%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 29 (37.18%) RDBMS
3 6 (7.69%) DB2
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.28%) Redis
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.28%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 46 (58.97%) JUnit
2 29 (37.18%) Maven
3 21 (26.92%) Mockito
4 18 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 10 (12.82%) EasyMock
6 9 (11.54%) Hudson
6 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
6 9 (11.54%) TeamCity
6 9 (11.54%) FitNesse
7 7 (8.97%) JIRA
8 6 (7.69%) Ant
9 5 (6.41%) Subversion
9 5 (6.41%) CruiseControl
10 4 (5.13%) DbUnit
11 3 (3.85%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.56%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.28%) JBehave
13 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (41.03%) Banking
2 27 (34.62%) Investment Banking
3 20 (25.64%) Finance
4 7 (8.97%) Front Office
5 2 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (97.44%) Developer
2 65 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 19 (24.36%) Agile Java Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Senior Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (2.56%) Analyst
5 2 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (2.56%) Programmer
5 2 (2.56%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (2.56%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 2 (2.56%) Java Programmer
5 2 (2.56%) Python Developer
5 2 (2.56%) Android Developer
6 1 (1.28%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.28%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (1.28%) Scala Developer
6 1 (1.28%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (1.28%) Technical Leader
6 1 (1.28%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (1.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 37 (47.44%) Spring
3 26 (33.33%) J2SE
4 25 (32.05%) XML
5 24 (30.77%) Web Services
6 15 (19.23%) J2EE
7 14 (17.95%) SOAP
7 14 (17.95%) JDBC
8 12 (15.38%) RESTful
9 11 (14.10%) JMS
10 10 (12.82%) XML Schema
10 10 (12.82%) REST
11 9 (11.54%) iBATIS
12 8 (10.26%) JSON
13 7 (8.97%) OpenSocial
13 7 (8.97%) jQuery
14 6 (7.69%) HTML
15 4 (5.13%) Spring MVC
15 4 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
15 4 (5.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.26%) Data Structures
3 6 (7.69%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.69%) Derivative
3 6 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (6.41%) Market Risk
5 4 (5.13%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.85%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.56%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.28%) Open Source
8 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.28%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.28%) Equities
8 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 35 (44.87%) Linux
2 22 (28.21%) UNIX
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (91.03%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (64.10%) TDD
3 43 (55.13%) Continuous Integration
4 39 (50.00%) OO
5 36 (46.15%) Pair Programming
5 36 (46.15%) Scrum
6 27 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 24 (30.77%) OOD
7 24 (30.77%) User Stories
7 24 (30.77%) Technical Analysis
8 23 (29.49%) Web Development
9 13 (16.67%) Kanban
10 12 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 11 (14.10%) SOA
12 10 (12.82%) Refactoring
12 10 (12.82%) Low Latency
13 8 (10.26%) Extreme Programming
14 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
15 6 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) Java
2 40 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 27 (34.62%) SQL
4 24 (30.77%) Python
5 3 (3.85%) C#
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.28%) R
7 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) vSphere
1 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) ZABBIX
1 3 (3.85%) Hyperic
1 3 (3.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) VMware
2 3 (3.85%) Sybase
3 2 (2.56%) Perforce
3 2 (2.56%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.28%) Trapeze
4 1 (1.28%) EMC
4 1 (1.28%) Interwoven
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.28%) Adobe
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Long term projects - 3 month rolling +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 26 days ago