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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
jMock
Rank 573 556 533
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs citing jMock 39 30 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.057% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.48% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 62
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£600 £400 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £541 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -2.30%
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
7337 6269 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.74% 11.88% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4848 4049 3517
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 £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 131 216
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 2014.

jMock Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

jMock
Top 13 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 19 September 2014. 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 +1 39 £600 +50.00% 6
London +30 37 £600 +41.17% 5
City of London +32 10 £600 +33.33%
South East +6 2 £400 -
South West - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Barnstaple - - - -

jMock
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 62 (96.88%) Java
2 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (67.19%) JUnit
4 41 (64.06%) Oracle
5 35 (54.69%) Hibernate
6 34 (53.13%) Scrum
6 34 (53.13%) TDD
7 31 (48.44%) Spring
7 31 (48.44%) Linux
8 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
8 29 (45.31%) Banking
9 28 (43.75%) OO
9 28 (43.75%) Relational Database
10 27 (42.19%) Maven
11 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (39.06%) Unit Testing
12 25 (39.06%) Investment Banking
13 22 (34.38%) Finance
13 22 (34.38%) UNIX
13 22 (34.38%) Web Services
13 22 (34.38%) Python
14 21 (32.81%) SQL
15 18 (28.13%) J2SE
15 18 (28.13%) Pair Programming
16 17 (26.56%) OOD
17 16 (25.00%) RDBMS
17 16 (25.00%) XML
17 16 (25.00%) J2EE
18 15 (23.44%) User Stories
18 15 (23.44%) Technical Analysis

jMock
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (14.06%) Tomcat
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 4 (6.25%) Jetty
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.56%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) AMQP
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) Relational Database
2 16 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database
5 6 (9.38%) MySQL
6 4 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.13%) DB2
9 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.56%) Redis
9 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.56%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 43 (67.19%) JUnit
2 27 (42.19%) Maven
3 12 (18.75%) EasyMock
4 11 (17.19%) Hudson
4 11 (17.19%) Subversion
5 10 (15.63%) Mockito
6 8 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 7 (10.94%) TeamCity
7 7 (10.94%) CruiseControl
8 6 (9.38%) JIRA
8 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
8 6 (9.38%) Ant
9 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.13%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.56%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.56%) JSUnit
General
1 29 (45.31%) Banking
2 25 (39.06%) Investment Banking
3 22 (34.38%) Finance
4 12 (18.75%) Front Office
5 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 60 (93.75%) Developer
2 49 (76.56%) Java Developer
3 16 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (1.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) J2EE Architect
8 1 (1.56%) IT Architect
8 1 (1.56%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (54.69%) Hibernate
2 31 (48.44%) Spring
3 22 (34.38%) Web Services
4 18 (28.13%) J2SE
5 16 (25.00%) XML
5 16 (25.00%) J2EE
6 15 (23.44%) JMS
7 10 (15.63%) REST
8 9 (14.06%) jQuery
8 9 (14.06%) Spring MVC
9 7 (10.94%) RESTful
9 7 (10.94%) HTML
9 7 (10.94%) SOAP
9 7 (10.94%) JDBC
9 7 (10.94%) XSLT
10 6 (9.38%) Java EE
10 6 (9.38%) JTA
10 6 (9.38%) JTS
10 6 (9.38%) Middleware
10 6 (9.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.38%) Credit Risk
1 6 (9.38%) Market Risk
2 5 (7.81%) Reference Data
2 5 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (7.81%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Equities
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 31 (48.44%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) UNIX
3 4 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (92.19%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) Scrum
2 34 (53.13%) TDD
3 28 (43.75%) OO
4 26 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (39.06%) Unit Testing
6 18 (28.13%) Pair Programming
7 17 (26.56%) OOD
8 15 (23.44%) User Stories
8 15 (23.44%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (23.44%) Web Development
9 9 (14.06%) Multithreading
9 9 (14.06%) Kanban
9 9 (14.06%) Refactoring
9 9 (14.06%) MVC
10 8 (12.50%) SOA
11 7 (10.94%) Low Latency
11 7 (10.94%) UML
11 7 (10.94%) Data Management
11 7 (10.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (96.88%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) Python
4 21 (32.81%) SQL
5 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.25%) C#
5 4 (6.25%) VBA
5 4 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.56%) Scala
6 1 (1.56%) C++
6 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (64.06%) Oracle
2 10 (15.63%) JBoss
3 8 (12.50%) Sybase
4 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.69%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.69%) Murex
4 3 (4.69%) Fidessa
5 2 (3.13%) GoldenSource
5 2 (3.13%) Perforce
6 1 (1.56%) EMC
6 1 (1.56%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
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