The table below looks at the statistics for Jtest skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Jtest 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
Parasoft Jtest
Rank - 585 599
Contract jobs citing Jtest 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.016% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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%

Jtest
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Jtest within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Jtest Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Jtest
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Jtest within the UK.

Jtest Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Jtest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Jtest 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 Jtest.

1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse

Jtest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Jtest 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 Jtest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) JavaBeans
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) hybris
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) ATG