The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Parasoft Jtest
Rank 586 - 584
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Jtest 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.007%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% - 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £525 - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) hybris

Jtest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) ATG
1 1 (100.00%) hybris