The first table below looks at the demand for eggPlant skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited eggPlant over the 3 months to 24 July 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 for the Wales region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
TestPlant eggPlant
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.51% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
146 51 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.50% 9.79% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 38 48
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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eggPlant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

eggPlant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing eggPlant across the Wales region.

eggPlant Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing eggPlant within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
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Job
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant.

1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) SOAP
3 9 (81.82%) Maven
3 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 9 (81.82%) Selenium
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
4 7 (63.64%) Apache Ivy
4 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
4 7 (63.64%) 4G
4 7 (63.64%) REST
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle
4 7 (63.64%) Ant
4 7 (63.64%) WAP
4 7 (63.64%) Toad
4 7 (63.64%) Sun
4 7 (63.64%) HP
4 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
4 7 (63.64%) Apple
4 7 (63.64%) Apache
4 7 (63.64%) J2ME
4 7 (63.64%) 3G
4 7 (63.64%) Handset
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
4 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (63.64%) QA
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 7 (63.64%) 2G

eggPlant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing eggPlant 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 eggPlant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) 4G
1 7 (63.64%) 3G
1 7 (63.64%) 2G
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Maven
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
1 9 (81.82%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (63.64%) SoapUI
2 7 (63.64%) Ant
2 7 (63.64%) Toad
2 7 (63.64%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) Calabash
4 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 2 (18.18%) Robotium
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (9.09%) JBehave
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) QA Leader
2 5 (45.45%) Test Leader
3 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) SOAP
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) WAP
3 7 (63.64%) J2ME
4 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Mobile App
2 7 (63.64%) Handset
3 4 (36.36%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Manual Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) Sun
1 7 (63.64%) HP
1 7 (63.64%) Apple