The table below looks at the statistics for FitNesse skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FitNesse over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FitNesse
Rank 14 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.48% 9.59% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.64% 25.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Development Applications Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 32.84% 36.99% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 2
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

FitNesse
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse.

1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) iBATIS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian region citing FitNesse 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 FitNesse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) iBATIS
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XPath