The first table below looks at the demand for FitNesse skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FitNesse 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 for the West Midlands 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FitNesse
Rank - 102 101
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.055% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.59% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
184 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.74% 9.28% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 85 91
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £491 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +26.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
FitNesse
England

FitNesse
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FitNesse Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FitNesse
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

FitNesse Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FitNesse
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FitNesse within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
FitNesse
England

FitNesse
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS

FitNesse
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) WPF
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OO
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 5 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB