Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for eggPlant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited eggPlant over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

TestPlant eggPlant
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 625 604 594
Rank change year-on-year -21 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% 0.037% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
London median daily rate £500 £390 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -4.99% -8.78%
10th Percentile £428 £385 £306
90th Percentile £582 £459 £481
England median daily rate £478 £390 £280
% change year-on-year +22.44% +39.29% -25.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

eggPlant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9360 8130 7228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.25% 18.10% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7066 5902 5306
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 20
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.50 £57.05 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing eggPlant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for eggPlant in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing eggPlant in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for eggPlant in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing eggPlant in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for eggPlant in London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing eggPlant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for eggPlant.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) NeoLoad
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Dynatrace
3 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
3 3 (33.33%) Test Management
3 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
4 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) MiFID
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) NeoLoad
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Test Lead
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) AppDynamics
1 3 (33.33%) Dynatrace
1 3 (33.33%) HP