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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 433 414
Contract jobs citing eggPlant 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.004% 0.028%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.028% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 -
% change year-on-year +32.35% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £35.50

eggPlant is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3601 3572 3059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.27% 15.83% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2641 2622 2170
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing eggPlant as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) Document Management
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

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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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Document Management
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP