The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for FitNesse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FitNesse 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.

FitNesse
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 265
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £310 £388
% change year-on-year +16.93% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FitNesse 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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1205 1246 1195
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.21% 13.25% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 805 688
Median daily rate £403 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 39
Median hourly rate £45.87 £44.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +13.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £126.25 £50.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

FitNesse
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for FitNesse in the South East

FitNesse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FitNesse in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for FitNesse in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FitNesse 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 South East region with a requirement for FitNesse.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) JBehave
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) Subversion
5 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Puppet
6 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
6 3 (33.33%) Publishing
6 3 (33.33%) QARun
6 3 (33.33%) QADirector
6 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Build Automation

FitNesse
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
1 8 (88.89%) JBehave
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 3 (33.33%) QADirector
3 3 (33.33%) QARun
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Product Management
5 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
5 1 (11.11%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 5 (55.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet