The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 June 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
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 629 592
Rank change year-on-year +36 -37  
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 17 22 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.041% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.26% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 35
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +40.71% -15.15%  
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8279 8360 7382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.58% 15.52% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5639 5758 4879
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 126 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

FitNesse
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FitNesse in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FitNesse over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FitNesse in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FitNesse.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FitNesse in the UK

FitNesse
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FitNesse within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 14 £475 +11.76% 10
London +10 14 £475 +11.76% 3
City of London 0 4 £475 -7.31%
Scotland +30 1 - - 1
Livingston - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for FitNesse.

1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 26 (57.78%) Cucumber
4 25 (55.56%) Java
5 23 (51.11%) JIRA
6 21 (46.67%) Selenium
6 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
7 20 (44.44%) SQL
8 19 (42.22%) QA
8 19 (42.22%) Finance
9 18 (40.00%) BDD
9 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (37.78%) Open Source
11 16 (35.56%) JUnit
12 15 (33.33%) TDD
13 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
14 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
15 12 (26.67%) Scrum
16 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
16 11 (24.44%) Spring
17 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
17 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
18 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
18 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
18 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
18 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
18 9 (20.00%) Oracle
18 9 (20.00%) Maven
19 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
19 8 (17.78%) JSON

FitNesse
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.33%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) nginx
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
2 3 (6.67%) GitHub
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) PowerCenter
4 2 (4.44%) Big Data
4 2 (4.44%) DB2
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Cucumber
2 23 (51.11%) JIRA
3 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 21 (46.67%) Selenium
4 16 (35.56%) JUnit
5 10 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 9 (20.00%) Maven
6 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 8 (17.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (17.78%) Bitbucket
7 8 (17.78%) Mockito
7 8 (17.78%) Subversion
8 7 (15.56%) JBehave
8 7 (15.56%) SoapUI
9 6 (13.33%) Moq
9 6 (13.33%) Robot Framework
9 6 (13.33%) SpecFlow
9 6 (13.33%) TeamCity
10 5 (11.11%) NUnit
10 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Games
5 2 (4.44%) German Language
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.22%) Front Office
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Test Manager
6 6 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (13.33%) Tester
7 5 (11.11%) Agile Test Manager
7 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Java Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 3 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Product Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Release Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Software Product Manager
9 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) Hibernate
1 11 (24.44%) Spring
2 8 (17.78%) Gherkin
2 8 (17.78%) JSON
2 8 (17.78%) REST
3 6 (13.33%) RESTful
3 6 (13.33%) SOAP
3 6 (13.33%) XML
4 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.89%) Apache CXF
4 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 3 (6.67%) CSS
5 3 (6.67%) HTML
5 3 (6.67%) JDBC
5 3 (6.67%) JMS
6 2 (4.44%) .NET
6 2 (4.44%) JAXB
6 2 (4.44%) JAX-WS
6 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
6 2 (4.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.67%) Market Risk
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 18 (40.00%) BDD
3 18 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (37.78%) Open Source
5 15 (33.33%) TDD
6 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
7 12 (26.67%) Scrum
8 10 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 8 (17.78%) DevOps
10 8 (17.78%) Kanban
10 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
10 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
10 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
11 7 (15.56%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (15.56%) Waterfall
12 6 (13.33%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) Java
2 20 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) ES6
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.22%) XPath
6 1 (2.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) QA
2 5 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (8.89%) MiFID
4 3 (6.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
1 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Ansible
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Informatica
4 4 (8.89%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.22%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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