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 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FitNesse
UK
Rank 560 600 583
Rank change year-on-year +40 -17  
Contract jobs citing FitNesse 26 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.057% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.39% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 17
Median daily rate £525 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £301 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £450
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

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

FitNesse
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

FitNesse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FitNesse over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FitNesse in the UK

FitNesse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FitNesse in the UK

FitNesse
Top 16 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 22 March 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 +44 25 £525 +15.38% 8
London +7 18 £575 +22.34% 2
Yorkshire +17 4 £363 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £363 - 2
Leeds - 4 £363 - 2
East of England -5 2 £363 -
Hertfordshire -7 2 £363 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
Sheffield - 2 £363 -
Scotland +32 1 - - 1
North West +32 1 £138 - 2
Manchester +13 1 £138 - 2
Croydon +6 1 - -
City of London -1 1 £650 +16.85%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 - -

FitNesse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for FitNesse.

1 45 (71.43%) Java
1 45 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (66.67%) Selenium
2 42 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 28 (44.44%) BDD
3 28 (44.44%) JBehave
3 28 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 28 (44.44%) Scrum
4 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
5 23 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (34.92%) TDD
6 22 (34.92%) QA
7 21 (33.33%) JIRA
7 21 (33.33%) JUnit
7 21 (33.33%) Open Source
8 19 (30.16%) WebDriver
8 19 (30.16%) Kanban
9 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
10 16 (25.40%) REST
11 15 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (23.81%) Spring
12 14 (22.22%) Finance
12 14 (22.22%) Test Strategy
13 13 (20.63%) Automation Testing
13 13 (20.63%) Robot Framework
13 13 (20.63%) SQL
14 12 (19.05%) Tomcat
14 12 (19.05%) Microservices
14 12 (19.05%) Gherkin
14 12 (19.05%) Integration Testing

FitNesse
Top Related 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 12 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.29%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) nginx
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Big Data
2 5 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.94%) DB2
3 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.76%) PowerCenter
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 42 (66.67%) Selenium
2 28 (44.44%) JBehave
2 28 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 21 (33.33%) JIRA
3 21 (33.33%) JUnit
4 19 (30.16%) WebDriver
5 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
6 13 (20.63%) Robot Framework
7 12 (19.05%) TeamCity
8 11 (17.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (17.46%) NUnit
9 10 (15.87%) Mockito
10 9 (14.29%) Concordion
10 9 (14.29%) Maven
10 9 (14.29%) SoapUI
10 9 (14.29%) Subversion
11 8 (12.70%) Moq
12 7 (11.11%) JMeter
13 6 (9.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Front Office
4 2 (3.17%) German Language
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.05%) Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Tester
4 11 (17.46%) Automation Tester
5 9 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 8 (12.70%) Test Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Agile Test Manager
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) Developer in Test
11 3 (4.76%) Product Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Software Product Manager
11 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) REST
2 15 (23.81%) Spring
3 12 (19.05%) Gherkin
4 11 (17.46%) Hibernate
4 11 (17.46%) SOAP
5 10 (15.87%) XML
6 9 (14.29%) Apache CXF
6 9 (14.29%) RESTful
6 9 (14.29%) Web Services
7 5 (7.94%) .NET
7 5 (7.94%) JSON
8 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.76%) Guice
8 3 (4.76%) HTML
8 3 (4.76%) Lambda Expressions
9 2 (3.17%) Guava
9 2 (3.17%) HATEOAS
9 2 (3.17%) JAX-RS
9 2 (3.17%) Node.js
9 2 (3.17%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.76%) User Experience
2 2 (3.17%) Fintech
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) BDD
2 28 (44.44%) Scrum
3 25 (39.68%) Test Automation
4 23 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (34.92%) TDD
6 21 (33.33%) Open Source
7 19 (30.16%) Kanban
8 15 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (22.22%) Test Strategy
10 13 (20.63%) Automation Testing
11 12 (19.05%) Integration Testing
11 12 (19.05%) Microservices
12 11 (17.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (17.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (15.87%) Regression Testing
14 9 (14.29%) ATDD
14 9 (14.29%) DevOps
15 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
15 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (71.43%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) Ruby
4 6 (9.52%) C#
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.35%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) XPath
6 3 (4.76%) XQuery
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) Python
7 2 (3.17%) Scala
8 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
1 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) QA
2 10 (15.87%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (15.87%) EMIR
3 9 (14.29%) MiFID
4 1 (1.59%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (11.11%) Puppet
2 5 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Atlassian
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Informatica
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.17%) Compuware
4 2 (3.17%) Empirix
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.59%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.59%) Twitter