The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 187 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 16 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.01% 2.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 0
Average daily rate
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£396 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £326 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
798 803 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 11.36% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 603 540
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Calabash across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Calabash Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Calabash
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Calabash across the City of London region.

Calabash Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Calabash
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Calabash across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Calabash Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Calabash also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Calabash.

1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (73.91%) Cucumber
3 15 (65.22%) Android
4 14 (60.87%) BDD
4 14 (60.87%) TDD
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) Ruby
5 11 (47.83%) Apple iOS
5 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) Mobile App
6 9 (39.13%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) QA
7 8 (34.78%) Appium
7 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
8 7 (30.43%) REST
8 7 (30.43%) ATDD
9 6 (26.09%) OO
9 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
10 5 (21.74%) Robotium
11 4 (17.39%) Robolectric
11 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
11 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
11 4 (17.39%) Selenium
11 4 (17.39%) JSON
11 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
12 3 (13.04%) JIRA

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Calabash also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Calabash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Cucumber
2 8 (34.78%) Appium
3 5 (21.74%) Robotium
4 4 (17.39%) Robolectric
4 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 4 (17.39%) Selenium
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
6 2 (8.70%) CodeNarc
6 2 (8.70%) Spock
6 2 (8.70%) Cobertura
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (8.70%) Xcode
7 1 (4.35%) Maven
7 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) JSON
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.35%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) JSP
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Kindle
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Android
2 11 (47.83%) Apple iOS
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) BDD
2 14 (60.87%) TDD
2 14 (60.87%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
5 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
6 7 (30.43%) ATDD
7 6 (26.09%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
9 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.04%) V-Model
9 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.70%) iOS Development
10 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.70%) DSDM
10 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Ruby
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Endeca
2 1 (4.35%) Apple
2 1 (4.35%) ATG
2 1 (4.35%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin