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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 199 178 217
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +39
Contract jobs citing Calabash 6 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.39% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.83% 3.03% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
724 759 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.58% 13.00% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 592 625
Average daily rate £450 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £317 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
2 13 (76.47%) Ruby
3 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
4 9 (52.94%) Android
5 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 8 (47.06%) BDD
6 7 (41.18%) Appium
7 6 (35.29%) QA
7 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
9 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
9 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
9 4 (23.53%) Scrum
9 4 (23.53%) Xcode
9 4 (23.53%) OO
9 4 (23.53%) Selenium
9 4 (23.53%) TDD
9 4 (23.53%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
10 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
10 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
10 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 3 (17.65%) Gradle
11 2 (11.76%) Android Development
11 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) RTSP
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Cucumber
2 7 (41.18%) Appium
3 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) Xcode
4 3 (17.65%) Gradle
5 2 (11.76%) JBehave
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) Subversion
6 1 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (5.88%) WATIR
6 1 (5.88%) RSpec
6 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Robotium
6 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Android Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Android SDK
2 3 (17.65%) iOS SDK
2 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Video on Demand
3 1 (5.88%) EFT
3 1 (5.88%) IPTV
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Android
1 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
2 8 (47.06%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Mobile Development
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.88%) Google
1 1 (5.88%) Xamarin