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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 184 191 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 12 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.29% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.64% 2.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £406 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +16.80%
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
731 745 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.40% 12.60% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 552 533
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £58.11 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.13%
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Ruby
4 13 (56.52%) TDD
4 13 (56.52%) BDD
4 13 (56.52%) Android
5 11 (47.83%) Apple iOS
5 11 (47.83%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
6 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
7 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
7 8 (34.78%) QA
8 7 (30.43%) Appium
9 6 (26.09%) REST
9 6 (26.09%) ATDD
9 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
9 6 (26.09%) Selenium
9 6 (26.09%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
10 5 (21.74%) SQL
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
10 5 (21.74%) OO
10 5 (21.74%) Xcode
11 4 (17.39%) HTML
11 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
11 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
12 3 (13.04%) iPad
12 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Cucumber
2 7 (30.43%) Appium
3 6 (26.09%) WebDriver
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) Xcode
5 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.04%) Robotium
6 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
7 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (8.70%) Spock
7 2 (8.70%) CodeNarc
7 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (8.70%) Robolectric
7 2 (8.70%) Cobertura
7 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
7 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.35%) JBehave
8 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) REST
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 3 (13.04%) iOS SDK
4 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) JSP
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) Spring
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.04%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.70%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Kindle
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Android
2 11 (47.83%) Apple iOS
3 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
2 13 (56.52%) BDD
3 11 (47.83%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) ATDD
7 5 (21.74%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
9 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
9 3 (13.04%) V-Model
9 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Pair Programming
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Use Case
10 2 (8.70%) Validation
10 2 (8.70%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) Ruby
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.35%) ATG
2 1 (4.35%) Endeca
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