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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 196 215 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
785 854 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.94% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 632 539
Average daily rate £438 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) TDD
3 20 (71.43%) BDD
4 18 (64.29%) Cucumber
5 17 (60.71%) Web Services
6 16 (57.14%) Android
7 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (50.00%) Robotium
8 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
9 11 (39.29%) Java
9 11 (39.29%) Scrum
10 10 (35.71%) Finance
10 10 (35.71%) JBehave
10 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (35.71%) Mobile App
10 10 (35.71%) eggPlant
11 9 (32.14%) Ruby
11 9 (32.14%) Selenium
11 9 (32.14%) SOAP
12 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
13 7 (25.00%) Groovy
13 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 6 (21.43%) SOA
14 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
14 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
14 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
15 5 (17.86%) REST
15 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
15 5 (17.86%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Cucumber
2 14 (50.00%) Robotium
3 10 (35.71%) JBehave
3 10 (35.71%) eggPlant
4 9 (32.14%) Selenium
5 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
8 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 3 (10.71%) JIRA
10 1 (3.57%) QUnit
10 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 1 (3.57%) Hudson
10 1 (3.57%) PHPUnit
10 1 (3.57%) Mocha
10 1 (3.57%) Firebug
10 1 (3.57%) Xcode
10 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Web Services
2 9 (32.14%) SOAP
3 5 (17.86%) REST
4 4 (14.29%) .NET
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (14.29%) SignalR
5 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (3.57%) CSS3
6 1 (3.57%) Modernizr
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) JSON
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Handset
4 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Android
2 12 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) TDD
3 20 (71.43%) BDD
4 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 11 (39.29%) Scrum
6 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 6 (21.43%) SOA
9 4 (14.29%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Project Management
11 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.14%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Ruby
3 7 (25.00%) Groovy
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) Objective-C
5 5 (17.86%) C#
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
8 1 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenIDM
1 1 (3.57%) OpenAM
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.57%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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