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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Calabash
Rank 149 180 190
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +10
Contract jobs citing Calabash 3 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.096% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 1.40% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 11
Average daily rate £329 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.15% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £213 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Calabash
London

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
413 716 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.17% 14.22% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 574 543
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (87.50%) Android
2 7 (87.50%) Appium
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Java
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (37.50%) HP
6 3 (37.50%) ISEB
6 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 3 (37.50%) OOD
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 3 (37.50%) DB2
6 3 (37.50%) C#
6 3 (37.50%) C++
6 3 (37.50%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) OOP
6 3 (37.50%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Appium
2 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) JBehave
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (87.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) OOP
4 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Test Management
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian