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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 179 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 11 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.34% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.56% 2.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +54.54%
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
704 856 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.88% 13.30% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 653 601
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £47.50 £49.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 (86.36%) Cucumber
2 17 (77.27%) Ruby
3 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Android
4 11 (50.00%) BDD
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
6 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
6 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
7 8 (36.36%) Appium
7 8 (36.36%) QA
8 7 (31.82%) TDD
8 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
9 6 (27.27%) Selenium
9 6 (27.27%) Java
10 5 (22.73%) OO
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
10 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
11 4 (18.18%) ATDD
11 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
11 4 (18.18%) Xcode
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (18.18%) Finance
12 3 (13.64%) V-Model
12 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
12 3 (13.64%) Robolectric
12 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
12 3 (13.64%) iOS SDK

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Cucumber
2 8 (36.36%) Appium
3 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 4 (18.18%) Xcode
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 3 (13.64%) Robolectric
7 2 (9.09%) Gradle
7 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (9.09%) JUnit
7 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (9.09%) JBehave
8 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.55%) CodeNarc
8 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (4.55%) Android Studio
8 1 (4.55%) Spock
8 1 (4.55%) Cobertura
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Android SDK
2 3 (13.64%) iOS SDK
3 2 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Android
2 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
3 5 (22.73%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) BDD
3 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) ATDD
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) V-Model
8 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
8 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (9.09%) DSDM
9 2 (9.09%) Validation
9 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Ruby
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Scala
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Xamarin
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