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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 183 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 13 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.23% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.70% 2.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 0
Average daily rate
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£392 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.95% -3.20%
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
765 745 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 11.20% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 554 553
Average daily rate £428 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £36.86 £49.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Cucumber
3 14 (66.67%) Android
4 13 (61.90%) BDD
4 13 (61.90%) TDD
5 12 (57.14%) Scrum
5 12 (57.14%) Ruby
6 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
6 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
7 8 (38.10%) Mobile App
7 8 (38.10%) Appium
7 8 (38.10%) QA
7 8 (38.10%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) REST
8 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 6 (28.57%) ATDD
10 5 (23.81%) Robotium
10 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
10 5 (23.81%) Web Services
10 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 5 (23.81%) OO
11 4 (19.05%) Selenium
11 4 (19.05%) JSON
11 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
11 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
11 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
12 3 (14.29%) iPad
12 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 3 (14.29%) V-Model

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 8 (38.10%) Appium
3 5 (23.81%) Robotium
4 4 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (14.29%) Robolectric
6 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
6 2 (9.52%) CodeNarc
6 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (9.52%) Spock
6 2 (9.52%) JIRA
6 2 (9.52%) Cobertura
6 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
6 2 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (9.52%) Xcode
7 1 (4.76%) Maven
7 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) XML
6 1 (4.76%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) Spring
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.76%) JSP
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) jQuery
6 1 (4.76%) RESTful
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Mobile App
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.76%) Handset
4 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
4 1 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (4.76%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Android
2 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (23.81%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
2 13 (61.90%) BDD
3 12 (57.14%) Scrum
4 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 6 (28.57%) ATDD
8 5 (23.81%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
10 3 (14.29%) V-Model
10 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
10 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
11 2 (9.52%) Use Case
11 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
11 2 (9.52%) DSDM
11 2 (9.52%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Ruby
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Groovy
7 1 (4.76%) C#
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
2 1 (4.76%) ATG
2 1 (4.76%) Endeca
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
2 1 (4.76%) SOASTA, Inc