The table below looks at the statistics for Capybara 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 Capybara over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 203 194 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing Capybara 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.052% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.04% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
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
767 796 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 13.80% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 626 611
Average daily rate £450 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Capybara
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capybara across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Capybara Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Capybara
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 Capybara across the City of London region.

Capybara Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Capybara
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capybara across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Capybara 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 Capybara.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) WATIR
2 12 (92.31%) WebDriver
2 12 (92.31%) Cucumber
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 11 (84.62%) RESTful
3 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
3 11 (84.62%) Selenium
3 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
4 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
4 10 (76.92%) HTTP
4 10 (76.92%) C#
4 10 (76.92%) Load Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Security Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (76.92%) Open Source
4 10 (76.92%) Jasmine
4 10 (76.92%) Karma Test Runner
4 10 (76.92%) DevOps
4 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
4 10 (76.92%) SpecFlow
5 3 (23.08%) RSpec
5 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (7.69%) RubyGems

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Capybara 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 Capybara. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) WATIR
1 12 (92.31%) WebDriver
1 12 (92.31%) Cucumber
2 11 (84.62%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 10 (76.92%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (76.92%) SpecFlow
3 10 (76.92%) Jasmine
4 3 (23.08%) RSpec
5 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.69%) RubyGems
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
2 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
1 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) Load Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Security Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Automated Testing
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (7.69%) ATDD
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) OOP
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA