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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 198 229 224
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -5
Contract jobs citing Capybara 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.027% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £490 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.91% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £490 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £490 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £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
798 853 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.59% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 648 582
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £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 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (72.73%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) QA
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 7 (63.64%) Ruby
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 6 (54.55%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
5 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) JSON
5 5 (45.45%) Ajax
5 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Adobe
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
6 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
6 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) Dojo
6 4 (36.36%) Subversion
6 4 (36.36%) YUI
6 4 (36.36%) Ext JS
6 4 (36.36%) Sinon.JS

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 3 (27.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) Selenium
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Eclipse
4 4 (36.36%) IntelliJ
4 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Sinon.JS
4 4 (36.36%) Sublime Text
5 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) TestPartner
6 2 (18.18%) WATIR
6 2 (18.18%) RSpec
7 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
7 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
7 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (9.09%) PhantomJS
7 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
7 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) UI Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Scala Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) JSON
2 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Dojo
3 4 (36.36%) YUI
3 4 (36.36%) Ext JS
3 4 (36.36%) Ember.js
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
3 4 (36.36%) JSLint
3 4 (36.36%) Backbone.js
3 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (27.27%) WebSockets
4 3 (27.27%) LESS
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Taxonomies
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) BDD
1 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Pair Programming
5 4 (36.36%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Ruby
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe