The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 493 512 530
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Contract jobs citing Calabash 89 47 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.099% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.34% 0.86% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 38 4
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £363 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £326 £313
% change year-on-year
-20.30% +4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
Calabash
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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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6666 5460 5444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.16% 11.54% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4666 3577 3389
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 125 232
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.10 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Calabash Jobs Demand Trend in England

Calabash
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Calabash across the England region.

Calabash Daily Rate Trend in England

Calabash
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Calabash across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Calabash Daily Rate Histogram in England

Calabash
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 68 £400 -5.88% 18
East Midlands - 12 £243 -
South East - 4 £275 - 1
East of England - 3 £255 - 3
South West - - - -
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 122 (89.05%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (62.04%) Android
3 83 (60.58%) Cucumber
4 77 (56.20%) Apple iOS
5 75 (54.74%) BDD
6 70 (51.09%) Scrum
7 69 (50.36%) TDD
8 59 (43.07%) Java
9 54 (39.42%) Ruby
10 47 (34.31%) Appium
11 46 (33.58%) Mobile App
12 34 (24.82%) Test Automation
13 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (23.36%) Objective-C
15 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
15 31 (22.63%) QA
15 31 (22.63%) Selenium
16 27 (19.71%) OO
17 26 (18.98%) Automation Testing
18 24 (17.52%) Test Scripting
19 23 (16.79%) Jenkins
20 21 (15.33%) ATDD
20 21 (15.33%) Xcode
21 17 (12.41%) WebDriver
21 17 (12.41%) iOS Development
21 17 (12.41%) JIRA
21 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
22 16 (11.68%) User Experience
23 15 (10.95%) Robolectric
23 15 (10.95%) JUnit

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (4.38%) uiautomator
2 4 (2.92%) IIS
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.73%) Confluence
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) JBoss
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) MySQL
2 1 (0.73%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 83 (60.58%) Cucumber
2 47 (34.31%) Appium
3 31 (22.63%) Git (software)
3 31 (22.63%) Selenium
4 23 (16.79%) Jenkins
5 21 (15.33%) Xcode
6 17 (12.41%) WebDriver
6 17 (12.41%) JIRA
7 15 (10.95%) Robolectric
7 15 (10.95%) JUnit
8 12 (8.76%) Android Studio
9 10 (7.30%) Robotium
10 9 (6.57%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (6.57%) TeamCity
11 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (5.84%) Hudson
12 7 (5.11%) Subversion
13 6 (4.38%) Maven
13 6 (4.38%) Jasmine
13 6 (4.38%) Spock
General
1 14 (10.22%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Games
3 3 (2.19%) Publishing
3 3 (2.19%) Retail
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Developer
2 38 (27.74%) Tester
3 19 (13.87%) Test Engineer
3 19 (13.87%) Automation Tester
4 16 (11.68%) Mobile Tester
4 16 (11.68%) iOS Developer
5 12 (8.76%) Android Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Analyst
6 11 (8.03%) Test Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Consultant
7 10 (7.30%) Test Consultant
8 9 (6.57%) Test Automation Consultant
9 7 (5.11%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Android Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.92%) Automation Test Analyst
12 4 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) Web Services
2 11 (8.03%) Android SDK
3 10 (7.30%) REST
4 9 (6.57%) RESTful
5 8 (5.84%) JSON
6 4 (2.92%) XML
6 4 (2.92%) HTML
7 3 (2.19%) CSS
8 2 (1.46%) COM
8 2 (1.46%) Cocoa
8 2 (1.46%) Core Animation
8 2 (1.46%) UIKit
8 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.73%) JSP
9 1 (0.73%) SOAP
9 1 (0.73%) JMS
9 1 (0.73%) Spring
9 1 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.73%) Ajax
9 1 (0.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.58%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.68%) User Experience
3 11 (8.03%) iPad
4 8 (5.84%) iPhone
4 8 (5.84%) Streaming Video
4 8 (5.84%) Open Source
5 5 (3.65%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.19%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.19%) Handset
6 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.19%) STB
6 3 (2.19%) Robotics
7 2 (1.46%) Online Games
7 2 (1.46%) Animation
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.73%) Kindle
8 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 85 (62.04%) Android
2 77 (56.20%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.84%) Windows
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (89.05%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (54.74%) BDD
3 70 (51.09%) Scrum
4 69 (50.36%) TDD
5 34 (24.82%) Test Automation
6 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (19.71%) OO
8 26 (18.98%) Automation Testing
9 24 (17.52%) Test Scripting
10 21 (15.33%) ATDD
11 17 (12.41%) iOS Development
12 15 (10.95%) Automated Testing
13 14 (10.22%) Software Engineering
13 14 (10.22%) Android Development
14 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
14 13 (9.49%) Manual Testing
15 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
15 12 (8.76%) Kanban
16 11 (8.03%) OOP
17 10 (7.30%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.07%) Java
2 54 (39.42%) Ruby
3 32 (23.36%) Objective-C
4 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.76%) SQL
6 8 (5.84%) Groovy
6 8 (5.84%) C#
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
8 3 (2.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (5.84%) ISEB
2 3 (2.19%) Degree
3 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.73%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (22.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.65%) Google
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.19%) Apple
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle
4 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.73%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.73%) ATG
4 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.73%) Endeca
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