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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 558 498 541
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +43
Contract jobs citing Calabash 37 72 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.15% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 1.12% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 70 9
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -41 27 £400 +6.66% 8
North West -27 5 £650 +85.71%
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
South West - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 68 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (57.50%) Android
2 46 (57.50%) Cucumber
2 46 (57.50%) Apple iOS
3 42 (52.50%) BDD
4 41 (51.25%) Appium
5 37 (46.25%) Mobile App
6 32 (40.00%) Ruby
7 31 (38.75%) Test Automation
8 29 (36.25%) Scrum
9 27 (33.75%) Java
10 26 (32.50%) TDD
11 23 (28.75%) QA
12 22 (27.50%) Selenium
13 19 (23.75%) Kanban
13 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
14 15 (18.75%) Finance
15 14 (17.50%) OO
15 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
15 14 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
15 14 (17.50%) Android Development
15 14 (17.50%) Mobile Development
16 13 (16.25%) JSON
17 12 (15.00%) iOS Development
17 12 (15.00%) Automation Testing
18 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
18 11 (13.75%) JIRA
18 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
18 11 (13.75%) C#

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (3.75%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (2.50%) Node.js
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.75%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) MySQL
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (57.50%) Cucumber
2 41 (51.25%) Appium
3 22 (27.50%) Selenium
4 11 (13.75%) JIRA
4 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
5 10 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.50%) Robotium
6 8 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.75%) JUnit
8 5 (6.25%) Capybara
8 5 (6.25%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.00%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.00%) Maven
9 4 (5.00%) RSpec
9 4 (5.00%) JBehave
9 4 (5.00%) WATIR
10 3 (3.75%) TestNG
10 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.75%) HP UFT
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Tester
3 13 (16.25%) Automation Tester
4 12 (15.00%) Android Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Consultant
6 10 (12.50%) Test Consultant
6 10 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
7 7 (8.75%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Test Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Senior Android Developer
8 6 (7.50%) AWS Developer
9 5 (6.25%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.00%) iOS Developer
11 3 (3.75%) Automated Tester
11 3 (3.75%) Test Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
12 2 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.25%) JSON
2 9 (11.25%) SOAP
2 9 (11.25%) Web Services
2 9 (11.25%) XML
3 7 (8.75%) RESTful
3 7 (8.75%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.25%) Android SDK
5 4 (5.00%) REST
5 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 3 (3.75%) CSS
6 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.50%) Middleware
8 1 (1.25%) Spring
8 1 (1.25%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.25%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.25%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Online Gambling
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.25%) EFT
5 1 (1.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (57.50%) Android
1 46 (57.50%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Solaris
3 3 (3.75%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (52.50%) BDD
3 31 (38.75%) Test Automation
4 29 (36.25%) Scrum
5 26 (32.50%) TDD
6 19 (23.75%) E-Commerce
6 19 (23.75%) Kanban
7 14 (17.50%) Android Development
7 14 (17.50%) Mobile Application Development
7 14 (17.50%) Mobile Development
7 14 (17.50%) OO
7 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
7 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (15.00%) iOS Development
9 11 (13.75%) Software Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.25%) Test Planning
10 9 (11.25%) Test Scripting
11 7 (8.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) Ruby
2 27 (33.75%) Java
3 11 (13.75%) C#
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) SQL
5 7 (8.75%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.75%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.50%) VBScript
7 2 (2.50%) C
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Google
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.25%) Apigee
4 1 (1.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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