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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 519 540 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 56 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.041% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.85% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 54 10 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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 England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6559 5825 6023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.94% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4253 3814 3495
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 125 209
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +29 49 £380 +1.33% 6
North West -1 5 £350 +27.27%
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Calabash
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Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 84 (59.57%) Cucumber
2 76 (53.90%) Android
3 75 (53.19%) BDD
4 72 (51.06%) Ruby
5 67 (47.52%) Mobile App
6 65 (46.10%) Apple iOS
7 60 (42.55%) Test Scripting
8 57 (40.43%) TDD
9 54 (38.30%) Scrum
10 52 (36.88%) Java
11 49 (34.75%) Selenium
11 49 (34.75%) Test Automation
12 46 (32.62%) Web Services
13 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (26.24%) QA
14 37 (26.24%) Robotium
15 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (22.70%) Finance
16 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
17 27 (19.15%) Objective-C
18 24 (17.02%) ATDD
18 24 (17.02%) SoapUI
19 22 (15.60%) Groovy
20 21 (14.89%) Jenkins
21 20 (14.18%) Automated Testing
21 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
21 20 (14.18%) OO
22 19 (13.48%) SOA
22 19 (13.48%) WebDriver
23 18 (12.77%) Automation Testing

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (2.13%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.42%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) HTTP
1 2 (1.42%) 3G
1 2 (1.42%) 2G
1 2 (1.42%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 84 (59.57%) Cucumber
2 49 (34.75%) Selenium
3 37 (26.24%) Robotium
4 28 (19.86%) Git (software)
5 24 (17.02%) SoapUI
6 21 (14.89%) Jenkins
7 19 (13.48%) WebDriver
8 16 (11.35%) JIRA
9 15 (10.64%) eggPlant
10 14 (9.93%) JBehave
10 14 (9.93%) Capybara
11 12 (8.51%) RSpec
11 12 (8.51%) Xcode
12 11 (7.80%) Hudson
13 9 (6.38%) TeamCity
14 5 (3.55%) Subversion
15 4 (2.84%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (2.84%) WATIR
16 3 (2.13%) FitNesse
16 3 (2.13%) Ant
General
1 32 (22.70%) Finance
2 18 (12.77%) Banking
3 11 (7.80%) Publishing
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (36.17%) Tester
2 30 (21.28%) Developer
3 21 (14.89%) Automation Tester
4 16 (11.35%) Mobile Tester
5 15 (10.64%) Test Engineer
6 14 (9.93%) Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.80%) Software Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) QA Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.96%) Senior Tester
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Ruby Developer
10 6 (4.26%) iOS Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) C# Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Systems Tester
12 4 (2.84%) Integration Tester
13 3 (2.13%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.62%) Web Services
2 14 (9.93%) SOAP
3 10 (7.09%) Android SDK
4 9 (6.38%) RESTful
4 9 (6.38%) REST
5 5 (3.55%) iOS SDK
6 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.84%) .NET
6 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.84%) SignalR
7 3 (2.13%) JSON
7 3 (2.13%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.42%) XML
8 2 (1.42%) J2ME
8 2 (1.42%) WAP
9 1 (0.71%) WSDL
9 1 (0.71%) Java SE
9 1 (0.71%) CSS
9 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (47.52%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.67%) Mobile Payment
3 7 (4.96%) Streaming Video
3 7 (4.96%) Open Source
4 6 (4.26%) STB
5 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.84%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (2.84%) IPTV
6 4 (2.84%) iPhone
6 4 (2.84%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.84%) iPad
6 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.84%) Handset
7 2 (1.42%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 76 (53.90%) Android
2 65 (46.10%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.35%) Linux
4 15 (10.64%) Solaris
5 4 (2.84%) Windows
6 3 (2.13%) UNIX
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.71%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.19%) BDD
2 60 (42.55%) Test Scripting
3 57 (40.43%) TDD
4 54 (38.30%) Scrum
5 49 (34.75%) Test Automation
6 39 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (22.70%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (17.02%) ATDD
9 20 (14.18%) Automated Testing
9 20 (14.18%) OO
10 19 (13.48%) SOA
11 18 (12.77%) Automation Testing
12 16 (11.35%) Software Engineering
13 15 (10.64%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.51%) E-Commerce
15 9 (6.38%) iOS Development
16 8 (5.67%) Regression Testing
17 6 (4.26%) OOP
17 6 (4.26%) Unit Testing
18 5 (3.55%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 72 (51.06%) Ruby
2 52 (36.88%) Java
3 27 (19.15%) Objective-C
4 22 (15.60%) Groovy
5 20 (14.18%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.80%) SQL
7 8 (5.67%) Python
7 8 (5.67%) C#
8 4 (2.84%) PHP
8 4 (2.84%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.13%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.71%) Korn
Qualifications
1 18 (12.77%) ISTQB
2 9 (6.38%) Degree
2 9 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (26.24%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.71%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 17 (12.06%) Oracle
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.84%) Apple
3 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.13%) HP
4 2 (1.42%) Sun
5 1 (0.71%) Perforce
5 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.71%) ForgeRock