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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 541 507 519
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Contract jobs citing Calabash 42 75 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.15% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 60 7
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
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
6528 6241 5033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.41% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 4064 3255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 120 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -37 29 £444 +10.93% 22
North West -14 6 £438 - 6
East of England +25 4 £319 -1.92%
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 120 (87.59%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (57.66%) Cucumber
3 77 (56.20%) Android
4 72 (52.55%) Apple iOS
5 71 (51.82%) BDD
6 66 (48.18%) Scrum
7 55 (40.15%) Java
8 54 (39.42%) TDD
9 53 (38.69%) Ruby
10 48 (35.04%) Appium
11 44 (32.12%) Mobile App
12 38 (27.74%) Test Automation
13 33 (24.09%) QA
13 33 (24.09%) Selenium
14 29 (21.17%) Android Development
15 28 (20.44%) JUnit
16 27 (19.71%) Git (software)
17 26 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (18.25%) Kanban
18 25 (18.25%) OO
19 23 (16.79%) Android Studio
20 22 (16.06%) E-Commerce
20 22 (16.06%) Finance
20 22 (16.06%) Xcode
21 21 (15.33%) User Experience
22 20 (14.60%) Jenkins
23 19 (13.87%) Android SDK
23 19 (13.87%) WebDriver
24 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
24 18 (13.14%) JIRA

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.19%) IIS
2 2 (1.46%) CMS
2 2 (1.46%) uiautomator
3 1 (0.73%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) GitHub
2 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) HTTP
2 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.19%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) MySQL
2 1 (0.73%) Redis
2 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (57.66%) Cucumber
2 48 (35.04%) Appium
3 33 (24.09%) Selenium
4 28 (20.44%) JUnit
5 27 (19.71%) Git (software)
6 23 (16.79%) Android Studio
7 22 (16.06%) Xcode
8 20 (14.60%) Jenkins
9 19 (13.87%) WebDriver
10 18 (13.14%) JIRA
11 15 (10.95%) TeamCity
12 12 (8.76%) Maven
13 8 (5.84%) IntelliJ
14 7 (5.11%) eggPlant
14 7 (5.11%) Robolectric
14 7 (5.11%) QuickTest Pro
15 6 (4.38%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (4.38%) Robotium
16 5 (3.65%) SpecFlow
16 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (16.06%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Games
2 4 (2.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Front Office
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (39.42%) Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Tester
3 27 (19.71%) Android Developer
4 20 (14.60%) Automation Tester
5 16 (11.68%) Analyst
5 16 (11.68%) Test Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.22%) Senior Android Developer
6 14 (10.22%) iOS Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Consultant
7 12 (8.76%) Test Consultant
8 11 (8.03%) Mobile Tester
9 9 (6.57%) AWS Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Mobile Developer
10 8 (5.84%) Test Automation Consultant
11 7 (5.11%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Test Leader
11 7 (5.11%) Test Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) QA Engineer
13 5 (3.65%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.87%) Android SDK
2 16 (11.68%) Web Services
3 12 (8.76%) JSON
4 9 (6.57%) HTML
5 8 (5.84%) RESTful
5 8 (5.84%) REST
6 6 (4.38%) CSS
6 6 (4.38%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.65%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.92%) SOAP
8 4 (2.92%) XML
8 4 (2.92%) iOS SDK
9 2 (1.46%) Middleware
9 2 (1.46%) Cocoa
9 2 (1.46%) .NET
9 2 (1.46%) Core Animation
9 2 (1.46%) UIKit
10 1 (0.73%) RoboGuice
10 1 (0.73%) Spring
10 1 (0.73%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.12%) Mobile App
2 21 (15.33%) User Experience
3 12 (8.76%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (7.30%) Open Source
5 6 (4.38%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.65%) iPad
6 5 (3.65%) Robotics
7 2 (1.46%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Animation
7 2 (1.46%) Online Games
7 2 (1.46%) iPhone
7 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.73%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 77 (56.20%) Android
2 72 (52.55%) Apple iOS
3 11 (8.03%) Windows
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.46%) Linux
5 2 (1.46%) UNIX
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (87.59%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (51.82%) BDD
3 66 (48.18%) Scrum
4 54 (39.42%) TDD
5 38 (27.74%) Test Automation
6 29 (21.17%) Android Development
7 26 (18.98%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (18.25%) Kanban
8 25 (18.25%) OO
9 22 (16.06%) E-Commerce
10 18 (13.14%) Unit Testing
10 18 (13.14%) iOS Development
10 18 (13.14%) Mobile Development
11 16 (11.68%) Test Scripting
12 15 (10.95%) OOP
13 14 (10.22%) Software Engineering
14 12 (8.76%) OOA/OOD
14 12 (8.76%) OOD
14 12 (8.76%) Mobile Application Development
15 11 (8.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.15%) Java
2 53 (38.69%) Ruby
3 17 (12.41%) Objective-C
4 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.03%) C#
6 10 (7.30%) SQL
7 4 (2.92%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.19%) Scala
9 2 (1.46%) Python
9 2 (1.46%) C
9 2 (1.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) ISEB
2 7 (5.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
3 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (10.95%) Google
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.46%) Apple
5 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
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