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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 547 546 566
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing Calabash 53 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.052% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.78% 0.44% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 16 1
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£388 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -
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
6791 5708 5806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.79% 11.89% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 3816 3311
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 £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 229
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.45 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 48 £391 +4.31% 15
East Midlands - 4 £375 -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 102 (81.60%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (64.00%) Cucumber
3 76 (60.80%) Android
4 68 (54.40%) BDD
5 64 (51.20%) Apple iOS
5 64 (51.20%) Ruby
6 57 (45.60%) Scrum
7 55 (44.00%) Mobile App
8 53 (42.40%) TDD
9 48 (38.40%) Test Scripting
9 48 (38.40%) Java
10 41 (32.80%) Appium
11 38 (30.40%) Test Automation
12 34 (27.20%) QA
13 31 (24.80%) Selenium
13 31 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (22.40%) Objective-C
15 26 (20.80%) Web Services
16 24 (19.20%) Automation Testing
16 24 (19.20%) ATDD
17 23 (18.40%) OO
18 22 (17.60%) Robotium
19 20 (16.00%) Git (software)
20 19 (15.20%) Automated Testing
20 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
20 19 (15.20%) Robolectric
21 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
22 16 (12.80%) Finance
22 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
22 16 (12.80%) Groovy

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (5.60%) uiautomator
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) Confluence
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.80%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) HTTP
1 1 (0.80%) 3G
1 1 (0.80%) 2G
1 1 (0.80%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 80 (64.00%) Cucumber
2 41 (32.80%) Appium
3 31 (24.80%) Selenium
4 22 (17.60%) Robotium
5 20 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 19 (15.20%) Robolectric
7 17 (13.60%) Jenkins
8 15 (12.00%) JIRA
8 15 (12.00%) WebDriver
9 13 (10.40%) Xcode
10 10 (8.00%) SoapUI
10 10 (8.00%) Capybara
11 9 (7.20%) RSpec
12 7 (5.60%) Hudson
13 6 (4.80%) Subversion
14 5 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (4.00%) JBehave
14 5 (4.00%) eggPlant
15 4 (3.20%) Spock
15 4 (3.20%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (12.80%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Publishing
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
4 3 (2.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (34.40%) Tester
2 24 (19.20%) Developer
3 21 (16.80%) Automation Tester
4 18 (14.40%) Test Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Mobile Tester
5 12 (9.60%) Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Test Analyst
6 10 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) iOS Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Test Leader
11 4 (3.20%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Test Consultant
11 4 (3.20%) Consultant
11 4 (3.20%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 3 (2.40%) Test Automation Consultant
12 3 (2.40%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) Web Services
2 8 (6.40%) REST
2 8 (6.40%) Android SDK
3 7 (5.60%) RESTful
4 5 (4.00%) JSON
4 5 (4.00%) SOAP
5 4 (3.20%) XML
6 3 (2.40%) iOS SDK
7 2 (1.60%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.60%) HTML
8 1 (0.80%) CSS
8 1 (0.80%) JSP
8 1 (0.80%) jQuery
8 1 (0.80%) J2ME
8 1 (0.80%) JMS
8 1 (0.80%) WAP
8 1 (0.80%) Spring
8 1 (0.80%) Ajax
8 1 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.80%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (44.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.20%) Streaming Video
3 8 (6.40%) Open Source
4 6 (4.80%) iPhone
5 5 (4.00%) iPad
5 5 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (4.00%) User Experience
6 4 (3.20%) Handset
7 3 (2.40%) STB
8 2 (1.60%) IPTV
8 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.60%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) Kindle
9 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 76 (60.80%) Android
2 64 (51.20%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.80%) Solaris
3 6 (4.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.60%) UNIX
4 2 (1.60%) Windows
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.80%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (81.60%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (54.40%) BDD
3 57 (45.60%) Scrum
4 53 (42.40%) TDD
5 48 (38.40%) Test Scripting
6 38 (30.40%) Test Automation
7 31 (24.80%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (19.20%) ATDD
8 24 (19.20%) Automation Testing
9 23 (18.40%) OO
10 19 (15.20%) Automated Testing
11 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
12 11 (8.80%) iOS Development
13 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.20%) Pair Programming
14 9 (7.20%) Manual Testing
15 7 (5.60%) Waterfall
16 6 (4.80%) Dependency Injection
16 6 (4.80%) OOP
16 6 (4.80%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (51.20%) Ruby
2 48 (38.40%) Java
3 28 (22.40%) Objective-C
4 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
5 16 (12.80%) Groovy
6 11 (8.80%) SQL
7 4 (3.20%) C#
8 3 (2.40%) Python
8 3 (2.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) ISTQB
2 7 (5.60%) ISEB
3 4 (3.20%) Degree
4 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (27.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.60%) Oracle
2 2 (1.60%) Apple
2 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.80%) ATG
3 1 (0.80%) Endeca
3 1 (0.80%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.80%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (0.80%) Sun
3 1 (0.80%) HP
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