The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 481 533 -
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 72 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.028% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.16% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 66 9 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6182 5455 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.90% 11.77% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 3493 3374
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 £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 137 196
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 £33.50 £25.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Calabash
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +70 66 £375 -6.25% 10
North West - 5 £375 -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 87 (58.78%) Cucumber
2 82 (55.41%) Ruby
3 78 (52.70%) BDD
4 72 (48.65%) Android
5 70 (47.30%) Mobile App
6 65 (43.92%) Apple iOS
7 62 (41.89%) Test Automation
8 60 (40.54%) Selenium
9 58 (39.19%) TDD
10 53 (35.81%) Web Services
10 53 (35.81%) Scrum
11 52 (35.14%) Test Scripting
12 50 (33.78%) Java
13 47 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (31.76%) Robotium
14 39 (26.35%) QA
15 34 (22.97%) Git (software)
16 33 (22.30%) Finance
17 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (18.24%) SoapUI
19 26 (17.57%) Automated Testing
19 26 (17.57%) SOA
20 24 (16.22%) JBehave
20 24 (16.22%) Jenkins
21 23 (15.54%) WebDriver
22 20 (13.51%) Banking
22 20 (13.51%) Objective-C
23 19 (12.84%) JIRA
23 19 (12.84%) ISTQB
23 19 (12.84%) Oracle

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.03%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) HTTP
2 2 (1.35%) 2G
2 2 (1.35%) 3G
2 2 (1.35%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.68%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 87 (58.78%) Cucumber
2 60 (40.54%) Selenium
3 47 (31.76%) Robotium
4 34 (22.97%) Git (software)
5 27 (18.24%) SoapUI
6 24 (16.22%) JBehave
6 24 (16.22%) Jenkins
7 23 (15.54%) WebDriver
8 19 (12.84%) JIRA
8 19 (12.84%) eggPlant
9 14 (9.46%) Capybara
10 13 (8.78%) Xcode
11 12 (8.11%) RSpec
12 11 (7.43%) Hudson
13 9 (6.08%) TeamCity
14 7 (4.73%) Subversion
15 6 (4.05%) Maven
15 6 (4.05%) Ant
16 5 (3.38%) JUnit
16 5 (3.38%) WATIR
General
1 33 (22.30%) Finance
2 20 (13.51%) Banking
3 8 (5.41%) Publishing
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (39.19%) Tester
2 34 (22.97%) Developer
3 21 (14.19%) Automation Tester
4 20 (13.51%) Mobile Tester
5 14 (9.46%) Test Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Test Analyst
7 11 (7.43%) Senior Tester
7 11 (7.43%) Test Leader
8 10 (6.76%) QA Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Ruby Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Integration Tester
11 4 (2.70%) Manual Tester
11 4 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.70%) Systems Tester
11 4 (2.70%) iOS Developer
12 3 (2.03%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (35.81%) Web Services
2 18 (12.16%) SOAP
3 14 (9.46%) Android SDK
4 13 (8.78%) REST
5 11 (7.43%) RESTful
6 8 (5.41%) iOS SDK
7 4 (2.70%) .NET
7 4 (2.70%) XML
7 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.70%) HTML
7 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.70%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.70%) SignalR
7 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.03%) JSON
9 2 (1.35%) J2ME
9 2 (1.35%) WAP
9 2 (1.35%) HTML5
10 1 (0.68%) HTML5 Canvas
10 1 (0.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 70 (47.30%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.76%) Open Source
3 9 (6.08%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (5.41%) Video on Demand
4 8 (5.41%) IPTV
4 8 (5.41%) Streaming Video
5 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.05%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (4.05%) STB
5 6 (4.05%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.03%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.03%) iPad
6 3 (2.03%) iPhone
6 3 (2.03%) Handset
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (48.65%) Android
2 65 (43.92%) Apple iOS
3 16 (10.81%) Linux
4 15 (10.14%) Solaris
5 6 (4.05%) Windows
6 3 (2.03%) UNIX
7 2 (1.35%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.68%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.70%) BDD
2 62 (41.89%) Test Automation
3 58 (39.19%) TDD
4 53 (35.81%) Scrum
5 52 (35.14%) Test Scripting
6 47 (31.76%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (17.57%) Automated Testing
8 26 (17.57%) SOA
9 18 (12.16%) ATDD
10 15 (10.14%) Waterfall
11 14 (9.46%) Software Engineering
12 11 (7.43%) OO
12 11 (7.43%) Automation Testing
13 10 (6.76%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (4.73%) Software Testing
15 7 (4.73%) Web Testing
15 7 (4.73%) iOS Development
16 6 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (55.41%) Ruby
2 50 (33.78%) Java
3 20 (13.51%) Objective-C
4 19 (12.84%) Groovy
5 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
6 15 (10.14%) SQL
7 10 (6.76%) C#
8 9 (6.08%) Python
9 4 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.70%) Perl
9 4 (2.70%) PHP
10 2 (1.35%) VB
10 2 (1.35%) XQuery
10 2 (1.35%) XPath
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (12.84%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (6.08%) ISEB
3 9 (6.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.68%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 19 (12.84%) Oracle
2 4 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.70%) Apple
3 3 (2.03%) HP
4 2 (1.35%) Sun
4 2 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.35%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.68%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.68%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.68%) Perforce
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago