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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 554 474 546
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +72
Contract jobs citing Calabash 32 81 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.17% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 1.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 71 7
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
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
6772 6098 5158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.36% 12.73% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4523 3938 3275
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 134 145
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £32.50 £24.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.24 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 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 3 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 -72 18 £425 +13.33% 9
North West -10 6 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £413 -
South West - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 70 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (62.35%) Cucumber
3 47 (55.29%) BDD
4 46 (54.12%) Android
4 46 (54.12%) Apple iOS
5 39 (45.88%) Mobile App
5 39 (45.88%) Ruby
6 38 (44.71%) Appium
7 35 (41.18%) Scrum
8 32 (37.65%) TDD
9 28 (32.94%) Java
10 27 (31.76%) Test Automation
11 23 (27.06%) QA
12 22 (25.88%) Selenium
13 19 (22.35%) Kanban
13 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (22.35%) E-Commerce
14 18 (21.18%) Finance
15 15 (17.65%) OO
16 14 (16.47%) Test Scripting
16 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
16 14 (16.47%) Mobile Development
16 14 (16.47%) Android Development
17 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
17 13 (15.29%) Web Services
18 12 (14.12%) JUnit
18 12 (14.12%) Automated Testing
18 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
18 12 (14.12%) iOS Development
19 11 (12.94%) Android SDK

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.35%) CMS
1 2 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (2.35%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) HTTP
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.71%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.35%) Redis
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 53 (62.35%) Cucumber
2 38 (44.71%) Appium
3 22 (25.88%) Selenium
4 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
5 13 (15.29%) WebDriver
6 12 (14.12%) JUnit
7 11 (12.94%) Xcode
7 11 (12.94%) JIRA
8 10 (11.76%) Jenkins
9 9 (10.59%) TeamCity
10 8 (9.41%) Android Studio
11 6 (7.06%) Maven
11 6 (7.06%) HP UFT
11 6 (7.06%) SpecFlow
11 6 (7.06%) Robotium
12 5 (5.88%) JBehave
12 5 (5.88%) SoapUI
13 4 (4.71%) Capybara
13 4 (4.71%) Gradle
13 4 (4.71%) eggPlant
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Developer
2 19 (22.35%) Tester
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Test Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) Android Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Mobile Tester
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Android Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Test Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) AWS Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 5 (5.88%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Automation Test Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) Web Services
2 11 (12.94%) Android SDK
3 10 (11.76%) JSON
4 8 (9.41%) RESTful
5 7 (8.24%) Gherkin
5 7 (8.24%) HTML
5 7 (8.24%) SOAP
6 5 (5.88%) XML
6 5 (5.88%) REST
7 4 (4.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.71%) iOS SDK
7 4 (4.71%) CSS
8 2 (2.35%) .NET
8 2 (2.35%) Middleware
9 1 (1.18%) Spring
9 1 (1.18%) WSDL
9 1 (1.18%) RoboGuice
Miscellaneous
1 39 (45.88%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.59%) User Experience
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Online Gambling
6 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.18%) EFT
7 1 (1.18%) IPTV
7 1 (1.18%) Robotics
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 46 (54.12%) Android
1 46 (54.12%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 5 (5.88%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (2.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (55.29%) BDD
3 35 (41.18%) Scrum
4 32 (37.65%) TDD
5 27 (31.76%) Test Automation
6 19 (22.35%) Kanban
6 19 (22.35%) E-Commerce
6 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.65%) OO
8 14 (16.47%) Test Scripting
8 14 (16.47%) Android Development
8 14 (16.47%) Mobile Development
9 12 (14.12%) iOS Development
9 12 (14.12%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.94%) Mobile Application Development
11 10 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 8 (9.41%) Software Testing
12 8 (9.41%) OOP
12 8 (9.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) Ruby
2 28 (32.94%) Java
3 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.76%) SQL
4 9 (10.59%) Objective-C
4 9 (10.59%) C#
5 3 (3.53%) C
5 3 (3.53%) Scala
5 3 (3.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) ISEB
2 8 (9.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (4.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) Apple
3 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.18%) Apigee
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