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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 463 464 501
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Contract jobs citing Calabash 93 66 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.15% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.50% 1.25% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 5
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£380 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £375 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £365 £313
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
6220 5281 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.47% 11.87% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3431 3142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 123 201
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -3 58 £423 +2.42% 31
East Midlands - 19 £375 - 1
South East -13 10 £300 +71.42% 2
East of England - 4 £260 - 2
South West - - - - 1
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 131 (89.12%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (60.54%) Cucumber
3 84 (57.14%) Android
4 77 (52.38%) BDD
5 75 (51.02%) Apple iOS
5 75 (51.02%) Scrum
6 70 (47.62%) TDD
7 63 (42.86%) Java
8 56 (38.10%) Ruby
9 47 (31.97%) Appium
10 43 (29.25%) Mobile App
11 38 (25.85%) Selenium
12 37 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (23.81%) Test Automation
14 33 (22.45%) QA
15 32 (21.77%) Git (software)
16 31 (21.09%) OO
17 28 (19.05%) Objective-C
18 24 (16.33%) Test Scripting
18 24 (16.33%) WebDriver
19 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
19 23 (15.65%) Xcode
20 22 (14.97%) JUnit
20 22 (14.97%) Automation Testing
20 22 (14.97%) Android Development
21 21 (14.29%) User Experience
22 20 (13.61%) Android Studio
22 20 (13.61%) Finance
23 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
23 19 (12.93%) Kanban

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (2.72%) IIS
1 4 (2.72%) uiautomator
2 1 (0.68%) JBoss
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) GitHub
2 2 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) MySQL
2 1 (0.68%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (60.54%) Cucumber
2 47 (31.97%) Appium
3 38 (25.85%) Selenium
4 32 (21.77%) Git (software)
5 24 (16.33%) WebDriver
6 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
6 23 (15.65%) Xcode
7 22 (14.97%) JUnit
8 20 (13.61%) Android Studio
9 16 (10.88%) TeamCity
10 14 (9.52%) JIRA
11 13 (8.84%) Robolectric
12 11 (7.48%) Maven
13 10 (6.80%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (5.44%) IntelliJ
14 8 (5.44%) QuickTest Pro
15 7 (4.76%) Visual Studio
16 6 (4.08%) Robotium
16 6 (4.08%) Jasmine
General
1 20 (13.61%) Finance
2 4 (2.72%) Games
3 3 (2.04%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Publishing
4 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (34.01%) Developer
2 37 (25.17%) Tester
3 23 (15.65%) Automation Tester
4 21 (14.29%) Android Developer
5 18 (12.24%) Test Engineer
6 15 (10.20%) iOS Developer
7 14 (9.52%) Analyst
7 14 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 13 (8.84%) Mobile Tester
9 11 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Android Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Consultant
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 10 (6.80%) Test Consultant
11 9 (6.12%) Test Automation Consultant
12 6 (4.08%) Test Leader
12 6 (4.08%) Mobile Developer
12 6 (4.08%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (4.08%) QA Engineer
12 6 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) Web Services
2 17 (11.56%) Android SDK
3 11 (7.48%) REST
4 10 (6.80%) RESTful
5 9 (6.12%) HTML
6 8 (5.44%) JSON
7 5 (3.40%) CSS
8 4 (2.72%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.04%) iOS SDK
9 3 (2.04%) XML
10 2 (1.36%) .NET
10 2 (1.36%) COM
10 2 (1.36%) Core Animation
10 2 (1.36%) Cocoa
10 2 (1.36%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.36%) UIKit
11 1 (0.68%) Spring
11 1 (0.68%) Ajax
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.25%) Mobile App
2 21 (14.29%) User Experience
3 10 (6.80%) Mobile Payment
4 9 (6.12%) Open Source
5 8 (5.44%) iPad
6 5 (3.40%) Streaming Video
6 5 (3.40%) Robotics
6 5 (3.40%) iPhone
7 4 (2.72%) Digital Media
8 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.36%) Animation
9 2 (1.36%) Online Games
9 2 (1.36%) Handset
10 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.68%) Kindle
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 84 (57.14%) Android
2 75 (51.02%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (89.12%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (52.38%) BDD
3 75 (51.02%) Scrum
4 70 (47.62%) TDD
5 37 (25.17%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 31 (21.09%) OO
8 24 (16.33%) Test Scripting
9 22 (14.97%) Automation Testing
9 22 (14.97%) Android Development
10 19 (12.93%) Kanban
10 19 (12.93%) E-Commerce
11 17 (11.56%) Unit Testing
12 16 (10.88%) ATDD
12 16 (10.88%) iOS Development
13 14 (9.52%) OOP
14 12 (8.16%) Manual Testing
15 11 (7.48%) OOD
15 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
16 10 (6.80%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.86%) Java
2 56 (38.10%) Ruby
3 28 (19.05%) Objective-C
4 18 (12.24%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.20%) SQL
6 10 (6.80%) C#
7 4 (2.72%) Groovy
8 2 (1.36%) Scala
8 2 (1.36%) Python
8 2 (1.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) ISEB
2 5 (3.40%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.72%) Degree
4 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (6.80%) Google
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.36%) Apple
4 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.68%) ATG
4 1 (0.68%) Endeca
4 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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