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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 529 546 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 49 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.048% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 0
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +34 40 £384 +2.33% 4
East Midlands - 4 £375 -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 108 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (59.12%) Cucumber
3 73 (53.28%) Android
4 68 (49.64%) BDD
5 66 (48.18%) Mobile App
6 64 (46.72%) Ruby
7 62 (45.26%) Apple iOS
8 58 (42.34%) Test Scripting
9 54 (39.42%) Scrum
10 53 (38.69%) TDD
11 46 (33.58%) Java
12 45 (32.85%) Web Services
13 44 (32.12%) Test Automation
14 41 (29.93%) Selenium
15 35 (25.55%) QA
15 35 (25.55%) Robotium
16 33 (24.09%) Finance
17 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (18.98%) Objective-C
19 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
20 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
21 21 (15.33%) ATDD
22 20 (14.60%) Automation Testing
23 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
23 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
23 19 (13.87%) OO
24 18 (13.14%) SOA
24 18 (13.14%) Automated Testing
24 18 (13.14%) ISTQB
25 17 (12.41%) JIRA

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (2.92%) Apache
2 1 (0.73%) Confluence
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) GitHub
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) 3G
1 2 (1.46%) 2G
1 2 (1.46%) 4G
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 81 (59.12%) Cucumber
2 41 (29.93%) Selenium
3 35 (25.55%) Robotium
4 25 (18.25%) Git (software)
5 23 (16.79%) SoapUI
6 19 (13.87%) Jenkins
7 17 (12.41%) JIRA
8 14 (10.22%) Capybara
8 14 (10.22%) eggPlant
9 13 (9.49%) WebDriver
10 12 (8.76%) RSpec
10 12 (8.76%) JBehave
11 11 (8.03%) Xcode
12 8 (5.84%) Hudson
13 6 (4.38%) Subversion
13 6 (4.38%) TeamCity
14 4 (2.92%) WATIR
15 3 (2.19%) FitNesse
15 3 (2.19%) Maven
15 3 (2.19%) Ant
General
1 33 (24.09%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Banking
3 11 (8.03%) Publishing
4 3 (2.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (36.50%) Tester
2 30 (21.90%) Developer
3 22 (16.06%) Automation Tester
4 17 (12.41%) Mobile Tester
5 14 (10.22%) Test Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Analyst
6 13 (9.49%) Test Analyst
7 10 (7.30%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.30%) Test Leader
8 8 (5.84%) QA Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Ruby Developer
9 6 (4.38%) iOS Developer
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Tester
11 4 (2.92%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.92%) Systems Tester
11 4 (2.92%) Integration Tester
11 4 (2.92%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 3 (2.19%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.85%) Web Services
2 13 (9.49%) SOAP
3 10 (7.30%) Android SDK
4 8 (5.84%) REST
5 7 (5.11%) RESTful
6 5 (3.65%) iOS SDK
7 4 (2.92%) .NET
7 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.92%) JSON
7 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.92%) SignalR
7 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.19%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.46%) J2ME
9 2 (1.46%) WAP
9 2 (1.46%) HTML
9 2 (1.46%) XML
9 2 (1.46%) CSS
9 2 (1.46%) jQuery
10 1 (0.73%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (48.18%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.84%) Streaming Video
2 8 (5.84%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (4.38%) Open Source
4 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.65%) iPhone
4 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.65%) Handset
5 4 (2.92%) STB
5 4 (2.92%) IPTV
5 4 (2.92%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.92%) iPad
5 4 (2.92%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (2.19%) User Experience
6 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.73%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 73 (53.28%) Android
2 62 (45.26%) Apple iOS
3 16 (11.68%) Linux
4 15 (10.95%) Solaris
5 5 (3.65%) Windows
6 3 (2.19%) UNIX
7 1 (0.73%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (49.64%) BDD
3 58 (42.34%) Test Scripting
4 54 (39.42%) Scrum
5 53 (38.69%) TDD
6 44 (32.12%) Test Automation
7 29 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (15.33%) ATDD
9 20 (14.60%) Automation Testing
10 19 (13.87%) OO
11 18 (13.14%) SOA
11 18 (13.14%) Automated Testing
12 16 (11.68%) Waterfall
13 15 (10.95%) Software Engineering
14 9 (6.57%) iOS Development
14 9 (6.57%) Functional Testing
14 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.11%) Pair Programming
15 7 (5.11%) Manual Testing
15 7 (5.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (46.72%) Ruby
2 46 (33.58%) Java
3 26 (18.98%) Objective-C
4 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
5 17 (12.41%) Groovy
6 12 (8.76%) SQL
7 6 (4.38%) C#
8 4 (2.92%) Python
8 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.73%) Korn
9 1 (0.73%) Perl
9 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (13.14%) ISTQB
2 10 (7.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (6.57%) Degree
4 6 (4.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (25.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.73%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Oracle
2 4 (2.92%) Apple
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.19%) HP
4 2 (1.46%) Sun
4 2 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.73%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.73%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.73%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.73%) Endeca
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) ATG
5 1 (0.73%) Perforce
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