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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 512 496 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 78 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.016% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.23% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 62 7 0
Average daily rate £400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -
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
6350 4965 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.37% 11.52% 9.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4136 3199 3248
Average daily rate £375 £399 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £537 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 132 194
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 £31.10 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.01 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +44 74 £400 +14.28% 11
South East - 2 £425 -
South West - - - - 1
Calabash
UK

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 96 (70.07%) Selenium
2 86 (62.77%) Cucumber
3 73 (53.28%) Ruby
4 72 (52.55%) Test Automation
5 69 (50.36%) Java
6 62 (45.26%) BDD
7 61 (44.53%) Mobile App
8 57 (41.61%) TDD
9 51 (37.23%) Apple iOS
10 50 (36.50%) Android
11 49 (35.77%) WebDriver
11 49 (35.77%) Web Services
12 45 (32.85%) QA
13 43 (31.39%) Robotium
14 42 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (25.55%) JBehave
16 34 (24.82%) SOA
17 32 (23.36%) Finance
17 32 (23.36%) Scrum
17 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
18 30 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (21.90%) Jenkins
19 29 (21.17%) Automated Testing
20 27 (19.71%) Banking
21 25 (18.25%) SOAP
22 21 (15.33%) Test Scripting
23 20 (14.60%) Oracle
24 19 (13.87%) SoapUI
24 19 (13.87%) Automation Testing
25 18 (13.14%) eggPlant

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.19%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) HTTP
2 1 (0.73%) 3G
2 1 (0.73%) 2G
2 1 (0.73%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 96 (70.07%) Selenium
2 86 (62.77%) Cucumber
3 49 (35.77%) WebDriver
4 43 (31.39%) Robotium
5 35 (25.55%) JBehave
6 32 (23.36%) Git (software)
7 30 (21.90%) Jenkins
8 19 (13.87%) SoapUI
9 18 (13.14%) eggPlant
10 17 (12.41%) Ant
10 17 (12.41%) Maven
11 16 (11.68%) JUnit
12 15 (10.95%) CruiseControl
13 13 (9.49%) WATIR
14 12 (8.76%) Subversion
15 10 (7.30%) Mercurial
15 10 (7.30%) JIRA
16 9 (6.57%) TeamCity
17 8 (5.84%) Xcode
18 7 (5.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 27 (19.71%) Banking
3 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.73%) International Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Games
4 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (35.04%) Tester
2 36 (26.28%) Developer
3 19 (13.87%) Mobile Tester
4 16 (11.68%) Senior Tester
4 16 (11.68%) QA Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Automation Tester
5 13 (9.49%) Test Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Analyst
7 8 (5.84%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.11%) QA Tester
8 7 (5.11%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Senior QA Tester
10 5 (3.65%) Senior Automation Tester
11 4 (2.92%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.92%) Consultant
11 4 (2.92%) C# Developer
12 3 (2.19%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.19%) Automation Engineer
13 2 (1.46%) Automated Test Engineer
13 2 (1.46%) QA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (35.77%) Web Services
2 25 (18.25%) SOAP
3 18 (13.14%) RESTful
4 14 (10.22%) REST
5 10 (7.30%) HTML
5 10 (7.30%) XML
6 9 (6.57%) Android SDK
7 6 (4.38%) Ajax
7 6 (4.38%) DHTML
8 5 (3.65%) iOS SDK
9 4 (2.92%) SignalR
9 4 (2.92%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.92%) .NET
9 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.19%) HTML5
11 2 (1.46%) HTML5 Canvas
11 2 (1.46%) CSS3
11 2 (1.46%) Modernizr
Miscellaneous
1 61 (44.53%) Mobile App
2 17 (12.41%) Mobile Banking
3 14 (10.22%) Open Source
4 10 (7.30%) Mobile Payment
5 9 (6.57%) Digital Media
6 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.38%) Video on Demand
7 6 (4.38%) IPTV
8 5 (3.65%) Blackberry
8 5 (3.65%) iPhone
8 5 (3.65%) iPad
9 4 (2.92%) STB
9 4 (2.92%) Social Network
10 3 (2.19%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.73%) Replication
11 1 (0.73%) Handset
11 1 (0.73%) Social Media
11 1 (0.73%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.23%) Apple iOS
2 50 (36.50%) Android
3 10 (7.30%) Linux
4 9 (6.57%) Solaris
5 6 (4.38%) Windows
6 5 (3.65%) UNIX
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (52.55%) Test Automation
2 62 (45.26%) BDD
3 57 (41.61%) TDD
4 42 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (24.82%) SOA
6 32 (23.36%) Scrum
7 30 (21.90%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (21.17%) Automated Testing
9 21 (15.33%) Test Scripting
10 19 (13.87%) Automation Testing
11 14 (10.22%) E-Commerce
12 11 (8.03%) Web Testing
13 10 (7.30%) Software Testing
14 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.84%) ATDD
16 6 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
16 6 (4.38%) Integration Testing
17 5 (3.65%) MVC
17 5 (3.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 73 (53.28%) Ruby
2 69 (50.36%) Java
3 17 (12.41%) Groovy
3 17 (12.41%) SQL
4 14 (10.22%) Python
5 13 (9.49%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.03%) C#
7 10 (7.30%) XQuery
7 10 (7.30%) XPath
8 6 (4.38%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.38%) PHP
9 5 (3.65%) Perl
10 4 (2.92%) C
10 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.46%) VBScript
11 2 (1.46%) VB
11 2 (1.46%) C++
12 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.73%) Korn
12 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) ISTQB
1 11 (8.03%) ISEB
2 7 (5.11%) Degree
3 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (32.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) OpenIDM
2 1 (0.73%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 20 (14.60%) Oracle
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.46%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.46%) Apple
3 2 (1.46%) HP
4 1 (0.73%) Sun
4 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.73%) Perforce
4 1 (0.73%) Zend
4 1 (0.73%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.73%) ForgeRock
4 1 (0.73%) SOASTA, Inc
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