The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Calabash
Rank 578 592 566
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing Calabash 44 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.095% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.66% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 46
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £443 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Calabash
UK

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
8346 7568 6664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.81% 14.33% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5641 5054 4489
Median daily rate £431 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.48% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 163 104
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.53 £24.20 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.08 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Calabash as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 32 £425 +6.25% 7
North West +9 4 £420 +8.38%
South East - 3 £500 -
East of England - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +8 2 - - 6
Calabash
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Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Calabash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 59 (79.73%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (64.86%) BDD
3 41 (55.41%) Appium
4 40 (54.05%) Cucumber
4 40 (54.05%) TDD
4 40 (54.05%) Android
5 39 (52.70%) Ruby
6 38 (51.35%) Apple iOS
7 33 (44.59%) Jenkins
7 33 (44.59%) Mobile App
8 32 (43.24%) Scrum
9 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
10 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
11 22 (29.73%) Selenium
11 22 (29.73%) JSON
11 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
12 21 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (25.68%) Java
13 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
14 18 (24.32%) OO
14 18 (24.32%) QA
15 17 (22.97%) JIRA
15 17 (22.97%) RESTful
16 16 (21.62%) Subversion
17 15 (20.27%) WebDriver
18 14 (18.92%) User Experience
19 13 (17.57%) Hudson
19 13 (17.57%) Objective-C
19 13 (17.57%) Pair Programming
19 13 (17.57%) XML

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.05%) Confluence
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) GitHub
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) CloudBees
2 2 (2.70%) IaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.35%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 41 (55.41%) Appium
2 40 (54.05%) Cucumber
3 33 (44.59%) Jenkins
4 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
5 22 (29.73%) Selenium
6 17 (22.97%) JIRA
7 16 (21.62%) Subversion
8 15 (20.27%) WebDriver
9 13 (17.57%) Hudson
10 10 (13.51%) Maven
11 9 (12.16%) Capybara
12 6 (8.11%) JUnit
13 5 (6.76%) Robotium
14 4 (5.41%) Gradle
14 4 (5.41%) SoapUI
14 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
15 3 (4.05%) JMeter
15 3 (4.05%) LoadRunner
16 2 (2.70%) Robot Framework
16 2 (2.70%) WATIR
General
1 11 (14.86%) Retail
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Tester
2 26 (35.14%) Automation Tester
3 20 (27.03%) Developer
4 19 (25.68%) Mobile Tester
5 14 (18.92%) Test Automation Engineer
5 14 (18.92%) Test Engineer
6 12 (16.22%) iOS Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Ruby Automation Tester
8 6 (8.11%) QA Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior iOS Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Android Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Developer in Test
10 4 (5.41%) Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Applications Tester
10 4 (5.41%) Ruby Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) JSON
2 17 (22.97%) RESTful
3 13 (17.57%) HTML
3 13 (17.57%) XML
4 12 (16.22%) CSS
5 11 (14.86%) Gherkin
6 10 (13.51%) CSS3
6 10 (13.51%) HTML5
6 10 (13.51%) Web Services
7 9 (12.16%) Cocoa
7 9 (12.16%) REST
8 6 (8.11%) SOAP
9 3 (4.05%) Android SDK
10 2 (2.70%) Node.js
10 2 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.35%) iOS SDK
11 1 (1.35%) jQuery
11 1 (1.35%) PowerMock
11 1 (1.35%) Sass
11 1 (1.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.59%) Mobile App
2 14 (18.92%) User Experience
3 9 (12.16%) iPad
3 9 (12.16%) iPhone
4 3 (4.05%) Streaming Media
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Online Games
6 1 (1.35%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Android
2 38 (51.35%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (79.73%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (64.86%) BDD
3 40 (54.05%) TDD
4 32 (43.24%) Scrum
5 31 (41.89%) Test Automation
6 21 (28.38%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (25.68%) Automated Testing
8 18 (24.32%) OO
9 13 (17.57%) Pair Programming
10 12 (16.22%) Android Development
10 12 (16.22%) iOS Development
11 10 (13.51%) API Testing
11 10 (13.51%) High Availability
11 10 (13.51%) Kanban
11 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
12 9 (12.16%) API Design
12 9 (12.16%) Automation Testing
12 9 (12.16%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (9.46%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.70%) Ruby
2 22 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.68%) Java
4 13 (17.57%) Objective-C
5 10 (13.51%) Apple Swift
6 6 (8.11%) C#
7 4 (5.41%) Python
7 4 (5.41%) SQL
8 3 (4.05%) C
9 2 (2.70%) Scala
10 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
1 1 (1.35%) ISEB
1 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) QA
2 8 (10.81%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.76%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Facebook
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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