The table below looks at the statistics for Capybara 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 Capybara over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capybara
Rank 523 570 547
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -23
Contract jobs citing Capybara 79 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.12% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 17 18
Average daily rate £375 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £390 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Capybara
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
7055 6386 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 4358 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 116 118
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £46.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

Capybara
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capybara across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Capybara Jobs Demand Trend in England

Capybara
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capybara across the England region.

Capybara Daily Rate Trend in England

Capybara
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capybara across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in England

Capybara
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 Capybara within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South West - 44 £350 - 1
London +24 34 £450 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Capybara
UK

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Capybara 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 Capybara.

1 135 (98.54%) Ruby
2 125 (91.24%) Cucumber
3 90 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (47.45%) Git (software)
5 59 (43.07%) Scrum
5 59 (43.07%) BDD
6 57 (41.61%) Gherkin
7 55 (40.15%) RSpec
8 54 (39.42%) Test Automation
9 53 (38.69%) Ruby on Rails
10 47 (34.31%) GitHub
11 43 (31.39%) TDD
12 42 (30.66%) Jenkins
13 38 (27.74%) JavaScript
14 36 (26.28%) RESTful
15 34 (24.82%) CSS
15 34 (24.82%) Kanban
16 33 (24.09%) Security Cleared
16 33 (24.09%) Web Services
17 32 (23.36%) HTTP
18 30 (21.90%) git-flow
19 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
20 27 (19.71%) Linux
20 27 (19.71%) Selenium
21 26 (18.98%) ISTQB
22 25 (18.25%) Office 365
22 25 (18.25%) NoSQL
23 24 (17.52%) Time Management
23 24 (17.52%) MS Office
24 23 (16.79%) ITIL

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Capybara 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 Capybara. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.76%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.11%) Confluence
3 2 (1.46%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.46%) Node.js
4 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (17.52%) MS Office
2 7 (5.11%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.31%) GitHub
2 25 (18.25%) Office 365
3 21 (15.33%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (13.14%) Heroku
5 2 (1.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.36%) HTTP
2 10 (7.30%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) Extranet
3 3 (2.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.95%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (10.22%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.92%) Redis
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.73%) GIS
6 1 (0.73%) MySQL
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 125 (91.24%) Cucumber
2 65 (47.45%) Git (software)
3 55 (40.15%) RSpec
4 42 (30.66%) Jenkins
5 30 (21.90%) git-flow
6 27 (19.71%) Selenium
7 19 (13.87%) Subversion
8 17 (12.41%) RubyGems
9 15 (10.95%) JIRA
9 15 (10.95%) JUnit
10 10 (7.30%) HP UFT
10 10 (7.30%) WATIR
11 8 (5.84%) Jasmine
12 5 (3.65%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (2.92%) Appium
13 4 (2.92%) Hudson
13 4 (2.92%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.92%) Vagrant
14 3 (2.19%) WebDriver
15 2 (1.46%) Mockito
General
1 4 (2.92%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Marketing
2 3 (2.19%) Publishing
3 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (44.53%) Developer
2 35 (25.55%) Analyst
2 35 (25.55%) Tester
3 34 (24.82%) Test Analyst
4 31 (22.63%) Ruby Developer
5 24 (17.52%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 14 (10.22%) Automation Tester
6 14 (10.22%) Lead Test Analyst
7 11 (8.03%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) Developer in Test
8 9 (6.57%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Ruby Automation Tester
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Leader
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Test Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Technical Tester
9 8 (5.84%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (5.84%) Ruby Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (41.61%) Gherkin
2 53 (38.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 36 (26.28%) RESTful
4 34 (24.82%) CSS
5 33 (24.09%) Web Services
6 23 (16.79%) HTML
7 18 (13.14%) Sass
8 16 (11.68%) jQuery
9 15 (10.95%) Sinatra
10 13 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (7.30%) Velocity
12 8 (5.84%) .NET
13 6 (4.38%) HTML5
14 5 (3.65%) CSS3
15 2 (1.46%) React
15 2 (1.46%) Resque
15 2 (1.46%) REST
15 2 (1.46%) RSS
15 2 (1.46%) Semantic HTML
16 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) Visualisation
2 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.71%) Linux
2 13 (9.49%) Mac OS X
2 13 (9.49%) Unix
3 1 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (43.07%) BDD
2 59 (43.07%) Scrum
3 54 (39.42%) Test Automation
4 43 (31.39%) TDD
5 34 (24.82%) Kanban
6 24 (17.52%) Time Management
7 23 (16.79%) ITIL
8 22 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (16.06%) Manual Testing
9 21 (15.33%) Functional Testing
10 19 (13.87%) API Design
11 15 (10.95%) Unit Testing
12 14 (10.22%) Open Source
12 14 (10.22%) Software Testing
13 13 (9.49%) Configuration Management
13 13 (9.49%) Integration Testing
13 13 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (9.49%) Web Design
13 13 (9.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 135 (98.54%) Ruby
2 38 (27.74%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.33%) Java
4 19 (13.87%) SQL
5 14 (10.22%) Python
5 14 (10.22%) Scala
6 4 (2.92%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.73%) C#
7 1 (0.73%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (24.09%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.98%) ISTQB
3 21 (15.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (9.49%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.76%) ISEB
6 8 (5.84%) Degree
7 4 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.22%) QA
2 10 (7.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (4.38%) SDET
4 1 (0.73%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (16.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (13.87%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.65%) Facebook
3 5 (3.65%) Talend
3 5 (3.65%) Twitter
4 2 (1.46%) Akamai
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco
5 1 (0.73%) IBM
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago