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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 541 524 529
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Capybara 38 38 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.078% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.58% 0.62% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 6
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£435 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £308 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Capybara
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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
6529 6143 4844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.90% 12.54% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4228 4017 3111
Average daily rate £400 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 128 132
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £31.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 -23 22 £428 +6.87% 5
Yorkshire - 15 £450 - 1
South East - 1 £300 -
Capybara
UK

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (89.29%) Ruby
3 46 (82.14%) Cucumber
4 40 (71.43%) TDD
5 36 (64.29%) Git (software)
6 30 (53.57%) QA
6 30 (53.57%) BDD
6 30 (53.57%) Sinatra
7 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
8 24 (42.86%) Java
9 23 (41.07%) Scrum
10 22 (39.29%) CSS
10 22 (39.29%) RSpec
10 22 (39.29%) TeamCity
10 22 (39.29%) Open Source
11 21 (37.50%) Sass
11 21 (37.50%) HTML
12 20 (35.71%) CSS3
12 20 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (35.71%) HTML5
13 19 (33.93%) Akamai
13 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (33.93%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (33.93%) Cloud Foundry
13 19 (33.93%) New Relic
13 19 (33.93%) Graylog
13 19 (33.93%) IntelliJ
13 19 (33.93%) VMware
13 19 (33.93%) Web Design
13 19 (33.93%) Pair Programming

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 19 (33.93%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Node.js
2 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (16.07%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (82.14%) Cucumber
2 36 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 22 (39.29%) RSpec
3 22 (39.29%) TeamCity
4 19 (33.93%) IntelliJ
5 13 (23.21%) Selenium
6 9 (16.07%) WebDriver
6 9 (16.07%) Jasmine
7 8 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 7 (12.50%) WATIR
9 5 (8.93%) Calabash
10 4 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (7.14%) JMeter
10 4 (7.14%) SpecFlow
10 4 (7.14%) JBehave
11 3 (5.36%) LoadRunner
12 2 (3.57%) Subversion
12 2 (3.57%) Hudson
13 1 (1.79%) Maven
13 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 24 (42.86%) Ruby Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Tester
4 9 (16.07%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.14%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Tester
6 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (53.57%) Sinatra
2 22 (39.29%) CSS
3 21 (37.50%) HTML
3 21 (37.50%) Sass
4 20 (35.71%) CSS3
4 20 (35.71%) HTML5
5 18 (32.14%) Ruby on Rails
6 11 (19.64%) Web Services
7 8 (14.29%) Ember.js
7 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 7 (12.50%) React
8 7 (12.50%) Backbone.js
9 5 (8.93%) RESTful
10 4 (7.14%) JSON
10 4 (7.14%) SOAP
11 3 (5.36%) XML
11 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
11 3 (5.36%) REST
12 1 (1.79%) Resque
12 1 (1.79%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Open Source
2 2 (3.57%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) UNIX
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (91.07%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) TDD
3 30 (53.57%) BDD
4 23 (41.07%) Scrum
5 20 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (33.93%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (33.93%) Pair Programming
6 19 (33.93%) Web Design
7 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.50%) Security Testing
9 7 (12.50%) MVC
10 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.93%) Kanban
12 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.14%) Agile Testing
12 4 (7.14%) User Stories
12 4 (7.14%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (89.29%) Ruby
2 29 (51.79%) JavaScript
3 24 (42.86%) Java
4 4 (7.14%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
4 4 (7.14%) Python
5 3 (5.36%) Go
6 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (53.57%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) Graylog
2 1 (1.79%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) VMware
1 19 (33.93%) Akamai
1 19 (33.93%) New Relic
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