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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 564 518 545
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +27
Contract jobs citing Capybara 31 52 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.11% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.81% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 4
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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
London -29 21 £475 +18.75% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £450 - 3
South East -9 3 £375 -25.07%
South West - 2 £338 -
Capybara
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Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 63 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (88.24%) Cucumber
3 50 (73.53%) TDD
3 50 (73.53%) Ruby
4 43 (63.24%) Git (software)
5 42 (61.76%) QA
6 36 (52.94%) BDD
7 34 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 30 (44.12%) Sinatra
9 27 (39.71%) Open Source
10 26 (38.24%) Java
10 26 (38.24%) Scrum
11 25 (36.76%) CSS
12 24 (35.29%) HTML
13 23 (33.82%) TeamCity
13 23 (33.82%) Selenium
13 23 (33.82%) CSS3
14 22 (32.35%) Test Automation
14 22 (32.35%) IntelliJ
15 21 (30.88%) HTML5
15 21 (30.88%) Sass
16 20 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (29.41%) Akamai
16 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (29.41%) RSpec
16 20 (29.41%) Pair Programming
16 20 (29.41%) VMware
16 20 (29.41%) Web Design
16 20 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (29.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.94%) Node.js
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Redis
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 60 (88.24%) Cucumber
2 43 (63.24%) Git (software)
3 23 (33.82%) Selenium
3 23 (33.82%) TeamCity
4 22 (32.35%) IntelliJ
5 20 (29.41%) RSpec
6 16 (23.53%) WebDriver
6 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 15 (22.06%) WATIR
8 12 (17.65%) Jasmine
9 10 (14.71%) SpecFlow
9 10 (14.71%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (7.35%) Calabash
11 4 (5.88%) Subversion
12 3 (4.41%) JIRA
13 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
13 2 (2.94%) Sublime Text
14 1 (1.47%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (1.47%) Appium
14 1 (1.47%) GitLab
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 24 (35.29%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Tester
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Automation Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.94%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (1.47%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.12%) Sinatra
2 25 (36.76%) CSS
3 24 (35.29%) HTML
4 23 (33.82%) CSS3
5 21 (30.88%) Sass
5 21 (30.88%) HTML5
6 15 (22.06%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (20.59%) RESTful
8 10 (14.71%) Web Services
8 10 (14.71%) Ember.js
8 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.24%) Backbone.js
10 7 (10.29%) React
11 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
12 4 (5.88%) Play Framework
12 4 (5.88%) .NET
12 4 (5.88%) SOAP
13 3 (4.41%) JSON
13 3 (4.41%) Ajax
14 2 (2.94%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Online Gambling
2 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 9 (13.24%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (92.65%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (73.53%) TDD
3 36 (52.94%) BDD
4 27 (39.71%) Open Source
5 26 (38.24%) Scrum
6 22 (32.35%) Test Automation
7 20 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (29.41%) Web Design
7 20 (29.41%) Pair Programming
7 20 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (23.53%) Automated Testing
9 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (19.12%) Software Engineering
10 13 (19.12%) Test Strategy
11 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 11 (16.18%) DevOps
13 10 (14.71%) Load Testing
13 10 (14.71%) Security Testing
14 7 (10.29%) Test Scripting
14 7 (10.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) Ruby
2 34 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (38.24%) Java
4 14 (20.59%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) Go
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (61.76%) QA
System Software
1 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) Graylog
2 1 (1.47%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) VMware
1 20 (29.41%) Akamai
1 20 (29.41%) New Relic
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (1.47%) Talend
3 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore