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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 549 551 527
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing Capybara 23 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.036% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 6
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£475 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £416 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +33.20%
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
6660 5423 5514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.81% 11.62% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4648 3566 3315
Average daily rate £400 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 122 225
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £18.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 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
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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 -2 21 £475 +26.66% 7
South East - - - - 1
Capybara
UK

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 72 (92.31%) Ruby
2 71 (91.03%) Cucumber
3 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (69.23%) BDD
5 45 (57.69%) TDD
6 33 (42.31%) JavaScript
7 32 (41.03%) HTML
7 32 (41.03%) Java
7 32 (41.03%) Scrum
7 32 (41.03%) Git (software)
8 31 (39.74%) CSS
9 26 (33.33%) Web Services
9 26 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 26 (33.33%) TeamCity
9 26 (33.33%) Selenium
10 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (32.05%) RSpec
10 25 (32.05%) HTML5
10 25 (32.05%) CSS3
11 24 (30.77%) Sass
12 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
13 22 (28.21%) Sinatra
13 22 (28.21%) QA
14 19 (24.36%) Open Source
14 19 (24.36%) JSON
14 19 (24.36%) XML
14 19 (24.36%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (21.79%) Degree
16 16 (20.51%) RESTful
16 16 (20.51%) Web Design

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 16 (20.51%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (6.41%) Confluence
3 3 (3.85%) Node.js
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.28%) LDAP
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Redis
2 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (91.03%) Cucumber
2 32 (41.03%) Git (software)
3 26 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 26 (33.33%) Selenium
4 25 (32.05%) RSpec
5 23 (29.49%) Jenkins
6 15 (19.23%) WebDriver
7 13 (16.67%) IntelliJ
8 12 (15.38%) Hudson
8 12 (15.38%) WATIR
9 9 (11.54%) Maven
10 7 (8.97%) JIRA
10 7 (8.97%) Gradle
11 6 (7.69%) JMeter
11 6 (7.69%) Subversion
12 5 (6.41%) Calabash
13 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
13 4 (5.13%) LoadRunner
13 4 (5.13%) JBehave
14 3 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 6 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Publishing
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Tester
4 11 (14.10%) Automation Tester
5 7 (8.97%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Software Development Engineer
11 1 (1.28%) QA Analyst
11 1 (1.28%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (1.28%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.28%) Test Consultant
11 1 (1.28%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (41.03%) HTML
2 31 (39.74%) CSS
3 26 (33.33%) Web Services
4 25 (32.05%) HTML5
4 25 (32.05%) CSS3
5 24 (30.77%) Sass
6 22 (28.21%) Sinatra
7 19 (24.36%) JSON
7 19 (24.36%) XML
8 16 (20.51%) RESTful
9 15 (19.23%) REST
10 9 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (10.26%) jQuery
12 6 (7.69%) AngularJS
13 5 (6.41%) RSS
13 5 (6.41%) Resque
14 4 (5.13%) Gherkin
14 4 (5.13%) SOAP
14 4 (5.13%) Spring
15 3 (3.85%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Open Source
2 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.28%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.28%) DTV
4 1 (1.28%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) CentOS
3 2 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (69.23%) BDD
3 45 (57.69%) TDD
4 32 (41.03%) Scrum
5 26 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 25 (32.05%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (24.36%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (20.51%) Web Design
9 15 (19.23%) Automated Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Pair Programming
10 13 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (14.10%) Manual Testing
11 11 (14.10%) Kanban
11 11 (14.10%) OOP
11 11 (14.10%) OO
11 11 (14.10%) User Stories
12 9 (11.54%) Test Scripting
13 7 (8.97%) Security Testing
14 4 (5.13%) Automation Testing
14 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (92.31%) Ruby
2 33 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 32 (41.03%) Java
4 9 (11.54%) SQL
5 4 (5.13%) Python
6 2 (2.56%) C++
6 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.56%) Scala
7 1 (1.28%) XPath
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) XQuery
7 1 (1.28%) Golang
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.21%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) Graylog2
2 5 (6.41%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) VMware
1 13 (16.67%) Akamai
2 12 (15.38%) New Relic
3 2 (2.56%) Perforce
3 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.28%) SAP
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