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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 543 510 519
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +9
Contract jobs citing Capybara 36 43 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.090% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.70% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 5
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£446 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.56% -
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 - - -
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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
6365 6117 4812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.94% 12.75% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 4033 3087
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 139 146
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £23.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.72 £47.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 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 22 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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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 £428 +6.87% 6
Yorkshire - 14 £450 - 1
South East - 1 £300 -
Capybara
UK

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (85.71%) Ruby
3 52 (82.54%) Cucumber
4 45 (71.43%) TDD
5 39 (61.90%) Git (software)
6 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
6 34 (53.97%) BDD
7 33 (52.38%) QA
8 32 (50.79%) Sinatra
9 26 (41.27%) Java
9 26 (41.27%) CSS
10 24 (38.10%) HTML
10 24 (38.10%) Scrum
10 24 (38.10%) TeamCity
10 24 (38.10%) RSpec
10 24 (38.10%) Open Source
11 23 (36.51%) CSS3
11 23 (36.51%) Sass
12 22 (34.92%) HTML5
12 22 (34.92%) IntelliJ
13 21 (33.33%) VMware
13 21 (33.33%) Web Design
13 21 (33.33%) Akamai
13 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
13 21 (33.33%) New Relic
13 21 (33.33%) Graylog
14 20 (31.75%) Pair Programming

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 21 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.59%) Node.js
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Redis
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (82.54%) Cucumber
2 39 (61.90%) Git (software)
3 24 (38.10%) TeamCity
3 24 (38.10%) RSpec
4 22 (34.92%) IntelliJ
5 14 (22.22%) Selenium
6 11 (17.46%) Jasmine
7 10 (15.87%) WebDriver
8 9 (14.29%) WATIR
8 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
9 5 (7.94%) Calabash
9 5 (7.94%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (6.35%) JMeter
10 4 (6.35%) JBehave
11 3 (4.76%) Subversion
11 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
12 2 (3.17%) JIRA
12 2 (3.17%) Hudson
13 1 (1.59%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 26 (41.27%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Tester
4 10 (15.87%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) Mobile Tester
9 1 (1.59%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.59%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) Sinatra
2 26 (41.27%) CSS
3 24 (38.10%) HTML
4 23 (36.51%) CSS3
4 23 (36.51%) Sass
5 22 (34.92%) HTML5
6 20 (31.75%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (19.05%) Web Services
8 9 (14.29%) Ember.js
8 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
9 8 (12.70%) Backbone.js
10 7 (11.11%) RESTful
10 7 (11.11%) React
11 5 (7.94%) JSON
11 5 (7.94%) SOAP
12 4 (6.35%) Gherkin
12 4 (6.35%) REST
13 3 (4.76%) XML
14 2 (3.17%) Ajax
15 1 (1.59%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) Open Source
2 2 (3.17%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (71.43%) TDD
3 34 (53.97%) BDD
4 24 (38.10%) Scrum
5 21 (33.33%) Web Design
5 21 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (31.75%) Pair Programming
7 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
8 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
9 8 (12.70%) Security Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.11%) MVC
11 5 (7.94%) DevOps
11 5 (7.94%) Kanban
11 5 (7.94%) Load Testing
11 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) Ruby
2 34 (53.97%) JavaScript
3 26 (41.27%) Java
4 5 (7.94%) C#
5 4 (6.35%) Python
5 4 (6.35%) SQL
6 3 (4.76%) Go
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (52.38%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (33.33%) Graylog
2 1 (1.59%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) VMware
1 21 (33.33%) Akamai
1 21 (33.33%) New Relic
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe
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