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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 529 525 500
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing Capybara 27 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.052% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.42% 0.43% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 7
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£426 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £314 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
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
6405 5557 4722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.42% 12.02% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4268 3572 3042
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 106 154
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £20.95 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £50.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +8 20 £425 +6.25% 8
South East - - - -
Capybara
UK

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (92.31%) Ruby
2 42 (80.77%) Cucumber
3 31 (59.62%) TDD
4 28 (53.85%) Java
4 28 (53.85%) BDD
5 27 (51.92%) Git (software)
5 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
6 26 (50.00%) Sinatra
7 23 (44.23%) TeamCity
7 23 (44.23%) CSS
7 23 (44.23%) HTML
7 23 (44.23%) Scrum
8 22 (42.31%) HTML5
8 22 (42.31%) CSS3
8 22 (42.31%) Sass
9 21 (40.38%) QA
10 19 (36.54%) VMware
10 19 (36.54%) Web Design
10 19 (36.54%) IntelliJ
10 19 (36.54%) Open Source
10 19 (36.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (36.54%) Cloud Foundry
11 18 (34.62%) New Relic
11 18 (34.62%) Graylog
11 18 (34.62%) Akamai
11 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (32.69%) RSpec
13 16 (30.77%) Pair Programming
14 15 (28.85%) Degree

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (36.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
1 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) Redis
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (80.77%) Cucumber
2 27 (51.92%) Git (software)
3 23 (44.23%) TeamCity
4 19 (36.54%) IntelliJ
5 17 (32.69%) RSpec
6 9 (17.31%) Selenium
7 7 (13.46%) JMeter
8 6 (11.54%) LoadRunner
8 6 (11.54%) JBehave
8 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
9 5 (9.62%) Jasmine
10 4 (7.69%) Hudson
10 4 (7.69%) WebDriver
10 4 (7.69%) WATIR
11 3 (5.77%) JIRA
11 3 (5.77%) Calabash
11 3 (5.77%) GitLab
12 2 (3.85%) Subversion
13 1 (1.92%) Maven
13 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Games
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Tester
4 11 (21.15%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) Sinatra
2 23 (44.23%) HTML
2 23 (44.23%) CSS
3 22 (42.31%) CSS3
3 22 (42.31%) Sass
3 22 (42.31%) HTML5
4 14 (26.92%) Web Services
4 14 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails
5 9 (17.31%) JSON
6 8 (15.38%) XML
7 7 (13.46%) REST
8 6 (11.54%) SOAP
9 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.69%) Ember.js
10 4 (7.69%) RESTful
11 3 (5.77%) Backbone.js
12 2 (3.85%) Resque
12 2 (3.85%) jQuery
12 2 (3.85%) RSS
13 1 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Open Source
2 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
2 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) DTV
2 1 (1.92%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) TDD
3 28 (53.85%) BDD
4 23 (44.23%) Scrum
5 19 (36.54%) Web Design
5 19 (36.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (30.77%) Pair Programming
7 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.46%) Kanban
9 7 (13.46%) User Stories
10 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
12 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
12 4 (7.69%) Agile Testing
12 4 (7.69%) MVC
13 3 (5.77%) OOP
13 3 (5.77%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) Ruby
2 28 (53.85%) Java
3 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Golang
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) VCP4
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (40.38%) QA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Graylog
2 2 (3.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) VMware
2 18 (34.62%) Akamai
2 18 (34.62%) New Relic
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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