The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 503 533 549
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +16
Contract jobs citing Capybara 50 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.81% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 7 8
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £366 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6182 5455 5595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.90% 11.77% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 3493 3374
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 137 196
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £25.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Capybara
UK

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 July 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 22 July 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 +51 48 £400 - 5
South East - 2 £501 -
Yorkshire - - - -
Capybara
UK

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 77 (93.90%) Cucumber
2 72 (87.80%) Ruby
3 59 (71.95%) BDD
4 38 (46.34%) QA
5 37 (45.12%) Test Automation
6 34 (41.46%) TDD
7 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (36.59%) Java
8 30 (36.59%) Web Services
8 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
9 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
9 28 (34.15%) Scrum
9 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
10 26 (31.71%) Selenium
11 25 (30.49%) JSON
11 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (29.27%) RSpec
13 23 (28.05%) CSS
14 22 (26.83%) Test Scripting
15 20 (24.39%) XML
15 20 (24.39%) HTML
15 20 (24.39%) REST
16 19 (23.17%) JIRA
16 19 (23.17%) Subversion
17 17 (20.73%) WATIR
18 16 (19.51%) Kanban
18 16 (19.51%) CSS3
19 15 (18.29%) Hudson
20 14 (17.07%) Calabash
20 14 (17.07%) WebDriver

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (9.76%) Node.js
2 7 (8.54%) Confluence
3 5 (6.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) SSH
2 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) MySQL
1 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.66%) Redis
2 1 (1.22%) QlikView
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 77 (93.90%) Cucumber
2 30 (36.59%) Jenkins
3 28 (34.15%) Git (software)
4 26 (31.71%) Selenium
5 24 (29.27%) RSpec
6 19 (23.17%) JIRA
6 19 (23.17%) Subversion
7 17 (20.73%) WATIR
8 15 (18.29%) Hudson
9 14 (17.07%) Calabash
9 14 (17.07%) WebDriver
9 14 (17.07%) IntelliJ
10 13 (15.85%) Eclipse
11 12 (14.63%) JBehave
12 8 (9.76%) RubyMine
12 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
13 6 (7.32%) NetBeans
14 5 (6.10%) Sublime Text
15 4 (4.88%) Sinon.JS
15 4 (4.88%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Publishing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (42.68%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) Tester
3 13 (15.85%) Test Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Automation Tester
5 10 (12.20%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.10%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) QA Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Agile Tester
11 2 (2.44%) QA Consultant
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) Web Services
2 25 (30.49%) JSON
3 23 (28.05%) CSS
4 20 (24.39%) XML
4 20 (24.39%) HTML
4 20 (24.39%) REST
5 16 (19.51%) CSS3
6 14 (17.07%) RESTful
7 11 (13.41%) HTML5
7 11 (13.41%) Sass
7 11 (13.41%) SOAP
8 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
8 9 (10.98%) Gherkin
9 8 (9.76%) Sinatra
10 7 (8.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (7.32%) LESS
11 6 (7.32%) Ajax
11 6 (7.32%) jQuery
12 5 (6.10%) YUI
12 5 (6.10%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Open Source
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Video on Demand
3 3 (3.66%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.41%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (1.22%) Android
5 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) BDD
2 37 (45.12%) Test Automation
3 34 (41.46%) TDD
4 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (34.15%) Scrum
6 25 (30.49%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (26.83%) Test Scripting
8 16 (19.51%) Kanban
9 12 (14.63%) Pair Programming
10 11 (13.41%) Automated Testing
11 10 (12.20%) OO
11 10 (12.20%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (10.98%) User Stories
13 8 (9.76%) Automation Testing
13 8 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (7.32%) Workflow
15 6 (7.32%) OOP
16 5 (6.10%) Compatibility Testing
16 5 (6.10%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (87.80%) Ruby
2 30 (36.59%) Java
3 28 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) Python
4 11 (13.41%) SQL
5 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) XPath
7 1 (1.22%) C
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.34%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Graylog2
1 3 (3.66%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) VMware
2 5 (6.10%) Adobe
3 4 (4.88%) Akamai
4 3 (3.66%) New Relic
5 2 (2.44%) Perforce
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
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