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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 540 508 494
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -14
Contract jobs citing Capybara 16 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.049% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.42% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
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£423 £388 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £318 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £350
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
6220 5281 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.47% 11.87% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3431 3142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 123 201
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £42.50
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +2 15 £423 +5.62% 6
South East - - - -
Capybara
UK

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
2 47 (90.38%) Ruby
2 47 (90.38%) Cucumber
3 33 (63.46%) BDD
4 30 (57.69%) Java
5 28 (53.85%) TDD
6 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
6 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 23 (44.23%) Scrum
8 22 (42.31%) TeamCity
9 21 (40.38%) CSS
9 21 (40.38%) HTML
10 19 (36.54%) HTML5
10 19 (36.54%) Sinatra
10 19 (36.54%) CSS3
10 19 (36.54%) Sass
11 18 (34.62%) QA
12 17 (32.69%) Open Source
13 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (30.77%) Web Design
13 16 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
14 15 (28.85%) VMware
14 15 (28.85%) Web Services
14 15 (28.85%) IntelliJ
14 15 (28.85%) RSpec
14 15 (28.85%) Selenium
15 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (26.92%) REST
15 14 (26.92%) Akamai

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 16 (30.77%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
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 6 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.85%) Redis
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (90.38%) Cucumber
2 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 22 (42.31%) TeamCity
4 15 (28.85%) RSpec
4 15 (28.85%) Selenium
4 15 (28.85%) IntelliJ
5 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 9 (17.31%) JMeter
7 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
8 7 (13.46%) JBehave
8 7 (13.46%) WATIR
8 7 (13.46%) LoadRunner
8 7 (13.46%) Hudson
9 5 (9.62%) Maven
10 4 (7.69%) Gradle
11 3 (5.77%) Jasmine
11 3 (5.77%) JIRA
12 2 (3.85%) JUnit
12 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
12 2 (3.85%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (3.85%) 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 16 (30.77%) Ruby Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Tester
4 7 (13.46%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) HTML
1 21 (40.38%) CSS
2 19 (36.54%) HTML5
2 19 (36.54%) Sinatra
2 19 (36.54%) Sass
2 19 (36.54%) CSS3
3 15 (28.85%) Web Services
4 14 (26.92%) REST
5 13 (25.00%) JSON
5 13 (25.00%) XML
6 7 (13.46%) SOAP
6 7 (13.46%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (11.54%) RESTful
8 2 (3.85%) jQuery
8 2 (3.85%) RSS
8 2 (3.85%) Spring
8 2 (3.85%) Ajax
8 2 (3.85%) Resque
8 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.92%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Open Source
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (1.92%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (63.46%) BDD
3 28 (53.85%) TDD
4 23 (44.23%) Scrum
5 16 (30.77%) Web Design
5 16 (30.77%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (21.15%) Pair Programming
8 9 (17.31%) Security Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Kanban
9 8 (15.38%) User Stories
10 7 (13.46%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
11 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
12 5 (9.62%) OOP
12 5 (9.62%) OO
13 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) Ruby
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 24 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Scala
6 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.92%) Golang
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (34.62%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (26.92%) Graylog2
2 2 (3.85%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) VMware
2 14 (26.92%) Akamai
2 14 (26.92%) New Relic
3 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
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