The table below looks at the statistics for Capybara skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capybara over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 384 356 404
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +48
Contract jobs citing Capybara 22 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.21% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.64% 1.44% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 5
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £341 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Capybara
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3446 3464 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 14.69% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2471 2500 2230
Average daily rate £438 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £27.78 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.26% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.00 £37.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.50 £86.80 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Capybara
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Capybara across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Capybara Jobs Demand Trend in London

Capybara
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Capybara across the London region.

Capybara Daily Rate Trend in London

Capybara
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capybara across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in London

Capybara
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capybara within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London 0 10 £500 +14.28%
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (85.71%) Cucumber
3 34 (80.95%) BDD
4 31 (73.81%) TDD
5 28 (66.67%) Ruby
6 24 (57.14%) Git (software)
7 22 (52.38%) QA
8 21 (50.00%) Scrum
9 19 (45.24%) RSpec
10 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
11 17 (40.48%) Selenium
12 15 (35.71%) WATIR
12 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
12 15 (35.71%) Finance
12 15 (35.71%) WebDriver
13 13 (30.95%) RESTful
13 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
13 13 (30.95%) Automated Testing
13 13 (30.95%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
14 12 (28.57%) Jasmine
14 12 (28.57%) Open Source
15 11 (26.19%) Sinatra
15 11 (26.19%) DevOps
15 11 (26.19%) C#
16 10 (23.81%) Linux
16 10 (23.81%) HTTP
16 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (23.81%) Load Testing
16 10 (23.81%) Security Testing

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (21.43%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 24 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 19 (45.24%) RSpec
4 17 (40.48%) Selenium
5 15 (35.71%) WebDriver
5 15 (35.71%) WATIR
6 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
7 12 (28.57%) Jasmine
8 10 (23.81%) SpecFlow
8 10 (23.81%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (11.90%) Calabash
10 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
10 4 (9.52%) IntelliJ
11 3 (7.14%) Subversion
11 3 (7.14%) JIRA
12 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
12 2 (4.76%) Sublime Text
13 1 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (2.38%) Appium
13 1 (2.38%) GitLab
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Tester
2 6 (14.29%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.38%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Ruby on Rails
1 13 (30.95%) RESTful
2 11 (26.19%) Sinatra
3 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 9 (21.43%) Backbone.js
3 9 (21.43%) Ember.js
3 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 7 (16.67%) React
5 6 (14.29%) CSS
6 5 (11.90%) HTML
7 4 (9.52%) SOAP
7 4 (9.52%) CSS3
7 4 (9.52%) Gherkin
8 3 (7.14%) Ajax
8 3 (7.14%) JSON
9 2 (4.76%) Dojo
9 2 (4.76%) YUI
9 2 (4.76%) Ext JS
9 2 (4.76%) HTML5
9 2 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Online Gambling
1 2 (4.76%) Digital Media
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (88.10%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (80.95%) BDD
3 31 (73.81%) TDD
4 21 (50.00%) Scrum
5 18 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 13 (30.95%) Automated Testing
7 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 12 (28.57%) Open Source
8 11 (26.19%) DevOps
9 10 (23.81%) Test Strategy
9 10 (23.81%) Load Testing
9 10 (23.81%) Security Testing
10 9 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) MVC
12 5 (11.90%) OO
12 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
13 4 (9.52%) OOP
14 3 (7.14%) Regression Testing
14 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
14 3 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) Ruby
2 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (52.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Graylog
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Adobe
1 2 (4.76%) VMware
1 2 (4.76%) Akamai
1 2 (4.76%) New Relic
2 1 (2.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore