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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 369 404 402
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Contract jobs citing Capybara 50 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.055% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 0.42% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 6 7
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£388 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £358 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
3597 3325 2964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.79% 13.12% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2565 2391 2023
Average daily rate £420 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +42.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £24.01 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £59.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
City of London +17 2 £388 -20.91%
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 81 (96.43%) Cucumber
2 73 (86.90%) Ruby
3 64 (76.19%) BDD
4 38 (45.24%) TDD
5 35 (41.67%) Java
5 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 34 (40.48%) QA
7 32 (38.10%) Scrum
8 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 30 (35.71%) Web Services
8 30 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 29 (34.52%) JSON
10 28 (33.33%) Selenium
11 25 (29.76%) REST
11 25 (29.76%) Jenkins
12 24 (28.57%) RSpec
12 24 (28.57%) XML
13 22 (26.19%) CSS
13 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (23.81%) Test Scripting
14 20 (23.81%) HTML
14 20 (23.81%) WebDriver
15 18 (21.43%) CSS3
15 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
16 17 (20.24%) Subversion
17 16 (19.05%) RESTful
18 15 (17.86%) WATIR
18 15 (17.86%) OO
19 14 (16.67%) JIRA

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (9.52%) Node.js
2 7 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (5.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) SSH
2 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) Redis
1 3 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 81 (96.43%) Cucumber
2 30 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 28 (33.33%) Selenium
4 25 (29.76%) Jenkins
5 24 (28.57%) RSpec
6 20 (23.81%) WebDriver
7 17 (20.24%) Subversion
8 15 (17.86%) WATIR
9 14 (16.67%) JIRA
9 14 (16.67%) Calabash
10 13 (15.48%) TeamCity
10 13 (15.48%) IntelliJ
11 12 (14.29%) Eclipse
11 12 (14.29%) Hudson
12 9 (10.71%) Maven
13 8 (9.52%) JBehave
14 7 (8.33%) Gradle
15 6 (7.14%) RubyMine
16 5 (5.95%) Sublime Text
17 4 (4.76%) Sinon.JS
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (2.38%) Games
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Tester
3 16 (19.05%) Ruby Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 11 (13.10%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Development Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Software Development Engineer
11 2 (2.38%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.38%) QA Consultant
12 1 (1.19%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.71%) Web Services
2 29 (34.52%) JSON
3 25 (29.76%) REST
4 24 (28.57%) XML
5 22 (26.19%) CSS
6 20 (23.81%) HTML
7 18 (21.43%) CSS3
8 16 (19.05%) RESTful
9 13 (15.48%) HTML5
9 13 (15.48%) Sass
10 11 (13.10%) AngularJS
11 10 (11.90%) Sinatra
12 8 (9.52%) Gherkin
12 8 (9.52%) SOAP
13 7 (8.33%) Ajax
14 6 (7.14%) jQuery
14 6 (7.14%) LESS
15 5 (5.95%) Ember.js
15 5 (5.95%) YUI
15 5 (5.95%) JSLint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Open Source
2 4 (4.76%) Video on Demand
2 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.57%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.19%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.57%) UNIX
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) BDD
2 38 (45.24%) TDD
3 35 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 32 (38.10%) Scrum
5 22 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 15 (17.86%) OO
9 13 (15.48%) Pair Programming
10 12 (14.29%) Kanban
11 10 (11.90%) OOP
11 10 (11.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (9.52%) User Stories
12 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (8.33%) Web Design
13 7 (8.33%) Automation Testing
14 6 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
15 5 (5.95%) Load Testing
15 5 (5.95%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (86.90%) Ruby
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 30 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.10%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) Python
6 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
7 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) XPath
8 1 (1.19%) XQuery
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (40.48%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Graylog2
2 3 (3.57%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) VMware
2 5 (5.95%) Akamai
2 5 (5.95%) Adobe
3 4 (4.76%) New Relic
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Business Objects
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