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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capybara
Rank 409 398 396
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Capybara 30 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.092% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.80% 0.66% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 31
Average daily rate £420 £428 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £450 £313
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +44.00%
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
3771 3178 3096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.38% 13.95% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2228 2294
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 12
Average hourly rate £43.63 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £20.31 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £107.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +46 6 £450 -7.69%
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 61 (95.31%) Ruby
2 52 (81.25%) BDD
3 49 (76.56%) Cucumber
4 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (54.69%) Test Automation
6 31 (48.44%) TDD
7 28 (43.75%) Scrum
8 25 (39.06%) Ruby on Rails
9 24 (37.50%) RSpec
10 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
10 22 (34.38%) Web Services
11 18 (28.13%) QA
12 17 (26.56%) Selenium
12 17 (26.56%) Gherkin
13 16 (25.00%) JIRA
14 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (21.88%) Automation Testing
16 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
17 11 (17.19%) SDET
17 11 (17.19%) RESTful
18 10 (15.63%) Kanban
19 9 (14.06%) GitHub
20 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
20 8 (12.50%) SDLC
21 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
21 7 (10.94%) WATIR
21 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
21 7 (10.94%) Jasmine
22 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
22 6 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (9.38%) Confluence
2 2 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.06%) GitHub
3 4 (6.25%) Heroku
4 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Extranet
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (76.56%) Cucumber
2 24 (37.50%) RSpec
3 22 (34.38%) Git (software)
4 17 (26.56%) Selenium
5 16 (25.00%) JIRA
6 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
7 7 (10.94%) Jasmine
7 7 (10.94%) WATIR
8 6 (9.38%) git-flow
8 6 (9.38%) Travis CI
9 5 (7.81%) Protractor
9 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
10 4 (6.25%) Appium
10 4 (6.25%) Subversion
11 3 (4.69%) RubyGems
12 2 (3.13%) Calabash
12 2 (3.13%) Hudson
12 2 (3.13%) JMeter
13 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
1 3 (4.69%) Marketing
1 3 (4.69%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) Ruby Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Tester
4 16 (25.00%) Automation Tester
5 12 (18.75%) Ruby Automation Tester
6 10 (15.63%) Developer in Test
7 8 (12.50%) Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Test Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 7 (10.94%) QA Engineer
9 6 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Ruby Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
12 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) Ruby on Rails
2 22 (34.38%) Web Services
3 17 (26.56%) Gherkin
4 11 (17.19%) RESTful
5 5 (7.81%) HTML
6 3 (4.69%) CSS
7 2 (3.13%) HTML5
7 2 (3.13%) jQuery
7 2 (3.13%) Spring
7 2 (3.13%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.13%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.56%) CSS3
8 1 (1.56%) Resque
8 1 (1.56%) RSS
8 1 (1.56%) Sass
8 1 (1.56%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.56%) Online Games
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) BDD
2 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (54.69%) Test Automation
4 31 (48.44%) TDD
5 28 (43.75%) Scrum
6 14 (21.88%) Automation Testing
7 10 (15.63%) Kanban
8 8 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 8 (12.50%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
10 6 (9.38%) API Design
10 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (9.38%) OO
10 6 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 5 (7.81%) API Testing
11 5 (7.81%) Build Automation
11 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 61 (95.31%) Ruby
2 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.81%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (1.56%) ECMAScript
4 1 (1.56%) Python
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) QA
2 11 (17.19%) SDET
3 1 (1.56%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Facebook
3 2 (3.13%) Twitter