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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 393 407 371
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -36
Contract jobs citing Capybara 16 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.56% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 7
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£425 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £335 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate - £433 £313
% change year-on-year
- +38.40%
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
3412 3030 2844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 12.49% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 2222 2033
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £44.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.90% +5.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £22.05 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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Last Year
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Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 55 (93.22%) Cucumber
2 52 (88.14%) Ruby
2 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (71.19%) BDD
4 33 (55.93%) TDD
4 33 (55.93%) Java
5 27 (45.76%) Scrum
6 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
7 25 (42.37%) Git (software)
8 24 (40.68%) HTML
9 23 (38.98%) CSS
10 20 (33.90%) HTML5
10 20 (33.90%) CSS3
11 19 (32.20%) Sass
11 19 (32.20%) TeamCity
11 19 (32.20%) Selenium
11 19 (32.20%) Web Services
12 18 (30.51%) XML
12 18 (30.51%) QA
12 18 (30.51%) JSON
12 18 (30.51%) Open Source
12 18 (30.51%) Sinatra
13 17 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (28.81%) REST
13 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
14 15 (25.42%) Degree
14 15 (25.42%) Web Design
14 15 (25.42%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (22.03%) WebDriver

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (25.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Redis
1 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (93.22%) Cucumber
2 25 (42.37%) Git (software)
3 19 (32.20%) TeamCity
3 19 (32.20%) Selenium
4 13 (22.03%) WebDriver
4 13 (22.03%) IntelliJ
5 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
6 11 (18.64%) RSpec
7 9 (15.25%) Maven
8 8 (13.56%) JMeter
9 7 (11.86%) Gradle
10 6 (10.17%) JIRA
10 6 (10.17%) JBehave
10 6 (10.17%) WATIR
10 6 (10.17%) LoadRunner
11 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
11 4 (6.78%) Hudson
12 3 (5.08%) JUnit
12 3 (5.08%) Subversion
12 3 (5.08%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.69%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Electronics
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (54.24%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Tester
4 11 (18.64%) Automation Tester
5 6 (10.17%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Tester
7 2 (3.39%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (1.69%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) HTML
2 23 (38.98%) CSS
3 20 (33.90%) HTML5
3 20 (33.90%) CSS3
4 19 (32.20%) Sass
4 19 (32.20%) Web Services
5 18 (30.51%) XML
5 18 (30.51%) JSON
5 18 (30.51%) Sinatra
6 17 (28.81%) REST
7 10 (16.95%) RESTful
8 6 (10.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (10.17%) SOAP
9 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.78%) Spring
10 4 (6.78%) jQuery
11 3 (5.08%) Spring Security
11 3 (5.08%) OpenID
11 3 (5.08%) OAuth
11 3 (5.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Open Source
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Video on Demand
4 1 (1.69%) Streaming Media
4 1 (1.69%) DTV
4 1 (1.69%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (71.19%) BDD
3 33 (55.93%) TDD
4 27 (45.76%) Scrum
5 17 (28.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (28.81%) Test Automation
6 15 (25.42%) Web Design
7 14 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (18.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (18.64%) Kanban
8 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
8 11 (18.64%) Pair Programming
9 10 (16.95%) OOP
9 10 (16.95%) OO
10 9 (15.25%) Manual Testing
10 9 (15.25%) Security Testing
10 9 (15.25%) User Stories
11 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.17%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (6.78%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (88.14%) Ruby
2 33 (55.93%) Java
3 26 (44.07%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 6 (10.17%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) Scala
6 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) XQuery
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) Golang
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) Graylog2
2 2 (3.39%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Akamai
1 13 (22.03%) VMware
2 12 (20.34%) New Relic
3 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
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