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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 395 379 422
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +43
Contract jobs citing Capybara 19 49 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.20% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 1.37% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 6
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£425 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £341 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
3544 3580 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.24% 14.78% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2553 2540 2390
Average daily rate £438 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% -7.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.70 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £78.35 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +4 5 £500 +29.03%
Croydon - 2 £325 -
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (90.24%) Cucumber
2 34 (82.93%) BDD
2 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (65.85%) TDD
3 27 (65.85%) Ruby
4 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
5 21 (51.22%) QA
6 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
7 19 (46.34%) Selenium
8 18 (43.90%) RSpec
9 17 (41.46%) Scrum
10 16 (39.02%) WATIR
10 16 (39.02%) RESTful
11 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
11 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
12 14 (34.15%) Jasmine
12 14 (34.15%) Finance
13 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
13 13 (31.71%) HTTP
14 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
14 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
14 12 (29.27%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
15 11 (26.83%) Open Source
15 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (26.83%) C#
15 11 (26.83%) DevOps
16 10 (24.39%) Load Testing
16 10 (24.39%) Security Testing
16 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Heroku
2 3 (7.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (90.24%) Cucumber
2 22 (53.66%) Git (software)
3 19 (46.34%) Selenium
4 18 (43.90%) RSpec
5 16 (39.02%) WATIR
6 15 (36.59%) WebDriver
6 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
7 14 (34.15%) Jasmine
8 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
9 10 (24.39%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (9.76%) RubyGems
11 3 (7.32%) Calabash
11 3 (7.32%) IntelliJ
11 3 (7.32%) JIRA
12 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
12 2 (4.88%) Subversion
12 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
12 2 (4.88%) Sublime Text
13 1 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (2.44%) Appium
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Tester
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Ruby Developer
4 4 (9.76%) QA Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) RESTful
2 12 (29.27%) Ruby on Rails
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
4 6 (14.63%) Sinatra
4 6 (14.63%) Backbone.js
4 6 (14.63%) Ember.js
4 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
4 6 (14.63%) React
5 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 4 (9.76%) SOAP
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) Gherkin
7 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) Ajax
8 2 (4.88%) REST
8 2 (4.88%) JSON
8 2 (4.88%) Dojo
8 2 (4.88%) YUI
8 2 (4.88%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Online Gambling
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (82.93%) BDD
2 27 (65.85%) TDD
3 20 (48.78%) Test Automation
4 17 (41.46%) Scrum
5 12 (29.27%) Automated Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Software Engineering
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.83%) Open Source
6 11 (26.83%) DevOps
7 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
7 10 (24.39%) Load Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Security Testing
8 5 (12.20%) MVC
9 4 (9.76%) OO
9 4 (9.76%) Kanban
10 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.32%) OOP
10 3 (7.32%) API Design
11 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) Ruby
2 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (2.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (51.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Graylog
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.44%) Akamai
2 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.44%) New Relic
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