The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 362 393 417
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +24
Contract jobs citing Capybara 44 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.042% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.35% 0.33% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3255 3018 2906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.29% 12.65% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2345 2187 1983
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £32.58 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.45 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Capybara
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +27 5 £438 +9.37% 1
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 72 (94.74%) Cucumber
2 68 (89.47%) Ruby
3 54 (71.05%) BDD
4 36 (47.37%) QA
5 35 (46.05%) Test Automation
6 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (38.16%) Java
6 29 (38.16%) Web Services
7 28 (36.84%) TDD
8 26 (34.21%) Scrum
8 26 (34.21%) Git (software)
9 25 (32.89%) JSON
9 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
10 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
11 22 (28.95%) RSpec
12 21 (27.63%) Selenium
12 21 (27.63%) Test Scripting
12 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (26.32%) XML
13 20 (26.32%) REST
14 19 (25.00%) Subversion
15 18 (23.68%) CSS
15 18 (23.68%) JIRA
16 17 (22.37%) Kanban
17 15 (19.74%) WATIR
17 15 (19.74%) HTML
17 15 (19.74%) CSS3
18 14 (18.42%) Calabash
18 14 (18.42%) IntelliJ
18 14 (18.42%) JBehave

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (10.53%) Node.js
2 7 (9.21%) Confluence
3 4 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Redis
1 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 72 (94.74%) Cucumber
2 26 (34.21%) Git (software)
3 25 (32.89%) Jenkins
4 22 (28.95%) RSpec
5 21 (27.63%) Selenium
6 19 (25.00%) Subversion
7 18 (23.68%) JIRA
8 15 (19.74%) WATIR
9 14 (18.42%) JBehave
9 14 (18.42%) IntelliJ
9 14 (18.42%) Calabash
10 13 (17.11%) Hudson
11 12 (15.79%) WebDriver
12 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
13 8 (10.53%) RubyMine
14 6 (7.89%) NetBeans
15 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
15 5 (6.58%) Sublime Text
16 4 (5.26%) Sinon.JS
16 4 (5.26%) TestPartner
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Publishing
3 4 (5.26%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Tester
3 13 (17.11%) Automation Tester
4 12 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Ruby Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) UI Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Quality Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Agile Tester
11 2 (2.63%) QA Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 2 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.16%) Web Services
2 25 (32.89%) JSON
3 20 (26.32%) REST
3 20 (26.32%) XML
4 18 (23.68%) CSS
5 15 (19.74%) CSS3
5 15 (19.74%) HTML
6 13 (17.11%) SOAP
7 12 (15.79%) RESTful
8 10 (13.16%) HTML5
8 10 (13.16%) Sass
9 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 8 (10.53%) Gherkin
10 7 (9.21%) Sinatra
11 6 (7.89%) jQuery
11 6 (7.89%) Ajax
11 6 (7.89%) LESS
12 5 (6.58%) Ember.js
12 5 (6.58%) JSLint
12 5 (6.58%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Open Source
2 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.95%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) UNIX
3 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (71.05%) BDD
2 35 (46.05%) Test Automation
3 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (36.84%) TDD
5 26 (34.21%) Scrum
6 21 (27.63%) Test Scripting
6 21 (27.63%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (22.37%) Kanban
8 12 (15.79%) Extreme Programming
9 11 (14.47%) Pair Programming
10 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
10 10 (13.16%) User Stories
11 9 (11.84%) OO
12 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.89%) Automation Testing
13 6 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.58%) OOP
14 5 (6.58%) Compatibility Testing
15 4 (5.26%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (89.47%) Ruby
2 29 (38.16%) Java
3 23 (30.26%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) Python
5 11 (14.47%) SQL
6 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) XPath
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (47.37%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Capistrano
1 3 (3.95%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) VMware
2 5 (6.58%) Adobe
3 4 (5.26%) Foundry
4 3 (3.95%) Akamai
4 3 (3.95%) New Relic
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
5 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
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