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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 395 407 414
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Capybara 33 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.047% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 0.36% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 3
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £313
% change year-on-year
- +28.00%
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
3606 3326 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.64% 13.13% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 2411 1923
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 17
Average hourly rate £65.00 £45.00 £39.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £22.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +23 2 £388 -20.91% 1
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 76 (95.00%) Cucumber
2 69 (86.25%) Ruby
3 61 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (70.00%) BDD
5 42 (52.50%) TDD
6 38 (47.50%) JavaScript
7 37 (46.25%) Java
8 33 (41.25%) CSS
9 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
10 30 (37.50%) Test Automation
10 30 (37.50%) QA
10 30 (37.50%) HTML
11 29 (36.25%) CSS3
12 28 (35.00%) Web Services
12 28 (35.00%) Scrum
13 24 (30.00%) JSON
13 24 (30.00%) HTML5
14 23 (28.75%) Sass
15 22 (27.50%) Selenium
16 21 (26.25%) RSpec
17 20 (25.00%) Open Source
17 20 (25.00%) TeamCity
17 20 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (25.00%) Sinatra
18 19 (23.75%) REST
18 19 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
18 19 (23.75%) XML
19 17 (21.25%) IntelliJ
19 17 (21.25%) Pair Programming
19 17 (21.25%) WebDriver

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (10.00%) Node.js
3 4 (5.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) Redis
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 76 (95.00%) Cucumber
2 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
3 22 (27.50%) Selenium
4 21 (26.25%) RSpec
5 20 (25.00%) TeamCity
6 17 (21.25%) WebDriver
6 17 (21.25%) IntelliJ
7 15 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 11 (13.75%) Subversion
9 10 (12.50%) Calabash
10 9 (11.25%) Maven
10 9 (11.25%) WATIR
11 8 (10.00%) Eclipse
12 7 (8.75%) Gradle
13 6 (7.50%) Hudson
13 6 (7.50%) JIRA
14 5 (6.25%) JMeter
14 5 (6.25%) Sublime Text
15 4 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
15 4 (5.00%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Publishing
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) Ruby Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Tester
4 10 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Software Development Engineer
11 1 (1.25%) QA Analyst
11 1 (1.25%) Lead Java Developer
11 1 (1.25%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.25%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) CSS
2 30 (37.50%) HTML
3 29 (36.25%) CSS3
4 28 (35.00%) Web Services
5 24 (30.00%) JSON
5 24 (30.00%) HTML5
6 23 (28.75%) Sass
7 20 (25.00%) Sinatra
8 19 (23.75%) REST
8 19 (23.75%) XML
9 16 (20.00%) RESTful
10 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
11 7 (8.75%) Ajax
11 7 (8.75%) jQuery
12 6 (7.50%) LESS
12 6 (7.50%) Gherkin
13 5 (6.25%) Ember.js
13 5 (6.25%) JSLint
13 5 (6.25%) Backbone.js
13 5 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Open Source
2 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) User Experience
4 4 (5.00%) Video on Demand
5 3 (3.75%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.25%) DTV
7 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (76.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (70.00%) BDD
3 42 (52.50%) TDD
4 30 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 28 (35.00%) Scrum
6 20 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (21.25%) Pair Programming
9 16 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 16 (20.00%) Web Design
10 15 (18.75%) OO
10 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
11 13 (16.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (12.50%) Manual Testing
12 10 (12.50%) Kanban
12 10 (12.50%) OOP
13 9 (11.25%) User Stories
14 6 (7.50%) Security Testing
15 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
15 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (86.25%) Ruby
2 38 (47.50%) JavaScript
3 37 (46.25%) Java
4 9 (11.25%) SQL
5 3 (3.75%) Python
6 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.50%) Scala
6 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) XPath
7 1 (1.25%) XQuery
7 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Graylog2
2 4 (5.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Akamai
2 12 (15.00%) New Relic
2 12 (15.00%) VMware
3 5 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
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