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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 382 353 391
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +38
Contract jobs citing Capybara 21 42 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.19% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 1.36% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+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
2994 3096 2707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.51% 13.68% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2300 1990
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £33.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.60 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +7 7 £500 +17.64% 2
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (81.40%) Ruby
3 34 (79.07%) Cucumber
4 32 (74.42%) BDD
5 28 (65.12%) TDD
6 23 (53.49%) Scrum
7 22 (51.16%) RSpec
8 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
9 18 (41.86%) QA
10 17 (39.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
12 15 (34.88%) Sinatra
13 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
14 12 (27.91%) Selenium
15 11 (25.58%) Finance
15 11 (25.58%) Web Services
15 11 (25.58%) Open Source
15 11 (25.58%) Jasmine
16 10 (23.26%) Linux
16 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (20.93%) WATIR
17 9 (20.93%) MySQL
17 9 (20.93%) UNIX
17 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
18 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
18 8 (18.60%) Ember.js
18 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
18 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
18 8 (18.60%) Backbone.js

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (11.63%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (20.93%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (79.07%) Cucumber
2 22 (51.16%) RSpec
3 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
4 12 (27.91%) Selenium
5 11 (25.58%) Jasmine
6 9 (20.93%) WATIR
6 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
7 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
8 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
9 6 (13.95%) IntelliJ
10 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
10 5 (11.63%) Calabash
10 5 (11.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (9.30%) JMeter
12 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
12 3 (6.98%) JBehave
13 2 (4.65%) Subversion
13 2 (4.65%) JIRA
14 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
14 1 (2.33%) GitLab
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Tester
4 8 (18.60%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Tester
8 2 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (34.88%) Sinatra
3 11 (25.58%) Web Services
4 8 (18.60%) Ember.js
4 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
4 8 (18.60%) Backbone.js
4 8 (18.60%) CSS
5 7 (16.28%) HTML
5 7 (16.28%) React
6 6 (13.95%) RESTful
6 6 (13.95%) CSS3
7 5 (11.63%) SOAP
7 5 (11.63%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) Sass
7 5 (11.63%) HTML5
8 4 (9.30%) REST
8 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
9 3 (6.98%) XML
10 2 (4.65%) Ajax
11 1 (2.33%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (88.37%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (74.42%) BDD
3 28 (65.12%) TDD
4 23 (53.49%) Scrum
5 13 (30.23%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.60%) Security Testing
7 7 (16.28%) MVC
7 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (11.63%) OOP
9 5 (11.63%) OO
9 5 (11.63%) Pair Programming
9 5 (11.63%) Web Design
9 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (11.63%) DevOps
9 5 (11.63%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) Ruby
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Go
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Graylog
2 1 (2.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) VMware
1 5 (11.63%) New Relic
1 5 (11.63%) Akamai
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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