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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 375 384 358
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing Capybara 22 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.090% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.67% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 7
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £333 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
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
3143 2967 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.80% 13.42% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2322 2134 1851
Average daily rate £425 £413 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 - - - - 1
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (90.70%) Ruby
3 33 (76.74%) Cucumber
4 26 (60.47%) BDD
5 23 (53.49%) TDD
6 21 (48.84%) Scrum
6 21 (48.84%) Java
7 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
7 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
7 20 (46.51%) Sinatra
8 17 (39.53%) HTML
9 16 (37.21%) CSS
9 16 (37.21%) CSS3
9 16 (37.21%) HTML5
10 15 (34.88%) TeamCity
10 15 (34.88%) Open Source
10 15 (34.88%) Sass
10 15 (34.88%) QA
11 14 (32.56%) Web Services
11 14 (32.56%) RSpec
12 13 (30.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (30.23%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (30.23%) IntelliJ
12 13 (30.23%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (30.23%) VMware
12 13 (30.23%) Web Design
13 12 (27.91%) New Relic
13 12 (27.91%) Graylog
13 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (27.91%) Akamai

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 13 (30.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
1 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Redis
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (76.74%) Cucumber
2 20 (46.51%) Git (software)
3 15 (34.88%) TeamCity
4 14 (32.56%) RSpec
5 13 (30.23%) IntelliJ
6 7 (16.28%) JMeter
6 7 (16.28%) Selenium
7 6 (13.95%) JBehave
7 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
8 5 (11.63%) Jasmine
9 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
9 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
10 3 (6.98%) JIRA
10 3 (6.98%) Calabash
10 3 (6.98%) GitLab
11 2 (4.65%) WATIR
11 2 (4.65%) Subversion
11 2 (4.65%) Hudson
12 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
12 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Games
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Electronics
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Tester
4 11 (25.58%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) Sinatra
2 17 (39.53%) HTML
3 16 (37.21%) CSS
3 16 (37.21%) CSS3
3 16 (37.21%) HTML5
4 15 (34.88%) Sass
5 14 (32.56%) Web Services
6 13 (30.23%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (20.93%) JSON
8 8 (18.60%) XML
9 7 (16.28%) REST
10 6 (13.95%) SOAP
11 4 (9.30%) RESTful
11 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.98%) Ember.js
12 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
13 2 (4.65%) Resque
13 2 (4.65%) jQuery
13 2 (4.65%) RSS
14 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.33%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) DTV
2 1 (2.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) BDD
3 23 (53.49%) TDD
4 21 (48.84%) Scrum
5 13 (30.23%) Web Design
5 13 (30.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (23.26%) Pair Programming
7 9 (20.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Kanban
8 7 (16.28%) User Stories
9 6 (13.95%) Security Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.95%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.30%) Automation Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Agile Testing
11 4 (9.30%) MVC
12 3 (6.98%) OOP
12 3 (6.98%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) Ruby
2 21 (48.84%) Java
3 20 (46.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) Golang
7 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) VCP4
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Graylog
2 2 (4.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) VMware
2 12 (27.91%) Akamai
2 12 (27.91%) New Relic
3 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
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