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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 372 416 415
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Contract jobs citing Capybara 43 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.048% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.21% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £349 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
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
3559 3353 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.38% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2635 2396 1939
Average daily rate £420 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £20.20 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £59.90 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +23 2 £388 -20.91% 1
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 81 (95.29%) Cucumber
2 75 (88.24%) Ruby
3 62 (72.94%) BDD
3 62 (72.94%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (47.06%) TDD
5 39 (45.88%) Java
6 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
7 34 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 34 (40.00%) QA
8 31 (36.47%) Test Automation
8 31 (36.47%) Scrum
9 30 (35.29%) Web Services
10 29 (34.12%) CSS
11 28 (32.94%) JSON
12 27 (31.76%) HTML
13 25 (29.41%) CSS3
14 24 (28.24%) Selenium
14 24 (28.24%) RSpec
15 23 (27.06%) XML
15 23 (27.06%) REST
16 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
17 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (23.53%) HTML5
17 20 (23.53%) Sass
18 19 (22.35%) WebDriver
19 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
19 18 (21.18%) TeamCity
19 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
19 18 (21.18%) IntelliJ
20 17 (20.00%) RESTful

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (15.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 8 (9.41%) Node.js
3 3 (3.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) SSH
2 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Redis
2 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 81 (95.29%) Cucumber
2 34 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 24 (28.24%) Selenium
3 24 (28.24%) RSpec
4 21 (24.71%) Jenkins
5 19 (22.35%) WebDriver
6 18 (21.18%) TeamCity
6 18 (21.18%) IntelliJ
7 16 (18.82%) Subversion
8 14 (16.47%) Calabash
9 13 (15.29%) WATIR
10 11 (12.94%) JIRA
10 11 (12.94%) Eclipse
11 10 (11.76%) Hudson
12 9 (10.59%) Maven
13 7 (8.24%) Gradle
13 7 (8.24%) JBehave
14 5 (5.88%) RubyMine
14 5 (5.88%) Sublime Text
15 4 (4.71%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Publishing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) Ruby Developer
3 17 (20.00%) Tester
4 12 (14.12%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.59%) Test Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (2.35%) QA Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Software Development Engineer
11 1 (1.18%) Scala Developer
11 1 (1.18%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) Web Services
2 29 (34.12%) CSS
3 28 (32.94%) JSON
4 27 (31.76%) HTML
5 25 (29.41%) CSS3
6 23 (27.06%) XML
6 23 (27.06%) REST
7 20 (23.53%) HTML5
7 20 (23.53%) Sass
8 17 (20.00%) RESTful
8 17 (20.00%) Sinatra
9 11 (12.94%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.41%) Gherkin
11 7 (8.24%) SOAP
11 7 (8.24%) Ajax
11 7 (8.24%) jQuery
12 6 (7.06%) LESS
13 5 (5.88%) Ember.js
13 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (5.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Open Source
2 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) User Experience
4 4 (4.71%) Video on Demand
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.18%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.18%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) Android
4 2 (2.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (72.94%) BDD
1 62 (72.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.06%) TDD
3 31 (36.47%) Test Automation
3 31 (36.47%) Scrum
4 20 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
5 18 (21.18%) Automated Testing
6 16 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (18.82%) Pair Programming
7 15 (17.65%) OO
8 13 (15.29%) Web Design
9 11 (12.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (12.94%) Kanban
10 10 (11.76%) OOP
11 9 (10.59%) User Stories
11 9 (10.59%) Manual Testing
12 6 (7.06%) Automation Testing
13 5 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
13 5 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (88.24%) Ruby
2 39 (45.88%) Java
3 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.94%) SQL
5 7 (8.24%) Python
6 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.35%) Scala
7 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) XQuery
8 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Graylog2
2 4 (4.71%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) VMware
2 11 (12.94%) Akamai
3 10 (11.76%) New Relic
4 5 (5.88%) Adobe
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago