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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 358 410 405
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -5
Contract jobs citing Capybara 48 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.045% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 0.35% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 4 7
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £341 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
3463 3147 2978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.73% 12.97% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2511 2252 2035
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 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
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 30 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 30 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 +17 3 £438 - 1
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 79 (96.34%) Cucumber
2 71 (86.59%) Ruby
3 61 (74.39%) BDD
4 38 (46.34%) QA
5 37 (45.12%) Test Automation
6 36 (43.90%) TDD
7 33 (40.24%) Java
7 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
8 30 (36.59%) Web Services
8 30 (36.59%) Scrum
9 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
10 28 (34.15%) Selenium
11 27 (32.93%) JSON
11 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
12 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (26.83%) RSpec
13 22 (26.83%) XML
13 22 (26.83%) CSS
13 22 (26.83%) REST
14 21 (25.61%) Test Scripting
15 19 (23.17%) Subversion
15 19 (23.17%) HTML
16 18 (21.95%) JIRA
17 17 (20.73%) CSS3
18 16 (19.51%) WATIR
18 16 (19.51%) Kanban
19 15 (18.29%) RESTful
19 15 (18.29%) WebDriver
19 15 (18.29%) IntelliJ

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (9.76%) Node.js
2 7 (8.54%) Confluence
3 6 (7.32%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
2 1 (1.22%) SSH
2 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.66%) Redis
2 1 (1.22%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 79 (96.34%) Cucumber
2 30 (36.59%) Git (software)
3 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
4 28 (34.15%) Selenium
5 22 (26.83%) RSpec
6 19 (23.17%) Subversion
7 18 (21.95%) JIRA
8 16 (19.51%) WATIR
9 15 (18.29%) WebDriver
9 15 (18.29%) IntelliJ
9 15 (18.29%) Hudson
10 14 (17.07%) Calabash
10 14 (17.07%) Eclipse
11 12 (14.63%) JBehave
12 9 (10.98%) TeamCity
13 8 (9.76%) RubyMine
14 6 (7.32%) NetBeans
15 5 (6.10%) Sublime Text
15 5 (6.10%) Maven
16 4 (4.88%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (13.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Publishing
3 4 (4.88%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Developer
2 21 (25.61%) Tester
3 14 (17.07%) Test Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Ruby Developer
5 12 (14.63%) Automation Tester
6 10 (12.20%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.10%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Consultant
11 3 (3.66%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Quality Analyst
12 2 (2.44%) QA Consultant
12 2 (2.44%) Agile Tester
12 2 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
12 2 (2.44%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.59%) Web Services
2 27 (32.93%) JSON
3 22 (26.83%) XML
3 22 (26.83%) CSS
3 22 (26.83%) REST
4 19 (23.17%) HTML
5 17 (20.73%) CSS3
6 15 (18.29%) RESTful
7 12 (14.63%) HTML5
7 12 (14.63%) Sass
8 11 (13.41%) SOAP
9 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.98%) Sinatra
11 8 (9.76%) Gherkin
12 6 (7.32%) jQuery
12 6 (7.32%) Ajax
12 6 (7.32%) LESS
13 5 (6.10%) Ember.js
13 5 (6.10%) JSLint
13 5 (6.10%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Open Source
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.66%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Linux
2 5 (6.10%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.10%) UNIX
3 2 (2.44%) Android
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (74.39%) BDD
2 37 (45.12%) Test Automation
3 36 (43.90%) TDD
4 33 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (36.59%) Scrum
6 23 (28.05%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (25.61%) Test Scripting
8 16 (19.51%) Kanban
9 12 (14.63%) Automated Testing
9 12 (14.63%) Pair Programming
10 11 (13.41%) OO
11 10 (12.20%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (10.98%) User Stories
12 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (9.76%) Automation Testing
14 7 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.54%) OOP
15 6 (7.32%) Web Design
16 5 (6.10%) E-Commerce
16 5 (6.10%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (86.59%) Ruby
2 33 (40.24%) Java
3 27 (32.93%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.63%) SQL
5 11 (13.41%) Python
6 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.22%) C
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.22%) XQuery
7 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) ISEB
3 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Graylog2
2 3 (3.66%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (14.63%) VMware
2 5 (6.10%) Akamai
2 5 (6.10%) Adobe
3 4 (4.88%) New Relic
4 1 (1.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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