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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 392 371 380
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing Capybara 22 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.13% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.71% 1.01% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 5
Average daily rate
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£428 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £299 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £430
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
3119 3082 2696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.22% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 2277 2007
Average daily rate £425 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.20 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £127.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 +5 3 £500 +60.00% 4
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (86.49%) Ruby
3 28 (75.68%) Cucumber
4 27 (72.97%) BDD
5 23 (62.16%) TDD
6 21 (56.76%) Scrum
7 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
8 18 (48.65%) RSpec
9 16 (43.24%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (40.54%) Sinatra
11 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
12 13 (35.14%) QA
13 12 (32.43%) Web Services
14 9 (24.32%) UNIX
14 9 (24.32%) Linux
14 9 (24.32%) Java
14 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (24.32%) Selenium
14 9 (24.32%) Open Source
15 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
15 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
15 8 (21.62%) MySQL
16 7 (18.92%) CSS
16 7 (18.92%) HTML
16 7 (18.92%) MVC
16 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
16 7 (18.92%) Backbone.js
16 7 (18.92%) Ember.js
16 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
16 7 (18.92%) React

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (13.51%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (21.62%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Redis
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (75.68%) Cucumber
2 20 (54.05%) Git (software)
3 18 (48.65%) RSpec
4 9 (24.32%) Selenium
5 8 (21.62%) Jasmine
6 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
6 6 (16.22%) TeamCity
6 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
6 6 (16.22%) IntelliJ
7 5 (13.51%) JMeter
7 5 (13.51%) WATIR
8 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (10.81%) JBehave
8 4 (10.81%) Calabash
9 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
9 3 (8.11%) JIRA
10 2 (5.41%) Subversion
10 2 (5.41%) Hudson
10 2 (5.41%) GitLab
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Ruby Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Automation Tester
4 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Tester
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Ruby on Rails
2 15 (40.54%) Sinatra
3 12 (32.43%) Web Services
4 7 (18.92%) HTML
4 7 (18.92%) CSS
4 7 (18.92%) Backbone.js
4 7 (18.92%) Ember.js
4 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 7 (18.92%) React
5 6 (16.22%) Sass
5 6 (16.22%) HTML5
5 6 (16.22%) CSS3
6 5 (13.51%) JSON
6 5 (13.51%) SOAP
7 4 (10.81%) XML
7 4 (10.81%) RESTful
7 4 (10.81%) REST
8 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.70%) Resque
9 1 (2.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) UNIX
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) BDD
3 23 (62.16%) TDD
4 21 (56.76%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (18.92%) MVC
6 7 (18.92%) Security Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (13.51%) Kanban
8 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Pair Programming
8 5 (13.51%) Web Design
9 4 (10.81%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Testing
9 4 (10.81%) User Stories
10 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Ruby
2 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Graylog
2 1 (2.70%) Capistrano
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Akamai
2 5 (13.51%) New Relic
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
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