The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 78 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.083% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.62% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Calabash
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
191 136 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 11.31% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 84 71
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -31.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Calabash across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Calabash Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Calabash
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Calabash across the Manchester region.

Calabash Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Calabash
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Calabash 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 Calabash.

1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) iPhone
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) iPad
4 2 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Calabash 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 Calabash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin