The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Calabash
Rank - 143 131
Contract jobs citing Calabash 0 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.22% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.98% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Calabash
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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
473 404 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.08% 10.97% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 242 160
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £37.00 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.49 £81.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.27 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -1.40%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Calabash as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Calabash Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Calabash
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Calabash Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Calabash
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Calabash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Android Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA