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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Calabash
England / North West
Rank - 162 152
Contract jobs citing Calabash 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.052% 0.029%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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
457 617 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.66% 16.11% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 368 284
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.95 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £44.10 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +13.10%

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 1 March 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Appium

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Android Tester
1 1 (100.00%) iOS Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD