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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Calabash
Rank 150 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Calabash 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.053% - 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.32% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
618 418 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.25% 12.92% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 275 123
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 10 18
Average hourly rate £38.63 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Calabash across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester - 2 £388 -
Calabash
England

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 6 (75.00%) Appium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
4 4 (50.00%) Kanban
4 4 (50.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) Mocha
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Android Development
5 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Appium
1 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Mocha
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Apigee