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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Calabash
Rank 139 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.070% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £344 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
381 330 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.86% 11.57% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 175 184
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.00 £17.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 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%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Objective-C
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
3 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) iPad
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) iPhone
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Ruby
6 1 (16.67%) Coaching
6 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Android Development

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

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 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 2 (33.33%) iPad
3 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%) Agile Software Development
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