The table below looks at the statistics for Capybara skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capybara over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 258 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Capybara 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.031% 0.022% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.25% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £501 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Capybara
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1214 987 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.73% 10.73% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 550 493
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

Capybara
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Capybara Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Capybara
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Capybara Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Capybara
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capybara within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
Capybara
England

Capybara
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Capybara 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 Capybara.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Capybara 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 Capybara. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA