The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 582 557 568
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing Calabash 43 59 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.11% 0.038%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.82% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 10
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£394 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £315 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Calabash within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Calabash Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Calabash
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Calabash within the UK.

Calabash Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Calabash
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Calabash within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Calabash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Calabash
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 43 £394 +5.00% 8
London +6 37 £400 +5.26% 7
City of London +3 6 £350 -6.66% 2
North West -31 5 £384 +9.64% 1
Cheshire - 2 £384 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Chester - 1 £388 - 1
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 68 (86.08%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.09%) Apple iOS
3 49 (62.03%) Cucumber
4 48 (60.76%) Android
5 44 (55.70%) Mobile App
5 44 (55.70%) Appium
6 40 (50.63%) BDD
7 34 (43.04%) Test Automation
8 27 (34.18%) TDD
9 26 (32.91%) Scrum
9 26 (32.91%) QA
10 25 (31.65%) Java
11 22 (27.85%) Selenium
12 21 (26.58%) Ruby
13 19 (24.05%) iOS Development
14 18 (22.78%) Android Development
15 16 (20.25%) Mobile Application Development
15 16 (20.25%) Automation Testing
15 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (20.25%) Kanban
15 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
16 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
17 14 (17.72%) Automated Testing
18 13 (16.46%) JSON
18 13 (16.46%) Finance
18 13 (16.46%) Mobile Development
19 12 (15.19%) OO
19 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
20 11 (13.92%) C#
20 11 (13.92%) SQL

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.06%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (5.06%) Node.js
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) HTTP
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.27%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.06%) Redis
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (62.03%) Cucumber
2 44 (55.70%) Appium
3 22 (27.85%) Selenium
4 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
5 9 (11.39%) Xcode
5 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
6 8 (10.13%) Robotium
6 8 (10.13%) WebDriver
7 7 (8.86%) Gradle
8 6 (7.59%) Maven
9 5 (6.33%) JIRA
9 5 (6.33%) Ant
9 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.06%) SpecFlow
10 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
10 4 (5.06%) JUnit
10 4 (5.06%) WATIR
10 4 (5.06%) Mocha
10 4 (5.06%) Hudson
10 4 (5.06%) RSpec
General
1 13 (16.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Automotive
3 2 (2.53%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Developer
2 22 (27.85%) Tester
3 12 (15.19%) Automation Tester
3 12 (15.19%) Mobile Tester
4 11 (13.92%) Android Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Consultant
6 8 (10.13%) Test Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Test Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Android Developer
8 5 (6.33%) AWS Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Automated Tester
10 3 (3.80%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) JSON
2 9 (11.39%) SOAP
2 9 (11.39%) Web Services
2 9 (11.39%) XML
2 9 (11.39%) RESTful
3 7 (8.86%) Gherkin
4 5 (6.33%) REST
5 4 (5.06%) Android SDK
6 2 (2.53%) WPF
6 2 (2.53%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.27%) Spring
7 1 (1.27%) RoboGuice
7 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.27%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 44 (55.70%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.53%) Online Gambling
3 2 (2.53%) iPhone
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.53%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.27%) EFT
4 1 (1.27%) IPTV
4 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.09%) Apple iOS
2 48 (60.76%) Android
3 6 (7.59%) Linux
4 5 (6.33%) UNIX
5 4 (5.06%) Solaris
6 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (86.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.63%) BDD
3 34 (43.04%) Test Automation
4 27 (34.18%) TDD
5 26 (32.91%) Scrum
6 19 (24.05%) iOS Development
7 18 (22.78%) Android Development
8 16 (20.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 16 (20.25%) Automation Testing
8 16 (20.25%) Kanban
8 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
9 14 (17.72%) Automated Testing
10 13 (16.46%) Mobile Development
11 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.19%) OO
12 10 (12.66%) Software Testing
13 9 (11.39%) Test Planning
13 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
14 8 (10.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.65%) Java
2 21 (26.58%) Ruby
3 11 (13.92%) SQL
3 11 (13.92%) C#
4 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.86%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.80%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.53%) VBScript
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.91%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Google
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Apple
3 3 (3.80%) Apigee
4 2 (2.53%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter
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