The table below looks at the statistics for Calabash skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Calabash
UK
Rank 550 595 516
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -79
Contract jobs citing Calabash 32 32 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.063% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.44% 0.42% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 67
Median daily rate £445 £386 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.43% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £313
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £36.00

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
7270 7615 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.51% 14.99% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4837 5078 4701
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 203 122
Median hourly rate £41.25 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £24.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

Calabash
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Calabash as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

Calabash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Calabash
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Calabash Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Calabash
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 32 £445 +18.66% 9
London +1 14 £455 +23.38% 5
East of England - 13 £423 - 1
Bedfordshire - 7 £450 - 1
Essex - 6 £260 -
Bedford - 4 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire +27 2 £400 +18.51%
Yorkshire +19 2 £400 +18.51%
Brentwood - 2 £265 -
Leeds - 2 £400 -
South East - 2 £365 - 1
City of London -10 1 £363 +10.26% 1
South West - 1 £306 -
Devon - 1 £306 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £365 - 1
Exeter - 1 £306 -

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 with a requirement for Calabash.

1 67 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (60.00%) Android
3 50 (58.82%) Ruby
3 50 (58.82%) Cucumber
4 48 (56.47%) Appium
5 45 (52.94%) BDD
6 44 (51.76%) Apple iOS
7 41 (48.24%) TDD
8 40 (47.06%) Mobile App
9 37 (43.53%) Jenkins
10 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (38.82%) Java
12 32 (37.65%) Test Automation
13 29 (34.12%) Selenium
14 28 (32.94%) JSON
14 28 (32.94%) Scrum
14 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
15 25 (29.41%) QA
16 23 (27.06%) JIRA
17 21 (24.71%) HTML
17 21 (24.71%) XML
17 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
17 21 (24.71%) Android Development
18 18 (21.18%) SDET
19 17 (20.00%) RESTful
19 17 (20.00%) WebDriver
19 17 (20.00%) Automated Testing
20 16 (18.82%) Python
20 16 (18.82%) Apple Swift
20 16 (18.82%) iOS Development

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.71%) Confluence
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) GitHub
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) CloudBees
3 2 (2.35%) IaaS
3 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.18%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.18%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (58.82%) Cucumber
2 48 (56.47%) Appium
3 37 (43.53%) Jenkins
4 29 (34.12%) Selenium
5 23 (27.06%) JIRA
6 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
7 17 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 14 (16.47%) Capybara
9 11 (12.94%) Subversion
10 9 (10.59%) Hudson
10 9 (10.59%) Maven
11 8 (9.41%) JUnit
12 7 (8.24%) Android Studio
12 7 (8.24%) Gradle
12 7 (8.24%) SoapUI
13 6 (7.06%) Xcode
14 4 (4.71%) JMeter
14 4 (4.71%) SpecFlow
15 3 (3.53%) Robotium
15 3 (3.53%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (14.12%) Retail
2 3 (3.53%) Banking
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (37.65%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) Tester
3 21 (24.71%) Test Engineer
4 16 (18.82%) Automation Tester
5 15 (17.65%) iOS Developer
6 14 (16.47%) Mobile Tester
7 11 (12.94%) Android Developer
7 11 (12.94%) Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (11.76%) Developer in Test
9 9 (10.59%) Applications Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Mobile Engineer
10 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
11 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
12 5 (5.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 5 (5.88%) QA Engineer
12 5 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
12 5 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
13 4 (4.71%) Ruby Automation Tester
13 4 (4.71%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.94%) JSON
2 21 (24.71%) HTML
2 21 (24.71%) XML
3 17 (20.00%) RESTful
4 16 (18.82%) Gherkin
5 14 (16.47%) CSS
6 12 (14.12%) HTML5
7 11 (12.94%) Cocoa
8 10 (11.76%) REST
9 9 (10.59%) CSS3
9 9 (10.59%) Web Services
10 8 (9.41%) Core Animation
10 8 (9.41%) Core Data
11 6 (7.06%) Android SDK
12 5 (5.88%) .NET
13 4 (4.71%) jQuery
14 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
14 3 (3.53%) Node.js
14 3 (3.53%) SOAP
14 3 (3.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (47.06%) Mobile App
2 11 (12.94%) User Experience
3 10 (11.76%) iPhone
4 8 (9.41%) Animation
4 8 (9.41%) iPad
5 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.18%) STB
6 1 (1.18%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 51 (60.00%) Android
2 44 (51.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (52.94%) BDD
3 41 (48.24%) TDD
4 34 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (37.65%) Test Automation
6 28 (32.94%) Scrum
7 21 (24.71%) Android Development
8 17 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 16 (18.82%) iOS Development
10 15 (17.65%) Pair Programming
11 14 (16.47%) OO
12 13 (15.29%) API Testing
13 12 (14.12%) Automation Testing
14 10 (11.76%) High Availability
14 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
15 9 (10.59%) Mobile Development
15 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
16 8 (9.41%) API Design
16 8 (9.41%) Systems Analysis
16 8 (9.41%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) Ruby
2 33 (38.82%) Java
3 28 (32.94%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.82%) Apple Swift
4 16 (18.82%) Python
5 15 (17.65%) Objective-C
6 13 (15.29%) C#
7 5 (5.88%) SQL
8 3 (3.53%) C++
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) ISEB
1 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.53%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.41%) QA
2 18 (21.18%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (12.94%) Xamarin
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.18%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.18%) HP
3 1 (1.18%) Splunk
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