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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Calabash
Rank 566 506 545
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +39
Contract jobs citing Calabash 43 76 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.14% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.60% 1.11% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 8
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£413 £400 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +27.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
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
7175 6873 5366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.59% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4590 4401 3397
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 141 136
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £31.05 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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 5 May 2015.

Calabash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Calabash
Top 21 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 5 May 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 -57 39 £425 +6.25% 21
London -27 25 £438 +9.37% 15
City of London -4 7 £425 +13.33%
North West -9 7 £400 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £413 -
Scotland - 4 £413 -
East of England +18 3 £288 -11.53%
Chester - 2 £400 - 2
Nottingham - 2 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire +3 1 £288 -11.53%
Manchester -3 1 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South West - 1 £400 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 118 (87.41%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (58.52%) Cucumber
3 77 (57.04%) Android
4 74 (54.81%) Apple iOS
5 71 (52.59%) BDD
6 61 (45.19%) Scrum
7 57 (42.22%) Java
8 56 (41.48%) TDD
9 50 (37.04%) Appium
10 49 (36.30%) Ruby
11 42 (31.11%) Mobile App
12 40 (29.63%) Test Automation
13 34 (25.19%) Android Development
14 32 (23.70%) QA
15 31 (22.96%) Selenium
16 30 (22.22%) Git (software)
17 29 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (20.74%) JUnit
19 25 (18.52%) Finance
19 25 (18.52%) Xcode
20 24 (17.78%) Kanban
21 23 (17.04%) OO
21 23 (17.04%) E-Commerce
21 23 (17.04%) iOS Development
21 23 (17.04%) Android Studio
22 22 (16.30%) Jenkins
23 21 (15.56%) User Experience
24 19 (14.07%) WebDriver
24 19 (14.07%) Mobile Development
24 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing

Calabash
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (1.48%) Node.js
1 2 (1.48%) IIS
1 2 (1.48%) CMS
2 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.74%) uiautomator
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) HTTP
2 4 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.22%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) MySQL
2 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.48%) Redis
3 2 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (58.52%) Cucumber
2 50 (37.04%) Appium
3 31 (22.96%) Selenium
4 30 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 28 (20.74%) JUnit
6 25 (18.52%) Xcode
7 23 (17.04%) Android Studio
8 22 (16.30%) Jenkins
9 19 (14.07%) WebDriver
10 17 (12.59%) JIRA
11 16 (11.85%) Maven
11 16 (11.85%) TeamCity
12 8 (5.93%) IntelliJ
13 6 (4.44%) Hudson
13 6 (4.44%) SpecFlow
13 6 (4.44%) eggPlant
13 6 (4.44%) Gradle
13 6 (4.44%) Robotium
13 6 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (3.70%) Robolectric
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.22%) Games
4 3 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (40.74%) Developer
2 28 (20.74%) Tester
2 28 (20.74%) Android Developer
3 20 (14.81%) Automation Tester
4 17 (12.59%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.85%) Analyst
5 16 (11.85%) Test Analyst
6 15 (11.11%) Senior Android Developer
7 14 (10.37%) iOS Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Mobile Tester
8 11 (8.15%) Consultant
8 11 (8.15%) Test Consultant
9 8 (5.93%) AWS Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Test Automation Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.19%) Mobile Developer
11 6 (4.44%) QA Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (3.70%) Test Engineer
12 5 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.33%) Android SDK
2 16 (11.85%) Web Services
3 14 (10.37%) JSON
4 10 (7.41%) RESTful
5 9 (6.67%) HTML
5 9 (6.67%) REST
6 6 (4.44%) Gherkin
6 6 (4.44%) CSS
7 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 4 (2.96%) iOS SDK
8 4 (2.96%) SOAP
8 4 (2.96%) XML
9 2 (1.48%) UIKit
9 2 (1.48%) Core Animation
9 2 (1.48%) .NET
9 2 (1.48%) Middleware
9 2 (1.48%) Cocoa
10 1 (0.74%) Spring
10 1 (0.74%) WSDL
10 1 (0.74%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (31.11%) Mobile App
2 21 (15.56%) User Experience
3 12 (8.89%) Open Source
3 12 (8.89%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (4.44%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.70%) Robotics
6 4 (2.96%) iPad
7 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.48%) Animation
7 2 (1.48%) iPhone
7 2 (1.48%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.74%) Online Games
8 1 (0.74%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 77 (57.04%) Android
2 74 (54.81%) Apple iOS
3 9 (6.67%) Windows
4 7 (5.19%) UNIX
5 4 (2.96%) Windows Phone
6 3 (2.22%) Linux
7 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (87.41%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (52.59%) BDD
3 61 (45.19%) Scrum
4 56 (41.48%) TDD
5 40 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 34 (25.19%) Android Development
7 29 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (17.78%) Kanban
9 23 (17.04%) OO
9 23 (17.04%) E-Commerce
9 23 (17.04%) iOS Development
10 19 (14.07%) Mobile Development
10 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
11 18 (13.33%) Software Engineering
12 15 (11.11%) OOP
13 14 (10.37%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (9.63%) Test Scripting
14 13 (9.63%) Automated Testing
15 12 (8.89%) OOA/OOD
15 12 (8.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.22%) Java
2 49 (36.30%) Ruby
3 17 (12.59%) Objective-C
4 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.89%) SQL
6 11 (8.15%) C#
7 4 (2.96%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.22%) Scala
8 3 (2.22%) C
9 2 (1.48%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (11.11%) ISEB
2 7 (5.19%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (23.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.85%) Google
2 5 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.48%) Apple
4 1 (0.74%) Apigee
4 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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