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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Calabash
Rank 617 602 533
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -69
Contract jobs citing Calabash 31 33 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.060% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.45% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 80
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £380 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8383 7380 6895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.53% 13.38% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5770 4880 4390
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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 27 June 2016.

Calabash Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Calabash
Top 8 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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 31 £388 -3.12% 19
London +6 27 £394 -7.35% 11
South West +3 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
South East - 1 £388 - 1
Surrey - 1 £388 - 1
Farnham - 1 £388 -

Calabash
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) BDD
3 28 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 27 (55.10%) TDD
5 25 (51.02%) Appium
6 23 (46.94%) Ruby
7 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
8 18 (36.73%) Android
9 16 (32.65%) Selenium
9 16 (32.65%) Mobile App
10 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
10 15 (30.61%) Scrum
11 14 (28.57%) QA
11 14 (28.57%) Apple iOS
12 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
13 11 (22.45%) RESTful
14 10 (20.41%) Finance
14 10 (20.41%) Java
14 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
14 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
14 10 (20.41%) Gherkin
15 9 (18.37%) Kanban
15 9 (18.37%) SQL
15 9 (18.37%) Web Services
15 9 (18.37%) OO
16 8 (16.33%) REST
16 8 (16.33%) SDET
17 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (12.24%) JSON
18 6 (12.24%) Python

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
1 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.04%) Google Play
1 1 (2.04%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 25 (51.02%) Appium
3 16 (32.65%) Selenium
4 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
5 12 (24.49%) WebDriver
6 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.16%) Gradle
7 4 (8.16%) JIRA
7 4 (8.16%) Subversion
7 4 (8.16%) WATIR
8 3 (6.12%) Capybara
8 3 (6.12%) JUnit
8 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
8 3 (6.12%) Xcode
9 2 (4.08%) Android Studio
9 2 (4.08%) CruiseControl
9 2 (4.08%) Robotium
9 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (2.04%) eggPlant
10 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Online Betting
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Tester
2 18 (36.73%) Automation Tester
3 11 (22.45%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (22.45%) Test Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Mobile Tester
5 5 (10.20%) QA Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
6 4 (8.16%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Android Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (6.12%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Ruby Automation Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) RESTful
2 10 (20.41%) Gherkin
3 9 (18.37%) Web Services
4 8 (16.33%) REST
5 6 (12.24%) JSON
6 5 (10.20%) XML
7 4 (8.16%) Android SDK
7 4 (8.16%) SOAP
8 3 (6.12%) Velocity
9 2 (4.08%) HTML
9 2 (4.08%) XSLT
10 1 (2.04%) .NET
10 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.04%) Gson
10 1 (2.04%) iOS SDK
10 1 (2.04%) Material Design
10 1 (2.04%) Node.js
10 1 (2.04%) PowerMock
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
3 1 (2.04%) Online Games
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Android
2 14 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (61.22%) BDD
3 27 (55.10%) TDD
4 19 (38.78%) Test Automation
5 15 (30.61%) Scrum
6 9 (18.37%) Kanban
6 9 (18.37%) OO
7 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.24%) API Testing
8 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
8 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Pair Programming
10 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.12%) ATDD
11 3 (6.12%) Release Management
11 3 (6.12%) User Stories
11 3 (6.12%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) Ruby
2 10 (20.41%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Python
5 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.12%) C
7 2 (4.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.57%) QA
2 8 (16.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Xamarin
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Facebook
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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