The table below looks at the statistics for Capybara skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capybara over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 558 568 554
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Capybara 36 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.058% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.50% 0.47% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 5
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£428 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 -
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -
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
7203 6846 5469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.40% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4611 4361 3485
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 132 138
Average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.00 £18.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.45 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

Capybara
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Capybara Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Capybara
Daily Rate Trend

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

Capybara Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Capybara
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Capybara within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capybara within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +3 36 £428 +6.87% 9
London -5 21 £428 +6.87% 8
Yorkshire - 14 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire - 13 £450 -
Leeds - 6 £438 -
City of London +13 1 £475 +52.00% 5
South East - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (92.31%) Ruby
2 42 (80.77%) Cucumber
3 34 (65.38%) TDD
4 32 (61.54%) Git (software)
5 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 28 (53.85%) Sinatra
6 27 (51.92%) BDD
7 25 (48.08%) Java
7 25 (48.08%) QA
8 23 (44.23%) Scrum
9 21 (40.38%) CSS
10 20 (38.46%) TeamCity
10 20 (38.46%) Sass
10 20 (38.46%) HTML
11 19 (36.54%) IntelliJ
11 19 (36.54%) VMware
11 19 (36.54%) RSpec
11 19 (36.54%) HTML5
11 19 (36.54%) CSS3
11 19 (36.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (34.62%) Akamai
12 18 (34.62%) Open Source
12 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (34.62%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (34.62%) New Relic
12 18 (34.62%) Graylog
12 18 (34.62%) Web Design
12 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (34.62%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) Redis
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (80.77%) Cucumber
2 32 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 20 (38.46%) TeamCity
4 19 (36.54%) IntelliJ
4 19 (36.54%) RSpec
5 9 (17.31%) Selenium
6 6 (11.54%) JMeter
6 6 (11.54%) JBehave
6 6 (11.54%) Jasmine
7 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
7 5 (9.62%) LoadRunner
8 4 (7.69%) Calabash
9 3 (5.77%) Hudson
9 3 (5.77%) Subversion
9 3 (5.77%) WATIR
9 3 (5.77%) JIRA
10 2 (3.85%) GitLab
11 1 (1.92%) RubyMine
11 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Tester
4 11 (21.15%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Agile Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) Sinatra
2 21 (40.38%) CSS
3 20 (38.46%) Sass
3 20 (38.46%) HTML
4 19 (36.54%) HTML5
4 19 (36.54%) CSS3
5 17 (32.69%) Ruby on Rails
6 13 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (15.38%) Ember.js
7 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.46%) Backbone.js
8 7 (13.46%) React
9 6 (11.54%) SOAP
9 6 (11.54%) JSON
10 5 (9.62%) REST
10 5 (9.62%) XML
11 2 (3.85%) RESTful
11 2 (3.85%) Gherkin
12 1 (1.92%) Resque
12 1 (1.92%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Open Source
2 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.92%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) UNIX
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (65.38%) TDD
3 27 (51.92%) BDD
4 23 (44.23%) Scrum
5 19 (36.54%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (34.62%) Web Design
6 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming
7 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.46%) Kanban
8 7 (13.46%) MVC
9 6 (11.54%) Security Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (9.62%) User Stories
10 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Agile Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) Ruby
2 28 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 25 (48.08%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (48.08%) QA
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Graylog
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) VMware
2 18 (34.62%) Akamai
2 18 (34.62%) New Relic
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
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