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 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capybara
Rank 539 582 558
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -24
Contract jobs citing Capybara 80 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.038% 0.043%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.05% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 15 18
Average daily rate £375 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £400 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £350
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
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 2016.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 15 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +60 79 £375 -11.76% 10
South West - 44 £350 - 1
London +10 34 £450 +5.88% 7
Devon - 28 £360 -
Plymouth - 28 £360 -
Bristol - 15 £350 - 1
Croydon - 2 £338 -
City of London - 1 £400 - 2
Hammersmith - 1 £450 -
Leicester - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 136 (98.55%) Ruby
2 126 (91.30%) Cucumber
3 91 (65.94%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (47.10%) Git (software)
5 59 (42.75%) Scrum
5 59 (42.75%) BDD
6 58 (42.03%) Gherkin
7 55 (39.86%) Test Automation
7 55 (39.86%) RSpec
8 53 (38.41%) Ruby on Rails
9 47 (34.06%) GitHub
10 43 (31.16%) TDD
11 42 (30.43%) Jenkins
12 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
13 36 (26.09%) RESTful
14 34 (24.64%) CSS
14 34 (24.64%) Security Cleared
14 34 (24.64%) Kanban
15 33 (23.91%) Web Services
16 32 (23.19%) HTTP
17 30 (21.74%) git-flow
18 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
19 27 (19.57%) Linux
19 27 (19.57%) Selenium
20 26 (18.84%) ISTQB
20 26 (18.84%) Office 365
21 25 (18.12%) NoSQL
21 25 (18.12%) Time Management
21 25 (18.12%) MS Office
22 24 (17.39%) ITIL

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.07%) Confluence
3 2 (1.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (18.12%) MS Office
2 7 (5.07%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.06%) GitHub
2 26 (18.84%) Office 365
3 21 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (13.04%) Heroku
5 2 (1.45%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.19%) HTTP
2 10 (7.25%) Internet
3 3 (2.17%) Extranet
3 3 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) NoSQL
2 15 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 14 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (10.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.90%) Redis
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.72%) GIS
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 126 (91.30%) Cucumber
2 65 (47.10%) Git (software)
3 55 (39.86%) RSpec
4 42 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 30 (21.74%) git-flow
6 27 (19.57%) Selenium
7 19 (13.77%) Subversion
8 17 (12.32%) RubyGems
9 15 (10.87%) JIRA
9 15 (10.87%) JUnit
10 10 (7.25%) HP UFT
10 10 (7.25%) WATIR
11 8 (5.80%) Jasmine
12 5 (3.62%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (2.90%) Appium
13 4 (2.90%) Hudson
13 4 (2.90%) SpecFlow
13 4 (2.90%) Vagrant
14 3 (2.17%) WebDriver
15 2 (1.45%) TestNG
General
1 4 (2.90%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Marketing
2 3 (2.17%) Publishing
3 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (44.20%) Developer
2 36 (26.09%) Analyst
3 35 (25.36%) Test Analyst
3 35 (25.36%) Tester
4 31 (22.46%) Ruby Developer
5 24 (17.39%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 15 (10.87%) Lead Test Analyst
7 14 (10.14%) Automation Tester
8 11 (7.97%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (7.97%) Developer in Test
9 9 (6.52%) Automation Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Ruby Automation Tester
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Leader
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Test Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) Technical Tester
10 8 (5.80%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Ruby Engineer
11 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (42.03%) Gherkin
2 53 (38.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 36 (26.09%) RESTful
4 34 (24.64%) CSS
5 33 (23.91%) Web Services
6 23 (16.67%) HTML
7 18 (13.04%) Sass
8 16 (11.59%) jQuery
9 15 (10.87%) Sinatra
10 13 (9.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (7.25%) Velocity
12 8 (5.80%) .NET
13 6 (4.35%) HTML5
14 5 (3.62%) CSS3
15 2 (1.45%) React
15 2 (1.45%) Resque
15 2 (1.45%) REST
15 2 (1.45%) RSS
15 2 (1.45%) Semantic HTML
16 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Visualisation
2 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Linux
2 13 (9.42%) Mac OS X
2 13 (9.42%) Unix
3 1 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (65.94%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (42.75%) BDD
2 59 (42.75%) Scrum
3 55 (39.86%) Test Automation
4 43 (31.16%) TDD
5 34 (24.64%) Kanban
6 25 (18.12%) Time Management
7 24 (17.39%) ITIL
8 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.94%) Manual Testing
9 21 (15.22%) Functional Testing
10 19 (13.77%) API Design
11 15 (10.87%) Unit Testing
12 14 (10.14%) Open Source
12 14 (10.14%) Software Testing
13 13 (9.42%) Configuration Management
13 13 (9.42%) Integration Testing
13 13 (9.42%) Migration
13 13 (9.42%) Web Design
13 13 (9.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 136 (98.55%) Ruby
2 38 (27.54%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.22%) Java
4 19 (13.77%) SQL
5 14 (10.14%) Python
5 14 (10.14%) Scala
6 4 (2.90%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.72%) C#
7 1 (0.72%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (24.64%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.84%) ISTQB
3 21 (15.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (9.42%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.70%) ISEB
6 8 (5.80%) Degree
7 4 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.14%) QA
2 11 (7.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (4.35%) SDET
4 1 (0.72%) WAI
System Software
1 23 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.07%) Atlassian
3 5 (3.62%) Facebook
3 5 (3.62%) Talend
3 5 (3.62%) Twitter
4 2 (1.45%) Akamai
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle
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