The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 553 540 578
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +38
Contract jobs citing Capybara 34 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.074% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 18 April 2014.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 7 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -57 34 £400 - 6
London +5 32 £400 - 5
City of London -8 6 £313 -21.87% 1
South East - - - -
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 54 (98.18%) Cucumber
2 45 (81.82%) Ruby
3 28 (50.91%) QA
3 28 (50.91%) Scrum
4 27 (49.09%) Selenium
5 26 (47.27%) BDD
6 22 (40.00%) Java
7 21 (38.18%) Kanban
8 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
8 20 (36.36%) Web Services
9 19 (34.55%) JIRA
9 19 (34.55%) REST
9 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
10 18 (32.73%) SOAP
11 17 (30.91%) JBehave
12 16 (29.09%) XML
12 16 (29.09%) Python
12 16 (29.09%) JSON
13 15 (27.27%) Extreme Programming
13 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (27.27%) TDD
13 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
14 14 (25.45%) VMware
15 12 (21.82%) WATIR
16 11 (20.00%) Subversion
17 10 (18.18%) Linux
17 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
18 9 (16.36%) Hudson
18 9 (16.36%) IntelliJ
18 9 (16.36%) ISTQB

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (9.09%) Confluence
2 3 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (98.18%) Cucumber
2 27 (49.09%) Selenium
3 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 19 (34.55%) JIRA
4 19 (34.55%) Jenkins
5 17 (30.91%) JBehave
6 12 (21.82%) WATIR
7 11 (20.00%) Subversion
8 9 (16.36%) Hudson
8 9 (16.36%) IntelliJ
9 8 (14.55%) LoadRunner
10 7 (12.73%) RSpec
11 6 (10.91%) NetBeans
11 6 (10.91%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
11 6 (10.91%) RubyMine
12 5 (9.09%) TestPartner
13 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
13 4 (7.27%) Calabash
13 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (7.27%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Tester
2 12 (21.82%) Test Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) Automation Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.27%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) QA Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.64%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Automated Tester
9 1 (1.82%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) Web Services
2 19 (34.55%) REST
3 18 (32.73%) SOAP
4 16 (29.09%) XML
4 16 (29.09%) JSON
5 6 (10.91%) HTML
6 5 (9.09%) CSS
7 4 (7.27%) Gherkin
8 3 (5.45%) CSS3
8 3 (5.45%) Sinatra
8 3 (5.45%) Sass
8 3 (5.45%) RESTful
8 3 (5.45%) HTML5
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.64%) XSLT
10 1 (1.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Linux
2 8 (14.55%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Scrum
2 26 (47.27%) BDD
3 21 (38.18%) Kanban
4 15 (27.27%) Extreme Programming
4 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (27.27%) TDD
4 15 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.55%) User Stories
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.73%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.91%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Time Management
9 5 (9.09%) Workflow
10 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.45%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (81.82%) Ruby
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) Python
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.73%) SQL
6 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.27%) ISEB
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.91%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) VMware
2 3 (5.45%) Akamai
2 3 (5.45%) Foundry
2 3 (5.45%) New Relic
3 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago