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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capybara
Rank 550 553 574
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Contract jobs citing Capybara 54 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.023% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 5 7
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £349 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
7010 5871 6100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.82% 11.49% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4495 3682 3574
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 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
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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 +35 54 £400 - 7
London +51 50 £400 - 6
City of London +12 3 £438 - 1
South East - 2 £501 -
Leeds - - - -
Windsor - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (94.25%) Cucumber
2 76 (87.36%) Ruby
3 63 (72.41%) BDD
4 39 (44.83%) QA
5 38 (43.68%) TDD
6 37 (42.53%) Test Automation
7 33 (37.93%) Java
7 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (37.93%) Jenkins
8 32 (36.78%) Scrum
9 31 (35.63%) Web Services
10 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
10 30 (34.48%) Selenium
10 30 (34.48%) Git (software)
11 27 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (31.03%) JSON
12 26 (29.89%) RSpec
13 25 (28.74%) CSS
14 22 (25.29%) XML
14 22 (25.29%) HTML
14 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
14 22 (25.29%) REST
15 19 (21.84%) JIRA
15 19 (21.84%) WATIR
15 19 (21.84%) Subversion
16 17 (19.54%) CSS3
16 17 (19.54%) Hudson
17 16 (18.39%) Kanban
18 15 (17.24%) WebDriver
18 15 (17.24%) RESTful

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (9.20%) Node.js
2 7 (8.05%) Confluence
3 6 (6.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.15%) SSH
2 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) MySQL
1 3 (3.45%) Redis
1 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.15%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 82 (94.25%) Cucumber
2 33 (37.93%) Jenkins
3 30 (34.48%) Git (software)
3 30 (34.48%) Selenium
4 26 (29.89%) RSpec
5 19 (21.84%) JIRA
5 19 (21.84%) WATIR
5 19 (21.84%) Subversion
6 17 (19.54%) Hudson
7 15 (17.24%) WebDriver
7 15 (17.24%) IntelliJ
8 14 (16.09%) Eclipse
8 14 (16.09%) Calabash
9 12 (13.79%) JBehave
10 11 (12.64%) TeamCity
11 8 (9.20%) RubyMine
12 6 (6.90%) NetBeans
13 5 (5.75%) Maven
13 5 (5.75%) Sublime Text
14 4 (4.60%) Sinon.JS
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Publishing
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Retail
6 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Tester
3 15 (17.24%) Test Engineer
4 13 (14.94%) Ruby Developer
5 12 (13.79%) Automation Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.75%) UI Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) QA Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Quality Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Consultant
12 2 (2.30%) Technical Engineer
12 2 (2.30%) Agile Tester
12 2 (2.30%) QA Consultant
12 2 (2.30%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (35.63%) Web Services
2 27 (31.03%) JSON
3 25 (28.74%) CSS
4 22 (25.29%) HTML
4 22 (25.29%) XML
4 22 (25.29%) REST
5 17 (19.54%) CSS3
6 15 (17.24%) RESTful
7 12 (13.79%) HTML5
7 12 (13.79%) Sass
8 11 (12.64%) SOAP
9 10 (11.49%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.34%) Gherkin
10 9 (10.34%) Sinatra
11 7 (8.05%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (6.90%) Ajax
12 6 (6.90%) jQuery
12 6 (6.90%) LESS
13 5 (5.75%) Ember.js
13 5 (5.75%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Open Source
2 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 3 (3.45%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 5 (5.75%) UNIX
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (72.41%) BDD
2 38 (43.68%) TDD
3 37 (42.53%) Test Automation
4 33 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (36.78%) Scrum
6 27 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
8 16 (18.39%) Kanban
9 12 (13.79%) Pair Programming
9 12 (13.79%) Automated Testing
10 11 (12.64%) OO
11 10 (11.49%) Extreme Programming
12 9 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (10.34%) User Stories
13 8 (9.20%) Automation Testing
14 7 (8.05%) OOP
14 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (6.90%) Web Design
15 6 (6.90%) Workflow
16 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 76 (87.36%) Ruby
2 33 (37.93%) Java
3 30 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.79%) SQL
5 11 (12.64%) Python
6 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.30%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) C
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) XQuery
8 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) ISEB
3 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (44.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Graylog2
2 3 (3.45%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) VMware
2 5 (5.75%) Akamai
2 5 (5.75%) Adobe
3 4 (4.60%) New Relic
4 2 (2.30%) Perforce
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
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