The table below looks at the statistics for Capybara skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Capybara over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capybara
Rank 600 633 590
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -43
Contract jobs citing Capybara 47 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.057% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 43
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -15.62%
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
8861 8276 7365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.75% 14.26% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5952 5458 4861
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 195 120
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Capybara
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Capybara as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capybara within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +25 47 £450 +12.50% 18
London +15 35 £450 +5.88% 9
South East +20 6 £500 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £365 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £365 -
Leeds - 4 £365 -
West Sussex +1 3 £500 +33.33%
Worthing -14 3 £500 +33.33%
Osterley - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
City of London +15 1 £450 +5.88% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Peterborough - 1 - - 5
York - 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -
East of England - 1 - - 6
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 6

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Capybara 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 Capybara.

1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (70.93%) Cucumber
3 56 (65.12%) Ruby
4 47 (54.65%) TDD
5 45 (52.33%) Git (software)
6 44 (51.16%) BDD
7 41 (47.67%) Selenium
8 38 (44.19%) Scrum
9 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
9 35 (40.70%) Test Automation
10 34 (39.53%) CSS
11 32 (37.21%) HTML
12 31 (36.05%) Ruby on Rails
13 30 (34.88%) Sass
14 27 (31.40%) HTML5
15 26 (30.23%) RSpec
15 26 (30.23%) CSS3
16 24 (27.91%) Kanban
16 24 (27.91%) JIRA
17 23 (26.74%) Node.js
18 22 (25.58%) Web Services
19 20 (23.26%) Java
19 20 (23.26%) Jenkins
20 19 (22.09%) OO
21 18 (20.93%) SQL
21 18 (20.93%) RESTful
22 17 (19.77%) WebDriver
22 17 (19.77%) GitHub
22 17 (19.77%) JUnit
22 17 (19.77%) SDET

Capybara
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.47%) Confluence
2 6 (6.98%) CMS
3 5 (5.81%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) GitHub
2 14 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.81%) CloudBees
4 5 (5.81%) IaaS
4 5 (5.81%) OpenShift
4 5 (5.81%) PaaS
5 3 (3.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.33%) Google App Engine
6 2 (2.33%) Google Play
6 2 (2.33%) Heroku
7 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 3 (3.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) NoSQL
1 10 (11.63%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.16%) DB2
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (70.93%) Cucumber
2 45 (52.33%) Git (software)
3 41 (47.67%) Selenium
4 26 (30.23%) RSpec
5 24 (27.91%) JIRA
6 20 (23.26%) Jenkins
7 17 (19.77%) JUnit
7 17 (19.77%) WebDriver
8 13 (15.12%) WATIR
9 10 (11.63%) SpecFlow
10 9 (10.47%) Calabash
11 7 (8.14%) Subversion
11 7 (8.14%) TestNG
12 6 (6.98%) Appium
12 6 (6.98%) Geb
12 6 (6.98%) Mocha
12 6 (6.98%) SonarQube
12 6 (6.98%) Spock
12 6 (6.98%) Vagrant
13 5 (5.81%) QUnit
General
1 7 (8.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.16%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (59.30%) Developer
2 27 (31.40%) Ruby Developer
3 22 (25.58%) Developer in Test
4 15 (17.44%) Test Automation Developer
5 12 (13.95%) Tester
6 11 (12.79%) Analyst
6 11 (12.79%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (12.79%) Test Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Agile Developer
7 10 (11.63%) Automation Tester
7 10 (11.63%) Test Engineer
8 9 (10.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (10.47%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (9.30%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
11 5 (5.81%) Architect
11 5 (5.81%) HTML Developer
11 5 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 5 (5.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.53%) CSS
2 32 (37.21%) HTML
3 31 (36.05%) Ruby on Rails
4 30 (34.88%) Sass
5 27 (31.40%) HTML5
6 26 (30.23%) CSS3
7 23 (26.74%) Node.js
8 22 (25.58%) Web Services
9 18 (20.93%) RESTful
10 16 (18.60%) jQuery
11 15 (17.44%) Gherkin
12 13 (15.12%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.95%) REST
13 12 (13.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (10.47%) React
14 9 (10.47%) Velocity
15 8 (9.30%) JSON
16 7 (8.14%) .NET
16 7 (8.14%) ActiveMQ
16 7 (8.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.16%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) Linux
2 6 (6.98%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.81%) VMS
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (54.65%) TDD
3 44 (51.16%) BDD
4 38 (44.19%) Scrum
5 35 (40.70%) Test Automation
6 24 (27.91%) Kanban
7 19 (22.09%) OO
8 16 (18.60%) Automated Testing
8 16 (18.60%) Open Source
8 16 (18.60%) Software Delivery
9 15 (17.44%) Front End Development
9 15 (17.44%) User Stories
10 13 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
12 10 (11.63%) Agile Testing
12 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
13 9 (10.47%) DevOps
14 8 (9.30%) ATDD
14 8 (9.30%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.12%) Ruby
2 35 (40.70%) JavaScript
3 20 (23.26%) Java
4 18 (20.93%) SQL
5 10 (11.63%) C#
6 4 (4.65%) Python
6 4 (4.65%) Scala
7 3 (3.49%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.49%) Go
8 2 (2.33%) Clojure
8 2 (2.33%) Groovy
8 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) Degree
3 5 (5.81%) ISEB
3 5 (5.81%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.77%) SDET
2 11 (12.79%) QA
3 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.16%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.16%) Marathon
Vendors
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.81%) Rally
1 5 (5.81%) Telerik
1 5 (5.81%) Xamarin
2 2 (2.33%) Apple
2 2 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (1.16%) Facebook
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) Teradata
3 1 (1.16%) Twitter
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