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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 579 547 548
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Contract jobs citing Capybara 34 45 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.085% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.67% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 4
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£450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £501 -
% change year-on-year
-10.08% -
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
7392 6751 5555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.24% 12.76% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4881 4278 3448
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 150 151
Average hourly rate £37.74 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.71 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 3 July 2015.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 8 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 3 July 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 -43 33 £450 +12.50% 7
London -32 23 £475 +18.75% 6
City of London 0 12 £500 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire - 10 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £450 -
Leeds - 3 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 62 (92.54%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (85.07%) Cucumber
3 53 (79.10%) TDD
3 53 (79.10%) Ruby
4 45 (67.16%) Git (software)
5 39 (58.21%) QA
6 37 (55.22%) BDD
7 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
8 33 (49.25%) Sinatra
9 29 (43.28%) Open Source
10 28 (41.79%) CSS
11 27 (40.30%) Java
12 26 (38.81%) TeamCity
12 26 (38.81%) CSS3
12 26 (38.81%) HTML
13 25 (37.31%) IntelliJ
14 24 (35.82%) HTML5
14 24 (35.82%) Sass
15 23 (34.33%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (34.33%) Akamai
15 23 (34.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (34.33%) RSpec
15 23 (34.33%) Pair Programming
15 23 (34.33%) Scrum
15 23 (34.33%) VMware
15 23 (34.33%) Web Design
15 23 (34.33%) Cloud Foundry
15 23 (34.33%) New Relic
15 23 (34.33%) Graylog

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (34.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.99%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (13.43%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (85.07%) Cucumber
2 45 (67.16%) Git (software)
3 26 (38.81%) TeamCity
4 25 (37.31%) IntelliJ
5 23 (34.33%) RSpec
6 17 (25.37%) Selenium
7 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
8 14 (20.90%) WATIR
9 13 (19.40%) Jasmine
9 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
10 9 (13.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (13.43%) SpecFlow
11 4 (5.97%) Calabash
11 4 (5.97%) Subversion
12 3 (4.48%) JIRA
13 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
13 2 (2.99%) JBehave
13 2 (2.99%) Sublime Text
14 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (1.49%) GitLab
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Developer
2 27 (40.30%) Ruby Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Tester
4 8 (11.94%) Automation Tester
5 4 (5.97%) Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) Sinatra
2 28 (41.79%) CSS
3 26 (38.81%) HTML
3 26 (38.81%) CSS3
4 24 (35.82%) HTML5
4 24 (35.82%) Sass
5 17 (25.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 14 (20.90%) RESTful
7 12 (17.91%) Web Services
8 10 (14.93%) Ember.js
8 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
9 9 (13.43%) Backbone.js
10 7 (10.45%) React
11 5 (7.46%) SOAP
12 4 (5.97%) JSON
12 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
13 3 (4.48%) REST
13 3 (4.48%) Ajax
14 2 (2.99%) Dojo
14 2 (2.99%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Online Gambling
2 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.49%) User Experience
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (92.54%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (79.10%) TDD
3 37 (55.22%) BDD
4 29 (43.28%) Open Source
5 23 (34.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (34.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (34.33%) Pair Programming
5 23 (34.33%) Web Design
5 23 (34.33%) Scrum
6 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
7 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
8 11 (16.42%) Automated Testing
8 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.93%) Security Testing
9 10 (14.93%) DevOps
10 9 (13.43%) Test Strategy
10 9 (13.43%) Load Testing
11 8 (11.94%) MVC
12 6 (8.96%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (79.10%) Ruby
2 36 (53.73%) JavaScript
3 27 (40.30%) Java
4 9 (13.43%) C#
5 2 (2.99%) Go
5 2 (2.99%) Python
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (58.21%) QA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (34.33%) Graylog
2 1 (1.49%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) VMware
1 23 (34.33%) Akamai
1 23 (34.33%) New Relic
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe
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