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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capybara
UK
Rank 577 543 599
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +56
Contract jobs citing Capybara 18 75 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.15% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 1.00% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 69 11
Median daily rate £363 £388 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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
7396 7466 6775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 14.96% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4943 4989 4632
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 193 123
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.95 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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 17 January 2017.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 20 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -45 15 £363 -9.37% 7
Bedfordshire - 4 £445 -
East of England - 4 £445 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £363 -
South West -23 3 £363 +3.57%
London -24 3 £288 -36.11% 4
Worcestershire - 3 £363 -
Worcester - 3 £363 -
Bristol -1 2 £363 +3.57%
Wales - 2 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
West Wales - 1 £275 -
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Bedford - 1 £400 -
Telford - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Swansea - 1 £275 -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 58 (84.06%) Cucumber
2 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (65.22%) Ruby
4 41 (59.42%) Selenium
5 39 (56.52%) Git (software)
6 37 (53.62%) Scrum
7 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
8 31 (44.93%) CSS
8 31 (44.93%) HTML
8 31 (44.93%) BDD
9 26 (37.68%) JIRA
10 25 (36.23%) Java
11 24 (34.78%) RSpec
11 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
12 23 (33.33%) TDD
13 21 (30.43%) Test Automation
13 21 (30.43%) Sass
14 20 (28.99%) Kanban
14 20 (28.99%) Ruby on Rails
15 19 (27.54%) GitHub
16 18 (26.09%) WebDriver
16 18 (26.09%) HTML5
16 18 (26.09%) jQuery
16 18 (26.09%) SQL
17 17 (24.64%) CSS3
17 17 (24.64%) Mobile App
18 16 (23.19%) Gherkin
19 15 (21.74%) User Stories
19 15 (21.74%) Calabash
19 15 (21.74%) Automated Testing

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 10 (14.49%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.45%) JBoss
3 1 (1.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.54%) GitHub
2 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (8.70%) CloudBees
4 6 (8.70%) IaaS
4 6 (8.70%) OpenShift
4 6 (8.70%) PaaS
5 4 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.35%) Google App Engine
6 3 (4.35%) Google Play
6 3 (4.35%) Heroku
7 1 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.90%) QlikView
7 1 (1.45%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.45%) DB2
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.45%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (84.06%) Cucumber
2 41 (59.42%) Selenium
3 39 (56.52%) Git (software)
4 26 (37.68%) JIRA
5 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 24 (34.78%) RSpec
6 18 (26.09%) WebDriver
7 15 (21.74%) Calabash
8 13 (18.84%) JUnit
9 8 (11.59%) Subversion
10 7 (10.14%) Appium
10 7 (10.14%) SonarQube
11 6 (8.70%) Geb
11 6 (8.70%) Jasmine
11 6 (8.70%) Mocha
11 6 (8.70%) QUnit
11 6 (8.70%) Spock
12 5 (7.25%) git-flow
12 5 (7.25%) NUnit
12 5 (7.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
1 2 (2.90%) Games
1 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Tester
3 17 (24.64%) Developer in Test
4 12 (17.39%) Automation Tester
4 12 (17.39%) Ruby Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Test Automation Developer
6 9 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Test Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (7.25%) Mobile Engineer
10 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Applications Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) .NET Developer
12 3 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (4.35%) QA Tester
12 3 (4.35%) Senior QA Tester
12 3 (4.35%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (44.93%) CSS
1 31 (44.93%) HTML
2 21 (30.43%) Sass
3 20 (28.99%) Ruby on Rails
4 18 (26.09%) HTML5
4 18 (26.09%) jQuery
5 17 (24.64%) CSS3
6 16 (23.19%) Gherkin
7 14 (20.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (18.84%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.84%) Node.js
8 13 (18.84%) REST
9 10 (14.49%) RESTful
9 10 (14.49%) Web Services
10 9 (13.04%) JSON
10 9 (13.04%) Velocity
11 7 (10.14%) Ember.js
11 7 (10.14%) React
11 7 (10.14%) Sinatra
12 6 (8.70%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.14%) User Experience
3 5 (7.25%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
3 10 (14.49%) Android
4 8 (11.59%) Unix
5 5 (7.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.90%) VMS
7 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) Scrum
3 31 (44.93%) BDD
4 23 (33.33%) TDD
5 21 (30.43%) Test Automation
6 20 (28.99%) Kanban
7 15 (21.74%) Automated Testing
7 15 (21.74%) User Stories
8 14 (20.29%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (20.29%) OO
9 13 (18.84%) Open Source
9 13 (18.84%) Unit Testing
10 12 (17.39%) Web Development
11 11 (15.94%) Functional Testing
12 9 (13.04%) ATDD
12 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (13.04%) Integration Testing
13 8 (11.59%) DevOps
13 8 (11.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (10.14%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (65.22%) Ruby
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 25 (36.23%) Java
4 18 (26.09%) SQL
5 11 (15.94%) Python
6 9 (13.04%) C#
7 7 (10.14%) Scala
8 5 (7.25%) Apple Swift
9 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.90%) Groovy
10 2 (2.90%) R
11 1 (1.45%) C++
11 1 (1.45%) Go
11 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SDET
2 10 (14.49%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.45%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.45%) Marathon
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Telerik
1 6 (8.70%) Xamarin
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Apple
3 3 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (2.90%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) Teradata