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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capybara
Rank 612 611 565
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -46
Contract jobs citing Capybara 39 35 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.061% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.46% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 41
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.60%
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
8752 7613 7007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.34% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5986 5020 4499
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 149
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 28 July 2016.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 13 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 28 July 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 -9 39 £450 - 3
London +12 29 £450 -5.26% 2
South West +7 7 £425 +25.92%
Bristol - 7 £425 -
City of London +41 3 £450 -10.00% 1
South East +10 2 £475 +26.66%
West Yorkshire -5 1 £365 -18.88%
Leeds -6 1 £365 +0.68%
Yorkshire -6 1 £365 -18.88% 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Reading - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £475 -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 72 (80.00%) Ruby
2 65 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (70.00%) Cucumber
4 49 (54.44%) BDD
5 44 (48.89%) TDD
6 39 (43.33%) Test Automation
7 36 (40.00%) Selenium
8 34 (37.78%) Git (software)
9 33 (36.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 27 (30.00%) RSpec
11 26 (28.89%) SQL
12 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
13 22 (24.44%) Scrum
13 22 (24.44%) WATIR
14 21 (23.33%) HTML
14 21 (23.33%) CSS
14 21 (23.33%) SpecFlow
15 20 (22.22%) Sass
16 19 (21.11%) Web Services
17 18 (20.00%) Java
17 18 (20.00%) JIRA
17 18 (20.00%) WebDriver
18 15 (16.67%) Open Source
18 15 (16.67%) JUnit
18 15 (16.67%) OO
19 13 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
19 13 (14.44%) HTML5
19 13 (14.44%) QA
19 13 (14.44%) SDET
19 13 (14.44%) Node.js

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 6 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (1.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.11%) GitHub
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (70.00%) Cucumber
2 36 (40.00%) Selenium
3 34 (37.78%) Git (software)
4 27 (30.00%) RSpec
5 22 (24.44%) WATIR
6 21 (23.33%) SpecFlow
7 18 (20.00%) JIRA
7 18 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 15 (16.67%) JUnit
9 7 (7.78%) git-flow
9 7 (7.78%) Subversion
9 7 (7.78%) TestNG
10 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
11 5 (5.56%) Vagrant
12 4 (4.44%) Calabash
12 4 (4.44%) Protractor
13 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
14 2 (2.22%) Appium
15 1 (1.11%) Geb
15 1 (1.11%) Spock
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Games
3 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Developer
2 31 (34.44%) Ruby Developer
3 23 (25.56%) Developer in Test
4 19 (21.11%) Test Engineer
5 18 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (18.89%) Test Automation Developer
7 16 (17.78%) Agile Developer
8 10 (11.11%) Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Test Analyst
8 10 (11.11%) Tester
9 9 (10.00%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.78%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Ruby Automation Tester
12 5 (5.56%) Architect
12 5 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 5 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) QA Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
13 4 (4.44%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 21 (23.33%) CSS
2 21 (23.33%) HTML
3 20 (22.22%) Sass
4 19 (21.11%) Web Services
5 13 (14.44%) HTML5
5 13 (14.44%) Node.js
6 12 (13.33%) .NET
6 12 (13.33%) CSS3
6 12 (13.33%) RESTful
7 11 (12.22%) Behat
8 10 (11.11%) Gherkin
9 7 (7.78%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (7.78%) JMS
10 6 (6.67%) Dropwizard
10 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.33%) jQuery
11 3 (3.33%) React
12 2 (2.22%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Mac OS X
2 6 (6.67%) Unix
3 4 (4.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (54.44%) BDD
3 44 (48.89%) TDD
4 39 (43.33%) Test Automation
5 22 (24.44%) Scrum
6 15 (16.67%) OO
6 15 (16.67%) Open Source
7 13 (14.44%) Software Delivery
8 10 (11.11%) Front End Development
9 9 (10.00%) Agile Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Kanban
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
9 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 8 (8.89%) Automation Testing
10 8 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.78%) SDLC
11 7 (7.78%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.00%) Ruby
2 26 (28.89%) SQL
3 25 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.00%) Java
5 12 (13.33%) C#
6 7 (7.78%) Python
7 6 (6.67%) Scala
8 2 (2.22%) Clojure
8 2 (2.22%) Go
9 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.89%) ISEB
2 8 (8.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
1 13 (14.44%) SDET
2 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Rally
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Facebook
3 1 (1.11%) Twitter