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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capybara
Rank 593 561 574
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +13
Contract jobs citing Capybara 32 55 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.099% 0.027%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.77% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 6
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
8089 7189 6182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 12.93% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5319 4586 3966
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 133 131
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 August 2015.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 12 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 August 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 -37 30 £400 - 3
London -12 19 £425 +9.67% 1
South West - 7 £325 -
Plymouth - 7 £325 -
Devon - 7 £325 -
City of London +7 5 £500 +29.03%
South East -18 3 £375 -25.07%
West Sussex - 3 £375 -
Worthing - 3 £375 -
Croydon - 2 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (91.04%) Cucumber
2 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (71.64%) Ruby
4 43 (64.18%) TDD
5 38 (56.72%) BDD
6 36 (53.73%) QA
7 35 (52.24%) Git (software)
8 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
9 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
9 25 (37.31%) Selenium
10 24 (35.82%) Java
11 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
12 22 (32.84%) Scrum
13 21 (31.34%) Open Source
14 20 (29.85%) RSpec
15 19 (28.36%) Sinatra
15 19 (28.36%) CSS
16 18 (26.87%) HTML
16 18 (26.87%) RESTful
17 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (23.88%) WATIR
18 16 (23.88%) WebDriver
18 16 (23.88%) CSS3
19 15 (22.39%) TeamCity
19 15 (22.39%) IntelliJ
19 15 (22.39%) Automated Testing
20 14 (20.90%) Finance
20 14 (20.90%) C#
20 14 (20.90%) HTML5
20 14 (20.90%) Ruby on Rails

Capybara
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (19.40%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Heroku
3 3 (4.48%) GitHub
4 1 (1.49%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (91.04%) Cucumber
2 35 (52.24%) Git (software)
3 25 (37.31%) Selenium
4 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
5 20 (29.85%) RSpec
6 16 (23.88%) WebDriver
6 16 (23.88%) WATIR
7 15 (22.39%) IntelliJ
7 15 (22.39%) TeamCity
8 13 (19.40%) Jasmine
9 12 (17.91%) SpecFlow
10 10 (14.93%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (8.96%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (5.97%) JIRA
12 4 (5.97%) RubyGems
13 3 (4.48%) Subversion
13 3 (4.48%) Calabash
14 2 (2.99%) Sublime Text
14 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
15 1 (1.49%) Maven
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) Ruby Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Tester
4 11 (16.42%) Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Technical Tester
10 1 (1.49%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) CSS
1 19 (28.36%) Sinatra
2 18 (26.87%) HTML
2 18 (26.87%) RESTful
3 16 (23.88%) CSS3
4 14 (20.90%) Sass
4 14 (20.90%) HTML5
4 14 (20.90%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (16.42%) Web Services
6 10 (14.93%) Gherkin
7 6 (8.96%) Backbone.js
7 6 (8.96%) Ember.js
7 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
7 6 (8.96%) React
7 6 (8.96%) .NET
8 4 (5.97%) SOAP
8 4 (5.97%) Play Framework
9 3 (4.48%) Ajax
10 2 (2.99%) YUI
10 2 (2.99%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (64.18%) TDD
3 38 (56.72%) BDD
4 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
5 22 (32.84%) Scrum
6 21 (31.34%) Open Source
7 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (22.39%) Automated Testing
9 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
9 13 (19.40%) Pair Programming
9 13 (19.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (19.40%) Test Strategy
9 13 (19.40%) Web Design
9 13 (19.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (16.42%) DevOps
11 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
11 10 (14.93%) Load Testing
11 10 (14.93%) Security Testing
12 7 (10.45%) Time Management
12 7 (10.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (71.64%) Ruby
2 26 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 24 (35.82%) Java
4 14 (20.90%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.97%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (53.73%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Graylog
2 4 (5.97%) Capistrano
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) VMware
1 13 (19.40%) Akamai
1 13 (19.40%) New Relic
2 6 (8.96%) Talend
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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