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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capybara
Rank 604 599 581
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Capybara 38 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.061% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.46% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 36
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £364 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £450 £501
% change year-on-year
-19.44% -10.08%
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
8227 7465 6951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.51% 13.33% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5670 4922 4446
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 £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 126 156
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

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 25 June 2016.

Capybara Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Capybara
Top 11 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 25 June 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 +4 38 £425 -5.55% 9
London +15 25 £450 -5.26% 6
Bristol - 10 £394 -
South West - 10 £394 -
City of London +29 6 £450 -10.00%
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
Worthing - 1 £350 -
South East - 1 £350 -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 84 (88.42%) Ruby
2 75 (78.95%) Cucumber
3 67 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (44.21%) BDD
5 39 (41.05%) Git (software)
6 36 (37.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 35 (36.84%) Test Automation
8 34 (35.79%) TDD
9 31 (32.63%) RSpec
10 30 (31.58%) SQL
11 28 (29.47%) Selenium
12 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
13 24 (25.26%) HTML
14 23 (24.21%) CSS
14 23 (24.21%) WATIR
14 23 (24.21%) Sass
15 22 (23.16%) Java
16 21 (22.11%) SpecFlow
17 20 (21.05%) Scrum
17 20 (21.05%) JIRA
17 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
18 19 (20.00%) Open Source
18 19 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (20.00%) JUnit
18 19 (20.00%) Web Services
19 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
20 16 (16.84%) GitHub
20 16 (16.84%) WebDriver
21 15 (15.79%) QA
21 15 (15.79%) Linux

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 12 (12.63%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.84%) GitHub
2 12 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.37%) Office 365
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (13.68%) MongoDB
2 13 (13.68%) NoSQL
2 13 (13.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) Redis
4 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
Development Applications
1 75 (78.95%) Cucumber
2 39 (41.05%) Git (software)
3 31 (32.63%) RSpec
4 28 (29.47%) Selenium
5 23 (24.21%) WATIR
6 21 (22.11%) SpecFlow
7 20 (21.05%) JIRA
8 19 (20.00%) JUnit
9 16 (16.84%) WebDriver
10 14 (14.74%) git-flow
10 14 (14.74%) Subversion
11 5 (5.26%) Jasmine
11 5 (5.26%) TestNG
12 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
12 4 (4.21%) Vagrant
13 3 (3.16%) Calabash
13 3 (3.16%) Protractor
14 2 (2.11%) Appium
15 1 (1.05%) Karma Test Runner
15 1 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Games
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (51.58%) Developer
2 31 (32.63%) Ruby Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 18 (18.95%) Test Automation Engineer
5 17 (17.89%) Developer in Test
6 15 (15.79%) Analyst
6 15 (15.79%) Test Analyst
7 13 (13.68%) Agile Developer
7 13 (13.68%) Test Automation Developer
8 12 (12.63%) Tester
9 9 (9.47%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.37%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) Lead Test Analyst
10 7 (7.37%) Ruby Automation Tester
11 6 (6.32%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (6.32%) QA Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) Architect
12 5 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
12 5 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.89%) Ruby on Rails
2 24 (25.26%) HTML
3 23 (24.21%) CSS
3 23 (24.21%) Sass
4 19 (20.00%) Web Services
5 15 (15.79%) Gherkin
6 13 (13.68%) Dropwizard
7 12 (12.63%) RESTful
8 11 (11.58%) .NET
8 11 (11.58%) Behat
9 9 (9.47%) HTML5
10 8 (8.42%) CSS3
10 8 (8.42%) Node.js
11 5 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.26%) JMS
12 3 (3.16%) jQuery
12 3 (3.16%) React
13 2 (2.11%) Sinatra
13 2 (2.11%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.05%) Online Games
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Linux
2 13 (13.68%) Mac OS X
2 13 (13.68%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (70.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.21%) BDD
3 35 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 34 (35.79%) TDD
5 20 (21.05%) Scrum
6 19 (20.00%) Open Source
7 15 (15.79%) Migration
8 14 (14.74%) OO
9 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
9 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
9 13 (13.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (13.68%) Unit Testing
9 13 (13.68%) Web Design
9 13 (13.68%) Web Development
10 12 (12.63%) Data Migration
10 12 (12.63%) ETL
11 10 (10.53%) Automation Testing
11 10 (10.53%) Software Delivery
12 9 (9.47%) Software Testing
13 8 (8.42%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (88.42%) Ruby
2 30 (31.58%) SQL
3 26 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.16%) Java
5 14 (14.74%) Python
6 13 (13.68%) Scala
7 12 (12.63%) C#
8 2 (2.11%) Clojure
8 2 (2.11%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (2.11%) Go
9 1 (1.05%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.42%) ISEB
4 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
2 8 (8.42%) SDET
3 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Capistrano
2 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (18.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Rally
3 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.05%) Facebook
4 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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