The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Calabash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Calabash over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Calabash
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 - 194
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Calabash 10 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% - 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £500 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -1.61% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

Calabash is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 675 591 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.43% 17.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 493 582
Median daily rate £476 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Calabash as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Calabash in the City of London

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Calabash in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Calabash in the City of London

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calabash in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calabash in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Calabash also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 17 (94.44%) Appium
2 13 (72.22%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 11 (61.11%) BDD
3 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
4 10 (55.56%) Android
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 9 (50.00%) Banking
5 9 (50.00%) Retail
5 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
7 7 (38.89%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) Retail Banking
7 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Xcode
9 5 (27.78%) Spring
9 5 (27.78%) C#
9 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
9 5 (27.78%) Mule
9 5 (27.78%) Selenium
9 5 (27.78%) Apache Cordova
9 5 (27.78%) DevOps
9 5 (27.78%) RxJava
9 5 (27.78%) Functional Programming
9 5 (27.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (27.78%) AngularJS

Calabash
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (27.78%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (27.78%) Mule
2 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Appium
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 5 (27.78%) webpack
5 5 (27.78%) Xcode
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Gatling
7 3 (16.67%) JBehave
7 3 (16.67%) JMeter
7 3 (16.67%) JUnit
7 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (11.11%) Android Studio
8 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (11.11%) Protractor
9 1 (5.56%) Capybara
9 1 (5.56%) Robotium
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
1 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
5 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Angular 2
1 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Cordova
1 5 (27.78%) Hystrix
1 5 (27.78%) RxJava
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
1 5 (27.78%) Spring Boot
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) XHTML
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Apple iOS
2 10 (55.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) BDD
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Functional Programming
5 5 (27.78%) Microservices
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) SOLID
6 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 4 (22.22%) SDET
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Release Management
8 2 (11.11%) API Testing
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
9 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 3 (16.67%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA