The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Capybara skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capybara over the 3 months to 24 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.

Capybara
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 158 197
Rank change year-on-year -3 +39  
Contract jobs citing Capybara 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 1.17% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 11
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +17.24% -19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Capybara 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 666 596 717
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.39% 17.62% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 497 581
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £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 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Capybara
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Capybara in the City of London

Capybara
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 Capybara in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capybara in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Capybara.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (83.33%) Node.js
2 5 (83.33%) Dojo
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) JSON
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Telerik
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) Apple
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) PhoneGap
2 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
2 5 (83.33%) ATDD
2 5 (83.33%) Ember.js
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) Xamarin
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Cordova
2 5 (83.33%) User Experience

Capybara
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Android Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
1 5 (83.33%) Apache Cordova
1 5 (83.33%) Backbone.js
1 5 (83.33%) Dojo
1 5 (83.33%) Ember.js
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) JSON
1 5 (83.33%) Node.js
1 5 (83.33%) PhoneGap
1 5 (83.33%) React
1 5 (83.33%) React Native
1 5 (83.33%) REST
1 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Android SDK
2 3 (50.00%) Core Data
2 3 (50.00%) UIKit
3 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) ATDD
2 5 (83.33%) Cross-Platform Development
2 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) Kanban
2 5 (83.33%) Mobile First
2 5 (83.33%) Prototyping
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Software Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Web Development
3 4 (66.67%) Mobile Development
4 3 (50.00%) Android Development
4 3 (50.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 3 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Apple
1 5 (83.33%) Telerik
1 5 (83.33%) Xamarin
2 3 (50.00%) Google