Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Chai skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Chai over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 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.

Chai Assertion Library (Chai.js)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 233 224
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9 +57
Contract jobs citing Chai 17 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.53% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 5
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £416 £394 £370
90th Percentile £606 £563 £535
Central London median daily rate £488 £488 £450
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Chai is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,783 2,628 2,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.15% 38.32% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,315 2,174 2,018
City of London median daily rate £525 £508 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +6.84% -
10th Percentile £399 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £465
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
City of London median hourly rate £32.75 £21.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.33% -38.57% -
10th Percentile £17.90 £18.38 £19.00
90th Percentile £81.63 £27.74 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -38.57% -

Chai
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Chai as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Chai in the City of London

Chai
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 Chai in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Chai in the City of London

Chai
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Chai in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Chai in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Chai also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Chai.

1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
1 12 (70.59%) Mocha
1 12 (70.59%) Node.js
2 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
4 7 (41.18%) Protractor
5 6 (35.29%) ES6
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) JIRA
6 5 (29.41%) Redux
7 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (23.53%) npm
7 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Spring
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) AMQP
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) RESTful
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
7 4 (23.53%) C#

Chai
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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.88%) Mule
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) npm
3 2 (11.76%) GitHub
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.88%) BrowserStack
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (5.88%) Serverless
4 1 (5.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) AMQP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Mocha
2 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) Protractor
4 5 (29.41%) Cucumber
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) Babel
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
6 3 (17.65%) webpack
7 2 (11.76%) Selenium
8 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
8 1 (5.88%) Hudson
8 1 (5.88%) JBehave
8 1 (5.88%) JMeter
8 1 (5.88%) JUnit
8 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
8 1 (5.88%) Maven
8 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
8 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) React Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Node.js
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) .NET
3 5 (29.41%) Redux
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
4 4 (23.53%) GraphQL
4 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (23.53%) React
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) Spring Boot
4 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (11.76%) Enzyme
5 2 (11.76%) Java EE
5 2 (11.76%) Java SE
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
6 1 (5.88%) Nightwatchjs
6 1 (5.88%) Nunjucks
6 1 (5.88%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (17.65%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 4 (23.53%) Microservices
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) MVVM
4 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) Asynchronous Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source Development
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) SDET
7 1 (5.88%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 1 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
7 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
7 1 (5.88%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) ES6
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) Java 8
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) ES7
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
1 1 (5.88%) Cypress Semiconductor
1 1 (5.88%) Perfecto Mobile
1 1 (5.88%) Splunk
1 1 (5.88%) VMware