Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Calabash skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Calabash over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 819 736 761
Rank change year-on-year -83 +25 +21
Contract jobs citing Calabash 20 111 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.022% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.65% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 76 68
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £357 £372 £310
90th Percentile £493 £481 £525
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
England median hourly rate £65.00 £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +73.61% -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +73.61% -

Calabash is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,688 17,070 14,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.56% 18.61% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,517 12,067 9,868
England median daily rate £488 £471 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.50% +8.28% +5.45%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £305
90th Percentile £635 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 219 216
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +7.41% +1.25%
10th Percentile £32.41 £29.80 £24.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £62.55 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -0.57% +6.10% +2.50%

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Calabash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Calabash in England

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Calabash in England

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calabash in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calabash in England

Calabash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Calabash in England

Calabash
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 12 £450 +5.88% 10
South East -10 7 £270 -40.00%
East of England 0 1 - -
Calabash
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Calabash 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 England region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Appium
3 13 (65.00%) Ruby
4 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (50.00%) Docker
5 10 (50.00%) QA
6 9 (45.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (45.00%) Python
6 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (40.00%) BDD
7 8 (40.00%) Selenium
8 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
8 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
8 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (35.00%) SDET
8 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (30.00%) Serverless
9 6 (30.00%) Ansible
9 6 (30.00%) CircleCI
9 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (30.00%) Puppet
9 6 (30.00%) Android
9 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
9 6 (30.00%) JIRA
10 5 (25.00%) Git (software)

Calabash
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (35.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (30.00%) Serverless
3 5 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.00%) BrowserStack
5 1 (5.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Appium
2 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (45.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (30.00%) CircleCI
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
6 6 (30.00%) TeamCity
7 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (15.00%) Bitbucket
9 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
9 3 (15.00%) IntelliJ
10 2 (10.00%) JBehave
10 2 (10.00%) JUnit
10 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
10 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
11 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
11 1 (5.00%) Gradle
11 1 (5.00%) Mocha
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
2 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Automation Tester
1 6 (30.00%) Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) Node.js
2 3 (15.00%) React
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Android SDK
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Chai
4 1 (5.00%) Dagger
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.00%) React Native
4 1 (5.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (5.00%) Redux
4 1 (5.00%) RxJava
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) WebdriverIO
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (35.00%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (40.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) SDET
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 5 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (20.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) OOP
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (15.00%) Open Source
7 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (10.00%) DevOps
8 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Ruby
3 9 (45.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (15.00%) Apple Swift
6 3 (15.00%) Groovy
6 3 (15.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) C++
8 1 (5.00%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) Kibana
4 1 (5.00%) rkt
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) New Relic
1 1 (5.00%) Xamarin