Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 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.

Calabash
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 701 812
Rank change year-on-year -127 +111 -16
Contract jobs citing Calabash 37 132 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.15% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.80% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 82 52
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £363 £321 £326
90th Percentile £506 £499 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 0
England median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 19,614 16,536 16,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.86% 18.20% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,579 11,384 11,039
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 279 250
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26.30 £28.75 £26.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £59.00 £52.63
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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
South East -22 13 £270 -30.32% 2
East of England -14 12 £450 +9.09%
London -76 12 £450 +0.90% 4
Calabash
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, 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 30 (81.08%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) TDD
3 23 (62.16%) Android
3 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
4 21 (56.76%) Mobile App
5 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
7 18 (48.65%) Ruby
7 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
9 16 (43.24%) Gradle
10 15 (40.54%) Android Development
11 14 (37.84%) MVC
11 14 (37.84%) XML
11 14 (37.84%) JSON
11 14 (37.84%) JIRA
11 14 (37.84%) Pair Programming
11 14 (37.84%) Android SDK
11 14 (37.84%) RESTful
12 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
12 13 (35.14%) QA
12 13 (35.14%) JUnit
13 12 (32.43%) Selenium
13 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
13 12 (32.43%) BDD
14 10 (27.03%) Python
14 10 (27.03%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (27.03%) OOD
14 10 (27.03%) Animation
14 10 (27.03%) HTML

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 4 (10.81%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) GitHub
2 1 (2.70%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (43.24%) Gradle
3 14 (37.84%) JIRA
4 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
4 13 (35.14%) JUnit
5 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
5 12 (32.43%) Selenium
6 7 (18.92%) Android Studio
7 6 (16.22%) Appium
8 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
8 4 (10.81%) IntelliJ
9 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (8.11%) Bitbucket
9 3 (8.11%) Capybara
9 3 (8.11%) Pivotal Tracker
9 3 (8.11%) WebDriver
9 3 (8.11%) Xcode
10 1 (2.70%) Robotium
10 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.70%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (8.11%) Automotive
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Android Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Automation Tester
3 11 (29.73%) Tester
4 7 (18.92%) QA Automation Tester
4 7 (18.92%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Android Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Android Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (5.41%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Android SDK
1 14 (37.84%) JSON
1 14 (37.84%) RESTful
1 14 (37.84%) XML
2 10 (27.03%) Core Animation
2 10 (27.03%) Core Data
2 10 (27.03%) HTML
3 8 (21.62%) REST
4 7 (18.92%) SOAP
4 7 (18.92%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (5.41%) Dagger
6 2 (5.41%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (5.41%) RxJava
7 1 (2.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.70%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Mobile App
2 10 (27.03%) Animation
3 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Fintech
6 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Android
2 10 (27.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) TDD
2 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (51.35%) Test Automation
4 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) Android Development
6 14 (37.84%) MVC
6 14 (37.84%) Pair Programming
7 12 (32.43%) BDD
8 10 (27.03%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (27.03%) OOD
8 10 (27.03%) Push Notifications
9 9 (24.32%) SDLC
10 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
11 6 (16.22%) QA Automation
11 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.51%) OO
13 3 (8.11%) OOP
13 3 (8.11%) Open Source
13 3 (8.11%) SDET
14 2 (5.41%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 18 (48.65%) Ruby
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 10 (27.03%) Python
5 9 (24.32%) VB
6 8 (21.62%) SQL
7 7 (18.92%) C#
8 4 (10.81%) Apple Swift
8 4 (10.81%) Groovy
8 4 (10.81%) Kotlin
9 3 (8.11%) C++
10 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Xamarin