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 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 595 547
Rank change year-on-year +68 -48  
Contract jobs citing Calabash 56 19 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.038% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.77% 0.26% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 35
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -18.23% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7290 7244 6442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.52% 14.66% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4924 4879 4175
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 171 125
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 27 £450 +7.14% 4
East of England - 18 £398 - 2
South East - 7 £313 - 2
Yorkshire - 2 - -
South West - 2 £341 -
Calabash
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 England region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 65 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (61.22%) Mobile App
3 59 (60.20%) Ruby
4 57 (58.16%) Android
5 52 (53.06%) Cucumber
6 51 (52.04%) TDD
6 51 (52.04%) Java
7 45 (45.92%) Appium
8 42 (42.86%) Apple iOS
9 39 (39.80%) BDD
9 39 (39.80%) JavaScript
10 38 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (37.76%) QA
11 37 (37.76%) Selenium
12 34 (34.69%) Jenkins
13 27 (27.55%) Python
13 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
14 23 (23.47%) JIRA
15 22 (22.45%) RESTful
16 21 (21.43%) JSON
17 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
17 20 (20.41%) XML
17 20 (20.41%) Android Development
18 19 (19.39%) Capybara
18 19 (19.39%) SDET
19 18 (18.37%) HTML
19 18 (18.37%) API Testing
19 18 (18.37%) Gradle
20 17 (17.35%) MVC
21 16 (16.33%) WebDriver

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 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.04%) Confluence
1 2 (2.04%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.31%) GitHub
2 12 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.02%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.02%) Redis
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (53.06%) Cucumber
2 45 (45.92%) Appium
3 37 (37.76%) Selenium
4 34 (34.69%) Jenkins
5 23 (23.47%) JIRA
6 20 (20.41%) Git (software)
7 19 (19.39%) Capybara
8 18 (18.37%) Gradle
9 16 (16.33%) WebDriver
10 14 (14.29%) JUnit
11 13 (13.27%) SoapUI
12 12 (12.24%) Android Studio
13 11 (11.22%) Xcode
14 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
14 5 (5.10%) Robotium
15 4 (4.08%) Protractor
15 4 (4.08%) SpecFlow
16 3 (3.06%) Fiddler
16 3 (3.06%) Travis CI
17 2 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Retail
3 6 (6.12%) Automotive
4 5 (5.10%) Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.04%) Games
7 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Advertising
8 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (32.65%) Developer
2 29 (29.59%) Test Engineer
3 19 (19.39%) Tester
4 18 (18.37%) Android Developer
5 16 (16.33%) Applications Engineer
6 13 (13.27%) Mobile Engineer
7 12 (12.24%) Mobile Tester
8 10 (10.20%) Automation Tester
9 9 (9.18%) Developer in Test
9 9 (9.18%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (8.16%) Analyst
10 8 (8.16%) QA Engineer
10 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
11 7 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
12 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
13 5 (5.10%) iOS Developer
13 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
14 4 (4.08%) Mobile Test Analyst
14 4 (4.08%) QA Automation Engineer
14 4 (4.08%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.45%) RESTful
2 21 (21.43%) JSON
3 20 (20.41%) XML
4 18 (18.37%) HTML
5 15 (15.31%) Core Animation
5 15 (15.31%) Core Data
5 15 (15.31%) REST
6 12 (12.24%) Android SDK
7 9 (9.18%) Gherkin
7 9 (9.18%) Web Services
8 7 (7.14%) .NET
9 5 (5.10%) ASP.NET
9 5 (5.10%) CSS
9 5 (5.10%) HTML5
9 5 (5.10%) jQuery
9 5 (5.10%) SOAP
9 5 (5.10%) XHTML
10 4 (4.08%) Node.js
11 3 (3.06%) Cocoa
11 3 (3.06%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 60 (61.22%) Mobile App
2 15 (15.31%) Animation
3 2 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Online Games
4 1 (1.02%) STB
Operating Systems
1 57 (58.16%) Android
2 42 (42.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (52.04%) TDD
3 39 (39.80%) BDD
4 38 (38.78%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
6 20 (20.41%) Android Development
7 18 (18.37%) API Testing
8 17 (17.35%) MVC
9 13 (13.27%) Pair Programming
9 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.24%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (12.24%) OOD
10 12 (12.24%) Push Notifications
10 12 (12.24%) Scrum
11 10 (10.20%) Automation Testing
12 9 (9.18%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.16%) Manual Testing
13 8 (8.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 59 (60.20%) Ruby
2 51 (52.04%) Java
3 39 (39.80%) JavaScript
4 27 (27.55%) Python
5 15 (15.31%) SQL
6 13 (13.27%) Apple Swift
7 11 (11.22%) C#
8 8 (8.16%) Objective-C
9 5 (5.10%) VB
10 4 (4.08%) C++
11 2 (2.04%) ES6
11 2 (2.04%) PHP
12 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) ISEB
1 7 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (37.76%) QA
2 19 (19.39%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.04%) AppDynamics
3 2 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.04%) HP
3 2 (2.04%) Splunk
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