Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 759 779
Rank change year-on-year -74 +20 +14
Contract jobs citing Calabash 26 108 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.61% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 73 73
England median daily rate £450 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +3.13%
10th Percentile £377 £363 £316
90th Percentile £507 £475 £523
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
England median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +73.61% -
UK median hourly rate - £62.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - +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 20,195 17,664 16,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.17% 18.65% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,981 12,350 10,892
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 £601 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 275 232
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +4.30%
10th Percentile £25.95 £29.00 £26.12
90th Percentile £54.38 £58.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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
London -54 14 £450 +9.09% 7
South East -6 8 £335 -19.28% 1
East of England +1 4 £463 +15.63%
Calabash
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 19 (73.08%) Java
2 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
4 14 (53.85%) Appium
4 14 (53.85%) Ruby
5 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (46.15%) QA
7 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (38.46%) TDD
8 10 (38.46%) Android
9 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
9 9 (34.62%) BDD
9 9 (34.62%) Selenium
9 9 (34.62%) Python
10 8 (30.77%) JIRA
10 8 (30.77%) Docker
11 7 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (26.92%) SDET
11 7 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (23.08%) RESTful
12 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
12 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
12 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 6 (23.08%) SQL
13 5 (19.23%) JUnit
13 5 (19.23%) Web Services

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 6 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (19.23%) Serverless
3 4 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.85%) BrowserStack
5 1 (3.85%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 14 (53.85%) Appium
3 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 9 (34.62%) Selenium
4 8 (30.77%) JIRA
5 7 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) Android Studio
7 5 (19.23%) CircleCI
7 5 (19.23%) Gradle
7 5 (19.23%) JUnit
7 5 (19.23%) TeamCity
8 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
8 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
8 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
8 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
9 2 (7.69%) Bitbucket
9 2 (7.69%) JBehave
9 2 (7.69%) JMeter
9 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 6 (23.08%) Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Android Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer in Test
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) QA Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) RESTful
2 5 (19.23%) Android SDK
2 5 (19.23%) JSON
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) React
3 3 (11.54%) REST
3 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Core Animation
4 2 (7.69%) Core Data
4 2 (7.69%) Dagger
4 2 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (7.69%) RxJava
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.85%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (26.92%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.69%) Animation
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) Fintech
5 1 (3.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Android
2 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 9 (34.62%) BDD
5 7 (26.92%) SDET
6 5 (19.23%) Android Development
6 5 (19.23%) MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Pair Programming
7 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) OOP
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) MVVM
9 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (7.69%) OOD
9 2 (7.69%) Open Source
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) Ruby
3 9 (34.62%) Python
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C#
5 4 (15.38%) VB
6 3 (11.54%) Groovy
6 3 (11.54%) Kotlin
7 2 (7.69%) Apple Swift
7 2 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Ansible
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Kibana
4 1 (3.85%) rkt
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) New Relic