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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 601 593
Rank change year-on-year +75 -8  
Contract jobs citing Calabash 56 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.063% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.75% 0.40% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 22
Median daily rate £450 £388 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £328 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -1.61% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 - -

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 7503 7720 6817
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.67% 15.64% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5140 5391 4534
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 120 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 24 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calabash in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 June 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 +18 29 £475 +20.63% 9
South East +43 13 £313 -19.35% 1
East of England - 13 £450 - 1
South West +3 1 £450 - 2
Calabash
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 77 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (69.37%) Test Automation
2 74 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 72 (64.86%) Java
4 65 (58.56%) TDD
5 60 (54.05%) Ruby
6 57 (51.35%) Jenkins
7 53 (47.75%) Android
8 48 (43.24%) Cucumber
9 46 (41.44%) Appium
9 46 (41.44%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (39.64%) Selenium
10 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
11 43 (38.74%) BDD
12 38 (34.23%) Apple iOS
12 38 (34.23%) Python
13 35 (31.53%) Git (software)
14 34 (30.63%) JIRA
15 32 (28.83%) JSON
15 32 (28.83%) RESTful
16 31 (27.93%) XML
17 30 (27.03%) QA
18 25 (22.52%) SQL
19 23 (20.72%) C#
20 21 (18.92%) Web Services
21 20 (18.02%) Finance
21 20 (18.02%) Pair Programming
21 20 (18.02%) Gradle
22 19 (17.12%) SDET
22 19 (17.12%) Banking

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 8 (7.21%) Confluence
2 7 (6.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (6.31%) Mule
3 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.22%) GitHub
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.90%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.90%) CloudBees
3 1 (0.90%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) MQTT
2 1 (0.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) Redis
2 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 48 (43.24%) Cucumber
3 46 (41.44%) Appium
4 44 (39.64%) Selenium
5 35 (31.53%) Git (software)
6 34 (30.63%) JIRA
7 20 (18.02%) Gradle
8 18 (16.22%) JUnit
9 16 (14.41%) Capybara
9 16 (14.41%) WebDriver
10 15 (13.51%) SpecFlow
11 11 (9.91%) SoapUI
12 10 (9.01%) Android Studio
12 10 (9.01%) JBehave
13 8 (7.21%) Xcode
14 7 (6.31%) webpack
15 6 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (4.50%) Bitbucket
16 5 (4.50%) Protractor
17 4 (3.60%) JMeter
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 19 (17.12%) Banking
3 18 (16.22%) Retail
4 9 (8.11%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (6.31%) Retail Banking
6 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.50%) Automotive
8 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (27.03%) Test Engineer
2 28 (25.23%) Developer
3 23 (20.72%) Tester
4 17 (15.32%) Automation Tester
4 17 (15.32%) Mobile Engineer
5 16 (14.41%) Android Developer
5 16 (14.41%) Applications Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Software Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Mobile Tester
8 8 (7.21%) Developer in Test
9 7 (6.31%) Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Digital Transformation
10 6 (5.41%) QA Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) QA Automation Tester
11 5 (4.50%) QA Tester
11 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) JSON
1 32 (28.83%) RESTful
2 31 (27.93%) XML
3 21 (18.92%) Web Services
4 19 (17.12%) HTML
5 17 (15.32%) Gherkin
5 17 (15.32%) REST
6 15 (13.51%) Android SDK
6 15 (13.51%) Core Animation
6 15 (13.51%) Core Data
7 13 (11.71%) SOAP
8 7 (6.31%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.31%) RxJava
8 7 (6.31%) Spring
8 7 (6.31%) Spring Boot
9 6 (5.41%) Angular 2
9 6 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
9 6 (5.41%) Hystrix
10 3 (2.70%) HTML5
10 3 (2.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 74 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 15 (13.51%) Animation
3 9 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (6.31%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.90%) Online Games
7 1 (0.90%) User Experience
7 1 (0.90%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (47.75%) Android
2 38 (34.23%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
3 5 (4.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Linux
4 1 (0.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (69.37%) Agile Software Development
1 77 (69.37%) Test Automation
2 65 (58.56%) TDD
3 46 (41.44%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (38.74%) BDD
5 20 (18.02%) Pair Programming
6 19 (17.12%) Scrum
6 19 (17.12%) SDET
7 18 (16.22%) API Testing
7 18 (16.22%) MVC
8 17 (15.32%) Android Development
9 16 (14.41%) Functional Testing
10 15 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
10 15 (13.51%) OOD
10 15 (13.51%) Push Notifications
10 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
11 14 (12.61%) DevOps
12 11 (9.91%) OO
13 10 (9.01%) Manual Testing
14 9 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (64.86%) Java
2 60 (54.05%) Ruby
3 44 (39.64%) JavaScript
4 38 (34.23%) Python
5 25 (22.52%) SQL
6 23 (20.72%) C#
7 14 (12.61%) Apple Swift
8 13 (11.71%) VB
9 6 (5.41%) C++
10 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.60%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.80%) ES6
13 1 (0.90%) Go
13 1 (0.90%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) ISEB
2 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Ansible
1 1 (0.90%) Consul
1 1 (0.90%) Graphite
1 1 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.90%) Kibana
1 1 (0.90%) logstash
1 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.90%) Puppet
1 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Xamarin
2 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.70%) Splunk
4 2 (1.80%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.90%) HP
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago