Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 732 776 774
Rank change year-on-year +44 -2 -44
Contract jobs citing Calabash 110 88 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.090% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 60
England median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £313
90th Percentile £475 £525 £471
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
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 17533 16135 15014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12283 10943 10092
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £605 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 231 286
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.15 £23.88
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -19 63 £413 -2.37% 2
East of England -10 16 £400 +11.89%
North of England +58 11 £375 -7.75% 1
Yorkshire +26 11 £375 -6.31% 1
East Midlands - 11 £425 -
Midlands - 11 £425 -
South East +7 8 £415 -17.00% 1
South West +6 1 - -
Calabash
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 85 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 65 (59.09%) TDD
4 64 (58.18%) BDD
5 63 (57.27%) Cucumber
6 58 (52.73%) Ruby
7 57 (51.82%) Mobile App
8 53 (48.18%) Appium
9 52 (47.27%) JSON
10 51 (46.36%) Android
11 49 (44.55%) RESTful
11 49 (44.55%) Java
12 39 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (34.55%) Apple Swift
14 36 (32.73%) XML
15 33 (30.00%) Gherkin
16 32 (29.09%) Scrum
16 32 (29.09%) Selenium
17 31 (28.18%) Web Services
18 30 (27.27%) Functional Testing
19 29 (26.36%) Apple iOS
20 28 (25.45%) Android Development
20 28 (25.45%) QA
21 26 (23.64%) ATDD
21 26 (23.64%) Manual Testing
22 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
23 24 (21.82%) Xcode
23 24 (21.82%) Jenkins
24 23 (20.91%) Git (software)
25 21 (19.09%) Kanban

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 (3.64%) Confluence
2 2 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.82%) Mule
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) GitHub
2 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.64%) npm
4 2 (1.82%) Google Play
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.91%) BlazeMeter
5 1 (0.91%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Big Data
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.73%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.73%) Redis
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 63 (57.27%) Cucumber
2 53 (48.18%) Appium
3 32 (29.09%) Selenium
4 24 (21.82%) Jenkins
4 24 (21.82%) Xcode
5 23 (20.91%) Git (software)
6 21 (19.09%) JIRA
7 16 (14.55%) Capybara
8 13 (11.82%) Gradle
8 13 (11.82%) WebDriver
9 12 (10.91%) Android Studio
10 10 (9.09%) JUnit
11 9 (8.18%) JMeter
11 9 (8.18%) SoapUI
12 8 (7.27%) SpecFlow
13 5 (4.55%) Eclipse
14 4 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (3.64%) Bitbucket
14 4 (3.64%) TeamCity
14 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (16.36%) Banking
2 13 (11.82%) Finance
3 9 (8.18%) Retail
4 7 (6.36%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.55%) Advertising
5 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (52.73%) Developer
2 28 (25.45%) Android Developer
2 28 (25.45%) Tester
3 27 (24.55%) Developer in Test
4 22 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 14 (12.73%) Mobile Developer
5 14 (12.73%) Ruby Developer
5 14 (12.73%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Mobile Tester
6 9 (8.18%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.36%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) iOS Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 6 (5.45%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Integration Developer
10 5 (4.55%) QA Automation Tester
10 5 (4.55%) QA Leader
10 5 (4.55%) QA Tester
11 4 (3.64%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.27%) JSON
2 49 (44.55%) RESTful
3 36 (32.73%) XML
4 33 (30.00%) Gherkin
5 31 (28.18%) Web Services
6 20 (18.18%) Android SDK
7 15 (13.64%) HTML
8 14 (12.73%) Velocity
9 13 (11.82%) SOAP
10 10 (9.09%) REST
11 9 (8.18%) Core Animation
11 9 (8.18%) Core Data
12 8 (7.27%) AngularJS
13 6 (5.45%) React
14 5 (4.55%) Angular 2
14 5 (4.55%) Apache Cordova
15 4 (3.64%) Node.js
16 3 (2.73%) CSS
16 3 (2.73%) HTML5
17 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (51.82%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.91%) Video on Demand
3 10 (9.09%) Video\Live Streaming
4 9 (8.18%) Animation
4 9 (8.18%) Linux Command Line
4 9 (8.18%) User Experience
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) IPTV
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 51 (46.36%) Android
2 29 (26.36%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (3.64%) Windows
5 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 65 (59.09%) TDD
4 64 (58.18%) BDD
5 39 (35.45%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (29.09%) Scrum
7 30 (27.27%) Functional Testing
8 28 (25.45%) Android Development
9 26 (23.64%) ATDD
9 26 (23.64%) Manual Testing
10 21 (19.09%) Kanban
11 20 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
11 20 (18.18%) User Stories
12 19 (17.27%) Scrum-ban
13 18 (16.36%) Exploratory Testing
14 15 (13.64%) Mobile Development
15 14 (12.73%) Release Management
15 14 (12.73%) Unit Testing
16 13 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (10.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 58 (52.73%) Ruby
2 49 (44.55%) Java
3 38 (34.55%) Apple Swift
4 25 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.82%) C#
6 11 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (8.18%) Shell Script
7 9 (8.18%) SQL
8 8 (7.27%) Python
9 3 (2.73%) ES6
9 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.82%) C++
10 2 (1.82%) PHP
10 2 (1.82%) VB
11 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.91%) Groovy
11 1 (0.91%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.91%) Perl
11 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (10.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.45%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
2 1 (0.91%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Xamarin
2 3 (2.73%) HP
3 2 (1.82%) Apple
3 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.82%) Google
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle
4 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.91%) Virgin Media