The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Capybara skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capybara over the 3 months to 26 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.

Capybara
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 574 585 603
Rank change year-on-year +11 +18  
Contract jobs citing Capybara 15 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.078% 0.065%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 31
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £351 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +17.24% -19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Capybara 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 7643 7627 6850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.71% 15.65% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5322 4576
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 £293
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 137 121 105
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +13.35%  
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 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Capybara
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Capybara as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Capybara in England

Capybara
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Capybara in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Capybara in England

Capybara
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capybara in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capybara in England

Capybara
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 Capybara within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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 -17 14 £450 - 5
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Capybara
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capybara 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 Capybara.

1 37 (90.24%) Test Automation
2 35 (85.37%) Cucumber
3 34 (82.93%) Selenium
4 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (78.05%) Ruby
6 25 (60.98%) BDD
7 19 (46.34%) JIRA
8 18 (43.90%) Java
8 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
9 17 (41.46%) TDD
10 16 (39.02%) Mobile App
10 16 (39.02%) Calabash
11 15 (36.59%) SQL
12 14 (34.15%) QA
12 14 (34.15%) API Testing
13 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
13 13 (31.71%) Android
14 10 (24.39%) Python
14 10 (24.39%) JSON
14 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
15 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
15 9 (21.95%) Node.js
15 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
15 9 (21.95%) HTML
15 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
16 8 (19.51%) XML
16 8 (19.51%) Scrum
16 8 (19.51%) ATDD
16 8 (19.51%) Git (software)

Capybara
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 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Google Play
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.44%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MongoDB
1 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (85.37%) Cucumber
2 34 (82.93%) Selenium
3 19 (46.34%) JIRA
4 16 (39.02%) Calabash
5 10 (24.39%) WebDriver
6 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
6 9 (21.95%) SoapUI
7 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
8 7 (17.07%) TeamCity
9 5 (12.20%) JUnit
9 5 (12.20%) WATIR
10 4 (9.76%) RSpec
11 3 (7.32%) Android Studio
12 2 (4.88%) Appium
12 2 (4.88%) Gradle
12 2 (4.88%) Subversion
13 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
13 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (2.44%) PhantomJS
13 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Test Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Automation Tester
2 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Tester
3 10 (24.39%) Applications Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Mobile Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) QA Automation Tester
6 6 (14.63%) QA Tester
7 5 (12.20%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (9.76%) Ruby Automation Tester
9 3 (7.32%) Android Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
9 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (4.88%) QA Automation Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) JSON
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) Node.js
3 8 (19.51%) XML
4 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 7 (17.07%) REST
5 6 (14.63%) SOAP
6 5 (12.20%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (12.20%) Backbone.js
6 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 5 (12.20%) Dojo
6 5 (12.20%) Ember.js
6 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
6 5 (12.20%) PhoneGap
6 5 (12.20%) React
6 5 (12.20%) React Native
7 4 (9.76%) CSS3
7 4 (9.76%) HTML5
7 4 (9.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Android
1 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Test Automation
2 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (60.98%) BDD
4 17 (41.46%) TDD
5 14 (34.15%) API Testing
6 8 (19.51%) ATDD
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
7 7 (17.07%) Front End Development
7 7 (17.07%) Kanban
7 7 (17.07%) Web Development
8 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) Cross-Platform Development
9 5 (12.20%) Mobile First
9 5 (12.20%) OOP
9 5 (12.20%) Open Source
9 5 (12.20%) Prototyping
9 5 (12.20%) QA Automation
9 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
9 5 (12.20%) Web Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) Ruby
2 18 (43.90%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
5 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.44%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Apple
2 5 (12.20%) Telerik
2 5 (12.20%) Xamarin
3 3 (7.32%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) InterSystems