Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 20 April 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
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 309 305 348
Rank change year-on-year -4 +43 -34
Contract jobs citing Calabash 12 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.10% 0.052% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.48% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
North of England median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £332 £400 £320
90th Percentile £429 £401 £425
England median daily rate £438 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +2.94% +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +94.44% - -

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 the North of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2,481 2,065 2,371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 21.04% 17.93% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,650 1,368 1,519
North of England median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £273
90th Percentile £560 £525 £526
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 60 59
North of England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +4.06% +8.11%
10th Percentile £33.13 £20.39 £28.77
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £44.55
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +4.88% -3.42% +14.73%

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Calabash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Calabash in the North of England

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Calabash in the North of England

Calabash
Contract Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 20 April 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
Yorkshire -10 12 £388 -3.13% 2
Calabash
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 North of England region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (75.00%) Capybara
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 7 (58.33%) Ruby
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (25.00%) Android
6 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Google
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) Android Development
6 3 (25.00%) Appium
6 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
6 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Google Play
7 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 2 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing

Calabash
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Capybara
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Appium
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (16.67%) Fiddler
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
3 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Android Development
4 3 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (8.33%) Perforce
3 1 (8.33%) Virgin Media