Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 July 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 370 354 400
Rank change year-on-year -16 +46 -
Contract jobs citing Calabash 9 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.053% 0.12% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.76% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
South East median daily rate £400 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -19.35% -
England median daily rate £450 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +6.19% +5.94% -4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,151 2,623 2,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.49% 16.35% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,929 1,567 1,670
South East median daily rate £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £575 £544 £530
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 91 86
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +14.65%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.00 £29.38
90th Percentile £56.00 £74.34 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Calabash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Calabash in the South East

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Calabash in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Calabash in the South East

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calabash in the South East over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calabash in the South East

Calabash
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £400 +33.33% 1
Thames Valley -26 9 £400 +28.00% 1
Calabash
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) QA
3 7 (77.78%) Java
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) VB
4 6 (66.67%) Selenium
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) Internet
5 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (55.56%) SDLC
5 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (44.44%) REST
6 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
6 4 (44.44%) SOAP
6 4 (44.44%) Web Services
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
7 3 (33.33%) Android
8 2 (22.22%) BDD
8 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
8 2 (22.22%) Xamarin

Calabash
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Capybara
5 1 (11.11%) Appium
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
5 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Automation Tester
1 5 (55.56%) QA Automation Tester
1 5 (55.56%) QA Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) REST
1 4 (44.44%) SOAP
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) SDLC
4 4 (44.44%) QA Automation
5 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) SDET
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) DevOps
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Ruby
2 7 (77.78%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) VB
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin