Period
to 26 April 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 26 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 > South East
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 337 391
Rank change year-on-year -30 +54 -13
Contract jobs citing Calabash 9 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.054% 0.10% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.30% 0.70% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
South East median daily rate £463 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.18% -29.03% +29.17%
10th Percentile £274 £190 £381
90th Percentile £538 £348 £394
England median daily rate £446 £445 £389
% change year-on-year +0.22% +14.47% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,020 2,289 2,526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.03% 14.83% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,832 1,312 1,609
South East median daily rate £450 £404 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% +6.25% +4.83%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 95
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +17.33%
10th Percentile £27.50 £15.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £73.84 £59.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.19 £42.25
% change year-on-year +3.19% -2.51% +14.19%

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 26 April 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 26 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
Thames Valley -20 7 £310 +12.73% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 7 £310 +30.53%
Kent - 2 £525 -
Calabash
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Calabash.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
2 7 (77.78%) Ruby
3 6 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (55.56%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) QA
5 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 4 (44.44%) C#
5 4 (44.44%) VB
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) Docker
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) SOAP
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Android
7 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Redis

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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Appium
3 2 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (22.22%) Bitbucket
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (11.11%) Capybara
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Advertising
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) REST
2 3 (33.33%) SOAP
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (77.78%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) QA Automation
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) API Testing
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Apple Swift
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin