Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 June 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
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 719 842
Rank change year-on-year -97 +123 -72
Contract jobs citing Calabash 52 113 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.12% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.72% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 70 33
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +14.10% -2.50%
10th Percentile £363 £274 £314
90th Percentile £506 £525 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £406
% change year-on-year +20.00% -7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £36.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.78% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year +91.78% - -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19,590 15,752 15,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.68% 17.34% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,415 10,711 10,703
UK median daily rate £468 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £293
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 319 310
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.50 £23.70 £27.88
90th Percentile £67.25 £57.50 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.27
% change year-on-year - +0.54% +12.72%

Calabash
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Calabash as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Calabash in the UK

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Calabash in the UK

Calabash
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Calabash over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Calabash in the UK

Calabash
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Calabash in the UK

Calabash
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Calabash within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 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
England -104 51 £450 +1.12% 11
London -65 28 £436 -8.32% 7
UK excluding London -56 23 £450 +20.00% 5
East of England -23 13 £450 +1.12%
South East -13 9 £310 -0.80% 1
North of England -17 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -20 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 with a requirement for Calabash.

1 34 (65.38%) Java
2 33 (63.46%) TDD
3 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (59.62%) Android
3 31 (59.62%) Test Automation
4 28 (53.85%) Ruby
5 25 (48.08%) Jenkins
6 23 (44.23%) Mobile App
6 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
7 22 (42.31%) Cucumber
8 21 (40.38%) Gradle
9 20 (38.46%) BDD
10 19 (36.54%) RESTful
10 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
10 19 (36.54%) XML
10 19 (36.54%) JSON
11 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming
11 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (32.69%) Apple iOS
12 17 (32.69%) Android Development
13 15 (28.85%) Android SDK
13 15 (28.85%) JIRA
13 15 (28.85%) MVC
13 15 (28.85%) Appium
14 14 (26.92%) QA
15 13 (25.00%) GitHub
15 13 (25.00%) JUnit
16 11 (21.15%) OOA/OOD
16 11 (21.15%) HTML
16 11 (21.15%) OOD

Calabash
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (11.54%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (48.08%) Jenkins
2 22 (42.31%) Cucumber
3 21 (40.38%) Gradle
4 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
5 15 (28.85%) Appium
5 15 (28.85%) JIRA
6 13 (25.00%) JUnit
7 9 (17.31%) Selenium
8 8 (15.38%) Android Studio
9 7 (13.46%) Capybara
9 7 (13.46%) Xcode
10 3 (5.77%) Pivotal Tracker
10 3 (5.77%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.85%) JMeter
11 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
12 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.92%) WATIR
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Automotive
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Android Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Tester
4 14 (26.92%) Automation Tester
5 7 (13.46%) Mobile Tester
5 7 (13.46%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (13.46%) QA Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Android Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Developer in Test
8 3 (5.77%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Ruby Automation Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Ruby Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) JSON
1 19 (36.54%) RESTful
1 19 (36.54%) XML
2 15 (28.85%) Android SDK
3 11 (21.15%) Core Animation
3 11 (21.15%) Core Data
3 11 (21.15%) HTML
4 8 (15.38%) Web Services
5 6 (11.54%) Gherkin
5 6 (11.54%) REST
6 5 (9.62%) SOAP
7 3 (5.77%) .NET
7 3 (5.77%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (1.92%) Dagger
8 1 (1.92%) Node.js
8 1 (1.92%) React
8 1 (1.92%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.92%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) Mobile App
2 11 (21.15%) Animation
3 6 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.85%) Fintech
5 2 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Android
2 17 (32.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) TDD
2 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Test Automation
3 20 (38.46%) BDD
4 18 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (34.62%) Pair Programming
5 17 (32.69%) Android Development
6 15 (28.85%) MVC
7 11 (21.15%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (21.15%) OOD
7 11 (21.15%) Push Notifications
8 9 (17.31%) OO
9 8 (15.38%) SDET
10 7 (13.46%) Functional Testing
10 7 (13.46%) QA Automation
10 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.54%) SDLC
12 5 (9.62%) ATDD
12 5 (9.62%) Exploratory Testing
13 4 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) Java
2 28 (53.85%) Ruby
3 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.23%) Apple Swift
5 9 (17.31%) C#
6 8 (15.38%) Python
7 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 6 (11.54%) VB
8 4 (7.69%) Kotlin
8 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.85%) C++
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) ES6
10 1 (1.92%) Groovy
10 1 (1.92%) Java 8
10 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Perforce