Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 741 809
Rank change year-on-year -107 +68 +27
Contract jobs citing Calabash 44 136 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.14% 0.070%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.21% 0.77% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 83 57
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £506 £488 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 0
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 21,235 17,621 17,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 18.09% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,575 12,095 11,618
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £300
90th Percentile £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 290 260
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £26.73 £30.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £61.07 £52.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +7.14%

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 24 September 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 6 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 24 September 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 -112 36 £450 +5.88% 9
UK excluding London -44 30 £450 +8.43% 6
London -67 13 £450 +4.35% 5
South East -20 12 £270 -30.32% 2
East of England -20 11 £450 +9.09%
Scotland -20 7 £365 +12.31% 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 35 (79.55%) Java
2 29 (65.91%) Jenkins
3 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) TDD
4 23 (52.27%) Ruby
4 23 (52.27%) Android
5 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
6 19 (43.18%) Mobile App
6 19 (43.18%) JUnit
7 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 16 (36.36%) Gradle
9 15 (34.09%) Android Development
9 15 (34.09%) Python
10 14 (31.82%) MVC
10 14 (31.82%) XML
10 14 (31.82%) JSON
10 14 (31.82%) JIRA
10 14 (31.82%) Pair Programming
10 14 (31.82%) Android SDK
10 14 (31.82%) Appium
10 14 (31.82%) RESTful
11 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
11 13 (29.55%) BDD
11 13 (29.55%) QA
11 13 (29.55%) SQL
11 13 (29.55%) C#
12 12 (27.27%) Selenium
13 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS

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 5 (11.36%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (65.91%) Jenkins
2 19 (43.18%) Cucumber
2 19 (43.18%) JUnit
3 16 (36.36%) Gradle
4 14 (31.82%) Appium
4 14 (31.82%) JIRA
5 13 (29.55%) Git (software)
6 12 (27.27%) Selenium
7 8 (18.18%) Android Studio
7 8 (18.18%) JMeter
7 8 (18.18%) SpecFlow
8 7 (15.91%) Gatling
8 7 (15.91%) TeamCity
9 6 (13.64%) JBehave
10 4 (9.09%) Eclipse
10 4 (9.09%) IntelliJ
10 4 (9.09%) Pivotal Tracker
11 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
11 3 (6.82%) Xcode
General
1 3 (6.82%) Automotive
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Law
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Android Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Tester
3 11 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.64%) QA Automation Tester
4 6 (13.64%) QA Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Android Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Junior
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Automation Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.55%) iOS Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Android SDK
1 14 (31.82%) JSON
1 14 (31.82%) RESTful
1 14 (31.82%) XML
2 9 (20.45%) Core Animation
2 9 (20.45%) Core Data
2 9 (20.45%) HTML
3 7 (15.91%) REST
4 6 (13.64%) SOAP
4 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) .NET
5 3 (6.82%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (4.55%) Dagger
6 2 (4.55%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (4.55%) RxJava
7 1 (2.27%) Chai
7 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.27%) React
7 1 (2.27%) React Native
7 1 (2.27%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Mobile App
2 9 (20.45%) Animation
3 6 (13.64%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.82%) Cloud Native
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Android
2 10 (22.73%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (54.55%) TDD
2 22 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (34.09%) Android Development
5 14 (31.82%) MVC
5 14 (31.82%) Pair Programming
6 13 (29.55%) BDD
7 9 (20.45%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (20.45%) OOD
7 9 (20.45%) Push Notifications
8 8 (18.18%) SDLC
9 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
9 7 (15.91%) SDET
10 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 5 (11.36%) DevOps
11 5 (11.36%) OO
11 5 (11.36%) QA Automation
12 4 (9.09%) Open Source
13 3 (6.82%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 23 (52.27%) Ruby
3 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.09%) Python
5 13 (29.55%) C#
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 8 (18.18%) VB
7 5 (11.36%) Kotlin
8 4 (9.09%) Apple Swift
8 4 (9.09%) Groovy
9 3 (6.82%) C++
9 3 (6.82%) Scala
10 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Xamarin