Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Capybara skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Capybara over the 6 months to 21 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.

Capybara
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 794 753
Rank change year-on-year -39 -41 +53
Contract jobs citing Capybara 47 47 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.31% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 111
UK median daily rate £400 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% -3.51%
10th Percentile £333 £326 £313
90th Percentile £506 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.90% +10.00% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Capybara 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 19,499 15,394 15,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.28% 16.73% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,519 10,352 10,564
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £290
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 219 306 367
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.24% +14.73%
10th Percentile £28.80 £21.63 £23.74
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.38 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% +13.51%

Capybara
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Capybara in the UK

Capybara
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Capybara in the UK

Capybara
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Capybara over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capybara in the UK

Capybara
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Capybara within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -51 44 £400 -9.35% 4
London -49 28 £400 -11.11% 1
UK excluding London -35 19 £400 +3.90% 3
Yorkshire +2 13 £369 -
North of England -3 13 £369 -
Wales -9 3 £475 +72.73%
South East - 2 £450 -
East of England -16 1 £475 +6.74% 3

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Capybara 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 Capybara.

1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (85.11%) Test Automation
2 38 (80.85%) Cucumber
3 35 (74.47%) Ruby
4 28 (59.57%) TDD
4 28 (59.57%) BDD
4 28 (59.57%) Selenium
5 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
6 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
6 20 (42.55%) Calabash
7 17 (36.17%) QA
8 15 (31.91%) OO
9 13 (27.66%) Gradle
10 12 (25.53%) Java
11 11 (23.40%) Open Source
11 11 (23.40%) WATIR
12 10 (21.28%) C#
13 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
13 9 (19.15%) RSpec
14 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
14 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
15 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
15 7 (14.89%) JIRA
15 7 (14.89%) QA Automation
16 6 (12.77%) SDET
16 6 (12.77%) HTML
16 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
16 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
17 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing

Capybara
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 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.13%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Big Data
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.38%) QlikView
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (80.85%) Cucumber
2 28 (59.57%) Selenium
3 20 (42.55%) Calabash
3 20 (42.55%) Git (software)
4 13 (27.66%) Gradle
5 11 (23.40%) WATIR
6 9 (19.15%) RSpec
6 9 (19.15%) SpecFlow
7 8 (17.02%) WebDriver
8 7 (14.89%) JIRA
9 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
10 5 (10.64%) JMeter
10 5 (10.64%) JUnit
11 4 (8.51%) Mockito
12 3 (6.38%) Appium
12 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
13 2 (4.26%) Fiddler
13 2 (4.26%) GitLab
13 2 (4.26%) TestNG
14 1 (2.13%) RubyGems
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Tester
2 13 (27.66%) Automation Tester
2 13 (27.66%) Test Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Developer
5 6 (12.77%) QA Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (6.38%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Java Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) QA Automation Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
1 6 (12.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (10.64%) CSS
2 5 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.38%) jQuery
4 3 (6.38%) Node.js
4 3 (6.38%) Spring
4 3 (6.38%) Spring Boot
5 2 (4.26%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (4.26%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.26%) CSS3
5 2 (4.26%) HTML5
5 2 (4.26%) JMS
5 2 (4.26%) Redux
6 1 (2.13%) Express
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.13%) Sass
6 1 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Handset
4 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Android
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (85.11%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (85.11%) Test Automation
2 28 (59.57%) BDD
2 28 (59.57%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) OO
4 11 (23.40%) Open Source
5 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.89%) QA Automation
6 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
7 6 (12.77%) SDET
8 5 (10.64%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Microservices
8 5 (10.64%) Network Architecture
8 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Analytics
9 4 (8.51%) Context-Driven Testing
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) Ruby
2 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) C#
5 5 (10.64%) Java 8
6 4 (8.51%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) R
8 2 (4.26%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) Go
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Tableau
2 2 (4.26%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) Virgin Media
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin