Period
to 18 September 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 18 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.

Capybara
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 827 807
Rank change year-on-year -28 -20 +25
Contract jobs citing Capybara 28 31 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.032% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.17% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 65
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £383 £363 £355
90th Percentile £504 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £416 £375
% change year-on-year -3.90% +11.00% -3.23%
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 21,366 17,769 16,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.73% 18.14% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,648 12,156 11,520
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 298 266
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £26.70 £28.75 £26.13
90th Percentile £52.75 £60.30 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capybara in the UK

Capybara
Top 5 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 18 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 -37 26 £463 +2.78% 2
London -33 22 £475 +5.56% 1
UK excluding London -32 3 £400 -3.90% 1
South East - 2 £400 -
Wales - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) Ruby
3 19 (67.86%) Cucumber
4 17 (60.71%) Selenium
5 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
6 15 (53.57%) TDD
7 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
8 11 (39.29%) RSpec
9 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (35.71%) MySQL
10 9 (32.14%) HTML
10 9 (32.14%) CSS
10 9 (32.14%) HTML5
10 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
10 9 (32.14%) CSS3
11 8 (28.57%) Java
12 7 (25.00%) JIRA
12 7 (25.00%) BDD
12 7 (25.00%) GitHub
13 6 (21.43%) Sass
13 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
13 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
13 6 (21.43%) Active Record
13 6 (21.43%) Node.js
13 6 (21.43%) JSON
13 6 (21.43%) OO
13 6 (21.43%) HTTP
13 6 (21.43%) Finance
13 6 (21.43%) SSL
13 6 (21.43%) Front End Development

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 (10.71%) CMS
1 3 (10.71%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) GitHub
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
1 6 (21.43%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Cucumber
2 17 (60.71%) Selenium
3 11 (39.29%) RSpec
4 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.00%) JIRA
6 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (17.86%) Bundler
7 5 (17.86%) Calabash
8 4 (14.29%) WebDriver
9 2 (7.14%) Gradle
9 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.57%) Gatling
10 1 (3.57%) JMeter
10 1 (3.57%) JUnit
10 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
10 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
10 1 (3.57%) Subversion
10 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Mobile Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer in Test
6 2 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) CSS3
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) HTML5
3 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 6 (21.43%) JSON
3 6 (21.43%) Node.js
3 6 (21.43%) Sass
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.71%) RESTful
6 3 (10.71%) SOAP
6 3 (10.71%) XML
7 2 (7.14%) Express
8 1 (3.57%) LESS
8 1 (3.57%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
4 7 (25.00%) BDD
5 6 (21.43%) Active Record
5 6 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 6 (21.43%) OO
6 5 (17.86%) SDET
6 5 (17.86%) User Stories
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) Kanban
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Wireframes
8 3 (10.71%) Analytics
8 3 (10.71%) Microservices
8 3 (10.71%) Web Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) DevOps
9 2 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 2 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Ruby
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.57%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) Groovy
5 1 (3.57%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Sitecore
1 2 (7.14%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.57%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle