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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capybara
UK
Rank 560 574 581
Rank change year-on-year +14 +7  
Contract jobs citing Capybara 26 56 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.11% 0.059%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.73% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 45 27
Median daily rate £438 £413 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -3.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £468 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £363 £450
% change year-on-year +22.75% -19.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Capybara is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7668 7703 6878
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.26% 14.59% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5151 5124 4410
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Capybara
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Capybara as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capybara in the UK

Capybara
Top 13 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 24 £438 +6.06% 14
London +3 14 £419 -1.35% 9
East of England +2 9 £445 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £445 -
Bedford - 3 £450 -
Wales - 2 £275 -
Yorkshire +14 1 - - 3
City of London 0 1 - - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Swansea - 1 £275 -
York - 1 - - 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
West Wales - 1 £275 -

Capybara
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Capybara also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Capybara.

1 46 (90.20%) Cucumber
2 42 (82.35%) Ruby
3 39 (76.47%) Selenium
4 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
5 26 (50.98%) SQL
6 23 (45.10%) Java
7 22 (43.14%) JIRA
8 21 (41.18%) QA
9 20 (39.22%) BDD
10 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
10 19 (37.25%) Calabash
11 18 (35.29%) HTML
12 16 (31.37%) Python
12 16 (31.37%) WebDriver
13 14 (27.45%) Android
13 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
13 14 (27.45%) API Testing
14 13 (25.49%) Apple iOS
14 13 (25.49%) CSS
15 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
15 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (23.53%) RSpec
15 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
16 11 (21.57%) Scrum
16 11 (21.57%) Linux
17 10 (19.61%) HTTP
17 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
17 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
17 10 (19.61%) Relational Database

Capybara
Top Related 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 2 (3.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) GitHub
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.96%) Google Play
4 1 (1.96%) Heroku
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (90.20%) Cucumber
2 39 (76.47%) Selenium
3 22 (43.14%) JIRA
4 19 (37.25%) Calabash
4 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
5 16 (31.37%) WebDriver
6 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 12 (23.53%) RSpec
7 10 (19.61%) SoapUI
8 9 (17.65%) TeamCity
9 7 (13.73%) JUnit
10 5 (9.80%) git-flow
10 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
10 5 (9.80%) Subversion
11 4 (7.84%) Appium
11 4 (7.84%) NUnit
11 4 (7.84%) WATIR
12 3 (5.88%) Fiddler
13 2 (3.92%) Hudson
13 2 (3.92%) TestLink
General
1 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.92%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Tester
2 13 (25.49%) Test Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Automation Tester
3 11 (21.57%) Developer
4 10 (19.61%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Mobile Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) QA Tester
6 7 (13.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 5 (9.80%) QA Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) QA Automation Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Developer in Test
9 3 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Senior Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) HTML
2 13 (25.49%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (13.73%) Sass
4 7 (13.73%) XML
5 5 (9.80%) Dropwizard
5 5 (9.80%) Gherkin
6 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.88%) jQuery
6 3 (5.88%) JSON
6 3 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (5.88%) RESTful
6 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.92%) CSS3
7 2 (3.92%) DOM
7 2 (3.92%) HTML5
7 2 (3.92%) Node.js
7 2 (3.92%) Play Framework
7 2 (3.92%) Sinatra
8 1 (1.96%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) STB
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Android
2 13 (25.49%) Apple iOS
3 11 (21.57%) Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Mac OS X
4 5 (9.80%) Unix
5 1 (1.96%) VMS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) BDD
3 14 (27.45%) API Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 11 (21.57%) Scrum
6 9 (17.65%) OO
6 9 (17.65%) Open Source
6 9 (17.65%) Web Development
7 8 (15.69%) TDD
8 7 (13.73%) Automation Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Integration Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (11.76%) OOP
9 6 (11.76%) QA Automation
9 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Web Design
9 6 (11.76%) Web Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) Ruby
2 26 (50.98%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.98%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) Java
4 16 (31.37%) Python
5 6 (11.76%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) Scala
6 2 (3.92%) Apple Swift
6 2 (3.92%) R
7 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SDET
3 1 (1.96%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Tableau
3 1 (1.96%) Apple
3 1 (1.96%) Google
3 1 (1.96%) Telerik
3 1 (1.96%) Xamarin
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