Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 853 822
Rank change year-on-year +7 -31 -1
Contract jobs citing Capybara 32 42 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.041% 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.15% 0.22% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 66
UK median daily rate £475 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £370 £347 £314
90th Percentile £500 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
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 22,005 19,113 17,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.12% 18.55% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,096 13,310 11,700
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 286 251
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26.65 £29.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +2 30 £475 +15.15% 4
London +19 27 £475 +6.44% 4
UK excluding London -31 2 £425 +6.25%
South East - 1 £400 -
Wales - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (68.75%) Cucumber
2 21 (65.63%) Ruby
2 21 (65.63%) Selenium
3 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) RSpec
5 14 (43.75%) MySQL
5 14 (43.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 14 (43.75%) TDD
6 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 11 (34.38%) GitHub
8 10 (31.25%) HTML5
8 10 (31.25%) Active Record
8 10 (31.25%) CSS3
8 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 10 (31.25%) HTTP
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) SSL
9 9 (28.13%) Bundler
10 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (21.88%) BDD
11 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
11 7 (21.88%) Node.js
11 7 (21.88%) Sass
11 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
11 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
11 7 (21.88%) User Stories
11 7 (21.88%) JSON
11 7 (21.88%) jQuery
12 6 (18.75%) QA

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 2 (6.25%) CMS
1 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) GitHub
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) HTTP
1 10 (31.25%) SSL
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Cucumber
2 21 (65.63%) Selenium
3 15 (46.88%) RSpec
4 9 (28.13%) Bundler
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
7 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
7 5 (15.63%) JIRA
8 2 (6.25%) Gatling
8 2 (6.25%) JMeter
8 2 (6.25%) LoadUI
8 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.13%) Calabash
9 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 9 (28.13%) MySQL Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
6 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
7 2 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (31.25%) CSS
2 10 (31.25%) CSS3
2 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 10 (31.25%) HTML5
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
3 7 (21.88%) JSON
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
3 7 (21.88%) Sass
4 6 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 3 (9.38%) Express
6 3 (9.38%) RESTful
6 3 (9.38%) SOAP
6 3 (9.38%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) Gherkin
8 1 (3.13%) LESS
8 1 (3.13%) REST
8 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Video on Demand
2 1 (3.13%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 10 (31.25%) Active Record
5 7 (21.88%) BDD
5 7 (21.88%) Front End Development
5 7 (21.88%) User Stories
6 6 (18.75%) Wireframes
7 4 (12.50%) Kanban
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) QA Automation
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) SDET
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 2 (6.25%) Secure Coding
9 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Ruby
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Groovy
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) DevExpress
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin