Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

Capybara
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 814 793
Rank change year-on-year -19 -21 -14
Contract jobs citing Capybara 42 82 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.078% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.47% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 63 87
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £347 £313 £313
90th Percentile £588 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £364 £353
% change year-on-year +9.97% +2.94% -11.66%
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 18966 17312 16348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.70% 16.51% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 11665 10881
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 250 340
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £24.00 £24.23
90th Percentile £60.70 £53.88 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capybara in the UK

Capybara
Top 9 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 19 November 2017. 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 -19 40 £413 -2.94% 6
London -54 27 £446 -0.83% 5
UK excluding London +12 15 £400 +9.97% 1
North of England +59 8 £388 +4.73% 1
Yorkshire +23 8 £388 +4.73% 1
Midlands +26 3 £433 +19.31%
East Midlands - 3 £433 -
East of England -13 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 30 (71.43%) Ruby
1 30 (71.43%) Selenium
1 30 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (64.29%) Cucumber
4 23 (54.76%) BDD
5 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
5 20 (47.62%) TDD
6 17 (40.48%) HTML
7 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 16 (38.10%) Calabash
8 13 (30.95%) QA
9 11 (26.19%) CSS
9 11 (26.19%) HTML5
9 11 (26.19%) CSS3
10 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
10 10 (23.81%) JSON
10 10 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (21.43%) JIRA
11 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (21.43%) Web Services
11 9 (21.43%) Java
11 9 (21.43%) RSpec
12 8 (19.05%) Open Source
12 8 (19.05%) QA Automation
13 7 (16.67%) Docker
13 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
13 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
13 7 (16.67%) Android

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 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.76%) Mule
3 1 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (9.52%) GitHub
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Trello
4 2 (4.76%) CloudBees
4 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.14%) Couchbase
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (71.43%) Selenium
2 27 (64.29%) Cucumber
3 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
4 16 (38.10%) Calabash
5 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
6 9 (21.43%) JIRA
6 9 (21.43%) RSpec
7 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (11.90%) GitLab
9 4 (9.52%) Gradle
10 3 (7.14%) Appium
10 3 (7.14%) JMeter
10 3 (7.14%) JUnit
10 3 (7.14%) WATIR
11 2 (4.76%) Fiddler
11 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
11 2 (4.76%) Mocha
11 2 (4.76%) QUnit
11 2 (4.76%) RubyGems
11 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Automation Tester
1 10 (23.81%) Developer
1 10 (23.81%) Tester
2 6 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) QA Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Developer in Test
5 3 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) HTML
2 11 (26.19%) CSS
2 11 (26.19%) CSS3
2 11 (26.19%) HTML5
3 10 (23.81%) JSON
3 10 (23.81%) Ruby on Rails
4 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 6 (14.29%) React Native
6 5 (11.90%) Redux
6 5 (11.90%) SOAP
7 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 4 (9.52%) Node.js
7 4 (9.52%) REST
7 4 (9.52%) Sass
7 4 (9.52%) XML
8 3 (7.14%) RESTful
9 2 (4.76%) Dojo
9 2 (4.76%) PhoneGap
9 2 (4.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.14%) User Experience
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Android
1 7 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) BDD
4 20 (47.62%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) QA Automation
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) DevOps
6 6 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (11.90%) Kanban
7 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.52%) API Testing
8 4 (9.52%) ATDD
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (7.14%) Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) SDET
9 3 (7.14%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Ruby
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 9 (21.43%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Go
4 4 (9.52%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Kubernetes
1 4 (9.52%) Terraform
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Google
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Telerik
2 2 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.38%) Virgin Media