Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 874 804 824
Rank change year-on-year -70 +20 +3
Contract jobs citing Capybara 27 47 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.049% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.28% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 70
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.76%
10th Percentile £353 £336 £325
90th Percentile £504 £538 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -19.44%
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 20,858 16,766 16,738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.02% 17.60% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,339 11,440 11,393
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £295
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 329 293
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.45 £28.75 £26.30
90th Percentile £60.19 £57.75 £52.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -46 25 £450 +1.41% 11
London -68 15 £463 +2.78% 6
UK excluding London -38 9 £400 -5.88% 5
North of England -17 4 £356 - 1
Yorkshire -19 4 £356 -
South East - 3 £400 - 1
East of England -4 1 £475 +15.15% 2
Wales - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) Ruby
3 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 17 (62.96%) TDD
5 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
6 12 (44.44%) Selenium
7 11 (40.74%) HTML
7 11 (40.74%) CSS
7 11 (40.74%) RSpec
8 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 9 (33.33%) OO
8 9 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (29.63%) HTML5
9 8 (29.63%) CSS3
10 7 (25.93%) BDD
10 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (25.93%) Calabash
10 7 (25.93%) jQuery
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (22.22%) MySQL
11 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 5 (18.52%) Sass
12 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
12 5 (18.52%) Node.js
12 5 (18.52%) Java
12 5 (18.52%) JSON
12 5 (18.52%) JIRA
12 5 (18.52%) Scrum
12 5 (18.52%) 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 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.11%) QlikView
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 12 (44.44%) Selenium
3 11 (40.74%) RSpec
4 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.93%) Calabash
6 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
6 5 (18.52%) JIRA
7 4 (14.81%) Gradle
8 2 (7.41%) Bundler
8 2 (7.41%) JUnit
8 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.70%) JMeter
9 1 (3.70%) Mockito
9 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.70%) Subversion
9 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 1 (3.70%) TestNG
9 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Tester
2 5 (18.52%) Ruby Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
4 3 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (29.63%) CSS3
3 8 (29.63%) HTML5
4 7 (25.93%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 5 (18.52%) JSON
6 5 (18.52%) Node.js
6 5 (18.52%) Sass
7 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) SOAP
9 2 (7.41%) XML
10 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (3.70%) JMS
10 1 (3.70%) Spring
10 1 (3.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) TDD
3 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 9 (33.33%) OO
5 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) SDET
8 4 (14.81%) User Stories
9 3 (11.11%) Active Record
9 3 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
10 2 (7.41%) DevOps
10 2 (7.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 2 (7.41%) Microservices
10 2 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Ruby
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) R
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Java 8
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Tableau
2 2 (7.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore