Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 849 826 776
Rank change year-on-year -23 -50 -11
Contract jobs citing Capybara 18 51 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.051% 0.060%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.085% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 42
UK median daily rate £475 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% +1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £355 £338 £300
90th Percentile £500 £569 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +9.38% +8.11% +5.71%
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 21,137 18,578 15,737
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.30% 18.44% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,450 13,017 10,517
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £631 £613 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 235 269
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £31.10 £29.00 £21.99
90th Percentile £55.00 £67.25 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +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 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Capybara in the UK

Capybara
Top 4 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 February 2019. 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
London -8 16 £500 +21.21% 6
England -33 16 £500 +25.00% 6
Wales +1 2 £438 -7.89%
UK excluding London -28 2 £438 +9.38%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 14 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Ruby
3 10 (55.56%) Selenium
4 8 (44.44%) RSpec
4 8 (44.44%) GitHub
4 8 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (38.89%) QA
5 7 (38.89%) MySQL
5 7 (38.89%) HTTP
5 7 (38.89%) SSL
5 7 (38.89%) Active Record
5 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 7 (38.89%) Bundler
6 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Microservices
8 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) Node.js
8 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
9 2 (11.11%) JMeter

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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) GitHub
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
1 7 (38.89%) SSL
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 10 (55.56%) Selenium
3 8 (44.44%) RSpec
4 7 (38.89%) Bundler
5 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) Gatling
7 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (11.11%) JMeter
7 2 (11.11%) LoadUI
8 1 (5.56%) Appium
8 1 (5.56%) JIRA
8 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) MySQL Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) Express
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) Sass
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Native
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Active Record
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
3 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Microservices
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) API Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Web Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.56%) Personalization
6 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Ruby
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Go
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore