The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Cucumber
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
49 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.50% 3.15% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 27
Average daily rate £288 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.68 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Bedfordshire region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire