The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.84% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
71 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 13.92% 10.50% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
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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

Cucumber
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) MSTest
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Cucumber also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cucumber. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) MSTest
1 4 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft