The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 122 118 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 4 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.15% 0.39% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.66% 4.17% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate
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£456 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £376 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
South East

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

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
241 240 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.10% 9.31% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 137 75
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cucumber
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 3 £388 -3.12% 1
Slough - 1 £525 -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (50.00%) JBehave
5 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) Kanban
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Cadence
7 1 (12.50%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) DB2

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) JBehave
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cadence