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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 113 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 13 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.46% 1.55% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £465 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
238 194 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.20% 8.01% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 93 138
Average daily rate £400 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +145.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -3 6 £358 -31.90% 4
Slough +5 4 £488 -7.14%
Newbury - 2 - -
Cucumber
South East

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (68.18%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Selenium
3 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) BDD
5 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 9 (40.91%) Scrum
6 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
7 8 (36.36%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) JUnit
8 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
9 6 (27.27%) QA
9 6 (27.27%) Android
9 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
9 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 6 (27.27%) User Stories
9 6 (27.27%) TDD
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) SOAP
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 5 (22.73%) MySQL
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) SOA
10 5 (22.73%) TestNG
10 5 (22.73%) Groovy
11 4 (18.18%) JIRA
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 4 (18.18%) Scala
11 4 (18.18%) Node.js
11 4 (18.18%) REST

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) WebDriver
3 7 (31.82%) JUnit
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) TestNG
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (18.18%) IntelliJ
6 4 (18.18%) JIRA
6 4 (18.18%) Grunt
6 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
6 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
7 2 (9.09%) Maven
8 1 (4.55%) JMeter
8 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.55%) JBehave
8 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
8 1 (4.55%) Hudson
8 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.55%) Appium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) SOAP
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) Sass
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XSD
4 1 (4.55%) XSL
4 1 (4.55%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) JMS
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.55%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Online Games
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Android
1 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (50.00%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
5 6 (27.27%) User Stories
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) SOA
7 4 (18.18%) Software Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Automation Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Kanban
9 1 (4.55%) ETL
9 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Groovy
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) BMC
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy
1 1 (4.55%) VMware