The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 55 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% - 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.58% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £163 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
Cucumber
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
76 40 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.23% 6.55% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 26 36
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £286 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cucumber
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (40.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) RSpec
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Phusion Passenger
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Capistrano
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