The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 61 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% - 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.12% - 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Median daily rate £150 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
147 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.04% 11.73% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 62 44
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 9 (75.00%) Selenium
4 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (66.67%) HTML
4 8 (66.67%) MS Office
4 8 (66.67%) CSS
4 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (66.67%) QA
4 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
4 8 (66.67%) QA Automation
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
7 2 (16.67%) J2EE
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) AOP
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) Maven
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) Mockito

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
1 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Mockito
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 8 (66.67%) QA Automation Tester
1 8 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 2 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 8 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) AOP
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Splunk