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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 62 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% - 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £150 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
66 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.56% 8.45% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 38
Median daily rate £375 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £293 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) RSpec
4 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (25.00%) Capistrano
4 2 (25.00%) Phusion Passenger
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Splunk