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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cucumber
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.47% -
As % of the Development Applications category 9.33% 4.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £290 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £36.00

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
75 71 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.69% 11.16% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 20
Median daily rate £358 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.81%

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 21 January 2017.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) JIRA
4 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (50.00%) Node.js
5 6 (42.86%) HTML5
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) PhantomJS
5 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 5 (35.71%) React
6 5 (35.71%) Protractor
6 5 (35.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) Struts
6 5 (35.71%) TDD
6 5 (35.71%) Spring
6 5 (35.71%) jQuery
6 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
6 5 (35.71%) Confluence
6 5 (35.71%) Struts2
6 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
6 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) Hudson

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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
3 7 (50.00%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) PhantomJS
5 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
5 5 (35.71%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (35.71%) Protractor
6 4 (28.57%) Hudson
7 1 (7.14%) Capybara
7 1 (7.14%) JSUnit
7 1 (7.14%) Maven
7 1 (7.14%) Mocha
7 1 (7.14%) NUnit
7 1 (7.14%) RSpec
7 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Node.js
3 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
3 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 5 (35.71%) React
4 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Struts
4 5 (35.71%) Struts2
5 4 (28.57%) Angular 2
5 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (14.29%) REST
6 2 (14.29%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) Chai
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Zenoss