The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.94% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
68 61 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.66% 10.05% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
West Midlands

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Degree

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA