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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Development Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +16.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 64 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.55% 9.62% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 24
Average daily rate £350 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £360 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA