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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank - 48 51
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.70% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category - 7.55% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £175 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year
+15.46% -12.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
50 53 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.94% 9.22% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 34
Average daily rate £338 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +5.00%

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