The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 15 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 1.27% 2.63% -
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 40.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£490 £498 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 Brentford region.

Development Applications Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 11.39% 6.58% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £475 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber across the Brentford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cucumber across the Brentford region.

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) JBehave
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (60.00%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) Sinatra
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss