The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 29 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.08% 1.43% -
As % of the Development Applications category 22.73% 8.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £363 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
Cucumber
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
22 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.17% 16.19% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 12
Average daily rate £363 £405 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.49% +29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) Protractor
4 1 (16.67%) Rally
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) YAGNI
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Protractor
4 1 (16.67%) Ant
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) jMock
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Developer in Test
3 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) COM+
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
2 1 (16.67%) JMS
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Groovy
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) Rally