The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 67 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 5 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.91% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 10.14% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
145 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.55% 8.97% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 53 42
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £46.25 £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Cucumber Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Cucumber
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Cucumber Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Cucumber
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cucumber across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 16 (64.00%) SQL
4 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
4 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
5 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (48.00%) RESTful
6 12 (48.00%) Linux
7 11 (44.00%) UNIX
7 11 (44.00%) FitNesse
8 10 (40.00%) BDD
9 9 (36.00%) Selenium
9 9 (36.00%) Web Services
10 8 (32.00%) PHP
10 8 (32.00%) Scrum
11 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
11 7 (28.00%) TDD
12 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 4 (16.00%) Maven
13 4 (16.00%) .NET
13 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
13 4 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
14 3 (12.00%) Behat
14 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
14 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
14 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 3 (12.00%) HP
14 3 (12.00%) XML
14 3 (12.00%) QA

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (28.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) FitNesse
3 9 (36.00%) Selenium
4 4 (16.00%) Maven
4 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (12.00%) Behat
6 2 (8.00%) WATIR
6 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.00%) Hudson
7 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Electronics
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Designer
7 1 (4.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) RESTful
2 9 (36.00%) Web Services
3 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 4 (16.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (12.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
5 2 (8.00%) SOAP
5 2 (8.00%) REST
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) DTV
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (48.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Web Development
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) OOP
9 2 (8.00%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) Build Automation
9 2 (8.00%) User Stories
9 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) PHP5
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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