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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 62 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.82% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.77% 6.19% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.64% -
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 Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
103 113 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.21% 13.28% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 85 41
Average daily rate £425 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £41.00 £33.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.38% -25.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (60.87%) Selenium
2 12 (52.17%) BDD
3 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Ruby
4 7 (30.43%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
5 6 (26.09%) SDLC
5 6 (26.09%) Node.js
5 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
5 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (26.09%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
6 5 (21.74%) Grunt
7 4 (17.39%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
7 4 (17.39%) Sass
7 4 (17.39%) LESS
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) Express
7 4 (17.39%) Mocha

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) JIRA
3 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
4 5 (21.74%) Grunt
5 4 (17.39%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (17.39%) MSTest
5 4 (17.39%) Mocha
5 4 (17.39%) Jasmine
6 3 (13.04%) Calabash
6 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
6 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
6 3 (13.04%) NUnit
6 3 (13.04%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (13.04%) gulp
7 2 (8.70%) CasperJS
8 1 (4.35%) GitLab
8 1 (4.35%) PhpStorm
8 1 (4.35%) Maven
8 1 (4.35%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) UI Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 4 (17.39%) Sass
2 4 (17.39%) LESS
2 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 4 (17.39%) Express
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) React
4 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.04%) Data Structures
1 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) BDD
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
4 6 (26.09%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Load Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Ruby
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) TypeScript
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA