The table below looks at the statistics for Cucumber skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cucumber over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 60 56 67
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 15 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.64% 1.98% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.10% 12.86% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 2
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - -
Cucumber
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
124 140 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.52% 15.44% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 105 83
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.53 £40.30 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £41.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

Cucumber
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Cucumber as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 32 (84.21%) Ruby
2 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) SpecFlow
2 25 (65.79%) Capybara
3 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 19 (50.00%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) C#
4 18 (47.37%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) JIRA
5 15 (39.47%) WATIR
5 15 (39.47%) Selenium
6 13 (34.21%) WebDriver
7 12 (31.58%) JUnit
8 11 (28.95%) Behat
8 11 (28.95%) Rally
9 10 (26.32%) BDD
9 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
9 10 (26.32%) HTML
9 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
10 9 (23.68%) Python
10 9 (23.68%) ISEB
11 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
11 8 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
11 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
11 8 (21.05%) OO
11 8 (21.05%) Open Source
11 8 (21.05%) Software Delivery
11 8 (21.05%) MongoDB

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) GitHub
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.42%) NoSQL
2 7 (18.42%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Capybara
1 25 (65.79%) SpecFlow
2 19 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (39.47%) JIRA
3 15 (39.47%) Selenium
3 15 (39.47%) WATIR
4 13 (34.21%) WebDriver
5 12 (31.58%) JUnit
6 7 (18.42%) git-flow
6 7 (18.42%) RSpec
6 7 (18.42%) Subversion
7 4 (10.53%) Mockito
8 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
8 3 (7.89%) PhantomJS
9 2 (5.26%) Appium
9 2 (5.26%) Protractor
9 2 (5.26%) Robotium
9 2 (5.26%) Xcode
10 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.89%) Games
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Agile Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Developer in Test
3 7 (18.42%) Test Automation Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Test Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) Behat
2 10 (26.32%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) .NET
3 7 (18.42%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) Dropwizard
3 7 (18.42%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (18.42%) Sass
4 5 (13.16%) Web Services
5 4 (10.53%) jQuery
5 4 (10.53%) Spring
6 3 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
6 3 (7.89%) Thymeleaf
7 2 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.63%) JSP
8 1 (2.63%) Struts
8 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Mac OS X
1 7 (18.42%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (26.32%) Automated Testing
3 10 (26.32%) BDD
4 8 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 8 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (21.05%) OO
4 8 (21.05%) Open Source
4 8 (21.05%) Software Delivery
4 8 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.42%) Data Migration
5 7 (18.42%) ETL
5 7 (18.42%) Exploratory Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Integration Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
5 7 (18.42%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Web Design
5 7 (18.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) Ruby
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (47.37%) C#
3 18 (47.37%) Java
4 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.68%) Python
6 7 (18.42%) Scala
7 5 (13.16%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) ISEB
2 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Rally
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) HP