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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 55 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 18 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.13% 0.69% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.93% 4.03% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 11
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
113 149 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 17.13% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 128 66
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £46.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 10 February 2016, 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 23 (92.00%) Ruby
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (60.00%) JUnit
3 15 (60.00%) Capybara
4 14 (56.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) Unix
5 13 (52.00%) Linux
5 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 13 (52.00%) HTML
5 13 (52.00%) Python
5 13 (52.00%) CSS
5 13 (52.00%) HTTP
5 13 (52.00%) Mac OS X
5 13 (52.00%) Configuration Management
5 13 (52.00%) Migration
5 13 (52.00%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (52.00%) Web Design
5 13 (52.00%) Web Development
5 13 (52.00%) Subversion
5 13 (52.00%) GitHub
5 13 (52.00%) Sass
5 13 (52.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
5 13 (52.00%) git-flow
5 13 (52.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
5 13 (52.00%) Integration Testing
5 13 (52.00%) Data Migration
5 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (52.00%) Git (software)

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (48.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) GitHub
2 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) HTTP
2 8 (32.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MongoDB
1 13 (52.00%) NoSQL
1 13 (52.00%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (52.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Capybara
1 15 (60.00%) JUnit
2 13 (52.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (52.00%) git-flow
2 13 (52.00%) RSpec
2 13 (52.00%) Subversion
3 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 8 (32.00%) Moq
4 8 (32.00%) NUnit
4 8 (32.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.00%) WATIR
6 1 (4.00%) Ant
6 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.00%) JIRA
6 1 (4.00%) PhantomJS
6 1 (4.00%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium
6 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Ruby Developer
3 8 (32.00%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer in Test
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
1 13 (52.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 13 (52.00%) Sass
2 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 8 (32.00%) Gherkin
3 8 (32.00%) MSMQ
3 8 (32.00%) RESTful
3 8 (32.00%) WCF
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (24.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
5 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Visualisation
2 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
1 13 (52.00%) Mac OS X
1 13 (52.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (52.00%) Data Migration
1 13 (52.00%) Integration Testing
1 13 (52.00%) Migration
1 13 (52.00%) Open Source
1 13 (52.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 13 (52.00%) Unit Testing
1 13 (52.00%) Web Design
1 13 (52.00%) Web Development
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) ETL
3 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (36.00%) BDD
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
5 8 (32.00%) Kanban
5 8 (32.00%) MVC
5 8 (32.00%) OO
5 8 (32.00%) OOP
5 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Ruby
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (56.00%) Java
4 13 (52.00%) Python
4 13 (52.00%) Scala
4 13 (52.00%) SQL
5 8 (32.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (52.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP