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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cucumber
Rank 57 70 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 17 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.88% 0.22% 2.06%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.83% 2.30% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
Median daily rate £410 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
173 87 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.16% 9.65% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 63 95
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Median hourly rate £41.75 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.82% +17.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 September 2016.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 21 (65.63%) Java
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
2 19 (59.38%) Ruby
3 17 (53.13%) Selenium
4 16 (50.00%) BDD
4 16 (50.00%) SpecFlow
5 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (40.63%) TDD
5 13 (40.63%) C#
6 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (31.25%) Capybara
7 10 (31.25%) SQL
7 10 (31.25%) HTML
7 10 (31.25%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) Pair Programming
8 9 (28.13%) WATIR
8 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
8 9 (28.13%) Exploratory Testing
9 8 (25.00%) jQuery
9 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
9 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Spring
9 8 (25.00%) Scrum
9 8 (25.00%) JUnit
10 7 (21.88%) Web Services
10 7 (21.88%) Python
10 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.88%) Web Development

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 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 10 (31.25%) Capybara
4 9 (28.13%) Git (software)
4 9 (28.13%) WATIR
5 8 (25.00%) JUnit
5 8 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (18.75%) JIRA
7 4 (12.50%) Maven
7 4 (12.50%) Mockito
8 3 (9.38%) git-flow
8 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
8 3 (9.38%) RSpec
8 3 (9.38%) Subversion
9 2 (6.25%) Appium
9 2 (6.25%) Protractor
9 2 (6.25%) Robotium
9 2 (6.25%) Sahi
9 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
9 2 (6.25%) Xcode
General
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Test Automation Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
8 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.25%) Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Java Automation Tester
9 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) CSS
1 10 (31.25%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) jQuery
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (21.88%) Dropwizard
3 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 6 (18.75%) Sass
5 5 (15.63%) Behat
5 5 (15.63%) JSON
5 5 (15.63%) REST
5 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.50%) CSS3
6 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 4 (12.50%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.38%) JDBC
7 3 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
1 3 (9.38%) W3C
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (65.63%) Test Automation
2 16 (50.00%) BDD
3 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (40.63%) TDD
4 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 9 (28.13%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Pair Programming
6 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.88%) Kanban
7 7 (21.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (21.88%) Web Development
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
9 5 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) OO
9 5 (15.63%) SDLC
9 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) Ruby
3 13 (40.63%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 7 (21.88%) Python
7 6 (18.75%) Objective-C
8 3 (9.38%) Scala
9 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Rally
2 4 (12.50%) ATG
2 4 (12.50%) hybris
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle