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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cucumber
Rank 60 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 8 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 1.31% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 11.21% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £337 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.44% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
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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
128 107 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.58% 11.69% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 40
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (16.67%) Behat
6 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
6 2 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) MSTest
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (16.67%) Degree

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) Behat
3 2 (16.67%) MSTest
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) TestNG
4 1 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) UX Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) SOAP
1 3 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (16.67%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
5 2 (16.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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