The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bristol region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.25% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +17.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
105 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.17% 7.88% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 31 33
Average daily rate £375 £336 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Cucumber
South West

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 30 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 5 (41.67%) JBehave
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) UNIX
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) Python
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (8.33%) JMeter

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (8.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
3 5 (41.67%) JBehave
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) WATIR
5 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (8.33%) jMock
5 1 (8.33%) Hudson
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Kanban
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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