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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cucumber
Rank 49 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Cucumber 19 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.07% 0.49% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.45% 5.66% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
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£406 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £352 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.42% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
123 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 8.65% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 40 57
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
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 19 September 2014.

Cucumber Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Cucumber
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (91.30%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
4 14 (60.87%) Relational Database
5 13 (56.52%) Linux
5 13 (56.52%) RESTful
6 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
6 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (52.17%) FitNesse
6 12 (52.17%) UNIX
7 11 (47.83%) BDD
8 10 (43.48%) Web Services
9 9 (39.13%) Selenium
10 8 (34.78%) TDD
10 8 (34.78%) Scrum
10 8 (34.78%) PHP
11 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
12 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
13 4 (17.39%) Ruby
13 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
13 4 (17.39%) Finance
13 4 (17.39%) Agile Testing
13 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
14 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
14 3 (13.04%) DTV
14 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
14 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (13.04%) .NET

Cucumber
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.35%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (52.17%) FitNesse
3 9 (39.13%) Selenium
4 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
5 3 (13.04%) WATIR
6 2 (8.70%) Maven
6 2 (8.70%) Hudson
7 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.35%) Behat
7 1 (4.35%) JMeter
7 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (4.35%) RSpec
7 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Tester
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Test Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) RESTful
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Test Automation
2 12 (52.17%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (47.83%) BDD
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Web Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) PHP
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) PHP5
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Zend
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